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    1. If you are worried about erasing your system...

    1. If you are worried about erasing your system drive, disconnect it and then run GParted. You do not need to have the system drive connected to run Gparted. Your system dive should show up as "sda1"...
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    It is my understanding that 64-bit versions of...

    It is my understanding that 64-bit versions of Win 7 and later cannot run 16-bit DOS applications but that 32-bit versions can. Of course, certain applications might not run correctly even under XP.
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    I don't use Outlook but Office XP runs quite well...

    I don't use Outlook but Office XP runs quite well on my system under Win 8.1. Access triggers a UAC window but runs fine after I respond. No problems with Word and Excel. Haven't tried it under Win...
  4. If the OP has an SSD with Win 8.1 on it and then...

    If the OP has an SSD with Win 8.1 on it and then plugs in his old HDD, it will be assigned a different drive letter (probably E: if the laptop has an optical drive, D: if it does not). During the...
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    It is my understanding that both W7 Home Premium...

    It is my understanding that both W7 Home Premium and W7 Professional are on the same installation disk. The Product Key you type in determines which version you have when the installation is complete.
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    My main activities on my computers are: Email,...

    My main activities on my computers are: Email, Web surfing, Uncomplicated spreadsheets, Database operations, Word Processing, and Financial activity. It is the last two that keep me from switching to...
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    I have solved the problem. I created a Make...

    I have solved the problem.

    I created a Make Table Query with the first 4 columns as follows: Call (from the main Members table), prefix, district, and suffix. Prefix was defined as follows:...
  8. Thread: Copying data

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    Worked correctly. When I typed "Append Query"...

    Worked correctly. When I typed "Append Query" into the Help search box, the system responded with how to do the job.
  9. Thread: Copying data

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    Copying data

    I want to do a relatively simple thing with two tables in Access but I cannot find any instructions that work.

    I have two tables - one with 17 fields and another with 5 fields. The first two...
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    I am wondering if your CMOS battery needs to be...

    I am wondering if your CMOS battery needs to be replaced. If your hard disk parameters are not saved, the location of the boot files is lost. Usually the first signs of CMOS battery failure is...
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    I have used a program called Second Copy for my...

    I have used a program called Second Copy for my data backups. It is not free but you can try it out for free. Once you get the hang of it, it is easy to use and uses standard Windows copy procedures....
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    I believe Malwarebytes is designed to work with...

    I believe Malwarebytes is designed to work with other AV programs while WD is not.
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    Thanks for the suggestions. I haven't worked with...

    Thanks for the suggestions. I haven't worked with VBA yet but I have done coding in xBase.

    How do I get orangehat's code into the database? I would guess it has to be attached to the query.
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    Call-sign sort

    I have two tables of members of two different amateur radio clubs in two different Access files. The first field in each table is the person's call sign. See sample below.

    I would like to sort...
  15. A wise decision.

    A wise decision.
  16. Thread: Bad Link

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    Bad Link

    When I click on "Windows 10" in the "Lounge Life" section of the WS Newsletter, I am sent to the "Windows 8" forum. This has happened in two consecutive issues.

    If I go to the Lounge forum listing...
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    This observation is why so much software does not...

    This observation is why so much software does not work as desired. The developer knows what he wants to have happen and writes his code to make it so. When he tests his code, he (perhaps...
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    I downloaded some Avery software...

    I downloaded some Avery software (www.avery.com/templates) and did not find it at all hard to use. I can put a sheet of labels in my printer and print as many labels as I want and at a later time put...
  19. I obtained a program called Corel Fusion when I...

    I obtained a program called Corel Fusion when I purchased WordPerfect Office X6. It will do batch conversion of Word files.

    I believe you can try it for 30 days but I don't know if that feature...
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    You are right on. I have used WordPerfect since...

    You are right on. I have used WordPerfect since WPDOS5.1 and bought WP Office X6 on Ebay to replace X3 which had a few problems on Win 8.1 although none of them were serious. The basic philosophy of...
  21. I did a fresh install of Win 7. There were over...

    I did a fresh install of Win 7. There were over 100 updates shown as Important or Recommended. I decided since I was not going to be using this computer for a while, to just let Windows do its thing....
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    I just tried it again - same result. When I went...

    I just tried it again - same result. When I went to the Lounge forum listing (not the one in the WS Newsletter) it worked properly.
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    Incorrect link??

    I noticed a Windows 10 forum listing in the Lounge section of the latest Windows Secrets but clicking on it brought me to this forum.
    I'm not using Win 10 at the moment but just thought I would...
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    I use a program called Second Copy...

    I use a program called Second Copy (www.secondcopy.com)for this purpose. It is a paid program but you get a 30-day trial period.
    It is basically an automated copy program. You make up a "profile"...
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    The product key has to be stored somewhere for...

    The product key has to be stored somewhere for the 3rd party software to display it.
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