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  1. Thread: whereis ANSI.SYS

    by RussB
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    I have a couple of software packages left over...

    I have a couple of software packages left over form DOS days that need ansi.sys to run, as they will not start unless they see it. These programs will run in most versions of DOS including W95 and...
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    +1 for Pale Moon a well done product of the...

    +1 for Pale Moon a well done product of the Mozilla engine.
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    It is your inner "good sense" attempting to get...

    It is your inner "good sense" attempting to get you away from that warped web site!
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    I'm waiting for Power Over Fiber Optic. ;-)

    I'm waiting for Power Over Fiber Optic. ;-)
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    I disagree that one is better off grabbing...

    I disagree that one is better off grabbing something just because it is free.

    It is apparent that with the release of W10 Microsoft will be starting a "Subscription" payment system where one no...
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    In years past, 1980's to early 1990's I was...

    In years past, 1980's to early 1990's I was updating my HDDs almost every year but because of technology advances in speed and size. Since the mid-late 1990's I have been adding new drives about...
  7. Comparing an OS to an Application is akin to the...

    Comparing an OS to an Application is akin to the proverbial "Apples to Oranges" argument. They have two different purposes.
    Just because some like to make using the WWW similar to using one's own...
  8. I understand this and respect your view of this...

    I understand this and respect your view of this but by her letting AARP decide instead of collaborating with her family members to get what works best is not the right way to go.
    I'm not in the...
  9. Thread: Open Office

    by RussB
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    Good article, bottom line:

    Good article, bottom line:
  10. Apple users never have that problem!

    Apple users never have that problem!
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    Sometimes you can right-click these mysterious...

    Sometimes you can right-click these mysterious files and get a hint as to who developed them or open them with a with a HEX Editor or even in Notepad and get hints.
  12. Others may be interested in HOW you solved this.

    Others may be interested in HOW you solved this.
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    They fix any Boot issue...

    They fix any Boot issue.
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    First make sure that you are using a good...

    First make sure that you are using a good Browser, then turn off your fire wall and any pop-up blockers and try again.
  15. Back in the DOS days I had one that did just that...

    Back in the DOS days I had one that did just that with floppies, remember them?
    Sorry but I don't recall the name, it may have been one of Nancy's Utilities but she has been gone for a while now....
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    What's better than Windows System Restore?

    How about this? The Freeware ‘Home’ version of Rollback Recovery software from Horizon DataSys.
    http://blog.horizondatasys.com/intro...tion-freeware/

    From a customer:


    One of the best parts,...
  17. Try this: https://adblockplus.org/en/ Else...

    Try this: https://adblockplus.org/en/

    Else try going to your browser's add-on page or area and search for it. :confused:
  18. When you check "Disable Everywhere" it is tell...

    When you check "Disable Everywhere" it is tell AdBlock to "disable" its blocking everywhere.
    You want to uncheck everything to have AdBlock block the most adds.
    I suggest that you get this AdBlock...
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    No.

    No.
  20. Thread: TrueCrypt

    by RussB
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    I can answer number one, it can be used to...

    I can answer number one, it can be used to encrypt existing data.
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    Me too. I started with DOS 2.0 and db (before db2...

    Me too. I started with DOS 2.0 and db (before db2 and db3) but there is some of that still with us i.e. Ctrl-c = copy, Ctrl-v = paste and Ctrl-x = cut are throwbacks from the Word Perfect days.
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    Its those rose colored glasses.

    Its those rose colored glasses.
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    Thank you, that is encouraging. However based on...

    Thank you, that is encouraging. However based on one voucher and one phone call, I hope not premature.

    Just call me skeptical.
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    Many of those Services can be set to "Manual"...

    Many of those Services can be set to "Manual" instead of "Auto" Start, then at least they will not start-up until you run the app they come with. They generally will not shut down though when you...
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    I guess the advertisers think that we are...

    I guess the advertisers think that we are interested in testing their scams?
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