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  1. Thread: Error message

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    Error message

    I am running Windows XP SP3 on two networked PCs. On one of them when I access the web page (using IE 8) of a local newspaper I get the following error message. "Message from webpage TypeError:...
  2. Thread: AOC Monitor

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    There is no loss of signal display on the...

    There is no loss of signal display on the monitor. All that happens is that the monitor has started showing the On Screen Display intermittently, obscuring what I am working on.
  3. Thread: AOC Monitor

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    AOC Monitor

    I am running Windows XP SP3 with an AOC LM925 monitor. Recently the monitor has started showing the On Screen Display intermittently, obscuring what I am working on. It only says on for a brief...
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    Anti-Virus programs

    I have read several announcements regarding AdAware Free version 10. Should I install this or is it likely to confict with Norton Internet Security 2012 which I already have on my PC? I used to have...
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    Yes, I have been known to run Task Manager,...

    Yes, I have been known to run Task Manager, usually to kill non-responding programs. I do not have the faintest idea of how ro interpret the running processes.
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    I have not added any hardware or sofware lately,...

    I have not added any hardware or sofware lately, but I have updated Norton Internet Security and run Windows and Microsoft Update, also Adobe.
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    Screensaver Failure

    I am running Windows XP SP3 and frequently my screensaver does not kick in. It is set to operate after 5 minutes of inactivlty and also the monitor is set to shut down after 10 minutes. But sometimes...
  8. Thread: IE8 Disaster

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    IE8 Disaster

    I tried to download and install IE8, but the installation failed and now I have no access to the internet. If I click on the IE icon Frontpage comes up with screeds of text in it. Closing Frontpage...
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    Google Advanced Search

    I have two networked PCs running Windows Explorer 8 on Windows XP Home SP3. When I access Google Advanced Search from my Favorites list it opens in a single window on one computer but on the other...
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    YouTube Sound Problem

    I have Windows XP Home SP3 and recently have struck a sound problem when viewing videos on YouTube. Even when my volume control is turned up to the maximum (say 10) it is very difficult to hear...
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    I am confused. I have another networked PC which...

    I am confused. I have another networked PC which has Norton Internet Security 2011 and also Windows Defender running in realtime mode with no apparent conflicts. Should I reinstall Windows Defender...
  12. Thread: Strange files

    by philkiwi
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    I think I will leave NPE.exe where it is or just...

    I think I will leave NPE.exe where it is or just delete it as I can run it from the internet if needed and on my other networked PC I also have a dozen of these similarly formatted files but no...
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    I neglected to mention the Symantec techie also...

    I neglected to mention the Symantec techie also deleted Windows Defender. Should I reinstall this along with the free Malwarebytes? Or does Windows Defender run in real time and is therefore a...
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    Uninstalling and reinstalling seems to have...

    Uninstalling and reinstalling seems to have corrected the problem.
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    I highlighted my recreated Archive-08-SENT folder...

    I highlighted my recreated Archive-08-SENT folder then went to File/Import/Messages, chose OE 6, navigated to where my dbx files were and Presto! all is resolved. Thank you for your suggestion.
  16. Thread: Strange files

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    I cannot see any "mix" in these dates. As far as...

    I cannot see any "mix" in these dates. As far as I can see they are all in the format d/MM/YYYY as set on my PC through Control Panel. You say there are 3 Temp folders. Two of them were created by me...
  17. Thread: Strange files

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    I replied to this before but it hasn't appeared...

    I replied to this before but it hasn't appeared yet. Ran Malwarebytes previously and it found nothing. What do you mean the "Dates" from around the "Temp" folders down are all crazy (16-06-2011...
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    I have not updated any drivers. WMV files are the...

    I have not updated any drivers. WMV files are the only ones I have tried and I am using version 11. Should I uninstall and reinstall?
  19. Thread: Strange files

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    e051... is full of files, many of which are MUI...

    e051... is full of files, many of which are MUI files and seem to be Microsoft files related to Internet Explorer 8. ec29... is empty apart from a sub-folder called Update which is also empty....
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    Windows Media Player problem

    I have Windows XP Home SP3 and when I double-click a .wmv file in Windows Explorer the sound plays but there is no vision, This is only a recent problem, it used to work fine.
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    Missing archive files

    I am using Outlook Express 6 and at the end of each year I archive my messages in folders named Archive-07-IN and Archive-07-SENT for 2007 etc. I have just discovered that Archive-08-SENT is missing...
  22. Thread: Strange files

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    Root directory is the top-most direct28336ory on...

    Root directory is the top-most direct28336ory on my PC, otherwise shown as C:\. I have taken two screen shots as these strange files take up more than can be shown on the monitor at one time.28335
  23. Thread: Strange files

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    I have tried that but it gives no useful...

    I have tried that but it gives no useful information. In the description window it merely repeats the file name.
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    Anti-malware programs

    I am running Windows XP Home SP3 and have Norton Internet Security 2011. I had occasion to contact Symantec support regarding a problem with Norton Power Eraser. I had tried to use it because my PC...
  25. Thread: Strange files

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    No, I was not expecting anyone to "guess" what...

    No, I was not expecting anyone to "guess" what these files were. I just felt that the unusual format of the file names may have been recognised by someone.
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