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    Many thanks! Clearly I have been "had" by...

    Many thanks!

    Clearly I have been "had" by something on-line and by the Microsoft store. I was amazed that whenever we made a change in her Outlook on the new pc, the files almost immediately...
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    Interesting. I KNOW that the initial...

    Interesting.

    I KNOW that the initial installation offered the multi-platform sync option via a cloud file of some kind.

    I KNOW that the Outlook files (including a complicated mail file...
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    Outlook syncing

    Sorry - I believe Outlook 2013 DOES provide syncing - it asked me about it the first time I set it up - by choosing web-based storage of its data file.
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    Outlook syncing

    The first time I installed Outlook 2013 on the subject Win 7 pc I was asked (don't recall the exact word) whether I wanted to install it as a (old-fashioned) standalone installation (tying into my...
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    Outlook 2013 setup issues

    I have been struggling to set up Office 2013 for my daughter on a new pc (which failed in several ways, but the latest seems to be working well under Windows 7).

    When I first tried on the first pc...
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    Replying to the last two comments: No, I do not...

    Replying to the last two comments:
    No, I do not have a DSL. My supplier is optonline, a cable service. I was referring to a physical splitter installed by the cable company when I went to their...
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    I don't understand. The signal for the router...

    I don't understand. The signal for the router comes from the ISP modem, which brings in both the internet and phone signals. The hdtv signals are split off before the ISP modem.
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    Yes, of course, it is a router, not a modem. ...

    Yes, of course, it is a router, not a modem. Thanks.

    If it is network congestion, would I see hiccups with the HDTV signal, too? [I don't.] Or this may be a ploy to upgrade to a higher capacity...
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    Thanks. Some good suggestions. I especially...

    Thanks. Some good suggestions. I especially suspect the heat suggestion, as the modem runs hot and I'm not sure but the grinding noise a heard for a short period may have been an internal fan.
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    Thanks. You introduce a different aspect that I...

    Thanks. You introduce a different aspect that I had not anticipated. A year or so ago a cell tour was erected about 1/4 mile from my home. I have no record of previous problems (before the past...
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    I've wasted the day on this and my other issue...

    I've wasted the day on this and my other issue (intermittent internet connectivity), but at least this one seems solved: Following advice on a website, I installed WinZip Malware Protector and...
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    Thanks. I had tried that a few hours ago, and...

    Thanks. I had tried that a few hours ago, and the restore point failed - said it could not find a file it needed. That leads me to suspect that MalwareBytes removed a required file. I searched...
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    I TAKE IT ALL BACK. ON THE SECOND ATTEMPT TO USE...

    I TAKE IT ALL BACK. ON THE SECOND ATTEMPT TO USE IE 11, IT REVERTED TO THE PREVIOUS WEBSITE RESTORE ERROR STATE, AND I AM BACK WHERE I STARTED.

    globalist
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    p.s. From the other thread, it is possible that...

    p.s. From the other thread, it is possible that the original problem may have resulted from MalwareBytes, not EMET.
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    Following the advice in another thread in this...

    Following the advice in another thread in this forum, I first reset the options to default on IE 8 (which is where I was after two uninstalls as described above). That did not solve the problem, but...
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    Lost Internet connection

    I have a fairly complicated home network, with a Cisco Linksys E4200 as the core (attached to my internet supplier modem). There are two 1x8 switches, two wi-fi range extenders, etc. This network...
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    Website restore error

    A few days ago I followed the advice in the Windows Secrets Newsletter and installed the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit on my Win 7 Home Premium system (fully updated - at least until...
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    Thank you both.

    This has been going on at a low level for a long time, but receiving eight in one morning was a bit scary!
  19. unknown "delivery status notification (failure)" messages

    Occasionally I receive messages with the above title. This morning I received many, saying that my (unsent by me) messages were unable to be delivered. The shown addresses were: boss@tv.tver,...
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    Downloading from the right site is the key. I...

    Downloading from the right site is the key. I just tried my Chome browser and it, like IE9, defaulted to the home page and search page (Sun...)installed during the earlier VLC installation.
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    Thanks to all. I downloaded from this site and...

    Thanks to all. I downloaded from this site and everything worked fine.

    I'm not sure which site I downloaded from before, perhaps CNET. However, I had the same experience twice (months apart). I...
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    The word on VLC

    The official reviews of the VLC media player are quite positive; user reviews are not. I've downloaded it twice this year and subsequently removed it, without even trying it, as so much "junk" is...
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    Thanks - done. I'll see how this works. At...

    Thanks - done. I'll see how this works.

    At least the 64-bit version worked most of the time - a huge change from when I first tried it when the pc was new.
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    Your approach solved my stated problem - THANKS....

    Your approach solved my stated problem - THANKS.
    I was surprised that when Windows 7 reverted to IE9, it installed the 64-bit version rather than the 32-bit versions I had been using since I...
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    This sure looks like the issue! To revert to...

    This sure looks like the issue!

    To revert to IE9, do I have to uninstall IE10 and then reinstall IE9 (presumably from an MS site, using another browser) after removing the KB mentioned in your...
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