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  1. A simpler way!

    I am a bit of a backup nut -so I run my daily data backups alternately to two different external drives. These go to differing folders for each day of the week, and then on sunday get copied to...
  2. Fred, Just one small comment on something I see...

    Fred,
    Just one small comment on something I see mis-stated many times. Unfortunately, the date saved under the "date created" label, is in fact the date the file first appeared on the system you are...
  3. Thread: DirtyDecrypt?

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    Thanks again folks. I had run antiMalware (and...

    Thanks again folks.
    I had run antiMalware (and Sopho) after the 'DirtyDecrypt" message came up, but it found nothing. Based on the info here, and the fact that no more encrypted files have turned...
  4. Thread: DirtyDecrypt?

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    It certainly manifests as malware - I did not ask...

    It certainly manifests as malware - I did not ask to have some files encrypted! But why is it not on the virus lists I looked at? And yes I have backups all over - system backups (two types) and data...
  5. Thread: DirtyDecrypt?

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    DirtyDecrypt?

    I have notices coming up similar to those Susan Bradley described for CryptoLocker, but suggesting I run DirtyDecrypt to decrypt the files I never encrypted. I tried surfing and found what appeared...
  6. Thanks - JoeP517 - Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro,...

    Thanks -

    JoeP517 - Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro, Acrobat Reader, and Foxit reader 6.0.2 ....
    t8ntlikly - Currently - PC W7 to PC W7 works fine whether saved first or not. Mac to W7 fails whether saved...
  7. transfer pdf fillable forms from Mac to PC

    It appars that if a pdf fillable form is filled in on a Mac and emailed to a PC, the filled in portions appear blank but if you click on any filled in portion that portion becomes visible - until...
  8. Interesting, I never thought of trying that! So I...

    Interesting, I never thought of trying that! So I did. The permissions on A, looking on A but via the network node were the same as having looked 'localy'. I then reset a permission - via netnode -...
  9. Satellite Z830 blocking some network file access

    My Z830 is being rebuilt after a keyboard problem. It was reset to factory settings with 64 bit Win 7 home Premium. It is in a 4 pc win 7 wired network. All 4 are mebers of "WORKGROUP" and...
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    Joe, thanks for the comments. Yes I can run other...

    Joe, thanks for the comments. Yes I can run other videos using WMP on the laptop directly from files stored only on the desktop. I followed your 'upgrade' link, and I agree it does address the topic....
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    Win 7 SP1 on both systems. Running WMP on the...

    Win 7 SP1 on both systems.
    Running WMP on the laptop - I can see the video library on the desktop and run small sample files. However trying to run the film just produces a WMP "emcountered a...
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    Ripping legal .wmv files

    I have no experience running commercial videos on pc, but I did legally acquire a film a year or so back - .wmv format. I tried it on my desktop and it came up and I entered the authorization code as...
  13. Thin?

    Why is there all this emphasis on thin? Weight reduction I understand, having lugged laptops + stuff around. But whether a device is three quarters of an inch or one inch thick - who cares and why?
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    I realise I can wait till Jan to buy - but I...

    I realise I can wait till Jan to buy - but I would prefer to wait till Oct 2013 - or so - to install / activate. The question really is what MS will do about activation at that time.
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    Install in 2012 or 2013?

    My standard practice over many iterations of windows is to wait a year after release, read the comments and then update - or in Vista's case, not update.

    However the Win 8 introductory price is...
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    OK, thanks for your questions, but a parallel...

    OK, thanks for your questions, but a parallel search has produced the answer to my main problem. Apparently Outlook 2010 defaults to archiving based on last modified date not last received / sent...
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    I have the same problem - but the solution does...

    I have the same problem - but the solution does not apply. I have the default auto archive setting at 1 year old, but may emails in many folders much older. Example older emails have no follow up or...
  18. eratic characters in outlook

    Thanks for the thought - but...There is only one language installed. (Evidence rclick on taskbar, select toolbar - no language toolbar). Under "Region and Language" "Text Services .." General - just...
  19. Random switches to character substitution in mail-message composition

    The title says it all - almost. This is outlook 2007 in W7. I am just typing away at a message and out of the blue the non alphanumeric characters switch to a different appearance. for example "...
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    Everthing is not everything!

    Rereading this thread, and seeing the glowing reviews for "Everything", I looked at their website. I was very disappointed to find that Everything only looks for file and folder names, not content. I...
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    ruirib, Thanks for both suggestions. The backup...

    ruirib,
    Thanks for both suggestions. The backup issue was not the problem, but in the first thread you mentioned there was a 'exit outlook, outlook.exe /resettodobar re-run outlook' suggestion which...
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    Outlook tasks show up twice in some views

    In my "To-Do Bar" on the mail pane each task shows up twice. If I delete either both go. If I add one, it appears twice.

    In the Task pane with the following selections I get -
    Simple List,...
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    On a slightly different aspect - my "all...

    On a slightly different aspect - my "all programs" contains the list of folders and files in C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs (I have emptied...
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    OK - and that worked too! However I also have two...

    OK - and that worked too! However I also have two archive files, which seem to overlap considerably, but not totally. I started to copy the contents of one across into the other, but this resulted in...
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    ruirib, I checked the properties of Personal...

    ruirib,
    I checked the properties of Personal Folders as you suggested - and this led me to a SOLUTION.
    My desktop has both Outlook.pst and Outlook(1).pst files. I don't know why but there it is....
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