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    Thanks, I hadn't seen this. Followed the...

    Thanks, I hadn't seen this.
    Followed the instructions at the bottom of that thread. Windows had a bit of whinge about a file being deleted, then it's business as normal.
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    Strange virus-like behaviour, no virus found?

    Hi all

    I've got a Windows XP SP3 computer that's exhibiting some classic virus behaviour:
    1. Agonisingly slow (admittedly, it's a AMD 2600 w 512Mb ram, but it's gotten slower)
    2. Secunia PSI...
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    Just in case anyone comes across it, here's some...

    Just in case anyone comes across it, here's some more info:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poli_payments#Concerns
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    Once you are logged in, go to the 'Dashboard' and...

    Once you are logged in, go to the 'Dashboard' and you'll find a raft of statistics there.
    If you have OpenDNS configured at the router (which is more secure), then the statistics are for your whole...
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    Thanks. I'm not sure what the difference is...

    Thanks. I'm not sure what the difference is between running as administrator, and 'full' administrator rights, but I'm not sure if MS knows either... there's plenty of variation on how programs do...
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    Hi BAT Yes. See This is an out-of-the-box...

    Hi BAT
    Yes. See
    This is an out-of-the-box install on a new Lenovo laptop.
    Peter2866628667
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    Can't create file in C:\ root

    Hi all
    I'm logged on as adminstrator, and want to create a file in the C:\ root directory (a TruCrypt file container) (Yes I know not to create files willy-nilly in the roor folder, but this one...
  8. Thread: Hide a text box

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    Just for feedback, (although it's a bit late),...

    Just for feedback, (although it's a bit late), but I find it easier to have field names that don't have any spaces - makes them easier to work with.
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    just a reminder that you should NOT defrag an SSD...

    just a reminder that you should NOT defrag an SSD :o:
  10. Hmmm. Thanks. Mine's pretty similar, but the...

    Hmmm. Thanks.
    Mine's pretty similar, but the default 'ticked' and 'greyed' boxes are different.
    I suspect it's something that the Administrator of the network must have set.
    I'll contact them to...
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    Do make sure that it's the right way around. I've...

    Do make sure that it's the right way around. I've had times where the inside connector has got bent from (me!) pushing it too hard the wrong way. Put my glasses on, use a fine tool to bend it...
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    Not sure if this is the whole problem, but...

    Not sure if this is the whole problem, but 'IsNull' is a function, not a value.
    So you need
    If IsNull([Refill Req]) Then

    Note that Null is a weird thing - this gives no errors but doesn't work:...
  13. Advanced file permissions - Deny Delete not working

    Hi all
    I'm trying to mark a file as 'undelete-able', even by me, the owner.
    I go into Properties, Security tab, Choose me as the user name, then click 'Advanced'.
    I'm the owner of the file on the...
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    Thanks. That website doesn't give me any real...

    Thanks. That website doesn't give me any real information.
    I keep finding conflicting information. For example:
    Looking just at Raw Read Error Rate, my HD is Current 100, Worst 100, Threshold 46,...
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    Understanding SMART

    I have an ancient laptop that's still going. It's started to slow up a bit lately, and I'm suspecting the HD. I've run HDTune, to examine the SMART data. But I don't understand what it's telling me....
  16. I'm not usually an early adopter, but I've got a...

    I'm not usually an early adopter, but I've got a nearly 2-year-old system with an Intel 80Gb system drive, and I love it. Still blazingly fast. Not one problem (I still do my backups, though!).
    Peter
  17. FWIW, I put my Win7 64-bit with Intel SSD system...

    FWIW, I put my Win7 64-bit with Intel SSD system drive to sleep every time over the last 2 years, with not one problem.
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    I agree with the 'they will find a way around',...

    I agree with the 'they will find a way around', but a router-level filter (such as http://opendns.org has nothing to do with the PC, so a linux boot disk still has to get out to the internet, and...
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    I highly recommend http://opendns.org...

    I highly recommend http://opendns.org for filtering your whole network. It's best set up at the router (choose a strong password on your router!), and then it covers your wired network, and also any...
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    Thanks for approaching this topic. The...

    Thanks for approaching this topic.
    The information given is a start, but is very incomplete and may make parents think they've got the bases covered. Which they don't.
    Windows Parental controls do...
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    I strongly encourage the use of...

    I strongly encourage the use of http://opendns.org for website protection / logging. If you want to know where this PC (or any PC on your home network, including wireless devices) have been going,...
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    I didn't because I have a static IP address, so...

    I didn't because I have a static IP address, so don't need it. If you don't know whether you have a static IP address, check with your ISP.


    I haven't tried this.
  23. Thanks PJ. I was hoping it would manage the call...

    Thanks PJ. I was hoping it would manage the call stack, but as you have clearly shown it doesn't.
    Yes, I'll need to manage it locally.
    Thanks for the clear explanation.
    Peter
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    I'm guessing that you previously had no trouble...

    I'm guessing that you previously had no trouble opening the macros?
    Sound like they may have been corrupted.
    Can you get at editing them from Alt-F8 edit?
  25. Thread: BOFA Website

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    What's the actual problem you're getting?

    What's the actual problem you're getting?
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