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  1. Thread: Sound issue

    by alell
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    I'm running Win7, but I believe Vista is about...

    I'm running Win7, but I believe Vista is about the same: right click on the speaker icon on the bottom right or look more carefully at CP/Sounds. If you still don't find it, try updating your drivers.
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    View message in Yahoo mail

    Firefox 9.0.1, Win 7, Yahoo mail.
    I have a permanent notice blinking on and off on my mail tab telling me that someone has sent me a message. After looking diligently many times I fail to find...
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    Touchpad sensitivity

    Is it possible to adjust the sensitivity of a touchpad—without going so far as to turn it off? I'm specifically concerned with my own ancient Dell Latitude C600, Windows XP, but a friend with a new...
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    Home Basic extended boot time

    Dell Inspiron 531, 3GB ram, 136GB free on internal HD, well over a TB external.

    Boot time has been getting longer and longer. This morning more than 45 minutes, but runs fine afterwards. One of...
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    Speech recognition used to work extremely well (a...

    Speech recognition used to work extremely well (a few years ago). Sound card is fine. Booting is another problem: I'm about to post another thread—it took over 45 minutes to boot this morning.
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    Thanks, Joe. Tried your suggestion (again—had...

    Thanks, Joe. Tried your suggestion (again—had done it before) to no avail.
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    I've never been able to install SP2. "An unknown...

    I've never been able to install SP2. "An unknown error has occurred." Error:0x800f0818
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    Thanks, Joe. Just ran it and it reported that it...

    Thanks, Joe. Just ran it and it reported that it did not find any integrity violations. Is there a next step?
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    Reinstall speech recognition?

    Microsoft speech recognition ( Vista home basic ) has gotten flakier and flakier over my past few attempts. I'd like to know if speech recognition can be reinstalled without reinstalling the entire...
  10. Microsoft speech recognition correction dialog boxcloses immediately

    Vista Home Basic, Dell Inspiron 531, Microsoft Wordpad.
    Whenever I attempt to make a correction using MS Speech Recognition, the dialog box opens for about a second or two and closes before I can...
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    If you're using Firefox you can simply drag the...

    If you're using Firefox you can simply drag the URL of the Lounge to a toolbar. Don't know if you can do this in IE.
  12. Hello Harpo, Have you tried "System Restore"? It...

    Hello Harpo,
    Have you tried "System Restore"? It allows you to "return your system files and settings to an earlier point in time, without affecting personal files." If you're not familiar with it,...
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    Thanks, Jerry. WMI is there on automatic and is...

    Thanks, Jerry. WMI is there on automatic and is running. System Nucleus still refuses to get going.
    If you or anyone else has any experience with this utility, I'd love to hear from you.
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    I just acquired a program called System Nucleus...

    I just acquired a program called System Nucleus and upon attempting to install it got a message about WMI being unavailable (or something like that). After searching Microsoft and other sites for...
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    Vista Home Basic SP1, 32 bit:...

    Vista Home Basic SP1, 32 bit:
    "C:\Users\Al\Downloads\ProcessExplorer\audit.js(41, 1) SWbemObjectEx: No such interface supported"

    is the message I get after attempting to start the audit.

    I may...
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    Several years ago I was using Windows XP and my...

    Several years ago I was using Windows XP and my system became infected with a virus—whose name I can no longer remember. Among the many nasty things this virus did was to turn off system restore. ...
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