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  1. Reporting back as promised. Had a reply from a...

    Reporting back as promised.

    Had a reply from a lady at WindowsSecrets Editor <editor@windowssecrets.com>

    Apparently it was due to a mistake within the marketing team. It has been resolved. I...
  2. Thanks JoeP517. I have forwarded the query as...

    Thanks JoeP517.

    I have forwarded the query as you suggested.

    I'll report back, hopefully with the solution!

    Geoff
  3. Am receiving duplicate email Newsletters

    I have started receiving duplicate Windows Secrets Newsletter emails. It began on 17 April 2014. For many years I've been receiving the emails at just one of my current email addresses. Always the...
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    Hi RetiredGeek. Apologies for delay in replying....

    Hi RetiredGeek. Apologies for delay in replying. I had to look up what 'Modern Apps' were!! Shows how much I use the modern interface ...

    I've had Windows 8 installed on my spare laptop since it...
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    Hi Retired Geek, I just upgraded my Windows 8...

    Hi Retired Geek,

    I just upgraded my Windows 8 to Windows 8.1. About 20 minutes into the process I realised that I had not made a recent backup image, so I cancelled the upgrade and made an image...
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    WMC License

    I asked the question because of this statement** from microsoft at

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows-8/feature-packs

    ** Windows 8 Media Center Pack is available at no charge for a...
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    Windows 8 and WMC License keys

    I have a question concerning how long I can delay before installing the Windows 8 and WMC low cost Upgrades.
    I have purchased one Windows 8 Pro upgrade for 24.95 and have downloaded the software...
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    winsx directory in Windows 8?

    Does Windows 8 use a winsx directory the way that Windows 7 does?

    The reason I ask is because since my most recent install of Windows 7 in January 2011, the winsx directory has grown to 13.8GB....
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    Hi ruirib, Thanks for your helpful comments. ...

    Hi ruirib,

    Thanks for your helpful comments.

    Your link pre-assessment tool links to an Adobe forum. Do you have the correct link available?

    Thanks

    Geoff
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    Thanks bbearren. I had not looked at it like...

    Thanks bbearren.
    I had not looked at it like that; so no de-activation is needed (or possible?).

    Thanks Medico.
    1. re Bluetooth, I'll see if mine works when I upgrade to Windows 8.

    2. re...
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    De-activating Windows 8 following upgrade

    I want to run Windows 8 Pro on my current 'main' laptop (Dell SXPS 1340 - 3 years old) which is currently running Windows 7 Pro 64 bit.

    I have purchased a 25 upgrade from Microsoft and have also...
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    I had a problem installing SP1 32 bit. I...

    I had a problem installing SP1 32 bit. I installed it from Windows Update and it finished with 'Installation failed'. So I installed it again from a direct download from Microsoft and it apparently...
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    Thanks to all who replied giving me an insight...

    Thanks to all who replied giving me an insight into how easy it is for someone to use my email address in the Sender/Reply To fields. This is the first time I've posted in The Lounge and have...
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    Does the 'anyone' not need to have my password as...

    Does the 'anyone' not need to have my password as well as my email address to send an email in my name?? I am surprised that my email can be used without my password. That is certainly not very...
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    Unauthorised use of my e-mail address?

    A few days ago, I received about 15 email messages informing me that for various reasons, messages I had sent (using Outlook 2010) had not been delivered. I had not sent any of these 'undeliverable'...
  16. My thanks to all who replied. The Registry was...

    My thanks to all who replied. The Registry was the answer. I hadn't considered that. The referenced link gave simple instructions for exactly what I needed. Mission accomplished.

    First time I've...
  17. How do I retain Favorites Sort order when copying Favorites between PCs?

    Systems: 2 laptops running Windows 7 with IE8.

    I have a large number of Favorites on laptop 1 which I wish to duplicate on laptop 2.

    The favorites on laptop 1 are organised (?!) as follows:
    ...
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