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    Eudora: Fix problem or replace?

    Hi everyone,

    I've been using Eudora since the Stone Age and it's been happily residing on my Windows 7 machine these last few years.

    There are assorted odds and ends that I find frustrating...
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    Some ancient .NET 4 patches...

    I've noticed I have some rather old .NET 4 patches that I had put on hold away back when ... are they okay to install now?

    KB2487367
    KB2729449
    KB2737019

    More generally, .NET 4 was...
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    Thanks to all for the comments. LibreOffice -...

    Thanks to all for the comments.

    LibreOffice - my worry with these clones has always been that they might not be 100% true to Word in terms of formatting etc. in some arcane way, though I confess I...
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    Word 2003 after April 2014?

    As with so many other things, support for Word 2003 comes to an end in April 2014, meaning among other things no more security updates. (I use Excel 2003 occasionally, but most of my work is in...
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    Watching this brought back very happy memories of...

    Watching this brought back very happy memories of living in Derry - I could see my old house from the balloon!
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    Brilliant - I looked for that everywhere on their...

    Brilliant - I looked for that everywhere on their site and couldn't find it. I'll bet you found that via Google, which for some reason I never thought of doing. Many thanks - let's hope it works.
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    Thanks, I did try that. But it doesn't work. The...

    Thanks, I did try that. But it doesn't work. The problem is that CNN isn't sending a text to my phone; it's sending an alert to an email address which my cell phone company then forwards...
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    Email-to-text problem

    Hello everyone,

    I've discovered that people can send me an email as a text to my cell phone - because someone has apparently entered the email version of my cell phone number to receive CNN news...
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    Patch Watch - all those .NET updates

    Hello,

    Like many other readers I very much value the Patch Watch column, but have to confess I've become quite hopelessly confused as to which .NET updates to ignore and which to install. I've...
  10. Thread: Windows 7 freezing

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    And two freezes since yesterday. So -- system...

    And two freezes since yesterday.

    So -- system to be returned.

    Sigh.
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    So far so good ... no freezes (yet).

    So far so good ... no freezes (yet).
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    Well, my thinking was that if there was something...

    Well, my thinking was that if there was something clear and obvious to try that would work, I'd rather do that than return the computer and get another one.

    Re hibernation/sleep, I had already...
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    Thanks for the suggestions - I do indeed plan to...

    Thanks for the suggestions - I do indeed plan to contact the supplier - but since the response is much faster, friendlier and more helpful here than on their helpline I thought I'd try here first :)....
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    Windows 7 freezing

    Hello,

    I've acquired a new desktop running Windows 7 and am encountering a freezing issue that I can't seem to fix - I wonder if anyone might have some suggestions...

    It's a brand new machine...
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    Thanks, Joe. That did the trick!

    Thanks, Joe. That did the trick!
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    For some reason Windows Explorer is no longer...

    For some reason Windows Explorer is no longer sorting by date correctly. On my computer the regional settings are dd/mm/yyyy, so a file's date might appear as 31/12/2009. Explorer seems to be sorting...
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