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    See the YouTube sketch...

    See the YouTube sketch!
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    As part of the game "answering one question ahead...

    As part of the game "answering one question ahead all the time" (probably derived from an old BBC Radio 4 comedy programme!)?
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    if you want to look into "passing by reference"...

    if you want to look into "passing by reference" the main source I have found are the example subroutines of Ritchie Lawrence. Here are the Date and Time ones. They have a tiny calling routine at...
  4. In fact Bill Gates denies saying this, and it...

    In fact Bill Gates denies saying this, and it appears to be an Urban Myth that he did.

    Here's a fairly authoritative article about the matter.
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    I agree with RetiredGeek that what you have...

    I agree with RetiredGeek that what you have written should and does work.

    Here is my supposed 'universal' date and time code for today and now:


    :: generalised DATE and TIME routine for all...
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    Alternatively there might be an updated touchpad...

    Alternatively there might be an updated touchpad driver, either on the Dell website for your specific laptop, or on the touchpad manufacturer's website, which has a 'disable touchpad when typing'...
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    Usually I find a BATch file so much easier! ...

    Usually I find a BATch file so much easier! :cool:
  8. It's probably no comfort but I was warned off the...

    It's probably no comfort but I was warned off the Dell USFF format because our technical support firm said at the time that their experience was that USFF system units were prone to power-supply...
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    I know of no way to do in a BATch file what you...

    I know of no way to do in a BATch file what you appear to want...
  10. Until 64-bit versions of Windows became prevalent...

    Until 64-bit versions of Windows became prevalent I used to use the IBM PC-DOS "E" editor to write BATch files.
    Now I can't be bothered to learn Notepad++, PSPad, and the like, and just suffer the...
  11. I also find it extremely difficult to use...

    I also find it extremely difficult to use software on newer, not yet available, hard drives!
  12. Surely if there are alligators in the moat you...

    Surely if there are alligators in the moat you should RAISE the drawbridge to stop them sneaking into the castle, not LOWER it?
    You are clearly insufficiently experienced in medieval warfare in...
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    I briefly looked into this for a small...

    I briefly looked into this for a small guest-house that offers free WiFi to its guests, and even a fairly high-end Draytek Vigor router didn't have any facility to limit data transfer by connection....
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    Touché!

    Touché!
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    It seems you forgot that it was called VisiCalc!...

    It seems you forgot that it was called VisiCalc! :o
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    Have you tried uninstalling Outlook 2007 and...

    Have you tried uninstalling Outlook 2007 and reinstalling again?
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    Even easier is to go into a Command Prompt...

    Even easier is to go into a Command Prompt window, and type NET SHARE !
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    I found a week or two ago, when I ran...

    I found a week or two ago, when I ran Malwarebytes, that it told me there was a new version, and downloaded and installed it!
  19. If you're doing historical comparisons of Windows...

    If you're doing historical comparisons of Windows 8 and Windows 10, you might like to read this Heart of Windows 8 lives on in Windows 10 article, which also makes mention of Surface RT.
  20. I've never needed this, but you could investigate...

    I've never needed this, but you could investigate running NET or SC via RUNAS?
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    I'm pleased you determined the best solution!

    I'm pleased you determined the best solution!
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    I would suggest that you cut your losses and make...

    I would suggest that you cut your losses and make two almost identical tasks: one to run at startup and one which runs every ten minutes (yours does this only for one day).

    But my concern would...
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    [SOLVED] Assuming that you really mean ORed rather than...

    Assuming that you really mean ORed rather than XORed, then it's a simple matter of combining the bits:
    FieldA: 01011011
    FieldB: 00110010
    ----------------
    Result: 01111011

    The way it works is...
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    You wouldn't use Robocopy to do that! copy...

    You wouldn't use Robocopy to do that!

    copy d:\directory\originalfile.txt d:\directory\copiedfile.txt
    would be my choice.
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    CD C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Local\Temp del...

    CD C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Local\Temp
    del %TEMP%\*.* /f /s /qAs it stands your CD statement is of no use, since your DEL statement acts on whatever is in the TEMP environment variable, which...
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