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  1. I wonder why Malwarebyte was not included (or...

    I wonder why Malwarebyte was not included (or even mentioned) in this rating? It is among the most popular AV products.
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    It's a very unpalatable icing that would...

    It's a very unpalatable icing that would withstand that much handling and binding with rubber bands.
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    Have you done a thorough online search for a...

    Have you done a thorough online search for a replacement antenna? I have seen them for sale for $5 or so...
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    Thanks for the tips. I do use Malwarebytes Free,...

    Thanks for the tips. I do use Malwarebytes Free, but was thinking this SlamDunk thing would sneak by because I had "authorized" it (albeit inadvertently). Should have tried it first....
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    Getting rid of SlamDunk AdWare

    I acquired a persistent case of Slamdunk adware/malware which inserted ads and popups at random places in web pages. To remove this annoyance, I did the following, but the ads continued:
    -Ran Revo...
  6. Google "bat2exec" and you will get several...

    Google "bat2exec" and you will get several sources...
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    Wholly depends on definition of "thing," and...

    Wholly depends on definition of "thing," and "expensive" and "precious."
    Is a city or state or country a thing? Is a river a thing? Is the Earth a thing?
    Is "expensive" only the price asked for...
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    Find your Normal.dot template and copy it to...

    Find your Normal.dot template and copy it to Normal-orig.dot. (I use the Everywhere search engine -- from www.voidtools.com -- to find files quickly and easily).

    In Word, open the default template...
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    Add me to the list of happy users of TreeSize...

    Add me to the list of happy users of TreeSize Free. It lets you add its start command to the right-click menu in folders, for easy and quick access.
  10. Continuing: @Sudo15: The website involved in...

    Continuing:
    @Sudo15:
    The website involved in running your suggestion seems to be out of order, so the test program wouldn't complete its installation.
    I did run the Win7 control panel diagnostic...
  11. @RetiredGeek: Both are directly connected to...

    @RetiredGeek:
    Both are directly connected to USB ports on the main computer: one to a front port and one to a rear port. The Hitachi L: drive has its own power cord/wall wart, and the other U:...
  12. USB HDD sometimes very slow, sometimes not

    System: Win7 Home Prem SP1, Dell 530 desktop, plenty of disk space.

    My external Hitachi 1-TB USB2.0 drive (drive L: ) contains a series of Macrium Reflect image backups, each about 70-80 GB....
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    You might try copying the .pl file to a new name:...

    You might try copying the .pl file to a new name: xxx.pdf, then see if your PDF viewer will open and read xxx.pdf. If it doesn't work, you lose nothing but a little time.
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    Win7 Home Prem + Word2003 here: F4 key repeats...

    Win7 Home Prem + Word2003 here:
    F4 key repeats everything I type since the last F4 press (or since the last of any of these: Delete, Insert).

    It doesn't repeat multiple Deletes, just the last...
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    In Win 7 (not sure if it will work in other...

    In Win 7 (not sure if it will work in other versions) in Details view, if you hover in the area between the filename and the size/date/etc., if you click-drag down or up, it will select (fill...
  16. I had tried FreeOCR v. 3.0 a couple of years ago...

    I had tried FreeOCR v. 3.0 a couple of years ago with unsatisfactory results in my particular instance, YMMV. I will see if a newer version is available, and also try Acrobat Pro v.8.

    Thanks...
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    I have a 1997 model HP Laserjet 5L that is still...

    I have a 1997 model HP Laserjet 5L that is still in daily use with its 4th computer. I connected it with a USB/Centronics cable and it works most of the time without problems, even through a 4-way...
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    I have used Clipmate (paid) for a long time and...

    I have used Clipmate (paid) for a long time and like it a lot. There is no limit to the number of clips you can store, and the editing/concatenating/etc features are multitudinous.
    I also use Ditto...
  19. Is there such a thing as a decent, free, Win7-compatible OCR program?

    By "decent," I mean a very low error rate for reasonably good clear copy -- say no more than one error per 100-200 characters.
    Also helpful, ability to accept .jpg, .png, and .tif images as input,...
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    Teach them how to find any file, using Windows'...

    Teach them how to find any file, using Windows' search engine (or better, how to install and use such free user-friendly tools as www.voidtools.com's Everything search engine), even when they don't...
  21. A temporary (disposable) email account is...

    A temporary (disposable) email account is available free at http://10minutemail.com/10MinuteMail/index.html.
    Use it to create your online accounts that you don't want subsequent spam from.
  22. Thread: Gmail hacked?

    by cosmlou
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    Just because the "FROM" address looks legit does...

    Just because the "FROM" address looks legit does not mean it actually came from that place. It is not difficult to spoof the return address or FROM line on an email. Just sayin'....
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    Try http://www.inkscape.org/en/download/ and...

    Try http://www.inkscape.org/en/download/ and click on the installer version you need for your OS.
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    36850 I like Segoe UI because it has a good...

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    I like Segoe UI because it has a good contrast/difference between 1/l/I, which is important to me. It also seems to be legible at almost any reasonable size.
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    I am sure I looked thoroughly for an opt-out...

    I am sure I looked thoroughly for an opt-out button, but never saw one, and Flash saddled me with McAfee. I found that Revo Uninstaller does a pretty good job of excising it, leaving only a couple of...
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