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    HDD activity-indicator utility

    Like most recent PCs, my new Toshiba laptop doesn't have a HDD Activity Indicator LED. I think this is a useful tool and can't understand why it's been omitted. The marginal cost saving of not...
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    The initial error I described above was my own...

    The initial error I described above was my own daft fault for not reading things properly. What was supplied was a Windows 7 Pro code that could be used to parlay a free Windows 10 Pro installation...
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    I found one for just over 10GBP, which I can...

    I found one for just over 10GBP, which I can afford to write off if it all goes pear-shaped. It was delivered in an eBay message to my account, along with the proviso "If a license key is displayed...
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    Upgrading from Home to Pro

    I bought a reasonably well-specced Toshiba laptop recently that came installed with Windows 10 Home. Having used it for a couple of weeks, on the whole I'm pleased with it apart from the limitations...
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    [SOLVED] Win 7 MOBO Driver Problem - Fixed!

    Thank you, Sudo15, Clint and Coochin. I think the issue is resolved.

    I followed Coochin's advice of rolling back the drivers to greyed out devices then reinstalled the Chipset drivers. The first...
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    [SOLVED] Win 7 MOBO Driver Problem

    I'm not sure whether this should best be added to the OS or the hardware thread, but I'll start here and leave it to the Admins to move if I've erred.

    I have a Dell Optiplex 9010, which I've...
  7. Thanks for your suggestion TT. I'd missed the...

    Thanks for your suggestion TT. I'd missed the proviso about the speed limitation on the free version of FindAndMount. I looked at the "free for non-commercial use" bit and thought it was a fully...
  8. Recovery suggestions for self-inflicted hard drive problem, please

    I was a bit of a dunderhead last weekend. While trying to rescue an apparently corrupt 32Gb USB thumb drive, I deleted the volume using the Disk Management applet in the Windows 8 Management Console...
  9. Avoiding Serial Tweaking of MS Office 2010

    Dear Lounge,

    I've recently started with a new company whose IT policy involves not having roaming profiles. Unfortunately, for us IT Support folk, it also involves hot-desking in three different...
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    Found it! 'Win7 Library Tool', currenmtly at v...

    Found it! 'Win7 Library Tool', currenmtly at v 1.09. Does exactly what I want it to.http://www.downloadplex.com/Windows/System-Utilities/Other/win7-library-tool_333683.html
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    Library Confusion

    I can see that the concept of the Library may be useful in theory - collecting together links from a variety of folders and data sources in a single logical (albeit virtual) place. For me, though,...
  12. Thanks for your advice, Joe. I've followed it,...

    Thanks for your advice, Joe. I've followed it, more or less and it seems things now work as I want them to (and which all the guides I've found say should have been the normal way all along).
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  13. Thank for your response, Rurib, but yes, I@m...

    Thank for your response, Rurib, but yes, I@m definitely repying to emails sent by through the new account and the default action remains to set the reply address to that of the default account in the...
  14. Yes, the test emails are generated through the...

    Yes, the test emails are generated through the correct account from the button in the 'Accounts Settings' dialog. Also, I can manualy select the account to send from on the Account drop down when I...
  15. Automatic sending from non-default account (Outlook 2007) - Update

    Right - initial problem solved. The new account now works as it should. I can send and receive through it as normal. It's listed as a separate account in the 'Send/Receive' menu, it should be...
  16. Thanks for your response, rurib. I haven't...

    Thanks for your response, rurib. I haven't ignored you - I've been having problems with my ISP.

    I was able to create another email account through which to receive my business-related mail, as...
  17. Automatic sending from non-default account (Outlook 2007)

    I have two email accounts related to two domains I own. I have one ISP account into which emails sent to both of the domains are funnelled. They arrive in my inbox with the correct "to" address and...
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    Am I Missing Somethnig in Publisher?

    I've begun to use MS Publisher very recently because I don't have the time to bend Word 2007 to my will in order to create a customisable 2012 calendar to my satisfaction. I was told the template...
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    Joe, This was one of the threads I looked at...

    Joe,

    This was one of the threads I looked at when I first had the problem. I can't see a file or folder called IE9-neutral.Download.msu anywhere during the process, not even in the install folder...
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    Thank you for your response, Joe. At your...

    Thank you for your response, Joe.

    At your suggestion, I tried just that (and went into Safe Mode in Windows 7 for the first time, to boot). Unfortunately, the resut was the same and the log file...
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    Why won't IE9 install? (Win7 64)

    I've been trying to install IE9 on a relatively recently-built Lenovo laptop running Win7 Ultimate 64-bit. It fails repeatedly with error code 2, which helpfully equates to "Windows Update...
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    Is the speed a CD can be burnt a factor of the...

    Is the speed a CD can be burnt a factor of the burning software or the optical drive itself?

    I'm trying to burn some audio CDs, something I last did successfully about 8 years ago. Apart from...
  23. Greetings fellow Outlookers! I don't use Word...

    Greetings fellow Outlookers!

    I don't use Word as my default Email editor in Outlook 2003, preferring instead to have my default messages be in HTML format with a font selection I've chosen for...
  24. Greetings fellow Outlookers! I don't use Word...

    Greetings fellow Outlookers!

    I don't use Word as my default Email editor in Outlook 2003, preferring instead to have my default messages be in HTML format with a font selection I've chosen for...
  25. Greetings fellow Outlookers! I don't use Word...

    Greetings fellow Outlookers!

    I don't use Word as my default Email editor in Outlook 2003, preferring instead to have my default messages be in HTML format with a font selection I've chosen for...
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