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  1. Thread: Hirens Boot CD

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    I'm glad to see the subject become current again,...

    I'm glad to see the subject become current again, b/c I just read about this in the recent newsletter. This is a question from an intermediate user! I downloaded the file from the link in the...
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    Fantastic idea! I just did this with Chrome...

    Fantastic idea! I just did this with Chrome settings, not just email, since the font is too small on everything. Had to click on settings and search with the word "font", because specific terms in...
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    Glad I checked this forum today! I had a gut...

    Glad I checked this forum today! I had a gut feeling that I should do so, after getting the update notice (I usually go ahead and download them). If this is a common problem it sounds as though we...
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    I used the ShieldsUp tests, several of them, and...

    I used the ShieldsUp tests, several of them, and passed them all fortunately. It's a fascinating tool, thanks.
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    That's the first thing I did after scrutinizing the new policy. There was nothing much in my gmail user profile anyway, but that's a good place to start. Lots of good tips here from all of you, and...
  6. Thank you both. It doesn't sound like very good...

    Thank you both. It doesn't sound like very good news, though. I don't know why we can't connect to the 'net now, after I fooled around with CCleaner. I saw that site last night, BATcher, when I...
  7. Windows 98/Intel Processor Serial Number Control Utility - won't work

    Self taught intermediate user here, no expert! Trying to clean up an old Windows 98, Compaq PC, Pentium III (to get rid of it), and it has worked great! I cleaned up everything I could think of,...
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    This update mysteriously installed last night as...

    This update mysteriously installed last night as I shut down (never saw any yellow update shield). This morning everything went haywire! Nothing would load or work on the computer and I finally...
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    Oh yes, I have SP3 and all the latest updates. I...

    Oh yes, I have SP3 and all the latest updates. I can check on the video card idea however. If I run Belarc maybe it will tell me the video card manufacturer. Not sure how else to find that info. ...
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    I have found that FF has improved since I wrote...

    I have found that FF has improved since I wrote the first question. However, we now use Chrome primarily, and have FF open to use for certain websites, because I trust the security of FF. I would...
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    Let us know how you do with FF 6. I have been...

    Let us know how you do with FF 6. I have been using both Chrome and FF, and saw the update for FF 6, which I'll download after reading the CNET favorable review. Don't like to jump into updates...
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    Thanks for all the input. FF is still acting...

    Thanks for all the input. FF is still acting strange re the scrolling, but maybe it's not quite as bad as it was at first (after FF 5). In the meantime, until Mozilla fixes something, we've been...
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    We don't have a mouse with a wheel, but thanks...

    We don't have a mouse with a wheel, but thanks for the thought :) I have spent the last 3 days or so working on this problem, and that included trying Google Chrome. Chrome doesn't impress me, one...
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    Thank you! It seems to help. I'll see as I...

    Thank you! It seems to help. I'll see as I continue if that solves the problem completely. :o It's too bad that when there's an update to some of these programs, you have to go back and check all...
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    Scrolling problem after downloading Firefox 5

    After going from FF 3.? to 5, the scrolling is awful - jerky motion and slow, not at all smooth as it used to be, or the page keeps scrolling by itself after mouse or arrow is released. (Happens...
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    I have to agree with the comment above that some...

    I have to agree with the comment above that some of us are not advanced computer users! Sometimes my questions are prefaced with that admission. Too bad we didn't see this patch warning until today...
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    In case anyone ever has this problem with...

    In case anyone ever has this problem with iGoogle, I'm posting this solution to the puzzle. I didn't find it sooner b/c I've just been using the drop down menu inside gmail for reader, etc., instead...
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    I just run it manually each day as the computer...

    I just run it manually each day as the computer is being turned off. We don't leave it on overnight. CCleaner works very quickly since there is nothing complicated that the computer is used for;...
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    There is nothing listed to keep. I like a clean...

    There is nothing listed to keep. I like a clean sweep.
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    How sweet :) You're all very nice to help!

    How sweet :) You're all very nice to help!
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    I'll try that next, but I believe that CCleaner...

    I'll try that next, but I believe that CCleaner did that with the "DNS cache". Thank you for that idea tho', Ill give it a go.
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    I think I just found a "work-around". From the...

    I think I just found a "work-around". From the gmail page I can just click one item at a time from the drop down menu, ie. reader, finance, etc. For now I'll just use that. Maybe the problem was...
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    I have no idea! :) I'm not too adventurous when...

    I have no idea! :) I'm not too adventurous when it comes to trying new things I'm not familiar with. We have had so much success and safety with FF. Maybe I can get up the courage to give it a...
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    Just one, unrelated to gmail. Then I open a...

    Just one, unrelated to gmail. Then I open a second window to access gmail.
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    Wow, you're asking a non-technical person to do...

    Wow, you're asking a non-technical person to do that! :) My homepage, however, has nothing to do with Gmail or iGoogle. I noticed yesterday that I could get iGoogle if I signed into it from the...
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