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    Thanks for all the suggestions. Holding down the...

    Thanks for all the suggestions. Holding down the shift key worked and is simple - if I can remember it. Another way I have just tried is to have an Excel shortcut on the desktop in addition to the...
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    Two open Excel files on a split screen

    I use MS Office 2003. I have no difficulty in displaying two Word files side by side on my screen, but cannot find a way to do the same with Excel files - I often wish to cut/paste from one file to...
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    The content appears as plain text - to see...

    The content appears as plain text - to see examples go to Wikipedia and put something that would have lots of references, e.g. "Alzheimer's". I will trythe string suggested by "macropod" and...
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    It found the four characters of "edit" but not...

    It found the four characters of "edit" but not two numbers - i tried it several times but with the same result - worked with one number but not two.
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    Thanks for all the suggestions - I would take an...

    Thanks for all the suggestions - I would take an image anyway before upgrading, but it looks as if the best thing ould be to upgrade and try it out, apparently you have four weeks to revert back to...
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    Safeguarding Windows 10 upgrade option

    Windows 10 upgrade download has appeared on my Windows 7 computer for installation, however I am quite happy with Windows 7 and am presently reluctant to upgrade. Apparently the option of the free...
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    Thank you both. The first, more elaborate,...

    Thank you both. The first, more elaborate, suggestions worked fine, the one string removing all the reference numbers and their brackets, and the second removing the edit. For interest I tried the...
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    Sample Alzheimer's disease[edit] Brain...

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    Alzheimer's disease[edit]

    Brain atrophy in severe Alzheimer's
    Alzheimer's disease accounts for up to 50% to 70% of cases of dementia.[2][3] The most common symptoms of Alzheimer's...
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    Find/Replace in Word

    I often copy extracts from Wikipedia articles, but find removing the [EDIT] and [59] reference indicators tedious. I can remove the square brackets in find/replace in Word, but is there a way of...
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    I have succeeded and no problems were found. The...

    I have succeeded and no problems were found. The start/all programs/accessories did not work - there was no cmd - there was command prompt but that said I should be an administrator running a console...
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    When I right-click on the Windows logo (Bottom...

    When I right-click on the Windows logo (Bottom left of screen) I get just two options - "Open Windows Explorer" and "Properties". When I click on the latter I get Taskbar and Start Menu Properties -...
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    I had forgotten the space, but even with it the...

    I had forgotten the space, but even with it the result was the same. I checked with administrative accounts and I am listed Administrator.
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    Preparing for Windows 10

    In preparation for Win 10 from Win 7 I tried to run SFC/SCANNOW. Each time I tried there was a flash appearance of a black DOS type screen and that was that. Does this indicate a potential problem if...
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    Thanks again to you all - I tried the last...

    Thanks again to you all - I tried the last suggestion of right-clicking properties and making a copy with the info removed and it worked fine - I will use this method for the one-off occasions when I...
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    Thank you both. I have opened a photo that has...

    Thank you both. I have opened a photo that has had nothing done to it and opened it in Serif Photo Plus, altered a few things and saved it as a jpg. I also took a photo that had been through Elements...
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    Photo format for Media Player app

    I have put some picturess which I have manipulated in Photoshop Elements on a USB stick and plugged it into my Panasonic smart TV, with a view to displaying them using the Media Player app. The...
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    Thank you for your response - fortunately the...

    Thank you for your response - fortunately the first solution worked
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    Internet configuration problem

    I have an HP netbook using Windows 7 starter edition. I have not used it for a couple of years so I returned it to factory conditions prior to giving it to a relative. I re-connected it to my wi-fi...
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    Thanks to everyone for their advice/comments - I...

    Thanks to everyone for their advice/comments - I have read the pcworld article and am satisfied that I should have no worries on the longevity score - I will not buy the software
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    SSD life

    I have just installed an SSD as the main drive and am astonished at the speed difference it has made. I have received an email from Ablesoft offering a discount on their program SSD Fresh 2015,...
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    Macrium Reflect ability?

    I am considering installing an SSD drive as a replacement for my hard drive (which I would then use as a storage for images), in an effort to speed up operations. I make backup images using Reflect -...
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    Windows upgrade icon

    I have a Windows 7 home premium desktop and laptop, neither of which display the windows 10 upgrade icon to reserve an upgrade copy. Is this because they are not fully patched - I only install the...
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    Thanks for all your comments - I do book the...

    Thanks for all your comments - I do book the occasional holiday online, but always direct with the hotel - presumably it did not ring any bells, especially in the holiday season. I have not heard...
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    Fraudulent transactions

    My credit card was recently refused and I was told by the provider that with the 5 transaction I would have exceeded my credit limit of 3000. There were two fraudulent transactions totalling 2650,...
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    The restore was done using a Macrium Linux boot...

    The restore was done using a Macrium Linux boot disk made three years ago - when I tried to make a PE one at the same time that failed. Both the image on the internal second drive and the one on the...
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