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    Thanks Paul. Since I turned on the PC a few...

    Thanks Paul.

    Since I turned on the PC a few moments ago, I looked at the hard disk reading. It's 37C (with a blue down arrow - this being the first time I've seen that symbol). Yet the...
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    OK, something is making noise now. Norton...

    OK, something is making noise now.

    Norton reports an svchost process is using lots of CPU and using 1,403MB of memory.

    Task Manager's Performance monitor is showing CPU usage exceeding 50% at...
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    Hi Paul, Thanks for the suggestions. I have an...

    Hi Paul,

    Thanks for the suggestions. I have an app that I downloaded some time ago Speedfan - version 4.44.

    So I opened it to see what it was reading.

    First it detected what it could...
  4. Thread: Fiscal Year

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    Thanks zeddy - you too. Anniversary of getting...

    Thanks zeddy - you too. Anniversary of getting rid of those pesky americans.
  5. Thread: Fiscal Year

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    just to confirm, I now live in New Jersey - have...

    just to confirm, I now live in New Jersey - have done so for > 40 years.

    but I'm originally from New York - the Bronx to be exact. And my accent still comes out.

    And all of these "New" states...
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    I caught up to one of those svchost processes as...

    I caught up to one of those svchost processes as the cpu started whirring up. I saw a spike in cpu usage for 1 svchost process in task manager and then it quieted down. Very brief spike - not like...
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    Hi Paul, Of course, all is now "quiet on the...

    Hi Paul,

    Of course, all is now "quiet on the cpu front."

    However, I had not clicked the "Show processes..." button before. I did so now and there are 15 svchost processes running, none of which...
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    or the 4 out of 3 people who have trouble with...

    or the 4 out of 3 people who have trouble with math.

    trouble is that I have a t-shirt with that and when I wear it to the first day of stats class - not many students seem to get it.
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    Sorry I haven't gotten back to this for a while....

    Sorry I haven't gotten back to this for a while.

    Here's what's happening right now.

    - cpu is whirring
    - got warning from Norton about svchost using 99% of at least 1 cpu (see attached)
    - had...
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    except when 2 negatives don't make a positive....

    except when 2 negatives don't make a positive. Didn't your mother ever tell you that? :)

    And I still have students who write +- or -+ in algebra and that really turns me off. So -- is no better!
    ...
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    Hi Zeddy, I've always been confused about...

    Hi Zeddy,

    I've always been confused about double minus also, so I used F9 to evaluate this. I also used Excel's Formula Auditing | Evaluate tool.

    With F9, I highlighted in the formula bar:...
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    Fantastic! 2 quick corrections: - Baton Rouge...

    Fantastic!

    2 quick corrections:
    - Baton Rouge is listed in the city dropdown but there's no dot for it
    - Rochester NY is listed in the city dropdown and there is a dot for it but the city name...
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    svchost using CPU

    Hi

    There are times, too many now, where I can hear my CPU start to whir/rev up. Sometimes I get warnings from Norton 360(?) that a process is consuming "x% of at least 1 CPU". My computer is an HP...
  14. Thread: Custom Labels

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    Hi RG and Richard, Thanks for the replies. ...

    Hi RG and Richard,

    Thanks for the replies.

    I think Rich's response answered most/all of my questions of my OP - about where things are stored, deleting them, etc.

    Truthfully, I don't think...
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    Hi RG, Nice finding you on this board too. Is...

    Hi RG,

    Nice finding you on this board too. Is there any board you're not on?

    Thanks for the link. But that didn't do it - it really didn't address any of my questions.

    I started this work...
  16. Thread: Custom Labels

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    Custom Labels

    About a month ago, I defined 2 custom labels - basically the same label but one version in portrait mode and the other in landscape.

    This was done in Word 2003 running under Windows 7.

    When I...
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    sumproduct: 0 vs valid value (Excel 2010)

    Hi All,

    Attached is a workbook that attempts to calculate a final letter grade.

    Before getting the letter grade, however, I need to take the letters associated with the individual assignments...
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    Sea it your way? Absolutely, even with a sea...

    Sea it your way? Absolutely, even with a sea between us!

    As the chairman of the board said: he did it his way.

    Fred
  19. Hi RG, Zeddy Thanks for the response. So...

    Hi RG, Zeddy

    Thanks for the response.

    So now I know the difference between sheet 1 and 2 (I had already copied the file to my bag of tricks so I just wanted to know how to use it).

    I did see...
  20. Hi RG, This seems very useful. But I'm a bit...

    Hi RG,

    This seems very useful. But I'm a bit confused by what's displayed.

    First, there's sheet1 vs sheet2. Is sheet1 now obsolete?

    On sheet2, some #s at the end of the list are indented...
  21. This is for my friend who has a MAC. She uses AOL...

    This is for my friend who has a MAC. She uses AOL email. I wasn't sure if, when I posted this late at night, whether this "box feature" would carry over to hers. So, Maud, VBA is out of the question....
  22. Box/Gridlines from Excel when pasting into email/Word

    Hi All,

    This may be a Windows or other question but since I'm starting with Excel, I thought I'd post this here.

    I have some cells, say A1:A15, that I'd like to paste into an e-mail. The cells...
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    [SOLVED] There was also a thread here within about the...

    There was also a thread here within about the last month (can't find it now) where someone pointed to a MS download that does fuzzy matching. I downloaded this but haven't installed it yet. From my...
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    Oops - so busy: didn't even notice that I pretty...

    Oops - so busy: didn't even notice that I pretty much said this in my last post!

    Finally a chance to read thru the comments.

    Thanks to all who commented.

    The work around being?
    - unchecking...
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    Sorry guys that I haven't been able to look at...

    Sorry guys that I haven't been able to look at the posts until now since I've been busy grading papers.

    And there's the thing I forgot to mention - this is for my die-hard MAC person. Really...
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