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  1. Thank you Jerry. I also asked for help on...

    Thank you Jerry.

    I also asked for help on MajorGeeks, and have now found that disabling an entry in the Context Menu list cures the problem.

    The thread is here...
  2. I don't yet know how to disable Classic Shell,...

    I don't yet know how to disable Classic Shell, but yes, there is a forum. I shall ask there.
  3. It's a new machine with few applications added. ...

    It's a new machine with few applications added. There's Classic Shell, CCleaner, McAfee Live Safe (preinstalled), RoboForm, Mailwasher Pro and JV16 Power Tools.

    There's usually no disc...
  4. 4 second delay from right mouse click on desktop until menu opens.

    I have used Classic Shell so that I bypass the Fisher Price graphics and go straight to the log-in page (4 digit p.i.n.), and then to the desktop.

    I don't know if the right click delay is a result...
  5. [SOLVED] That's cured it Joe. Thank you so much for...

    That's cured it Joe.

    Thank you so much for the time you have spent helping me.
  6. [SOLVED] Thank you for responding, I was beginning to give...

    Thank you for responding, I was beginning to give up hope.

    Yes I did ack, but I had no idea how to use it.

    The result is below:

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  7. [SOLVED] What should I do next?

    What should I do next?
  8. [SOLVED] Thank you for your continued patience Joe, but...

    Thank you for your continued patience Joe, but that alpha-numeric string means nothing to me, and the application says it can't find its Help file.

    I assume that it should be entered in one of...
  9. [SOLVED] Control panel doesn't appear in the first one, it...

    Control panel doesn't appear in the first one, it does in the second

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    Does that help?
  10. [SOLVED] Neither of those links seem to work. I have...

    Neither of those links seem to work. I have tried both of them in Chrome and in IE8

    The browsers display the urls in the address bar but the page remains blank.
  11. [SOLVED] Yes. There is no Control panel in the second...

    Yes.

    There is no Control panel in the second one

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  12. [SOLVED] Yes Joe, I did. This is the list of .cpl...

    Yes Joe, I did.

    This is the list of .cpl files

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    The path displayed when "change icon" is selected for them is different for each one

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  13. [SOLVED] That's an interesting link Joe but I'm afraid...

    That's an interesting link Joe but I'm afraid that it shows only one ncpa.cpl entry.
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    The LAN is now working correctly, see the...

    The LAN is now working correctly, see the addendum to my first post.

    I still have the problem of two identical Network Connections icons, both of which have the LAN icon inside, in the Control...
  15. [SOLVED] I'm not sure what you mean by "additional network...

    I'm not sure what you mean by "additional network connection", perhaps you're not sure what I mean by Network Connection icons.

    By Network Connection icons, I mean these

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    Both...
  16. [SOLVED] First two from the downstairs computer, second...

    First two from the downstairs computer, second two from upstairs.

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  17. [SOLVED] Two network connections icons in Control Panel

    This was referred to in my previous, and now "solved", thread, but is obviously not connected to the disabled file and printer share facility.

    How can I remove one of the duplicated icons, and...
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    Unable to repair home network

    I have XP Home on one machine, XP Pro on the other. (Yes, I know they're outdated etc etc, but I simply can't afford to buy a new operating system nor modern computers on which to run it/them.)

    It...
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    Thank you, I'll have a go a bit later.

    Thank you, I'll have a go a bit later.
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    Interesting. Tell me more about a custom...

    Interesting.

    Tell me more about a custom toolbar please.
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    Desktop organisation.

    Having searched for simple desktop organisers, I have come to the conclusion that many try to be too clever, and I am attracted by none of them.

    The simplest solution I can think of is the same...
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    Reimage finally got in touch with me. ...

    Reimage finally got in touch with me.

    Refunds are subject to having run their UNDO facility, which is supposed to appear when uninstalling. They are able to tell this has been done as the...
  23. Thread: Latest scam

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    MailWasherPro allows me to read the body of email...

    MailWasherPro allows me to read the body of email without opening it in a browser.

    If it is even suspicious it is deleted without mercy, and most are reported to SpamCop.

    Anyone who really...
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    This might be of interest. On pages which...

    This might be of interest.

    On pages which don't allow downloading of images, I have found that displaying the source will often reveal a url at which the desired image is hosted. It takes a bit...
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    Reimage is a misleading name. It replaces...

    Reimage is a misleading name. It replaces damaged files.

    I never thought, nor did I imply, that the advertisements were an endorsement. Nevertheless, I believe that bad service merits bad...
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