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    Copernic Desktop Search...

    Copernic Desktop Search has both a 30-day trial version that you might like to try, and it has a free version with limited capabilities. It won’t just find photos – it will catalog ‘everything’, and...
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    Muddier and muddier. Well, not really; the...

    Muddier and muddier. Well, not really; the problem is that you hit a trigger. All that roaming stuff triggers a recollection of the routine I have gone through many times of separating system from...
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    The question you have put is a good one, and I...

    The question you have put is a good one, and I wish I knew the answer. I keep looking at it and it keeps bugging me. My own interest isn’t quite the same as yours, but it’s close enough. I realize...
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    Prices are all over the map at this time of year,...

    Prices are all over the map at this time of year, but Corel has a very good deal on their PDF Fusion (today only, it appears). For that matter, their Office Suite has the capability built in, and it...
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    Drive-you-crazy debugging messages are associated...

    Drive-you-crazy debugging messages are associated with Nero, in case you have that or any remnants of it installed.
  6. Corel Aftershot and Aftershot Pro...

    Corel Aftershot and Aftershot Pro are their answer to Lightroom, and they are very favourably priced for Black Friday through Cyber Monday.

    Edited to add: that was the bundle deal link, and on...
  7. Nikon digital cameras come with software called...

    Nikon digital cameras come with software called Capture NX2, and those who have it may find that it is all they need. It is such an important software package that the online (paid) tutorial source...
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    As I interpret it, two of the three sources I...

    As I interpret it, two of the three sources I linked to obtain their stats by detecting their users’ OS online, presumably respecting the anonymity of said users, and track the results over time. If...
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    If you want some idea of what the current...

    If you want some idea of what the current operating system market share is, here are three links you might check (and track over time)

    OS Platform Statistics and Trends

    Usage share of operating...
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    Am I the only diehard who sees Windows 7 as the...

    Am I the only diehard who sees Windows 7 as the XP of the future – the OS that refuses to die (but for the fact that Microsoft refuses to sell it)?

    Businesses can still get it, but how big the...
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    THIS LINK...

    THIS LINK might be a convenient starting-point.
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    You may be thinking too hard. Press the Start...

    You may be thinking too hard.

    Press the Start button, then start gently tapping F12 about once a second or two, and see if the computer asks you what you want to boot from. If F12 doesn't work,...
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    I can think of two uses for Linux on a disk or a...

    I can think of two uses for Linux on a disk or a flash drive:


    A bootable trouble-shooter for any system.
    A ‘portable computer’ for use off-line (and online, as needed), to run on any PC....
  14. Thread: MSI problem

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    This LINK...

    This LINK to one Microsoft source is a doozy.
  15. With all that talk of IBM, was I the only one...

    With all that talk of IBM, was I the only one with clones?

    With all the debate over who said 640, there is no mistaking the source of the (Selectric) fonts.
  16. EmEditor (https://www.emeditor.com/) is widely...

    EmEditor is widely considered the top text editor at present.
  17. I had OS2/ Warp 3 but never installed it. ...

    I had OS2/ Warp 3 but never installed it.

    Remember the handy little programs from PC Magazine(?) like DIRMATCH?
  18. Thread: MSI problem

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    Solved

    I took the path of least resistance and restored to a state prior to the problem, and updated from there.

    The suggestions were welcome (and were tried, unsuccessfully), but nothing beats a backup...
  19. Thread: Acer RAM

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    'Building them like they used to' would mean...

    'Building them like they used to' would mean using Torx, just like Compaq.
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    MSI problem

    I have a Windows problem that has been around since I think at least Vista, on an 8.1 system. There are extremely long threads at several sites discussing it in earlier days, and Google will provide...
  21. Extracting an ISO usually means right-clicking on...

    Extracting an ISO usually means right-clicking on it to get a list of programs that can do it, and either extracting it to a folder you have created for it or burning it to a DVD.

    In Windows 7, go...
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    Here is an update based on what I see on my own...

    Here is an update based on what I see on my own system.

    OneNote comes from the Windows Store in Windows 8 ‘free’, and it is subject to the conditions that are attached to all applications that...
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    As I understand (or misunderstand) it, there are...

    As I understand (or misunderstand) it, there are two versions of OneNote; one that is available free as an application with Windows 8, and another which comes as part of Office 2013. I am not an...
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    There is a familiar confusion in this thread...

    There is a familiar confusion in this thread between Acrobat and Acrobat Reader, and their replacements.

    Acrobat is costs a fortune ($30/mo. directly from Adobe was the highest I could find) and...
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    I suggest that Microsoft consider paying for...

    I suggest that Microsoft consider paying for ideas, a.k.a. ‘intellectual property’, that it selects for its financial gain. Without a cut of the take, I’ll keep my profit-making ideas to myself.
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