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  1. 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...
  8. 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.
  12. Who, me? Yes. :)

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

    For me, it goes to Microsoft Update.
  14. 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.
  17. 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...
  18. Thread: Keeping it clean

    by tonyl
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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...
  19. On the Menu Bar, click Bookmarks, Show All...

    On the Menu Bar, click Bookmarks, Show All Bookmarks (or just press <Ctrl+Shift+B>) to open the Library. You'll see the command in the Toolbar.
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    That's what he was doing in the first place, but...

    That's what he was doing in the first place, but it will only print to a file.
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    I've had another thought. IIRC, the last time I...

    I've had another thought. IIRC, the last time I worked on a Samsung netbook, it had an excellent backup utility which uses another partition on your HD - I forget what it's called. If you have it,...
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    Are you trying to print from the dos application?...

    Are you trying to print from the dos application? You could try printing directly from a Command Prompt:

    print /d:\\<hostcomputername>\<printersharename> <path><filename>
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    When you've re-installed Windows, just run...

    When you've re-installed Windows, just run Windows Update the same as you've always done.

    If you want to keep XP, you'll need also to download the update files from the Windows Update Catalog....
  24. OK. I should've said before, make sure the folder...

    OK. I should've said before, make sure the folder C:\Documents and Settings\All Users isn't hidden. If it is, the "All Users" start menu items won't show - unhide it and try your Start menu again....
  25. Your noob might feel it's less of a chore if she...

    Your noob might feel it's less of a chore if she uses Tab to navigate between the fields instead of using the mouse. Now, don't tell me she does that already :D
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