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    I should have been more specific, sorry. I'm on...

    I should have been more specific, sorry.
    I'm on win7 Home premium so Bitlocker isn't available and I used TC for it's encrypted containers and portability :)
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    The problem seems to be that all TC versions...

    The problem seems to be that all TC versions including 7.1a have security issues and the TC coders have abandoned the project.
    ...
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    Interesting comment on the Mozilla Archive Format...

    Interesting comment on the Mozilla Archive Format plugin.
    I wasn't aware of it, thanks.

    But, a question.
    If it saves 'all the bits', how does it handle scripts that could potentially be...
  4. Interesting and of course logical. I never liked...

    Interesting and of course logical.
    I never liked the hassle of dual booting. I have found virtual machines more convenient and that should avoid those issues.

    The main OS on my desktop is Win7...
  5. Thread: Xps

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    Since I don't have a Windows phone, this is only...

    Since I don't have a Windows phone, this is only a suggestion:
    Drag the xps file into an open Internet Explorer window and see if it opens.

    IE works that way on my desktop Win 7. May not on a...
  6. Thread: MSE status?

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    I should have read the forum closer....this has...

    I should have read the forum closer....this has been addressed........close or delete the thread at your discretion.
  7. Thread: MSE status?

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    MSE status?

    I recently picked up on this article:
    http://www.howtogeek.com/173291/goodbye-microsoft-security-essentials-microsoft-now-recommends-you-use-a-third-party-antivirus/

    "Goodbye Microsoft Security...
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    I've been using Office 2000 on my Win8 laptop...

    I've been using Office 2000 on my Win8 laptop with no issues other than Outlook doesn't work, which I don't use, anyway.
  9. It was this forum's past discussions about Win8...

    It was this forum's past discussions about Win8 and Classic Shell that gave me the confidence to buy a new laptop with Win8.
    And it's working out nicely.
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    It's rather obvious that Metro wasn't as well...

    It's rather obvious that Metro wasn't as well received on new desktop computers as MS expected.......sales are down, ( true, other factors contributed ).

    But one thing that puzzled me. Why didn't...
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    FN + PrtSc copies the whole desktop to the...

    FN + PrtSc copies the whole desktop to the clipboard but doesn't save to 'Screenshots' ( which now exists).
    FN+ALT + PrtSc copies the active window to the clipboard but doesn't save to 'Screenshots'...
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    That did it and thanks........:up: Just have to...

    That did it and thanks........:up:
    Just have to relearn the buttons to push :rolleyes: :D


    BTW......there was no manual with the computer and since it's a stand alone ( no internet connection )...
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    Just to clarify, print screen isn't functioning...

    Just to clarify, print screen isn't functioning so there is no image saved to the clipboard to paste into Paint or Irfanview.
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    It's a Toshiba S855-S5378. There is no...

    It's a Toshiba S855-S5378.
    There is no 'Screenshots' folder in 'My Pictures' or 'Public Pictures'.
    The "Pictures" folder remains empty no matter what key combos are used and at no time is there...
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    Print Screen doesn't work

    Print Screen in Win 8 is supposed to be accomplished by holding down the Windows Key and then pressing the print screen key.
    Doesn't work for me on my new Toshiba laptop.
    Nothing is saved to My...
  16. Sticky: I also had the need for a new laptop and facing...

    I also had the need for a new laptop and facing the hassle of the rep of Win 8 a daunting task.....until I read this thread and dived in, setting it up the way I wanted.

    Thanks Medico and...
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    My use is for home/home office. Currently using...

    My use is for home/home office.
    Currently using Office 2000 on a Win 7 Home Premium system with no issues other than Outlook which I never have used.
    Downloaded .docs and .xls ( not a common...
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    Hi Roderunner. Just tried out the Acronis app....

    Hi Roderunner.
    Just tried out the Acronis app. It's appropriate, imo, as a first alert because it runs full time in the background.....but HDDScan gives a better account of the read/write condition...
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    I'm already using HDDscan, but the Acronis...

    I'm already using HDDscan, but the Acronis monitor looks interesting so I'll be giving it a tryout on a 6 1/2 year old Acer with a POH of ~30,000.
    Thanks for the suggestion, Roderunner.
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    Interesting article. Two days ago I decided...

    Interesting article.


    Two days ago I decided to give the Win8 Consumer Preview, build 8250, a spin to see if the $15 upgrade for my new computer was worth the change.

    Too much frustration with...
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    My two cents Also something to think...

    My two cents


    Also something to think about.......almost 50% of desktop users are still using rather old OS's and outdated hardware.......the XP machines. At some point in the future, they will...
  22. Thread: Adobe Flash

    by JackStone
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    Solved: The newest Adobe Flash update,...

    Solved:

    The newest Adobe Flash update, 11.4.402.265, would run audio in Firefox when not run in a sandbox.
    Then updating Sandboxie 3.72 to the newest release, 3.74........ "flashplayerplugin...
  23. Thread: Adobe Flash

    by JackStone
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    Thanks, will give it a try

    Thanks, will give it a try
  24. Thread: Adobe Flash

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    Adobe Flash

    I have no problems installing the latest Adobe flash plug in for Firefox---the problem is there is no sound.
    ( audio works in all other applications )
    Normally, I run Firefox in Sandboxie, but...
  25. I also have had issues with DVD-RWs in the past....

    I also have had issues with DVD-RWs in the past.
    Nero has a scandisc tool and I started finding bad sectors on re-writable discs that still 'worked'.
    Now, I no longer use them.
    This is also a good...
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