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  1. Thread: SQL statement

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    First of all, make a backup that is 100% certain....

    First of all, make a backup that is 100% certain. You need something to go back to should anything go wrong. Do not skip this step FOR ANY REASON. If you have doubts then make 2 backups.
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    As far as I've ever been able to determine, the...

    As far as I've ever been able to determine, the "-t" option on the shutdown is entirely, well, optional. It creates a time window during which nothing else pertaining to the shutdown happens. It's...
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    Re: "Does Microsoft have any plans to roll out a...

    Re: "Does Microsoft have any plans to roll out a more Metro-like (tiled) interface for servers in the near future--something that would work better with touch screens?"

    Yes, it's called Windows...
  4. Why not just use [Windows-#]? The applications...

    Why not just use [Windows-#]?

    The applications are assigned in, I believe the order they were opened. As long as the active application set is stable, then [Windows-1] will always be the same...
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    Great answer. This solution hints at one...

    Great answer. This solution hints at one important matter. The underlying tables do not need to have identical structure, only the final union set. Archive tables often have some additional fields...
  6. OK, I did some searching. This problem was just...

    OK, I did some searching. This problem was just too interesting.

    There are some rather daunting suggestions on the web! Many of these are service specific too. Understand that I have not tested...
  7. I tried that too and got the same result. Too...

    I tried that too and got the same result.

    Too bad you can't set your browser as the default program for the MailTo protocol. The way I imagine that working is that you'd append a URL to the...
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    While I agree with all that, the voice assistants...

    While I agree with all that, the voice assistants like Cortana and Siri are easily the most exciting development in computer interfaces since the GUI. And I think that they might be difficult to...
  9. Thread: Losing GB fast

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    Re: "I'm just not that guy." Well, I am that...

    Re: "I'm just not that guy."

    Well, I am that guy! However I will resist my standard urge to start explaining about the virtual memory and so forth. My concern right now is, I don't think you...
  10. I checked the help regarding the timezone issues....

    I checked the help regarding the timezone issues. Both Outlook and Windows support timezones so lack of software support shouldn't be a problem.

    The following article briefly touches on the...
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    You aren't changing your video card

    Definitely not, do not uninstall that driver. Remember, that AMD Catalyst driver supports your video card and you aren't changing that. It's your monitor you are changing and even though the...
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    Here's one place you can get a good initial list....

    Here's one place you can get a good initial list. Get a command prompt and type Help. You will get a list of all the DOS era commands, at least the ones that still work, plus a short description.
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    By the way those same USB 3 devices? They work...

    By the way those same USB 3 devices? They work great in a USB 2 socket, and Windows reminds me every single time that "hey, you could get better performance!" Super, if I could get the flash drive...
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    I like USB 3 as well, but I often have trouble...

    I like USB 3 as well, but I often have trouble getting Windows to recognize the device. Maybe 30-50% of the time Windows just won't register the USB flash drive at all.

    I'm pretty sure I heard...
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    Wait, you specified Windows 8.1. No Start menu. ...

    Wait, you specified Windows 8.1. No Start menu. OK then, instead of Start, it's Charms bar | Configuration | something something something!

    Sorry, I'm not on a Win8 machine and can't scout the...
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    When you say "wouldn't start, nothing", were...

    When you say "wouldn't start, nothing", were there any messages? I've seen lots of people get stuck in a rut where there's an error message but they don't share that because the error wasn't the...
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    Re: "Are there any open source development tools...

    Re: "Are there any open source development tools for Dos/Batch under Notepad? or where notepad is the central function?"

    Batch files are generally simple and short so many people just use...
  18. Thread: Downgrading

    by BHarder
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    I didn't want to mention this in my first post. ...

    I didn't want to mention this in my first post. Too much information and too many choices can be a barrier to decision making.

    However with regards to the NGO's financial ability and interest in...
  19. Thread: Downgrading

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    Not sure I agree with the advice to build in...

    Not sure I agree with the advice to build in Access 2003.

    Here's the problem. You are targetting a 12 year old version of Office and thus your "new" database starts off with a distinctly "old"...
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    Just a thought. Some people use laptops as a...

    Just a thought. Some people use laptops as a desktop replacement essentially. Meaning that you might be using each laptop in a different room and not moving them around much.

    When it comes to...
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    This isn't targeted corrective advice, more like...

    This isn't targeted corrective advice, more like explanatory background.

    Apparently Microsoft re-wrote the USB driver stack for Windows 8; my understanding was (and personal experience with) high...
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    Wrong tool

    Might I suggest that you are going about this the wrong way? I read your original post in the Excel Forum although I have not taken a look at your spreadsheet file.

    If you throw more hardware at...
  23. I can add something substantive to this. We've...

    I can add something substantive to this.

    We've seen major benefits to using Microsoft SQL Server in a 64-bit environment. SQL Server is available in a full, native 64-bit version and, when...
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