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    Dr. Who, where do i find that program "Grant...

    Dr. Who, where do i find that program "Grant Admin Full Control". I feel the same way, it's my computer and I am the only way that is going to mess with any changes.

    Thanks
    Ken
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    I will try that process listed and see how it...

    I will try that process listed and see how it goes tomorrow. Any ideas why my updates wouldn't show up?
    thanks
    Ken
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    Went into programs to see what downloads were...

    Went into programs to see what downloads were there and it said no downloads installed. Huh? I had checked to show downloads. So what happened here does anyone have a guess on this.
    Thanks
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    Windows 8.1 permissions

    I have Windows 8.1.1 and am administrator but it isn't letting me in to make changes to application data and a couple of others. This isn't Windows Pro, but there shouldn't be any reason for being...
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    One more post on the Facebook problem. I wasn't...

    One more post on the Facebook problem. I wasn't aware that there was a setting with a menu in FF that adjusted the size of the window. The Facebook setting was 40% so when I set it at 100% everything...
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    Windows GodMode

    Here is an interesting tidbit from PCWorld newsletter. A way to get access to all the Windows 8 settings. Create a new folder on your desktop and copy this in exactly-...
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    I just wanted to add to the post I made about...

    I just wanted to add to the post I made about Facebook. I found that it is a Firefox problem. I finally tried IE and got in fine.
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    I do want to post another question, not sure if...

    I do want to post another question, not sure if this is the exact right place. This is about Facebook and possibly a security issue or maybe it is something else. I was in Facebook 2 nights ago, and...
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    Thanks Retired Geek. I think I will give Secunia...

    Thanks Retired Geek. I think I will give Secunia a try again since I have had good luck in the past.
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    Thanks James S. I will consider File Hippo, but I...

    Thanks James S. I will consider File Hippo, but I think I will go back to Secunia since I had good luck in the past. Of course we now how valid or not past experience can be with software updates.
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    Thanks Zig, I will be aware of v.3 I will get...

    Thanks Zig, I will be aware of v.3 I will get Secunia installed and see how it goes.
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    Secunia PSI

    I was thinking of putting Secunia PSI on my Windows 8.1 laptop as I used it for years on XP. But I read an article that he considered it spyware. It does scan all your programs and recommends...
  13. I have been using PSP Pro X3 for a few years now...

    I have been using PSP Pro X3 for a few years now and like it pretty well. I am no way versed in all that it will do, but I can do what I want easily. I had V6 and then V8 when it was JASC. I scan a...
  14. I did find out that there is a switch on the...

    I did find out that there is a switch on the keyboard that can turn the touchpad off and on. The tech at BestBuy showed me several things that helped.
  15. I have basically gone to using IE for now. It...

    I have basically gone to using IE for now. It works well and doesn't give me any trouble. I will probably research the problems with FireFox at some point. I like GMail so will keep using that. I...
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    Thanks for all that posted. I did not...

    Thanks for all that posted. I did not intentionally open to an unknown company. I went to MS tech and they referred me off to this company which I thought at first was another level of MS Tech. I did...
  17. firefox changes font size n in body of gmail

    Just reinstalled all my programs after having to wipe the drive for a corrupted W8.1 install. GMail is in tiny fonts, nearly unreadable and I can't find where to change font size in the body. Even...
  18. Something to add to my last post. I just pass my...

    Something to add to my last post. I just pass my hand over the touchpad, barely touching it, and it goes crazy
  19. Firefox changes resolution in body of gmail

    Today when I got into my gmail, the resolution got changed down to tiny print, just on the body of the email, the headers were just fine. Something that may be contributing is the fact, I have the...
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    Office 13 and Office XP file transfer

    I just got a new computer with Windows 8.1 and Office Student & Home 13. I have been running Windows XP and Office XP. When opening the XP files I get that they are running in Compatibility Mode. I...
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    Excel XP can't save

    I am running MS Office XP. I set up Google Drive for my cloud backup and Google moves everything into its own folder. Now I can't get Excel to recognize the new folder. When I go to options, it says...
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    I just changed to igHome a few days ago and it...

    I just changed to igHome a few days ago and it works pretty well. I don' particularly like the way it is formatted, but hopefully I will find some work-arounds. I can put all the same features on the...
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    Replacement for Goodle.com/ig

    What are some easy to use replacements for Google.com/ig? I have used it since it came out and wanted some ideas for an equal quality replacement. I am still running XP3.
    Thanks
    Ken
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    I use flash drives for my backup. I have XP SP3...

    I use flash drives for my backup. I have XP SP3 and I use 2 16gb flash drives. I backup with one, take it off site, then back up the other one here. Then on the first of the month, I do a fresh...
  25. Checking SMART drive for possible failure

    I can't remember how to check a SMART hard drive for possible impending failure. I don't think I have a virus or malware as I have checked pretty much for those. But everthing is really slow and if 2...
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