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  1. I was not aware of that excellent guide to...

    I was not aware of that excellent guide to removing Office Suites.
    As the Auto versions had not worked, I followed the manual version, including all the Registry edits and I was then able to do a...
  2. Now I am in deep do-do. I used Advanced...

    Now I am in deep do-do.
    I used Advanced Installer Pro 11 to completely remove all traces of Microsoft Office Home & Student 2007.
    I rebooted the computer and then proceeded to insert my Genuine...
  3. Hmmmm.... Programs & Features > Microsoft Office...

    Hmmmm....
    Programs & Features > Microsoft Office Home & Student 2007 > Uninstall gives a similar message:-
    "Microsoft Office Home & Student 2007 uninstall did not complete successfully."
    ...
  4. Thanks Paul, Yes, I will do that .... just...

    Thanks Paul,

    Yes, I will do that .... just wondering how many updates have come through in the last 8 years that will need to be downloaded again!!!

    Cheers from Melbourne, Oz.
  5. Hi Paul, Using Programs & Features > Microsoft...

    Hi Paul,

    Using Programs & Features > Microsoft Office Home & Student 2007 > Change > Repair I get the message:-
    "Microsoft Office Home & Student 2007 configuration did not complete successfully."...
  6. Office 2007 no longer recognising .doc and .xls files

    I use Office 2007 for my Documents and Spreadsheets.

    While I normally use .docx and .xlsx for my files, I sometimes save a spreadsheet to Dropbox as an .xls file for compatability for those using...
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    So I uninstalled Adobe Acrobat DC and...

    So I uninstalled Adobe Acrobat DC and reinstalled. With the Preview Pane switched off I am now able to delete files, so it was a combined problem of Preview Pane being switched on in File Explorer...
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    Thanks jwoods for that link. My 'Launch folder...

    Thanks jwoods for that link.
    My 'Launch folder in a separate process' was not selected but I noted that this solution also required going out of File Explorer, which I found was all that was...
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    Unable to delete PDF Files

    As part of my New Year 'springclean' I am trying to get rid of unused files in several folders.

    I am having trouble deleting PDF files (and ONLY PDF files) at the moment.

    The message is: "The...
  10. Thanks, BruceR for the explanation and Link. So...

    Thanks, BruceR for the explanation and Link.
    So Fast Startup involves a form of Hibernation writing a file and recovering it when you next power-on.

    I found 'Fast Startup' is ON by default, and I...
  11. Have you tried a 3rd party tool like:...

    Have you tried a 3rd party tool like: http://www.partitionwizard.com/?
    I found it easy to use and it did all I wanted when reallocating disk space.

    If you get a 'Disk must be formatted before you...
  12. Boot Times - Restart vs Power Off/Manual Start

    I am wondering why there is a vast difference in Boot time with these two different methods of restarting in Windows 10.

    1. From Power Menu - Restart - takes 30 seconds to power off followed by...
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    It looks like I have found the solution which...

    It looks like I have found the solution which works in Win 7 and 10.
    I found this solution here:-...
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    BTW I have done the tweak to add Jump List...

    BTW I have done the tweak to add Jump List functionality to the Start Menu, but no new files are being added.

    For those who want to try out Jump Lists with the new Start Menu, just follow the...
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    Jump Lists in Windows 10

    I have just "updated" to Windows 10 from Windows 7.

    For some reason Jump lists do not seem to be working for Word 2007 and Excel 2007 after the upgrade.

    Any thoughts? I am probably not looking...
  16. My problem at the stage I last posted yesterday...

    My problem at the stage I last posted yesterday was that my C drive was extended but my D drive required formatting. At least that was what Windows said. Using MiniTool Partition Wizard 9.0...
  17. OK the extend partition has taken space from D...

    OK the extend partition has taken space from D and given it to C, good, but now I can't access D and Windows says it must be formatted! D is where all my data resides ... geeee!
    Not sure if any...
  18. Thanks I will give that a try. Does the free...

    Thanks I will give that a try.
    Does the free version allow non-contiguous areas to be joined?
  19. Windows 10 install on partitioned drives

    When I purchased my Desktop in 2006 with Windows XP and a 300Gb HD, I had the disk partitioned for me with C: 50Gb (for system and programs) and D: 250Gb for data/files/photos.

    A couple of years...
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    Sorry to revive an old thread, but I started...

    Sorry to revive an old thread, but I started suffering the loss of focus yesterday and hope this may help someone.

    I am running Win 7 32bit, Office 2007 and Thunderbird. I was losing focus every...
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    Thanks Clive, but these were microSD cards which...

    Thanks Clive, but these were microSD cards which don't have a lock switch. The new reader recognises both microSD cards that the old reader still rejects.
    Cheers, Dennis
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    Yep, new reader solved my "Write" problems. I...

    Yep, new reader solved my "Write" problems. I guess nothing lasts forever! Just happy it was a $6.93 solution!
    Cheers!
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    I think I paid about $10 ... not too much pain to...

    I think I paid about $10 ... not too much pain to buy another. Cheers!

    Edit:- Just ordered a new one on eBay ... $6.93 including delivery!...
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    The reader is about 12 months old, a "Lucky...

    The reader is about 12 months old, a "Lucky Dragon" brand I suppose. It does not show up in My Computer, Just the SD card (as a disk) that is plugged into it.
    As I said, I have tried 3 different SD...
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    I use MicroSD cards in my GPS. Perhaps someone...

    I use MicroSD cards in my GPS.

    Perhaps someone can help me with a problem that has just come up. I have a Multi Card Reader that plugs into a USB port and yesterday when i went to change some...
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