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    PDF Fusion is no longer available at Amazon for...

    PDF Fusion is no longer available at Amazon for $23. The program is easy to use, although support from Corel is practically non-existent. There's a useful PDF user guide of 160 pages or so that's...
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    Amazon has PDF Fusion available at $22.99 today,...

    Amazon has PDF Fusion available at $22.99 today, at least for Prime members. I just ordered it, with delivery set for Saturday. The download version was a buck more. I can wait two days to save a...
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    Instead of locking the files as the last process,...

    Instead of locking the files as the last process, why not just save the worksheet as a PDF and then delete the spreadsheet file?
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    Solved

    I resolved this problem by changing my outgoing gmail server security setting to STARTTLS and was then able to send mail from Thunderbird. :D
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    I am having a similar problem. Thunderbird will...

    I am having a similar problem. Thunderbird will not send gmail messages. It will receive them. It will send and receive messages from another of my email accounts. I can send and receive gmail...
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    Wide Screen in VM

    Excellent article. :D I was able to install the Win 10 Technical Preview on my Win 8.1 HP Pavilion computer but only after enabling Hardware Virtualization in my BiOS. It's not easy to find that...
  7. I have never had this problem, as I always...

    I have never had this problem, as I always download my camera pictures to my computer first, either directly from the camera with a connecting cable or by removing the memory card from the camera and...
  8. I often use riffraff's suggestion for searching...

    I often use riffraff's suggestion for searching within the browser result for the particular word. What's surprising is that sometimes the Google search word doesn't even show up on the resulting...
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    Suggesting a new printer

    I bought an HP black-and-white Laserjet last year for $85. I use it primarily as a wireless printer for my iPod Touch and iPad, but also use it for printing monochrome documents. The replacement...
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    Poll: I have a sleep button on my wireless keyboard and...

    I have a sleep button on my wireless keyboard and use that when I am finished using the computer, even for just an hour or so. Tapping the sleep button again quickly restores my desktop.

    I do...
  11. Another vote for Expression Web free version...

    Another vote for Expression Web free version here. I have been using the program for several years as a replacement for Front Page.
  12. I was going to suggest Google Translate, but I...

    I was going to suggest Google Translate, but I doubt that you want to switch from Firefox.

    I used Firefox for years but find Google Chrome to suit my needs much better now. And its translate...
  13. I like the SD card option. I just bought a 16 GB...

    I like the SD card option. I just bought a 16 GB SanDisk card from Amazon for about $10. I'd agree with padding the envelope for mailing, which should cost you an extra 20 cents in postage.

    Bill
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    NAPS2 is a nice simple program, but it scans the...

    NAPS2 is a nice simple program, but it scans the document as an image file. It would be a much better application if it handled OCR.
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    Secure PDF's that can't be printed are a real...

    Secure PDF's that can't be printed are a real pain. They can also be hacked. In most cases, a simple workaround is to use a screen capture program to get an graphic image of each page or just the...
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    I was amazed last week that the Win 8.1 update...

    I was amazed last week that the Win 8.1 update downloaded and installed in about 12 minutes. Only one reboot was required. No problems at all. I notice I can run a tiled program right next to a...
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    I have a neighbor who recently bought a Mac to...

    I have a neighbor who recently bought a Mac to replace her XP computer. She is now having misgivings about the purchase.

    I used to help her out with problems on her Windows machine, but I can't be...
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    I like the new printer suggestion, but a Belkin...

    I like the new printer suggestion, but a Belkin wi-fi adapter for your PC is on sale at Best Buy for about $16.
  19. Yes, external drives are cheap now. You can back...

    Yes, external drives are cheap now. You can back up both your laptops to one easily. I have my laptop and desktop both backed up to a 1.5 TB Seagate drive.
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    Knowing the difference between "save" and "save...

    Knowing the difference between "save" and "save as" is huge.

    I have been using PC's since 1984 and still occasionally hit "save" when I really meant "save as."

    I taught computer classes at the...
  21. If you don't like the ribbon in Office 2010 you...

    If you don't like the ribbon in Office 2010 you can easily hide it.

    If you are used keystroke shortcuts in Office 2003 they should still work in later versions of Office.

    Bill
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    I'm retired, have some spare time, and am fairly...

    I'm retired, have some spare time, and am fairly knowledgeable about computers.

    I have received several calls supposedly from Microsoft telling me about the problems I am having with my Windows...
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    Here's a vote for Chrome, although I will admit...

    Here's a vote for Chrome, although I will admit that IE 11 is working well for me in Windows 8.
  24. Thread: Don't click red X!

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    Alt+F4 is also a quick way to close Win 8 tile...

    Alt+F4 is also a quick way to close Win 8 tile apps, as there's no red x available to perform this task.
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    Neat thread! I would be in trouble if deep...

    Neat thread!

    I would be in trouble if deep Microsoft ever gets rid of the command prompt. :D
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