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    I've not had a problem so far, and been dealing...

    I've not had a problem so far, and been dealing with them in the same way for a long time now. I just type in %temp% (Start>search programs & files) and delete anything more than two weeks old.
    I...
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    I was getting the Google one, and a search found...

    I was getting the Google one, and a search found this:
    http://ie.microsoft.com/testdrive/browser/p3p/

    The button bottom left fixed it fine.

    I was also getting one other and found this...
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    I found it on this site (out of stock right now)...

    I found it on this site (out of stock right now) http://www.expansys-usa.com/billion-bipac-7800n-802-11n-adsl2+broadband-router-uk-182959/

    ..and I did read that Billion trade as BEC in the US ..if...
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    I'm not totally sure now - I did think it had...

    I'm not totally sure now - I did think it had been free, and there's no order details stored in my folder ...perhaps I'm mistaken as it's been a number of years since I got it.
    I just upgraded the...
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    I have Active Desktop Calendar - I have mine set...

    I have Active Desktop Calendar - I have mine set into the bottom RH corner (customisable and free) and have reminders for anniversaries. birthdays, bill paying etc. It opens a little window and...
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    I had my first (and hopefully last) such call...

    I had my first (and hopefully last) such call yesterday.
    I have caller display, and if I see 'unavailable' or 'witheld' I don't answer the phone, but the phone rang and it got picked up and passed...
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    Ah! now I see - I thought you meant it was in the...

    Ah! now I see - I thought you meant it was in the log of the actual backup! Thank you Fred! :)
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    Thank you Ted - Yes, I do understand it better....

    Thank you Ted - Yes, I do understand it better. (Good thing I had no failure with Acronis on my old XP PC, because I hadn't known about the disk necessity with that!)
    Like photography, computers...
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    Fred - Thank you. I can't find anything in...

    Fred - Thank you. I can't find anything in Macrium Reflect that looks like your attached thumbnail, but I do understand now that in time I'll need to delete earlier backups from the external drive...
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    Hi Fred, and thanks for the reply. I have MR...

    Hi Fred, and thanks for the reply.
    I have MR free version 4.2- 3775build.
    I haven't tried doing a rescue disk yet, but can open all the files on the external drive where the backup is stored. I've...
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    I'd like to thank Fred for advising me to...

    I'd like to thank Fred for advising me to download the free Macrium Reflect :)

    I've had a lot of work to do recently, so just got around to using it. I got a new 1TB external drive purely for...
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    I haven't got around to making any changes like...

    I haven't got around to making any changes like system restore etc yet, but have noticed something odd in the past few days:

    I suddenly realised there was a picture of Ted on his posts, and...
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    After much searching and checking, I contacted my...

    After much searching and checking, I contacted my ISP ...they sent a whole list of stuff to do and check that I just knew wouldn't fix anything.
    I suddenly thought to phone the computer company...
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    Jerry - Thanks. I'd tried that last week when IE8...

    Jerry - Thanks. I'd tried that last week when IE8 began intermittently opening pages incredibly slowly or not at all, and it made no difference. I hadn't thought to try it with IE9!
    On Friday...
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    Can't open a website

    I upgraded to IE9 on Friday afternoon in the hope of resolving an issue of some sites taking a while to open after recent windows updates.
    Things were slightly improved, but not to what they were....
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    Thanks RetiredGeek - I was going to do that, but...

    Thanks RetiredGeek - I was going to do that, but our son called in and un-hid some updates, checked for more and then did a new update download/install.
    So far, no Outlook 'not responding' etc, and...
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    I'm going to have to try either system restore to...

    I'm going to have to try either system restore to before the recent updates or uninstalling those updates - which is the better option ?
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    Thanks - I've always only regarded system restore...

    Thanks - I've always only regarded system restore as a way to put the computer back to how it was before something caused a problem & wasn't really aware of the shadow copy process in Windows 7.
    I...
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    I've never seemed able to find a firm instruction...

    I've never seemed able to find a firm instruction on that - perhaps I should reduce it further. Just loooking, the restore points at the current setting go back to Sept 17th.

    Another thing I've...
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    Thanks - at least the updates issue is...

    Thanks - at least the updates issue is 'explainable' :)

    I'd never had need to look at the restore settings with XP, but I was seeing bits of drive space disappearing regularly with W7, so changed...
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    Thanks for the replies! I'm at a loss now to...

    Thanks for the replies!
    I'm at a loss now to understand why I'm getting these problems at times.
    Just as concerned that settings such as no automatic updates and restore point volume can be...
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    Anyone had problems since October updates?

    I've always had updates set to inform only, but was surprised to see on shutdown (early hours of Oct 13th) that there were updates being installed!
    Sure enough, when I checked next morning, the...
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    I've never looked for Flash cookies, but every...

    I've never looked for Flash cookies, but every couple of weeks, I use the online version of Superantispyware, and just set it to scan for tracking cookies - only takes a minute and sometimes finds &...
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    by Pictor
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    Thanks so much for all the help - actually copied...

    Thanks so much for all the help - actually copied the contents of the old drive to the new one. It took around 15 minutes. I then copied it again to a folder on my computer so that I have another...
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    Even better - sounds very easy to use. Thank you!...

    Even better - sounds very easy to use. Thank you!
    I initially had Acronis set to do incremental back ups each week, but it kept failing so I resorted to a full copy instead - only took an hour or...
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