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    IE 7 not shutting down (7.05730.11)

    I have Win XP SP2, with all updates. About 3 mos ago I noticed that occasionally the entire system would slow down to a crawl - I mean cold molasses! - I am able to fix this by patiently waiting...
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    Re: Windows XP (SP 2)

    Hi, Bob,
    Thanks for the GOOD hint, sometimes the easiest solutions elude me. BUT... it didn't work, still no sounds. But then I remembered that this game resides in Windows>System 32, so I opened...
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    Windows XP (SP 2)

    Hi, - recently I updated Windows XP to the SP 2 from CD. Everything works just fine, no problems except the sound from the Spider Solitaire game has disappeared. I have regular sound on all other...
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    Re: Auto Logon (SP1)

    Thanks Dave, that's exactly how I understood it. -- Nice Websiste!
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    Re: Auto Logon (SP1)

    Me again, I just looked at what I posted - sorry about the small screen print but I tried to stick to the small file size. I still would like to know how to set this in TweakUI - for later...
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    Re: Auto Logon (SP1)

    I just solved the problem myself, just thought a little longer, sorry to bother you-all.
    I re-ran Run: control userpasswords2. When you clear the "User must enter a username..." box and click ok, a...
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    Auto Logon (SP1)

    I installed a program which added the MS .net Framework to my computer, which adds a second account and thus makes me check the logon name. I tried to fix it with the Run command: control...
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    Re: can't uninstall IE (IE 6 SP1)

    Thanks for all your hints. I have been away on a little R & R (Grouper fishing and snorkeling <img src=/S/joy.gif border=0 alt=joy width=23 height=23> -- Since I am able to use Mozilla...
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    Re: can't uninstall IE (IE 6 SP1)

    Thanks for the helpful info, also thanks to jscher2000. Joe, I tried to run SFC /SCANNOW, but all I have is a **recovery CD** -- grrrr -- and Windows cannot retrieve the needed info from this...
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    Re: can't uninstall IE (IE 6 SP1)

    After I wrote this I did more reading -- there is so much good info here!! I came across the mention of another browser, checked out Mozilla and downloaded their Firefox program. Yeah! I am back...
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    can't uninstall IE (IE 6 SP1)

    Once again I turn to you for help. My IE (on Win XP) stopped working. After retracing my actions I realized I uninstalled one of those "speed-up" programs (from Earthlink) while IE was open, and it...
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    IE/OE connection (IE 6)

    I am "fixing up" my older computer for my mother-in-law. Everything is running fine, thanks in part to some very smart and friendly lounge members :-). The last problem is minor. I cannot get the...
  13. Thread: 'Owner's' Name

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    Re: 'Owner's' Name

    Thanks to all of you. It worked, of course. Mom will be so pleased. I had forgotten about Annoyances.org -- thanks for the link, and all the help.
  14. Thread: 'Owner's' Name

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    Re: 'Owner's' Name

    Now I have another question, same subject. I thought by changing the registered owner's name, the "Log Off" sign in the start panel would change also. I would really like to have it disappear...
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    Re: 'Owner's' Name

    Hi, Cowboy -- once again you came through for me. Mom will be so pleased to have her very own computer. Thanks a million!
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    'Owner's' Name

    I am turning over my older, but still very good machine to my mother-in-law. I do not want to do too much setting up (as in reformatting), just have cleaned up all the files and programs she doesn't...
  17. Re: Using two different Email accounts (Outlook 20

    Thank you so much for your tips, I'll save them with my other Outlook hints. -- BUT <img src=/S/blush.gif border=0 alt=blush width=15 height=15> I'm almost too embarrassed to reply because I...
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    Remember the Battery (Win XP)

    Early last Fall my mother (82, living in Germany) switched to Windows XP. She had some help from a young computerwise person, but things didn't go so well. The programs all functioned, all new...
  19. Using two different Email accounts (Outlook 2000)

    I just switched to a new ISP, but am keeping my old address for another month to facilitate subscription address changes, etc. Some questionable subscriptions I am cancelling, and I do not wish to...
  20. Re: Font Color Button does not function (Word 2000)

    Thanks for the additional help, but the "easy way" didn't do it, either. BUT, I checked to entire formatting task bar to load, and the color button DOES work on the formatting bar, but NOT on my...
  21. Re: missing MAPISRVR.exe file (Windows XP Home)

    Thanks so much. I didn't put this one at Norton's door because up to now it never came up with the "error". How interesting. Have printed the MS instructions, and will do more reading. Thanks...
  22. Re: Font Color Button does not function (Word 2000)

    Thanks, Phil. I tried it right away because I have had "broken" buttons before, and didn't think of it this time, but, alas, it doesn't do it. Once I close Word, then open it again, the button...
  23. Font Color Button does not function (Word 2000)

    I am sure someone has asked this before, but could not find it. Although while searching the pages have found a number of very good information! Thanks! I have been working with WORD 2000 (part of...
  24. missing MAPISRVR.exe file (Windows XP Home)

    One again I need to turn to the smart loungers! I'm so glad you are there. Just recently (Aug. 24) I was forced to format my C drive, and I reinstalled everything. Everything was fine until...
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    Re: Windows keeps rebooting (V 5.1, SP 1)

    Hi, SMBP - our messages just crossed. I really appreciate all your thinking on my behalf, maybe it'll help shed some light for someone else. I was able to boot into safe mode with F8 all along,...
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