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  1. Thanks for your prompt reply, Calimanco....

    Thanks for your prompt reply, Calimanco. Actually, the procedure you suggested did open PDf files with Adobe Reader, but I had already achieved that by setting it as the default program in Firefox....
  2. Problem with Firefox and Adobe Reader

    I recently downloaded a new version of Firefox, which introduced a new Adobe Acrobat plug-in for reading PDF files. Whenever I click on a PDF file to read it, the file is opened in a Firefox window...
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    I elect to print files (including HTML and PDF...

    I elect to print files (including HTML and PDF files), but the "printer" I use is called CutePDFWriter. Instead of printing the file, it creates a PDF file and asks for instructions as to where to...
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    Running programs after rebuild

    A few weeks ago, a nasty cyber attack necessitated a reformat of my internal hard disk and a reinstall of Windows 7 and Microsoft Office. The technician who did the rebuild provided me with copies of...
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    Thanks for your responses, colleagues all. One...

    Thanks for your responses, colleagues all. One should always note useful bits of advice, even when they are not the answer to the problem at hand. However, you, Tchapaiev, pointed me in the right...
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    Cannot download emails from ISP

    I recently had to reformat my internal hard drive and re-install Office 2010. It worked OK for a week, but then it stopped downloading emails from my ISP, though I could still send them OK. There...
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    Thanks for confirming my suspicions regarding...

    Thanks for confirming my suspicions regarding activation of IE11. I suspect it might be a phishing attempt (though I did read somewhere that Microsoft was introducing activation for Windows and IE...
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    Redirected internet address

    I have a small but irritating problem with IE (previously 9, but now 11) and Firefox. My wife likes to buy on-line from a site called slapwatch.com (guess what they sell!) with whom we have done...
  9. Internet address redirection in IE9 and Firefox

    Hello again, colleagues all!
    First of all, a big thank you to the office guys for their very kind birthday wishes.
    I have done occasional business with an Oklahoma company whose internet address is...
  10. Google Chrome Sneaking In On Back of Flash Player.

    Hello again, colleagues all,

    On many occasions (but not always), if I try to run a video link on YouTube or on another source, a pop-up will open saying that in order to run the video I will need...
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    The problem did lie with the Google toolbar,...

    The problem did lie with the Google toolbar, Bruce. I disabled the Popup Blocker and everything returned to normal, so many thanks for that. I assume that the little icon that appears when I hover...
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    Odd Signal in IE9 etc

    Hello again, colleagues all. I have a recent history of inadvertently loading IE10, which raised all sorts of issues. I was able to revert to IE9. However, a rather odd behaviour has manifested...
  13. Outlook blocks URL links: refers me to system administrator

    Hello again, colleagues all!

    I receive quite a few emails with URL links embedded in the text (for instance, responses to offers of goods on sale). However, for the last few days, every time I...
  14. IE version of website address not recognised by service provider

    I habitually use IE9 as my browser. I have recently been engaged in setting up a website with squarespace.com. When I log in directly to squarespace.com, I can access my site as an editor. When I...
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    Mysteriouser and mysteriousr!

    I found a very useful advisory site run by Allen Browne and found I should have enclosed my command in quotes.


    When I ran it again, regsvr32.exe found the file, but came up with this message:
    ...
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    Thanks again, RG. It is inspiring that your...

    Thanks again, RG. It is inspiring that your problem does not leave you alone, even when you are trying to retreat from this world/

    Here is the command I ran to try and re-register the file.
    ...
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    Thanks, RG. After posting my inquiry, I had a...

    Thanks, RG. After posting my inquiry, I had a look around and did indeed find the file exactly where you said it should be, which of course makes the matter even more mystifying. However, alongside...
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    My VBE6EXT.OLB file is missing!

    Hello, again, Colleagues All,

    My current PC runs Office 2010 and Access 2010 under Windows 7. My laptop runs Office 2003, Access 2003 under Windows XP.

    I have copied some databases from my...
  19. Aha! I found it! I found it! Click on the...

    Aha! I found it! I found it! Click on the File tab, then Info, then Mailbox Cleanup. One of the options is to empty the Deleted Items folder. Seems all too easy, but one would have thought that...
  20. Hi, Jock, I have tried deleting small...

    Hi, Jock,

    I have tried deleting small quantities of files (half a page, say) and it will work once or twice before the message kicks in again. The same thing happens when I highlight individual...
  21. "Out of system resources" message when emptying Deleted Files folder

    Hello again, Colleagues All.

    Where would I be without the excellent advice I get from this forum ! Here is my latest problem.

    I am running Outlook 2010 on a Windows 7 machine and I am getting...
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    Advice on best AV strategy.

    I have used Computer Associates Vet AV software for many years (I originally bought it from the author who later sold his company to CA) and until this year, I have been quite satisfied with it. ...
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    An update to my previous post. I went back to IE...

    An update to my previous post. I went back to IE and disabled all add-ons. Most of them, such as OneNote and Ask I could do without anyway. I then contacted the TechRepublic site and tried to...
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    I solved the problem with the Firefox migration....

    I solved the problem with the Firefox migration. The answer is to press Alt before clicking on the Firefox button. This activates the "classic" firefox menu which includes a general import facility...
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    Back in business - sort of

    The problem remains with IE, but I have downloaded Firefox 4.0.1 and the process works fine. This would suggest that the unhandled exception is in IE code, rather than the web site being visited....
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