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    Re: Event Viewer Broken (Win XP Pro)

    For $116 bucks or with a free 45 day trial, you can put this virtual folder on your Beta machine (Virtual PC 2004), load one of your XPs on it, and tweak away with no harm done. <img src=/S/smile.gif...
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    Re: Windows Explorer problem

    Lance--

    Often this traces to a corrupt/damaged explorer bar value in this key is damaged. Export the key>delete the value>restart.

    HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerMain ...
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    Re: Crash on user switching (XP pro SR1)

    John--

    That link takes me to an MSKB search list of 24 System Restore articles. Did you have a different link to some error message info in mind?

    SMBP
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    Re: XP/Connection Issue (Winxp 5.1 build 2600)

    My point was of course that viruses don't take the weekend off-- but Symantec doesn't deliver defs to home/SB unless there is extraordinary activity--that's why I advocated manually using Intelligent...
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    Re: XP/Connection Issue (Winxp 5.1 build 2600)

    And you're doing what you should and that's why you're going to always be in good shape definition wise; and if better technology comes along in terms of worms, blended threats, viral protection and...
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    Re: Norton AntiVirus (2003)

    Linda--

    This is the MOS 2003 EULA with the answer that was linked on your Feb 3 Office thread.

    SMBP
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    Re: Event Viewer Broken (Win XP Pro)

    I agree with you, and have said so many times in the last year in the Lounge. See 312996 for example. I quoted Bobbie Harder's (MS SR Team) words in her MSDN write-up, and that confused you. What...
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    Re: Event Viewer Broken (Win XP Pro)

    This looks promising Kaplinb. I'll check it out. As always thanks for this and a number of your other recent posts in different parts of the Lounge.

    SMBP
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    Re: Event Viewer Broken (Win XP Pro)

    It would ordinarily be one of the first things I'd say to this also. I'd also say that if you don't like the changes you can reverse the restore unless you do it in Safe Mode and I might try it. ...
  10. Re: Safe XP 1.4.2.20 Tweak Security Settings from Gui

    John--

    I've seen my share of browsing/page loading quirks in the last week I've had to wrestle with, so I imagine anything can happen. The link works for me at different machines and locations,...
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    Re: Windows Help not working

    Bill--

    I appreciated that; I'm well aware the site is called XP. While updates/hotfixes and SPs are version specific, there is proably not one of these tweaks that won't work for 2K. As Mark...
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    Re: XP/Connection Issue (Winxp 5.1 build 2600)

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    You misunderstood me prodigiously. What AV do you use? Don't you have an enterprise account to enjoy that frequency--that's...
  13. Safe XP 1.4.2.20 Tweak Security Settings from Gui

    Safe XP: Security and Privacy Features Tweaker (Free Version)
    Features Safe XP

    Tweak Safety and Security settings from easily reachable gui.

    SMBP
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    Event Viewer Broken (Win XP Pro)

    I rely on event viewer fairly often. I haven't turned off any services that might be required to make it run, but I did increase the size of the logs to 704 kb. Now when I go to it, the events...
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    Re: Visio Resources for Power Users

    Mark--I tried to get off the beaten path for books you might not bump into on Amazon:

    For a start, besides the obvious Visio Inside Out which you would see in bookstores and on Amazon, I really...
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    Re: XP/Connection Issue (Winxp 5.1 build 2600)

    The Norton application "updates" are of really minor importance and quickly available here anyway: Norton Update Downloads. Definitions are at the other end of the spectrum. They are of maximal...
  17. Re: files and transfer settings wiz is making me crazy (XP Home)

    System Restore may help but may not roll back the settings. You can try it with no downside; it's always reversable unless done in Safe Mode.

    SMBP
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    Re: Wulog.txt & wuhistv3.log

    For security purposes, Phil, there have also been some changes made to the servers at their site after MSBlast and attempts at attacking Microsoft with the use of Akalmi:

    Windows Update Problems
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  19. Re: Style Sheet Problems with Win98 (IE6sp1 832894)

    I don't know how wide spread the style sheet problem is; I'm looking. But the patch isn't proving to be effective for everyone for it's stated purpose.

    SMBP
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    Re: Helper Objects (v6.x)

    Spybot will list them all and classify them as "legit" or a "problem" by putting a red checking bad; green checking legitimate helpers that extend capability. In Spybot on the left pane: Tools>BHOs...
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    Re: Norton AntiVirus (2003)

    Linda--

    If you tell me what edition of Office 2003 you have, I'll tell you how many computers your EULA allows and link you so you can see for yourself. The answer is probably gonna be one.
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    Re: Pesky Programs (XP Home SR1)

    One Spybot payoff that will be particularly helpful to her is to show her to click Tools in the left pane because the list of processes is more specific and defnitive than on the Windows Task...
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    Re: How to get OE into QuickLaunch? (6, but any)

    I usually left click drag any icon I want onto QL, and right drag is great for copying a folder or taking a shortcut to several folders you want it in. Also you can right click several icons at...
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    Re: How to get OE into QuickLaunch? (6, but any)

    There are other ways to make OE shortcuts and the fastest way I know is the first which simply uses your "activated desktop address bar as a run box." You can also make shortcuts to the address book,...
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    Re: Error at log on (WinXP)

    Kathy--

    Similar error messages including this one usually indicate the user profile is damaged and can be remedied by creating a new user profile. Information is here:

    326688: Windows XP...
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