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  1. Thread: Folder navigation

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    Classic Shell

    . . . I have come across it, several times, but can't now remember where. Can you tell me how to go about getting it? Have searched in Ms Downloads, but drew a blank there.

    Dic
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    In the case of the first item, Comma required...

    In the case of the first item, Comma required before last item, why would you want it when you might find you have, for just one instance, '. . . Tinidad, and Tobago'?

    I use the 'Oxford Comma'...
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    Use Microsoft Publisher (if you can afford to buy...

    Use Microsoft Publisher (if you can afford to buy it), and, in this regard, all your worries will be over.

    Dic
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    I see. Thank you, Retired Geek. Even after...

    I see. Thank you, Retired Geek. Even after fifteen years, on various boxes, I'm still learning. Time to pack up when one ain't, eh?

    I found the default name to be WORKGROUP. I changed it, of...
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    Thank you, Retired Geek, I'm all set up. Sorry if...

    Thank you, Retired Geek, I'm all set up. Sorry if this is a naive question, but what do I do with Workgroup? And how do I get started with whatever I might want to do?
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    Had a rare flash of inspiration in the shower....

    Had a rare flash of inspiration in the shower. When I had dried off, I went to one of the computers with the annoying Access Denied folders showing in WE. In WE > Tools > Folder options > View > ...
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    Aye, but how come those pesky little arrows show...

    Aye, but how come those pesky little arrows show up on folders — including My Documents, for goodness sake — on two of my Win7 Home Premium installations but not on two others? On one of those...
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    Bruce: Haven't followed through on your links,...

    Bruce: Haven't followed through on your links, yet, but after disconnecting everything from the modem and router, and reconnecting after a pee stop, another persistent problem went away: no more 404s...
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    For my home network (Windows 7 Home Premium),...

    For my home network (Windows 7 Home Premium), when trying to set up a Homegroup, a warning window tells me I need to enable IPv6 before I can do so. However, my network connections thingy shows both...
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    Dropbox in itself worked fine, but but it slowed...

    Dropbox in itself worked fine, but but it slowed down my wife's computer at boot and shutdown, and froze (is the term still in vogue?) IE, Firefox and the latter's add-on Cool Previews window, every...
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    Uninstall

    Re Vague error messages complicate troubleshooting.

    In following Fred's instructions, I found that my Control Panel All Programs did not list Uninstall a Program directly, instead I found it only...
  12. Why Outlook?

    It seems to me that never a week goes by without Windows Secrets Lounge reports a problem with Outlook. As an inaugural member of Gmail, I look back on several years of trouble-free e-mail handling...
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    Failing all that . . .

    . . . you might try a Repair of Win 7.
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    Good morning, Fred. No-one else goes near my...

    Good morning, Fred.

    No-one else goes near my computers. We are only my wife and me, and Sally has her own PC and laptop (aged 70, she is expert with Photoshop and Painter). The only way SecuROM...
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    G'day, Fred. Thanks for your suggestion. I too...

    G'day, Fred.

    Thanks for your suggestion. I too found a heap of hits for SecuROM, through Google, but none did the trick. I checked with tomshardware too, but the suggestion there deals with...
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    Another Strange File

    Talking about strange files I have a strange folder: SecuROM. While I now know that Sony had -- surreptitiously -- placed it on my HDD, I can't imagine how, for never have I downloaded, copied or...
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    inssider 'requires WLAN autoconfig to be...

    inssider 'requires WLAN autoconfig to be started', so I'm told. Sure enough, when I checked, I found the service 'Stopped'. Trouble is, I'm 'not allowed' to start it. Please tell me how I get to...
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    Sorry I didn't make myself clear, Ted. [No. I...

    Sorry I didn't make myself clear, Ted. [No. I finally figured out that I had been the cause — by having sited that desk fan within just 400 mm of the modem]. i.e. The electric motor had been...
  19. Thread: Win 7 networking

    by Dic
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    Sharing on a Workgroup

    So how does one set up Workgroup Sharing? Sounds like a good deal, but I can't find my way there.

    All help appreciated.
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    Hot weather causing connection to drop out?

    It's been a hot summer here in New Zealand. Well, mostly. For about two weeks, it cooled down in a friendly southerly. Coincident with these variables, my home network played up: no connection in hot...
  21. Thread: Printing in white

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    This may not work for you, Norm201, because you...

    This may not work for you, Norm201, because you want to use coloured paper, but for what it might be worth for some, in appropriate cases, one could create a text box (no background colour) onto the...
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    I haven't noticed anyone having posted about the...

    I haven't noticed anyone having posted about the best picture viewer/editor of all the freebies:...
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    I bought a HP 1TB Simple Save external HDD the...

    I bought a HP 1TB Simple Save external HDD the other day, and had it automatically backing up my files within hours of receiving it. At the same time, I bought a WD 1TB external on which, through...
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    Following up on my request as in this thread,...

    Following up on my request as in this thread, although I have not yet created an image of my drive, my data are in a much more secure position than they were when I made that post. The answer was an...
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    Well, thank you Ted, Gerald and Clint. I shall...

    Well, thank you Ted, Gerald and Clint. I shall make use of all of those suggestions. Since my post I have done a little digging and see there are a number of imaging programmes available for...
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