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    Making a temporary account for her is exactly the...

    Making a temporary account for her is exactly the same process as making a permanent account. When she's finished with it, you just delete the account. You'll get asked whether to save her documents...
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    I'll raise you :D FF 33.0.3 is fine on XP.

    I'll raise you :D FF 33.0.3 is fine on XP.
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    The free version does too. In fact it always has...

    The free version does too. In fact it always has done.
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    Darn toot'n....likewise any form of optimisation...

    Darn toot'n....likewise any form of optimisation tool, like registry cleaner-uppers etc.
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    It works fine on my XP. But if it gets you out of...

    It works fine on my XP. But if it gets you out of a jam, all previous versions are always available on the Mozilla ftp site.
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    Head in the Cloud

    A small commuter jet was flying over Seattle when an electrical fault disabled all the radio and navigation equipment. The visibility was poor and the pilot couldn't figure out where he was, or work...
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    Well, someone's got to ask: have you tried asking...

    Well, someone's got to ask: have you tried asking your friend's wife what the password is?
  8. Thread: Help! (Please)

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    How did the person who found it get it back to...

    How did the person who found it get it back to you? They may have just looked at it to see who the owner was.
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    Syncopator, you can instead create the folder on...

    Syncopator, you can instead create the folder on your desktop, and drag it to the side of the screen, creating a toolbar which will auto-hide. You'll still have the folder on your desktop, though.
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    I use Video DownloadHelper...

    I use Video DownloadHelper with Firefox. (Sorry, it only works with FF).

    It looks like the latest version can convert the file for you, but I've always used Any Video Converter, as I have other...
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    RG, that's Office 2010. The OP was talking about...

    RG, that's Office 2010. The OP was talking about 2007.
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    ...or, click the pizza, Options, Resources....

    ...or, click the pizza, Options, Resources. Bottom line. Click About to get more details.

    ETA can't find your method, Paul. (?)
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    You don't say if it's a laptop - if it is, it...

    You don't say if it's a laptop - if it is, it might be a faulty lid switch.
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    One more point - it's fine to use Hibernate...

    One more point - it's fine to use Hibernate routinely, but Windows benefits from a proper shutdown and restart once in a while. With Hibernate, any errors or other nasties in RAM are preserved when...
  15. Don't forget that for prefetch to work in XP, the...

    Don't forget that for prefetch to work in XP, the scheduler service has to be running.
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    Yep. Your machine is in standby, just like your...

    Yep. Your machine is in standby, just like your TV or video recorder. Only the high current consumers are powered down - the computer is still running. Hibernation, on the other hand, is like a...
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    Of course a laptop has LPT1/2/3. It just doesn't...

    Of course a laptop has LPT1/2/3. It just doesn't have the physical connector, that's all. And you can easily plug one in if you want.

    I've used LPT1 many times on a Win7 laptop, where it wouldn't...
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    You might also like this...

    You might also like this.
  19. Who, me? Yes. :)

    Who, me? Yes. :)
  20. For me, it goes to Microsoft Update.

    For me, it goes to Microsoft Update.
  21. Sorry to bump an old thread, but I thought I'd...

    Sorry to bump an old thread, but I thought I'd mention I'm still getting updates - just got the latest MSRT and also several for MS Office. I did think of turning Auto Updates off, but I think I'll...
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    I'm perfectly happy with Adobe Reader. As with...

    I'm perfectly happy with Adobe Reader. As with all software, I just untick any pushware during installation. Easy as pie.
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    There's no real need to do that. At the end of...

    There's no real need to do that. At the end of the trial, she'll get nags about it, and she can easily revert to the free version.

    Have a look at this.
  24. Thread: Keeping it clean

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    This is common optical illusion if you have RAID...

    This is common optical illusion if you have RAID or have in the past. All the 1s go on one shiny disc, all the 0s go on other to stop mixing them up. It makes photons not bounce off so good, so you...
  25. Thread: Keeping it clean

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    Defraggle your motherdisc.

    Begin with removing the motherdisc from the data machine. I'm not going to show how this is done; if you don't know how to do that, you'll ought to stop reading right now, since your knowledge about...
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