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  1. Apple limits number of posts announcing Windows 10

    In a shock announcement from Cupertino, Wednesday, Apple announced restrictions on the number of forum posts (re-)(re-)announcing the eventual arrival of Windows 10. An Apple spokesperson said, "Why...
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    You could look at AxCrypt...

    You could look at AxCrypt.
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    Have you tried right-clicking on the Windows...

    Have you tried right-clicking on the Windows Explorer icon and choosing the option near the top of the menu which says "Run as Administrator"?
  4. Thread: Bank security

    by BATcher
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    Personally I would avoid Trusteer Rapport like...

    Personally I would avoid Trusteer Rapport like the plague. It does all sorts of dubious low-level things to Windows that nobody outside the firm knows about, meaning that every time you have a...
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    Fear not - Windows 9 may well be available Real...

    Fear not - Windows 9 may well be available Real Soon Now, with the option of a native desktop, that several people know and love...
  6. I've just installed Office 2010 Pro Plus on...

    I've just installed Office 2010 Pro Plus on several machines, and I had to go through the default options presented in Customise with considerable care to get what I wanted.
  7. "Les Outils de vérification linguistique...

    "Les Outils de vérification linguistique Microsoft Office permettent l'édition dans des langues supplémentaires."

    Welcome, Bob, to your first post!
    Did you turn off Additional Languages (or...
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    To be honest, Chuck, I would suggest that you...

    To be honest, Chuck, I would suggest that you stay with the default font, size, colour, weight and other attributes. The important thing is to spend the effort to make as clear as possible the...
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    Consult your national Blind Society website in...

    Consult your national Blind Society website in the first instance.
    For example, in the UK we have the Royal Institute for the Blind, and I've linked to their technology section.

    You will...
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    There may not be an individual file corresponding...

    There may not be an individual file corresponding to Georgia Bold Italic, since all the usual four variants (Normal, Italic, Bold and Bold Italic) may be included in the same file. Hence you may see...
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    [SOLVED] You only had 150 patches to install? Count...

    You only had 150 patches to install? Count yourself lucky; if you also reinstalled Office 2010 you'd have had well over 200. I know I did...
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    Your original question appears to be written in a...

    Your original question appears to be written in a cipher, which CLiNT seems to have broken.
  13. Thread: Windows time

    by BATcher
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    Or you can get several of them on a card in a...

    Or you can get several of them on a card in a Pound Shop.

    Also note that you can get a more local version of the pool.ntp.org time servers.
    I use uk.pool.ntp.org
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    Useful if you're in a desperate rush to determine...

    Useful if you're in a desperate rush to determine your BIOS version (!), but of course this information is provided, among a whole heap of other Stuff, with most/all of the "hardware enumeration"...
  15. I've tried opening that document with Notepad,...

    I've tried opening that document with Notepad, and it finds absolutely nothing in it. No text at all. A hex dump of the file shows it is entirely composed of binary zeroes. In our British slang,...
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    Google is your friend...

    Google is your friend...
  17. Why can't we just generalise it and agree that...

    Why can't we just generalise it and agree that "most programs and operating systems are not completely secure", and then we don't need to spend time debating the matter?! :whisper:
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    [SOLVED] If you want to format a hard disk as NTFS in...

    If you want to format a hard disk as NTFS in Linux, I suggest the best approach is to Google for "Linux format disk NTFS" (without the double quotes) and choose the most intelligible hit!
  19. You would care if it ends up costing you $more...

    You would care if it ends up costing you $more...
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    Poll: You will be aware of the apparently-compulsory...

    You will be aware of the apparently-compulsory final line of all research reports:
    "More research is needed"...
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    Poll: Ecotricity ignores the minor contribution to...

    Ecotricity ignores the minor contribution to background heating which leaving these electronic devices powered up will make - useful during the winter. And ADSL routers should be left on...
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    Poll: Very many years ago some people (the very...

    Very many years ago some people (the very elderly!) thought that you should always ensure that an electrical socket had a plug inserted in it, because otherwise the electricity would leak out all...
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    On Windows 7, I use a program called Don't Sleep...

    On Windows 7, I use a program called Don't Sleep when I want my PC to continue working (backup copying, defrags, etc) overnight. There are 32-bit and 64-bit versions.

    I previously used to use a...
  24. I disliked TeraCopy when it first came out, and...

    I disliked TeraCopy when it first came out, and stuck with Robocopy, whose foibles I am familiar with (/XJ, anyone?!).

    Would it be worth trying Robocopy?
  25. You haven't explained what you mean by "it...

    You haven't explained what you mean by "it doesn't accept this line". Do you mean the line gets ignored? Or the BATch script crashes? It seems very unusual, because you'd possibly expect problems...
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