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    IE 11 can't log in to my WS account

    I tried to read the WS newsletter in IE 11 but could not access the paid content. I tried to log in but couldn't after several tries. I even reset my password (which was correct anyway) but still...
  2. MS Office has some serious challengers with the...

    MS Office has some serious challengers with the various flavors of "open" office applications. I don't use MS Office at home anymore, I've been using an "open" version for years. And I hate that...
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    Why not make a desktop shortcut to the URL of the...

    Why not make a desktop shortcut to the URL of the stations you like...
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    Ditch the PowerPoint

    Thought provoking article:

    http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/03/16/288796805/physicists-generals-and-ceos-agree-ditch-the-powerpoint
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    You should have a look at Fred Langas' story...

    You should have a look at Fred Langas' story http://windowssecrets.com/top-story/how-to-run-googles-android-os-on-a-windows-pc/. Using that information I was able to set up Android, WinXP, and Win98...
  6. I've observed the same behavior. It's annoying...

    I've observed the same behavior. It's annoying as, um, heck!
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    Reporting Spam

    It seems that spam@uce.gov is bouncing, at least for me. Does anyone know what's going on with that?:confused:
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    I (finally) found the Left-to-right and...

    I (finally) found the Left-to-right and Right-to-left and tried that. It worked - temporarily. When I updated the TOC it was messed up again. I tried saving it to the TOC1 and Heading1 styles, but...
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    Good thought! I checked, and I have no other...

    Good thought!
    I checked, and I have no other languages installed. Just US English.
    I'm going to create a new blank document, copy the text only (no formatting at all) into it, format it like the...
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    Thanks Charles. I deleted the TOC and followed...

    Thanks Charles. I deleted the TOC and followed the directions to create a new one. It came out better, but the first entry is still messed up:37194
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    Bizare TOC in Word 2012

    I have a document that I can't seem to get the TOC to display properly. I've formatted the paragraph headings using number outline 1., 1.1, 1.1.1, 1.1.1.1.... and heading 1, heading 2, heading3,...
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    I've already set updates to be downloaded but not...

    I've already set updates to be downloaded but not installed until I install them, but I haven't been doing them one at a time. In retrospect that seems like a good idea, although I can't say for...
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    Thanks for all the suggestions. Unfortunately...

    Thanks for all the suggestions. Unfortunately none of them worked. I finally wiped the drives and did a clean install. Things seem to be OK ... so far...
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    Well neither of the above seemed to work. ...

    Well neither of the above seemed to work. Memtest86 passed on both machines. Disks pass SMART testing. I'm copying all my files to external backup. Will look for any system test utilities and run...
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    I'm about to try to restore the Viao VPCM121AX to...

    I'm about to try to restore the Viao VPCM121AX to about a month ago. There were multiple "critical updates" and one of them might have been fatal. I'll see how that goes, then if successful, I'll...
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    System file checker reports that everything is OK

    System file checker reports that everything is OK
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    Windows 7 not responding (x64 and x32)

    For the past few days, whenever I try to do anything in any program I get the "Not Responding" in the title bar. I use Secunia PSI as well as the usual Windoze update. I've tried CCleaner and Glary...
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    I've been using Yadis! Backup by Code Essentials...

    I've been using Yadis! Backup by Code Essentials for years now. It does all that good stuff, versions, etc. And it's free. It does take a little bit of a learning curve to tweak it to your own...
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    I let MS update download the updates, but I never...

    I let MS update download the updates, but I never let them install until I find out more about them first. It's automagically hosed my computer several times. Secunia, and Shavlik both have great...
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    Add Win7 machine to XP network

    I want to add a win7 machine to my xp network so I can share the printer, and files. Neither the xp machine nor the w7 machgine can "see" each other. :( Any suggestions?
    d1hartman@aol.com
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    MS Office may be the best thing to happen to open source alternatives

    I use Open Office because I like it, I use MS Office only because I have to. I think MS Office may be the best thing to happen to open source alternatives. I've already decided I'm not going to...
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    I had a similar problem with a file that...

    I had a similar problem with a file that contained several \\ characters in the file name. I couldn't kill it no matter what. I finally made a bootable live linux CD and used that to boot the...
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    I've also noticed that Secunia PSI version 3 is,...

    I've also noticed that Secunia PSI version 3 is, in my opinion, not very resource friendly or fast. I reverted to version 2 and set it to only run when I tell it to. My computer is much happier now...
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    Acronis Drive Monitor is another option....

    Acronis Drive Monitor is another option.
    http://www.acronis.com/homecomputing/products/drive-monitor/
    Dave
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