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    Re: XP won't restart (XP Home)

    Thanks, I will see if I can foul it up this weekend. I'd better hurry while it is still in warranty. I will advise.

    Steve
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    XP won't restart (XP Home)

    When I click restart in the shutdown screen, XP shuts down and continues forever in black screen idle, but won't restart. Using the option to shut off, it works ok although I must turn it back on. ...
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    Re: Formatting lost in mail merge (Office XP)

    Hi J,
    Where do I do this? I am not versed in Visual Basic, but if you will tell me where to try this I will make an attempt. I can plant this formula in Excel, or the Macro I plan to create. I just...
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    Formatting lost in mail merge (Office XP)

    I am losing the format from excel to mail merge when making labels. One column, formatted for currency with dollar sign and two decimal places in Excel as $14.50, comes out on the label as 14.5 in...
  5. Re: squares symbols appearing (word 2000 sp2)

    One thing that sometimes worked in Office 97 is to find out the equivalent for the square box and then do a find and replace on it. Replace it with a space, or nothing.

    But I then I tried that...
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    Re: Macro lost its umph! (Office 97/Win 98)

    Dear J,
    I use only 4 macros:
    Excel file A
    Excel file B
    Excel file C
    Excel file D
    Each of these has its own macro
    1. a mailing label
    2. a label sized sticker for that product
    3. another...
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    Re: Macro lost its umph! (Office 97/Win 98)

    Dear J
    The correct label number seemed to reappear when I reopened Word's macros. Perhaps I will just have to manually enter the label number as you suggested to get the macros to work the second...
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    Re: Macro lost its umph! (Office 97/Win 98)

    That solved the problem ! Thanks.

    Is there any way to return the Macro section to its original (functional) condition? Reloading Office 97 and Win 98 didn't seem to help, but I always have...
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    Re: Macro lost its umph! (Office 97/Win 98)

    Here is the lasest failure to "hold" the right mailing label format after Word is closed and reopened later.
    I am taking a list of clients from Excel 97 and making mailing labels in Word 97.

    Sub...
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    Re: Macro lost its umph! (Office 97/Win 98)

    I just use the make record new macro in the tools dropdown tab in Word 97, and I assumed it saved to normal.dot
    I have done no customization to World and its parts, so it would go to the default...
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    Macro lost its umph! (Office 97/Win 98)

    When doing mailing labels, my macros are a one time thing, and when I recall and run them again they have changed. Specifically calling out a label 5160, which are the common ones used in laser...
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    Re: Error Msg on Download

    Dear Leif,
    Nothing unusual seems to be there. I can assume that deletions from "explore" or "exploring" all go there. If that is so, I suppose it didn't delete after all.
    Back to the original...
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    Re: Error Msg on Download

    Do these files I have deleted go to a specific place where I can find them and reload them?

    Steve
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    Re: Error Msg on Download

    Dear Leif,
    I first downloaded to "My Download" and then I created a new folder called "distinctive" also under C: and downloaded to that. Same result. One thing that happened a few days ago was a...
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    Error Msg on Download

    I am getting an error msg on download from RealDownload. And then the download won't unzip. It says:

    Cannot start download from file "C:My".
    [Reason Invalid expression 'i!=creatorMap_.[ ].' ]
    ...
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    Webcheck.dll failure

    I have reloaded Win 98, IE5.5, and Eudora Pro, and McAfee Virus Scan from Office 2000(then disabled it).
    I have a "Explorer caused exception to Webcheck.dll" screen that occurs at various times in...
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    Re: Favorite Folder Location

    Hi, problem is solved by brute force, not by sophistication.

    When I try to uninstall, I get a box to add, or to repair,
    and when I click repair, it says it is corrupted and can't do anything. ...
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    Favorite Folder Location

    I want to uninstall IE5 to rid it of the @Home changes that slow it down. There is no way to do this automatically because of corruption, it says. I would like to save my favorites, and then delete...
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    Re: Class Id error

    Hi Kevin,
    Ihave the same Error 91, coupled with a Error 3633. My copy of Auction Assistant Pro from BlackthorneSW (for auction management & uploading to eBay, etc.)won't load after a bout with a...
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    Re: Defragmenter Broken

    Dear Mr Kinner.
    Thanks for the response.
    See the above thread. Whatever it was we killed it off first and then ran the defragmenter. That did it, and the printer started working to specs again and...
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    Re: Defragmenter Broken

    Thanks Gary,
    That may be what was happening, although in the past it has ignored the other conflicting programs. Like Mike suggested, I exited everything, then went to the delete screen and took...
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    Re: Defragmenter Broken

    Dear Mike,

    NOW you got it. I did as you suggested and deleted everything in the delete box. Except two items.

    In the meantime, I found a uSoft Knowledge base article, # Q238165, Defrag00205,...
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    Re: Defragmenter Broken

    Hi Mike,

    The scandisk/thorough also loops. It goes about 25% through and then drops that and goes to allocation segment again.
    Steve
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    Defragmenter Broken

    My Defragmenter seems to be cycling for hours and hours, sometimes in the beginning stage,and sometimes in the defrag portion. It can't seem to get past 0,1,2, or 3% before going back to zero and...
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