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    cosmlou, nice explanation' that is exactly what...

    cosmlou, nice explanation' that is exactly what was happening
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    It's true, there aren't any batteries. I also did...

    It's true, there aren't any batteries. I also did slightly open the unit and used my can of electronic air spray
    As mentioned, once going through the basics, it isn't worth spending extra effort to...
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    Thanks everyone: Since my quit on the job mouse...

    Thanks everyone: Since my quit on the job mouse had the same effect on 2 different computers but my replacement mouse operated normally on each one of the 2 computers, I'll just get a new one. BTW, I...
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    Is this mouse toast?

    I have a wired USB optical mouse I use on my Win7 desktop computer. It doesn't have any information on it so I suppose it could be a generic model as I don't recall where I got it from.
    I was...
  5. Apache Open Office 4.0.1 is on one of the Windows...

    Apache Open Office 4.0.1 is on one of the Windows 7 computers in our office and last I looked there was only one file created
    --- That computer isn’t for standard office use; it’s available for...
  6. Speedball "shelling out another $150 just to be...

    Speedball "shelling out another $150 just to be able to type notes is a bit much"
    --- I know exactly what you mean
    When I paid $100 back in 2001 for my Microsoft Office 2000 I thought it was a lot...
  7. If you don't necessarily need Microsoft Word,...

    If you don't necessarily need Microsoft Word, excellent recommendations have already been made. In my case I am still using volume license Microsoft Office 2000 which I believe cost about $100; it...
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    bassfisher6522, I see you recommend using Revo...

    bassfisher6522, I see you recommend using Revo uninstaller and I've seen the same references many other times but I had a bad experience once a few years ago when using Revo. I don't recall the...
  9. Thread: Passwords

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    I like the idea of setting up both a Microsoft...

    I like the idea of setting up both a Microsoft account as well as a non-Microsoft account
    If someone wants a Microsoft account or prefers a non-Microsoft account those make a decision pretty easy...
  10. Thread: Passwords

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    Passwords

    I have been reviewing the Windows 8 Stickys as well as some additional references when possible
    However I still need help understanding Windows 8 passwords and I suppose the same applies to Windows...
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    stonecherub I hope you get to resolve your...

    stonecherub I hope you get to resolve your issues.

    In case you’d like to reconsider getting what you want to do, I have attempted to summarize what’s going on. I might have some things improperly...
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    Good point Clint. I also save my data separately...

    Good point Clint. I also save my data separately in case I should run into a serious problem. I have another Win7 computer on which I use Macrium Reflect and I have tested the backup when I did the...
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    Using Backup or Restore your files tool

    On my Win7 HP 32-bit SP1 Acer ICONIA Tab W500 I created a System Image with Win7 built feature onto my external hard drive. It created a WindowsImageBackup onto the external hard drive so that looks...
  14. RetiredGeek, yesterday I mentioned "I would like...

    RetiredGeek, yesterday I mentioned "I would like to get a general list of steps for the second approach if you wouldn't mind"; well, let it go for now. I made some recommendations to the temporary...
  15. RetiredGeek thanks for the simple explanation. I...

    RetiredGeek thanks for the simple explanation. I believe I can follow up on either one of your two approaches. If the company doesn't want to "change" that's up to them but I certainly have 2 good...
  16. Windows 7 proper setups for now and into the future

    I volunteer at a non-profit organization that has 4 Windows 7 Enterprise (x68) SP1 & 1 Windows 7 Pro (x64) SP1. They are networked and run fine. One of their volunteers set them up but now he has...
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    If you run into issues with acquiring Vista...

    If you run into issues with acquiring Vista ISO's/drivers and since you know the 25 character key , consider contacting the manufacturer for install discs. It might cost a few $'s but I thought I...
  18. I was thinking of adding some couldn't resist...

    I was thinking of adding some couldn't resist comments also. But I won't be buying Dummies books anymore unless they can be proven to be better than competitive books. I'll take the time to go to...
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    Thanks for giving everyone credit in your post #17

    Thanks for giving everyone credit in your post #17
  20. Thanks everyone. I just reviewed my Windows 8.1...

    Thanks everyone. I just reviewed my Windows 8.1 for Dummies book and nothing like your suggestions is included
  21. Win8, 8.1 create a system repair disc & image backup

    I do not have Windows 8 or 8.1 myself but during the past year I have helped some of my friends set up their Win8 computer to their likings as well as one Windows 8.1. but I need some direction on...
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    If the Windows Updates are categorized Important...

    If the Windows Updates are categorized Important or Recommended I would do them. I suspect the Windows Updates you are wondering about will not have a negative impact on your computer performance. I...
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    Thanks Joe. lumy95 I suspect that when MS makes...

    Thanks Joe. lumy95 I suspect that when MS makes recommendations it's because there are known issues but at the same time not all computers are necessarily affected; so I'll count my blessings but...
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    I always keep my Windows Updates in top order...

    I always keep my Windows Updates in top order without any problems so I’m wondering how do I keep up with such recommendations & issues?
    --- I guess I better get back to keeping up with Susan...
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    Excellent

    Excellent
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