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    I know you don't want your info out there in the...

    I know you don't want your info out there in the "cloud"; but you need to decide between simplicity and keeping your email on your local hard drive.

    Webmail (such as Gmail) is very simple and...
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    I think you mean "autobackup" rather than...

    I think you mean "autobackup" rather than "synchronize" --
    * Autobackup means that a current backup of all specified folders is continually maintained.
    * Synchronize means that the contents of...
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    To notify everyone of your email address, you...

    To notify everyone of your email address, you have two choices:
    1 - Send an email to everyone, telling them of your new address.
    2 - Keep the old address active, and set it up to send an "out of...
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    I recommend that you paste the snip into Paint,...

    I recommend that you paste the snip into Paint, Word, Irfanview, Adobe Reader, or some other program which can manage print jobs. Then do a print preview to see how it will print. Then print it.
    ...
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    Jean: I had a computer once which had serious...

    Jean:

    I had a computer once which had serious issues -- it was super slow, and speedfan showed that it was running super hot. Turned out to be a bad video card. When I got rid of the bad video...
  6. I would suggest that you do a complete backup of...

    I would suggest that you do a complete backup of your computer, now that you have it working ok.
  7. I don't buy Lenovo for two reasons: 1. I...

    I don't buy Lenovo for two reasons:

    1. I worked on some Thinkpads when they were IBM. The Thinkpad 760 was a piece of junk. The Thinkpad 380 was a decent computer, but it wasn't easy to work on...
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    Delete your cookies before coming to Windows...

    Delete your cookies before coming to Windows Secrets. This will eliminate the ads for stuff you have been looking at on line.
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    Speedball: Safe Mode is a stripped-down,...

    Speedball:

    Safe Mode is a stripped-down, bare-minimum mode that you can run Windows in. The reason you would want to run Windows in Safe Mode is if there is a problem that you need to fix, and...
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    Do a search for .PST files on your old computer. ...

    Do a search for .PST files on your old computer. Copy all that you find to the new computer. Then open Outlook, and choose File / Open / Outlook Data File, and open each of the PST files.
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    You will need to copy all of the PST files from...

    You will need to copy all of the PST files from the old computer to the new computer, in order to get all of the email.

    Also, if the old PC has Office 2007 (or newer) installed, and you try to...
  12. Lots of computers I have used will do a search on...

    Lots of computers I have used will do a search on a web address, rather than going to that web address. The only way I've been able to force the browser to always go to the web address I type in is...
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    I always set the computer so that the default is...

    I always set the computer so that the default is everything on, all the time. (The only exceptions to this are: monitor goes off after a few minute of inactivity to prevent a burned in image; and...
  14. Miv: I get the feeling from reading what you...

    Miv:

    I get the feeling from reading what you have written that you think you are better than others; and that if there is a problem, it couldn't possibly be your fault, it has to be someone else's...
  15. Miv, it takes a lot of effort to read what you...

    Miv, it takes a lot of effort to read what you have written. Perhaps it would help if you would come down to the level of us common folk.

    Perhaps you were illustrating your point by your own...
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    Since you have PS/2 mouse and keyboard ports, I...

    Since you have PS/2 mouse and keyboard ports, I would suggest that you get a PS/2 corded mouse (if you can find one). It is very rare for a PS/2 mouse not to work. However, there are times when a...
  17. Did you see the size of the class? Must be 100...

    Did you see the size of the class? Must be 100 students in one class.
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    Keep in mind that the forums are not the same as...

    Keep in mind that the forums are not the same as WS newsletter. You pay for the newsletter, but the forums are free. If you are seeing the ads on the forum, I don't think you can make much of a...
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    I was replying to Rick Corbett's post #5. In...

    I was replying to Rick Corbett's post #5. In light of all of the problems people have had with installing drivers from a Windows hardware update, I wanted to point out that there is at least one...
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    There is one case where I have always had good...

    There is one case where I have always had good luck with doing a Windows update -- drivers for an onboard NIC.

    If you absolutely don't know which driver to install for your onboard NIC, you can...
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    Glad I could help.

    Glad I could help.
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    You could be right. I believe that, behind the...

    You could be right. I believe that, behind the scenes, there are often things like this going on that we are not aware of. By relating your observations, perhaps others will notice that the same...
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    That's what I figured. At least you get a free...

    That's what I figured. At least you get a free high quality manual scanner.
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    For Word, Excel, etc., set your autobackup to be...

    For Word, Excel, etc., set your autobackup to be every five minutes, and then make a note of where the autobackup file will be saved. The autobackup file will probably be exactly what you will need...
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    Early in your scan listing (post 3), I found the...

    Early in your scan listing (post 3), I found the following:

    Version: 2.00.4.1028
    Malware Database: v2015.01.18.06
    Rootkit Database: v2015.01.14.01
    License: Free
    Malware Protection:...
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