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    That would apply to most of us. Have you tried...

    That would apply to most of us.

    Have you tried upgrading the firmware on your old Netgear WGT624? (could solve the disconnect problem).
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    Have seen that AVG error on a couple of...

    Have seen that AVG error on a couple of customers' computers. I'm guessing that the AVG installer tries, but fails, to overwrite protected registry keys.

    In each case AVG continued to work without...
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    My computers are turned off at about 10:00PM each...

    My computers are turned off at about 10:00PM each night, and are turned on some time after about 7:30AM. Defrag will run after the computer is turned on after the 1:00AM Wednesday time.

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  4. There must be a way of installing the old Quicken...

    There must be a way of installing the old Quicken since as you say it is running on your other Win7 64bit system. All I can suggest is do google searches re the problem but pay attention to advanced...
  5. Thread: Annoying Adobe

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    At last a real-world Linux user! I have tried...

    At last a real-world Linux user!

    I have tried Linux versions in the past (RedHat, Mandrake, Ubuntu, etc.) but was not impressed as there are several programs I need to use that simply do not work...
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    The email scanner in AVG does not really do...

    The email scanner in AVG does not really do anything useful. You can avoid that error by going to Control Panel/Programs and Features then click on AVG in the list of programs, then click on the...
  7. Good on yeh. Try the what is the latest...

    Good on yeh.

    Try the what is the latest version of thunderbird that works on xpprosp3 thread at Lounge/Office Applications/Non-Outlook E-mail

    "...another fine mess you got us into Ollie..."...
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    Check the date & time settings in your computer's...

    Check the date & time settings in your computer's UEFI (or BIOS).

    See this thread: New Update [KB3000850].

    It would appear there is a problem in Win8.1 with date/time.
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    Check the date & time settings in your computer's...

    Check the date & time settings in your computer's UEFI (or BIOS).
  10. Several times I have managed to get old software...

    Several times I have managed to get old software to install in Win7 by copying the contents of the installation CD to a folder on the HDD, then use "Run as Administrator" to install from there.
  11. Do you mean you have set Windows Update to "Check...

    Do you mean you have set Windows Update to "Check for updates but let me choose whether to download and install them"?
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    You might be able to identify which driver is...

    You might be able to identify which driver is causing the problem by using Driver Verifier.
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    By default Win7 will automatically defrag HDD...

    By default Win7 will automatically defrag HDD NTFS partitions at 1:00AM every Wednesday.

    See Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Performance Information and Tools\Advanced Tools\Open Disk...
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    I tend to take opinions in "user reviews" and...

    I tend to take opinions in "user reviews" and comments with a large grain of salt, as many times I have seen negative opinions expressed about products I know do not have the deficiencies claimed of...
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    That's right. But normally only the "Internet...

    That's right. But normally only the "Internet Explorer (no add-ons)" shortcut in All Programs/Accessories/System Tools would have the -extoff switch.

    The "Internet Explorer (no add-ons)" shortcut...
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    Yes, it is possible the pst files have been...

    Yes, it is possible the pst files have been password-protected, but PstPassword can recover passwords from pst files.

    Pst files are not readable as text files, but I have used Emailchemy several...
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    Brooks and Roland Seems to me that these...

    Brooks and Roland

    Seems to me that these problems with "Creative Cloud" is typical of technology that has been hastily introduced without thorough testing.

    While there are clearly advantages in...
  18. Agreed. Many times customers have asked for...

    Agreed.

    Many times customers have asked for help after they had difficulties with video files recorded from video cameras, etc.

    In almost all cases their problems disappeared after installing...
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    Whether the files are on C:\ or E:\ or some other...

    Whether the files are on C:\ or E:\ or some other drive makes no difference.

    Windows default is that user's "AppData" folder, and it's contents, are hidden. Therefore to access that folder, or its...
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    All's about as well as it ever is here this time...

    All's about as well as it ever is here this time of year.

    About an hour ago I was about to reply to your post but my Internet connection suddenly dropped out. I think it was because of a large...
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    Yesterday I cleaned up three customers'...

    Yesterday I cleaned up three customers' computers, all three had many malware/PUPs infections, and all three had browser shortcut hi-jacks as detailed in the Malware Tips article linked in BruceR's...
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    OP will probably have to temporarily change...

    OP will probably have to temporarily change Control Panel/Folder Options/View setting under "Hidden files and folders" from "Don't show hidden..." to "Show hidden..." to allow access to Outlook's...
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    I googled "ACCCx181.zip", and it seems to be...

    I googled "ACCCx181.zip", and it seems to be something to do with "Adobe Creative Cloud" (whatever that is).

    E.g.: https://forums.adobe.com/thread/1235069?tstart=0 and...
  24. My reason for downloading the Win8 ISOs was to...

    My reason for downloading the Win8 ISOs was to avoid having to download the 8.1 upgrade from the MS Store each time I have to upgrade a customer's Win8 computer to 8.1. Each time I have done the...
  25. Microsoft now allows download of Win8.1 ISOs...

    Microsoft now allows download of Win8.1 ISOs without a Win8/8.1 licence key. See this thread: get Windows 8.1 genuine download.

    Earlier this week I downloaded Win8.1 & Win8.1 Pro 32bit & 64bit...
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