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    Okay. [EDIT] Tried it. Problem remains.

    Okay.
    [EDIT] Tried it. Problem remains.
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    No. USB plug-in.

    No. USB plug-in.
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    December 13 patches

    Anyone have any problems with the 13 December updates (re: Woody's warning)?
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    Mouse Pointer Freezes

    About once weekly. No pattern detectable. Not due to defective mouse as replacement also freezes. Reboot is required to re-activate mouse.
    [Edited add-on]: Computer has 8 USB plug-ins. Switching...
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    Printing DOS text (.txt) files

    I have some old DOS text (.txt) files on 3.5 inch floppies that I have to print. Can this be done on an XP system? If so, how?
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    Alphabetizing Files on USB key backup?

    Is there a way to keep files sorted in alphabetical order when backing them up on a USB key? Like they are sorted in MY DOCUMENTS?
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    I am able to sign in, did so, entered a long...

    I am able to sign in, did so, entered a long post, but when I clicked POST it said I was NOT signed in -- even tho the top right hand corner showed I was signed in. I think there are a lotta quirks...
  8. Can't do much with it. They stopped working about...

    Can't do much with it. They stopped working about a month ago but I haven't had a chance to post. Could this have anything to do with a bad Microsoft patch?
  9. Poll: I think a Downloader's Beware section is a great...

    I think a Downloader's Beware section is a great idea.

    Regarding rants: I think there's a very fine line to be drawn between a rant and a listing of the negatives regarding various downloads,...
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    A million thanks, Sybex ! ! ! Worked like a...

    A million thanks, Sybex ! ! ! Worked like a charm. And brought back colors I didn't even know were missing. I don't know if I did it correctly because it's a new feature but I gave your solution...
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    == Will do. But not all graphics have...

    == Will do. But not all graphics have disappeared -- only minor bits and pieces here and there. For instance, a smaller Google logo DOES appear on the G-mail page. And the problem does not occurr...
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    == Thanks, Ted, for your tip in my other thread...

    == Thanks, Ted, for your tip in my other thread about the missing Google logo on their main page -- which I'll follow up. Unfortunately, asking around, I could not find anyone else with the same...
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    == Thank you very much for the detailed...

    == Thank you very much for the detailed instructions. Much appreciated.
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    == No, John Hutchison's post was in color, and...

    == No, John Hutchison's post was in color, and the search terms were highlighted in red. [And I have no idea how he did that.] And the poster's photo appears in color.

    But the text of most posts...
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    == I just had an update notice from Adobe Flash,...

    == I just had an update notice from Adobe Flash, and went ahead with the installation. Was I supposed to uninstall the older version.\? Or does this not apply to updates?
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    == For the last few months, an XP-sp3 machine...

    == For the last few months, an XP-sp3 machine running IE8 has, on various sites (not all) omitted graphics that show up when I go to those sites using another machine. So far it looks like a minor...
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    == First off, I'm afraid I don't know how to do a...

    == First off, I'm afraid I don't know how to do a screen capture. Second, my view of the posts is in black and white, not in color, as in your example. This certainly looks like it would make a...
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    == I mentioned in my original post that there...

    == I mentioned in my original post that there were minor problems viewing some sites. And fixing JAVA did not make any difference in solving that problem. To elaborate, the problem was that minor...
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    When doing a search, the words you enter appear...

    When doing a search, the words you enter appear in the relevant posts in a font that is half the size of the text in the post. This makes it very difficult to do a quick scan of what you're looking...
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    == Thanks for the tip, Ted. I'm about to have a...

    == Thanks for the tip, Ted. I'm about to have a peek at it now.

    == LATER: I just checked and could not find the Java coffee cup icon so could not open the Java Console.. I went to java.com...
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    == Thanks for your reply. The change was made...

    == Thanks for your reply. The change was made through the browser (IE8, XP-SP3). You state that "The IE Java controls (through the browser) are many and do different things." But the only mention...
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    == Thank you for your reply and apologies for the...

    == Thank you for your reply and apologies for the long delay in responding but I haven't had a chance to get at the machine til now. It's XP-SP3 IE8. From the browser TOOLS> iNTERNET OPTIONS>...
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    One of my co-workers disabled JAVA (not...

    One of my co-workers disabled JAVA (not Javascript) on a donated used computer,
    thinking he was disabling Javascript. Now neither he or I can find
    where he did this. Somewhere off TOOLS >...
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    Thank you, Ted for pointing out the date in the...

    Thank you, Ted for pointing out the date in the file title, an added bit of useful info, which jives with the date I ran CCleaner. Also: See my previous posts to all who set me straight. Thanks all...
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    Yep, CCleaner is the "bad-guy" so to speak. See...

    Yep, CCleaner is the "bad-guy" so to speak. See my reply to JoeP. Much thanks, AceIn1.
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