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  1. This sounds just like Cable TV. You pay for Cable...

    This sounds just like Cable TV. You pay for Cable TV, and they still make you watch Commercials!

    It would be so wonderful to have something like Adblock Plus for TV!
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    Yeah, updates are one of the many inconveniences...

    Yeah, updates are one of the many inconveniences we have to put up with if we want to be safe. But it's all of the other "non-security" type things that they throw in with the updates (like the...
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    Good grief, now there's FF ver. 36.0.1 staring at...

    Good grief, now there's FF ver. 36.0.1 staring at me! I wonder what's gonna happen with it. Nothing I hope. Auugh!
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    Yeah, I got that Hello thing too. Wondered why...

    Yeah, I got that Hello thing too. Wondered why the update jumped from 16 or 17 MB's to 29 MB's, now I know. My firewall asked if I wanted to allow it and I said no. I also removed the new icon from...
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    So, now we've got Firefox ver. 36 wanting to be...

    So, now we've got Firefox ver. 36 wanting to be installed. I always wait a bit before jumping in (sort of like MS updates). Anyone noticed any problems with it? I usually don't have any problems, but...
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    @Coochin - Excellent point! Trouble is, how do...

    @Coochin - Excellent point! Trouble is, how do you write Indglish? That would take some doing.
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    Wow, this is getting to be one of the longest...

    Wow, this is getting to be one of the longest threads. It would be very good if all this information could somehow be sent to Microsoft for their use in making Office 2016. Maybe they could even do...
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    tiger4, I get some of the same things you've...

    tiger4,
    I get some of the same things you've described, but only occasionally. Most of the time things work okay for me on my 2012 super fast Win 7 64 bit computer. It is frustrating though when it...
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    Just how many times can a wheel be re-invented...

    Just how many times can a wheel be re-invented before it becomes a rock again? Microsoft will be sure to show us!
  10. And 95% of customer support in the U.S. comes...

    And 95% of customer support in the U.S. comes from India.
  11. Yep, I'm one of those Win 98SE users - mainly for...

    Yep, I'm one of those Win 98SE users - mainly for playing old games, and it still runs great (knock on wood).

    Also, I think MS has already developed a way to sabotage Win XP, they're called MS...
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    @beiland, I use Firefox with the Adblocker...

    @beiland,

    I use Firefox with the Adblocker Plus plugin and it blocks about 90% of those ads. It also has filter preferences for ads that manage to get through and you don't want.
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    Berton, wow, that's great! Now I know that I will...

    Berton, wow, that's great! Now I know that I will be able to continue using SmartSuite on the newer OS's. It will probably run on my Win 7 machine. Thanks.

    Joe, thanks for that info. I'll give it...
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    Thanks Joe - all I know is that I have Office...

    Thanks Joe - all I know is that I have Office Professional Plus 2010 and I did what you said and I did get the change option, but when I got into it the options were complicated. Nothing simple here,...
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    I have Office 2010 on my newest Win 7 computer. I...

    I have Office 2010 on my newest Win 7 computer. I only use Word, Excel, & PowerPoint. That's it, I don't need all the other stuff like Access, One note, etc. I tried to uninstall just the parts I...
  16. Yes indeed. I started ordering parts (by mail)...

    Yes indeed. I started ordering parts (by mail) from RS when I was around 10 years old to do hobby experiments with. Also bought "Knight Kits" from Allied Radio and put together my first "all...
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    It is back, here's what Woody reports: "Sorry...

    It is back, here's what Woody reports:

    "Sorry about the extended outage. I was changing domain registrars, and in the process of going from here to there, some pointers got pointed where they...
  18. Well said! In 2012 I got Win 7 in a nice new fast...

    Well said! In 2012 I got Win 7 in a nice new fast computer. Some will laugh but I'm still learning things about Win 7 even after reading several books about it. No, I'm not slow, I just need...
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    Yeah, sometimes it pays to hound and complain!...

    Yeah, sometimes it pays to hound and complain! I'm hoping they'll do away with that popup ad I get. Good luck.
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    Thanks wavy for the suggestions, but although...

    Thanks wavy for the suggestions, but although this popup is annoying, it can now be easily clicked off, so I don't think it's worth all the time and effort it may take to try to work around it....
  21. Thread: HoloLens

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    This looks really cool. George Jetson would like...

    This looks really cool. George Jetson would like it. So it apparently will work with Win 10 . . you have to buy the headset.

    Edit: Goodbye Internet Explorer, hello Spartan?
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    wavy, I thought that would be a good idea too...

    wavy,

    I thought that would be a good idea too but have you ever tried to find the temp. Internet files and cookies in Firefox? It's nearly impossible, and when you do you find some coded files you...
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    NTLS, Good luck with that. I've been...

    NTLS,

    Good luck with that. I've been complaining in multiple threads about the UAC type blackout popup ad for "Windows Secrets" and got virtually nowhere except for this:

    "Ads are a necessity...
  24. I just got, no wait - I'm still getting used to...

    I just got, no wait - I'm still getting used to Windows 7. Unless a better reason comes up, in 2020 when I'm forced to get a new operating system, I'll be staying with my Win 7 HP 64 bit.

    If it...
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    - NTLS, just thought I'd let you know that I use...

    - NTLS, just thought I'd let you know that I use Adblock Plus on Firefox 35 (and previous vers.) and it works great for taking out most ads. Ads really bother me too so I use it and don't see any...
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