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  1. InSSIDer has an Android version, and WiFi...

    InSSIDer has an Android version, and WiFi Analyzer is another good tool both of which I use and would recommend. Fing (also Android) is another good tool for analysing your network, finding what's...
  2. Secunia PSI - scan once weekly

    Secunia PSI - scan once weekly
  3. Turn your Windows PC into a Wi-Fi hotspot

    Thank you - Windows Secrets Lounge - for the article on how to turn on a WiFi hotspot.

    Earlier this week, I stayed in an hotel in Amsterdam who demanded 17.00 (nearly US$ 22.00) for 24 hours...
  4. Retired Geek - Kies must have improved markedly...

    Retired Geek - Kies must have improved markedly since I tried it, nearly two years ago. It was one of the "less than stellar line-up".
  5. Vic6 - I have a Galaxy S3, though shortly I want...

    Vic6 - I have a Galaxy S3, though shortly I want to upgrade to an S5; my wife has an iPhone 4S and an iPad. We both use Outlook 2010.

    Thus we both have the question of syncing contacts and...
  6. [SOLVED] Joe - again! I went digging a little further. ...

    Joe - again! I went digging a little further. Someone else has always had the same problem before, solved it - and, very often, posted the answer somewhere!

    The answer was not the Win 7 Folder...
  7. [SOLVED] Joe - just after I posted, one other idea...

    Joe - just after I posted, one other idea occurred to me, to reset all folders to the default settings.

    Still no progress, still "Search..."as the default action. Double-click on a folder tells...
  8. [SOLVED] Joe, and Rompy, thanks for your suggestions,...

    Joe, and Rompy, thanks for your suggestions, neither of which provided the answer. I'm still where I was.
  9. [SOLVED] Joe - thanks very much for your help. ...

    Joe - thanks very much for your help. Unfortunately that does not provide the answer.

    I attach a screen shot to show what the context menu looks like, with "Search..." still shown as the default...
  10. [SOLVED] Joe - I suppose that you would suggest merging...

    Joe - I suppose that you would suggest merging the "Folder" registry fragment into the registry on my machine?
  11. [SOLVED] Windows 7 explorer - double-click does not open folder

    Recently, default behaviour in Windows Explorer (Win 7 Pro-64 bit) has changed.

    Double-click on a folder no longer opens the folder. Right click menu shows the default (bold) action is...
  12. Retired Geek - thank you for the comprehensive...

    Retired Geek - thank you for the comprehensive solution, which I may take a few days to contemplate. It's fairly far into my confidence boundary and I assume that I can just delete the script if it...
  13. Paul - I thanked you for the multiple SSID...

    Paul - I thanked you for the multiple SSID question. That was the easy one, but this one is a bit more of a challenge to implement.

    Thank you for this, too; it will keep me quiet for quite a bit!
  14. Force computer to connect wired, rather than wireless

    From what I can read elsewhere, this Windows 7 issue appears to be a hardy perennial.

    I have a dual channel (2.4 GHz & 5 GHz) router hard-wired to my fibre broadband. That is connected to my...
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    I seem to be plagued by WiFi dropouts too. ...

    I seem to be plagued by WiFi dropouts too. Connected to my fibre broadband is the primary router, I have a second router, configured to act only as a switch, and two powerline extenders, with the...
  16. This thread may have run its course. The OP...

    This thread may have run its course. The OP appears to have solved his problem, but I should like to share an Android app that I found - thanks to my techie son - a most useful Android app called...
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    Syncing Outlook with Android has many pitfalls. ...

    Syncing Outlook with Android has many pitfalls. After using several generations of Windows Phone, the quality of syncing with Android is just not the same - and I was not going to place my calendar...
  18. Issue 416 - 2014-01-16 working fine, so it...

    Issue 416 - 2014-01-16 working fine, so it appears to have been something particular to that Newsletter.
  19. Links not working in WS Newsletter - Issue 415 - 2014-01-09

    I cannot click on any of the links in the most recent Windows Secrets Newsletter. All that happens is that I get a beep, regardless of which browser is the default.

    Is this particular to me, or...
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    BSODs sometimes do not last very long, i.e. the...

    BSODs sometimes do not last very long, i.e. the system moves on. One way of capturing the error is to take a cell phone shot of it. That, at least, is permanent, if you need to refer to it. This...
  21. Solved - I had not typed a comma as the list...

    Solved - I had not typed a comma as the list separator in Control Panel > Region and Language > Numbers. Duhhh!
  22. Excel formula wizard - not inserting commas between arguments

    I have just done a complete clean re-install of my entire system, Win 7 Pro (64-bit), MS Office Pro 2010.

    One point that is causing problems is the Excel 2010 formula composing wizard. ...
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    I note that this thread is over two years old...

    I note that this thread is over two years old now, and the OP may have found what he needs, or else given up and hired a professional website designer.

    What struck me was how poor some of the...
  24. Microsoft surface pro - power adapter voltage

    I am visiting the USA in October, thinking of buying a Microsoft Surface Pro - they are about dollar for pound, and we are visiting two of the zero sales tax states!

    Can any US Loungers help with...
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    DenRoy - you started me thinking again! As i...

    DenRoy - you started me thinking again! As i said, Android Sync was OK, but possibly not the last word.

    See this Lounge thread on the subject...
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