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    Flash Player is not universally beloved -...

    Flash Player is not universally beloved - http://occupyflash.org/
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    Have you tried downloading the Flash Player...

    Have you tried downloading the Flash Player installer executable, just Flash Player - rather than what Adobe wants you to run, with all the related junk-ware, which is different? Do NOT go to "Adobe...
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    Kb3006137 - out-of-band update

    Coo-er - I just took KB3006137 out-of-band update, which turned out to change Windows default currency symbol in Lithuania to the euro .

    Now I KNOW why I do not leave Windows Update on "Install...
  4. If I may offer a word of caution, RAID comes in a...

    If I may offer a word of caution, RAID comes in a variety of different versions, related to the design of the motherboard to which your drives are attached.

    I had a motherboard failure, an old...
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    Jerry - thanks, yes, PCMag states it much more...

    Jerry - thanks, yes, PCMag states it much more elegantly and confidently than I can.
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    Virtualstore folder

    I have just discovered the "VirtualStore" folder! Running Windows 7 Pro 64

    A program that I use (SimSig, a rail signalling simulation, if you are curious) has been saving snapshots in this...
  7. You certainly are not forced to have a Microsoft...

    You certainly are not forced to have a Microsoft eMail account as your username. I use my Gmail account name without the least problem.
  8. I have found something that works for me. I have...

    I have found something that works for me. I have two laptops, one (larger - Win 7 64 Pro) that doesn't go far from the house, and a first-generation MS Surface (shortly to be replaced by a Surface...
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    Consider a trackball; you don't run out of real...

    Consider a trackball; you don't run out of real estate on your desktop or mousepad. My wife and I are irreconcilable on this!
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    I joined LinkedIn, to be able to look at other...

    I joined LinkedIn, to be able to look at other profiles, rather than to put my own out there, as I am retired and not actively seeking work.

    If you're not careful in your profile, you'll get...
  11. I had a similar issue - couldn't find what the...

    I had a similar issue - couldn't find what the program was - where something started addressing me in German. I found that the cause was a Deutsche Bahn rail timetable, and this app thought that...
  12. I have noticed that I have not had as many of...

    I have noticed that I have not had as many of these calls lately. I tend to deal with these people quite aggressively, so it could be that the word is getting around.

    Perhaps Microsoft really...
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    The said multinational publisher of magazines had...

    The said multinational publisher of magazines had the grace to admit - with commendable candour - that their "unsubscribe" procedures seemed all to have failed, simultaneously. The "unsubscribe"...
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    Disk image software is only any good if you can...

    Disk image software is only any good if you can restore your files from the image. Acronis came up short for me in this respect, though it could have been operator error.

    I have replaced it with...
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    A large multinational publisher of magazines in...

    A large multinational publisher of magazines in the UK has systematically ignored my repeated requests to unsubscribe, and continues to send a monthly eMail.

    I have written to them to say that, if...
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    I use Mail Chimp to send out an HTML newsletter...

    I use Mail Chimp to send out an HTML newsletter to ~570 people, but Mail Chimp sends singly to each of them, and I do not expose the eMail addresses of any of my members to any of the other 569...
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    An alternative route would be Mail Chimp, free to...

    An alternative route would be Mail Chimp, free to non-profits, which is what you sound to be.

    I use it four to six times a year, to a mailing list of about 570. They give very good feedback,...
  18. [SOLVED] I have removed this mysterious program, but now...

    I have removed this mysterious program, but now know how it came to be installed.

    It was part of an update to Family Tree Maker 2014 that I ran on the date in question. Now, when I start FTM,...
  19. [SOLVED] Glance - new program installed without my permission

    Reviewing my Firefox browser plug-ins, I found a name that I did not recognise - Glance, screen sharing service - npglance.dll. It seems to have installed at C:\Program Files (x86)\Glance29.

    I...
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    Paul T I had a look at KeePass, but...

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    I had a look at KeePass, but couldn't find where it allowed different browsers per URL. It seemed to require a whole heap of add-ons to fit with different browsers. Free is good.
    ...
  21. [SOLVED] Try Classic Theme Restorer, available from Addons...

    Try Classic Theme Restorer, available from Addons for Firefox, and use full screen, which leaves the home button in the top left corner. You might need Classic Toolbar Buttons as well.
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    I just had a look at the options in RoboForm,...

    I just had a look at the options in RoboForm, and, while you can specify the default browser, whether it is IE, FF or something else, you can not set this per login.

    When I have found sites that...
  23. As the OP, I have found it interesting, though...

    As the OP, I have found it interesting, though not particularly helpful, to wade through everyone's venting of their (mainly negative) opinions on this or that PDF reader program.

    What I DID find...
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    RoboForm is not flagged up by Malwarebytes,...

    RoboForm is not flagged up by Malwarebytes, excellent password manager, good value, with multiple licences available, though other free-of-charge options do exist.
  25. Thanks for the posts in reply. I use Adobe...

    Thanks for the posts in reply. I use Adobe Reader as my reader as I also use Acrobat for creating, and more importantly, editing PDFs, adding forms, etc. This last is a critical activity.

    There...
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