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    Of course! Bad programming that I have seen on...

    Of course! Bad programming that I have seen on probably three different sites. Here is the gist of my exchange with the one mentioned:

    ME: Your error message falsely claims that JavaScript is...
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    WRONG. This was some times ago. I picked that...

    WRONG. This was some times ago. I picked that message because I had it verbatim. The site used Java at the time. If you can't believe that, I will quote the entire correspondence with Future Shop...
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    True. However, the ERROR MESSAGE issued by some...

    True. However, the ERROR MESSAGE issued by some websites when the problem is that Java is absent or is an unrecognized version refers to JAVASCRIPT. Just one example: "The Future Shop Online Flyer...
  4. Chrome in SendTo works normally with LNK...

    Chrome in SendTo works normally with LNK shortcuts. With URL shortcuts, Chrome in SendTo (unlike other browsers) opens the shortcut file itself rather than the target file. The only workaround I can...
  5. Remember this? ...

    Remember this?

    http://windowssecrets.com/forums/showthread.php/149457-Chrome-in-the-SendTo-folder
  6. The first (assuming that path is correct). What...

    The first (assuming that path is correct). What happens when you double-click that shortcut?

    Chrome does fine in the SendTo menu, with one foible re. URL shortcuts.
  7. Shortcuts in the SendTo menu do not require, and...

    Shortcuts in the SendTo menu do not require, and should not have, arguments. Drop the "%1". Suggested procedure: copy a tested, known-good shortcut for Chrome to your SendTo folder; open its...
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    Berton, I hope it's OK if I offer a suggestion. ...

    Berton, I hope it's OK if I offer a suggestion.

    A guess would be that the address is in your Thunderbird address book and has the "display name" Paper Breaking News. If so, all mail from that...
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    So. You download a bloatware package and choose...

    So. You download a bloatware package and choose the custom install, omitting bits you don't want. That differs from the description is post 15 how?
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    Norton, Bitdefender and Kaspersky fail as...

    Norton, Bitdefender and Kaspersky fail as anti-viruses?



    (1) That was certainly true in the early days of suites. Now? Compared to avast Free Edition, Extreme Security gives no perceptible...
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    Can't help you there. Sorry. Scuttlebutt is that...

    Can't help you there. Sorry. Scuttlebutt is that McAfee has come a very long way in the last two years.
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    Security suites offered free of charge by ISPs...

    Security suites offered free of charge by ISPs are probably worthy of consideration. Norton, F-Secure.

    My own ISP supplies ZoneAlarm Extreme Security, which gives me a Kaspersky anti-virus and...
  13. avast Free Antivirus, or its Software Updater...

    avast Free Antivirus, or its Software Updater component, now incorporates the OpenCandy ad network.

    "OpenCandy is integrated into SoftwareUpdater since a couple of months. We use it to offer...
  14. The webpage you reference gives instructions for...

    The webpage you reference gives instructions for adding any of the Windows Explorer command buttons that Microsoft includes with Windows 7 to the Windows Explorer toolbar. That's not what you want....
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    Made tiny edit to script.

    Made tiny edit to script.
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    Paul, I guess you won't mind if I flesh out your...

    Paul, I guess you won't mind if I flesh out your idea with a working example.

    Reid, this script sits and waits for the designated program to open, in this case Firefox. Then, by simulating...
  17. The resident batch file guru monitors the...

    The resident batch file guru monitors the "Windows Programming" section of the forum -- not certain he would see your post here. But even if he did, this is a tall order.

    I would make do with a...
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    Note that AutoHotKey scripts, like AutoIt...

    Note that AutoHotKey scripts, like AutoIt scripts, can be complied into standalone exe files.


    In that case, you might prefer VBScript to AutoIt.
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    No? If that suggestion doesn't suit you, please...

    No? If that suggestion doesn't suit you, please speak up. Someone will come along with a better one.
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    You mention QuickKeys... Perhaps the simplest...

    You mention QuickKeys... Perhaps the simplest approach would be to have the Excel macro write the two filenames to a text file, one to a line, whenever it updates them. Then any hotkey or text...
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    A few more notes... Default Programs > "Set...

    A few more notes...

    Default Programs > "Set program access and computer defaults": These are global defaults, that is, defaults that apply to all users.

    Default Programs > "Set your default...
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    Email links on web pages operate by means of the...

    Email links on web pages operate by means of the MAILTO protocol. Forté Agent is your default program for MAILTO. You can verify this by looking at Default Programs > "Associate a file type or...
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    I don't think so. Programs have been available...

    I don't think so. Programs have been available since at least the time of Windows 98 that close all or specified processes. Scripts will do it, as well. To close windows open on the Desktop, select...
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    A simple approach (though not ideal) is to mimic...

    A simple approach (though not ideal) is to mimic a user. If you want to, go thorough the following steps manually and see whether automating them would suit you.

    select a message in the index and...
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    I second that. AutoIt is always a right answer....

    I second that. AutoIt is always a right answer. :) Another one might be something that is purpose-built for automating web browsers -- for example, iMacros.
    http://www.iopus.com/imacros/...
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