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    I would like to add another reason for doing...

    I would like to add another reason for doing backups. Thankfully I do my backups daily because I discovered this other reason over Christmas and on past New Years:

    Good luck trying to get support...
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    The context for my original question/problem is:...

    The context for my original question/problem is:
    Since the advent of online banking I have been going to my bank's site each month when my monthly statement was available.
    I would right click on...
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    Sorry for the delay in responding. I was away...

    Sorry for the delay in responding. I was away from my computer for a while.

    I downloaded the document (using the pdf icon on the website); and then renamed it to document.pdf

    It opened.

    I...
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    RG: I use IE11. No ad-ons like NoScript....

    RG:
    I use IE11. No ad-ons like NoScript. PDF-Viewer.
    Dick
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    Need help opening a file

    Happy New Year to all.
    I have W7 SP1, and am having trouble trying to download and open a file.
    On the financial site that has the statement I'm trying to download there are 2 icons beside the...
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    No. Even though I dealt with 3 levels of support...

    No. Even though I dealt with 3 levels of support one after the ever, the problem using Acronis on my machine was never resolved. Acronis tried very hard, but the amount of snap-shots and other...
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    I've said it before here in different words, but...

    I've said it before here in different words, but I'll add my 2 cents again.
    BTW, I'm an old retired non-techie, whose computer experience is grounded in IBM mainframes from years and years ago.

    I...
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    Bruce: Thank you for the helpful information....

    Bruce:
    Thank you for the helpful information. Between your advice and Paul's, I can see that it's better to leave well-enough alone.

    Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all of Santa's "helpers"...
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    Thanks Paul. I'm glad I cancelled the...

    Thanks Paul. I'm glad I cancelled the installation executable when I saw what it was going to do.

    I started down the path of upgrading my router firmware after reading a "How to Geek" posting...
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    Linksys router question

    I have an E2000 Cisco/Linksys router. I am connected using "Cisco Connect". I discovered today that my firmware, which is 1.0.04 build 7, can be upgraded to 1.0.06 build 1.

    My question is as...
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    Did I read it right that IE Passview doesn't work...

    Did I read it right that IE Passview doesn't work with IE11?

    Dick
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    Thanks all. I think I will wait to buy a...

    Thanks all. I think I will wait to buy a replacement desktop until Windows 10 is available in a relatively stable state. Then I can get the new op system with my new PC.

    Dick
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    Maybe Mrs Santa will be good to me . . . ...

    Maybe Mrs Santa will be good to me . . .

    Thanks for all the good advice,
    Dick
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    Can I upgrade my desktop with an SSD?

    I have a Dell Dimension 4600 desktop system. I would like to upgrade my system with an SSD. How can I tell whether this Dell supports an SSD? (Sorry for such a basic question but if I knew the...
  15. THank you Rick. I'll check that out.

    THank you Rick. I'll check that out.
  16. I'm running IE11. Dick

    I'm running IE11.

    Dick
  17. BitDefender - problem showing images on web pages

    I run W7 Home premium SP1 on a desktop. I have benn running MSSE along with MalwareBytes Pro with no problems. Yesterday I replaced MSSE with BitDefender AntiVirus (free.)

    Since then...
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    Thanks Berton. Dick

    Thanks Berton.

    Dick
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    Thanks Joe. I already have WLM 2012 installed on...

    Thanks Joe. I already have WLM 2012 installed on my W7 SP1 desktop, and I was wondering what the latest version available was. I didn't want to go through aa download and install if I didn't have...
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    Windows Live Mail question

    For Windows 7 SP1, what is the latest version of Windows Live Mail? Is it 2012, or is there a later version available?

    Thanks,
    Dick
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    I hope this is not off-topic, but I thought I'd...

    I hope this is not off-topic, but I thought I'd post what I, a retired non-techie, do vis a vis a password manager etc.

    I happen to use LastPass, but the principles are the same I believe:
    I have...
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    Linux question

    I wanted to be able to use a Linux-based "live" CD to do online banking etc. When I looked into the various options I chose to install "Puppy Linux" on my Windows 7 SP1 desktop. Then I hit a...
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    I'm running IE11, and I have tried it in...

    I'm running IE11, and I have tried it in Compatibility mode.
    I'm going to follow jwitalka's advice and post my problem on Vimeo's Help Forum.

    If/when I get a resolution to the problem, I'll post...
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    I guess I'll have to post to Vimeo's help forum,...

    I guess I'll have to post to Vimeo's help forum, since, when I checked, I was already using software rendering.

    Dick
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    IE and Vimeo problem

    I have no problems looking at something on Youtube. However, there is something I am trying to view on Vimeo and can't. It'll stutter for a second or 2 and then freeze. I'll click on the screen...
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