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  1. Windows migration mangles gigabytes of...

    Windows migration mangles gigabytes of information

    Could this be related to Windows 10's fast boot system which is set to on by default?

    Especially with external HDD's on dual booting systems...
  2. Settings is an unnecessary garbage bin,...

    Settings is an unnecessary garbage bin, Everything should stay in control panel.

    Actually the whole Windows 10 debacle is a garbage bin.
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    "D/Ling" is a contraction of "Downloading",...

    "D/Ling" is a contraction of "Downloading", "built" is a typo.

    Therefore "D/Ling built 11102" = "Downloading build 11102".
  4. How do I get my subscription fee refunded?

    You could have saved me from having to post this; if you had cancelled my recurring subscription, before taking the automatic renewal.

    Sorry, I do not like the new format newsletter, I prefer to...
  5. Windows 10: A nightmare on any street. The...

    Windows 10: A nightmare on any street.

    The Twilight OS
    There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. A dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. You're moving into a land...
  6. I posted this on the Microsoft Community Windows...

    I posted this on the Microsoft Community Windows preview forum:

    Quote:

    There is another update just released (KB3083710) "Windows Update Client for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2: October...
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    The unchanging black screen at shutdown is the...

    The unchanging black screen at shutdown is the fast boot system saving the system state to the hibernation file.

    So if you switch of before complete shutdown the system state is incomplete, which...
  8. 32-bit is default. To install 64-bit you have to...

    32-bit is default. To install 64-bit you have to navigate to the specific folder on the install DVD.
  9. Hi, Regarding you internet connection problem;...

    Hi,

    Regarding you internet connection problem; I had the same thing with my Wi-Fi connected laptop. What follows is a copy of my post on the MS Community Technical Preview forum:

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    I had a...
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    WOPR was also the acronym for "Woody's Office...

    WOPR was also the acronym for "Woody's Office Power Pack" for Microsoft Office XP years ago. I still have the zip files, but unfortunately I misplaced the passwords a good while ago,, so they are...
  11. Can I read the USB port state using VBA within PowerPoint 2010 to trigger slide advance?

    Hi,

    I am looking at the possibility of controlling a PowerPoint 2010 slideshow using VBA to pick up a trigger signal to advance the slides via the USB port. The control signal would come from an...
  12. Is It Possible To Control A PowerPoint slide show with VBA via USB port

    Hi,

    I am looking at the possibility of controlling a PowerPoint 2010 slideshow using VBA to pick up control signal to advance the slides via the USB port. The control signal would come from a...
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    I don't know if it's the same in Outlook 2007....

    I don't know if it's the same in Outlook 2007. But, in Outlook 2010 I think this is what you would be looking for:

    38841
  14. Hi, Saying you can't upload pictures. I...

    Hi,

    Saying you can't upload pictures.

    I don't know if it's the same as I'm experiencing, do you get the progress bars showing but not updating?

    I have had this the last couple of day using...
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    Hi, Problem is solved. With a suggestion via...

    Hi,

    Problem is solved. With a suggestion via Virginmedia's help & support forums. I ended up comparing registry settings in [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT/ftp] on my laptop & desktop PC. Two settings were...
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    Hi Bruce, The setting is ticked on both...

    Hi Bruce,

    The setting is ticked on both computers. Tried desktop PC after un-ticking it, same result (opens in Internet Explorer). So changed it back to being ticked.

    Regards
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    What I cannot understand is; why, when both...

    What I cannot understand is; why, when both computers are set the same.

    The string ftp://english-hiker.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/ is entered into the address bar of Windows Explorer.

    One opens the...
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    Hi, riffraff; I have already checked that,...

    Hi,

    riffraff;

    I have already checked that, see post no 7 above. it's enabled on both computers.

    Regards
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    HI, mrjimphelps Just tried your suggestion,...

    HI,

    mrjimphelps

    Just tried your suggestion, doesn't work still opens in IE.

    Regards
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    Hi, I don't want it to open in IE. I want...

    Hi,

    I don't want it to open in IE.

    I want it to open in Windows Explorer on my desktop PC, the same as it does on my laptop.

    "Enable FTP folder view (Outside of Internet Explorer)" is ticked...
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    Hi Paul, I have checked both computers. ...

    Hi Paul,

    I have checked both computers.

    Both have FTP protocol set as Internet Explorer.

    Both computers are Windows7 pro with IE9

    Regards
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    Yes, but why should it operate differently...

    Yes, but why should it operate differently between two computers??
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    FTP URL problem

    Hi,

    I have a slight problem navigating to an ftp URL;

    ftp://english-hiker.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/

    Pasting the above URL into Windows Explorer on my laptop it will open in explorer.

    When i...
  24. I sometimes get random mouse cursor movement on...

    I sometimes get random mouse cursor movement on my Fujitsu Amilo Pi-2515 laptop.

    I use an optical Microsoft Intellimouse. In my case I narrowed it down to using the mouse on a too-shiny laminated...
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    Hi, Have you tried downloading the latest...

    Hi,

    Have you tried downloading the latest drivers from the manufacturer's website. I never allow Windows Update to mess about with the video drivers after a bad experience one time.
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