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    I followed the instructions to increase the...

    I followed the instructions to increase the installer timeout using Gpedit, and it worked fine (it seemed to fix things behind the scenes, while I wasn't looking). However, I was more concerned with...
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    When in ppt, you either have to double-click it...

    When in ppt, you either have to double-click it to play (and it will look for a suitable media player), or rt-click and select something like 'Object- Activate' (I dont have ppt 2010 in front of me,...
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    I think you could call it a feature, but one...

    I think you could call it a feature, but one which irritates, and is not well documented (at least, not by MS, AFAIK). In PP-2000 & 2003, you have to insert a 'package' using Insert>Object>package,...
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    If you have used earlier vns of Office and were...

    If you have used earlier vns of Office and were happy, then its worth knowing that Office 2000 (and presumably 2003) can handle DOCX files (load & save) with the 'compatibility pack' free from MS. I...
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    I think I know what this is about: "caudrangular"...

    I think I know what this is about: "caudrangular" probably means "quadrangular", which is perfectly correct (four sided), but we would likely use "rectangular" to mean the angles are all 90. Goszto...
  6. To add to Paul's solution, if you create a...

    To add to Paul's solution, if you create a further column with the entries in the first 3 appended using & (and appropriate spaces), then you get the required text in one column, and can then paste...
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    You are never going to get good resolution on a...

    You are never going to get good resolution on a standard DVD, to achieve HD (1080x1920) you will need to create a BluRay disc, which then won't play on the bog-standard DVD players you encounter.
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  8. Why not accept its advice and back up your files?...

    Why not accept its advice and back up your files? It is trying to save your bacon (well, data files): the image contains only what was on the PC when it was made, and anything you have created since...
  9. I was going to recommend Sysinternals Diskview...

    I was going to recommend Sysinternals Diskview which allows you to click on any part of the disk 'area' to see which file occupies the space, but it seems you don't need to any more! BTW, my W10...
  10. Finding out just which vn of .Net a bit of...

    Finding out just which vn of .Net a bit of software needs seems to be an unaddressed issue - and uninstalling dotNet to test is a clumsy (and time-consuming) way of doing it. I found that CFF...
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    In the past, I would have said you have to edit...

    In the past, I would have said you have to edit the registry, as XP doesn't seem to provide a 'nice' way to control startups, but Autoruns is the answer. You can run it from an admin account, then...
  12. [SOLVED] I don't have W7 & W8 on the same machine, so...

    I don't have W7 & W8 on the same machine, so can't test anything, but am currently dual-booting XP & W10(TP), and have let W10 save file history on a 'data' drive. This ends up with interesting...
  13. On my Word 2000 the date only autocompletes fully...

    On my Word 2000 the date only autocompletes fully on today's date, so:
    6 no is enough to get '6 November 2014'
    7 nove offers me '7 November', but only the November auto-completes,...
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    Dual booting Windows 10 & XP

    To see if my old hardware (Athlon 64 x2 3800, 2GB DDR2 ram) was up to it, I thought I'd try the TP, installed to a second hard drive, so as to not mess up my XP boot process. This was a mistake (the...
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    I know Sudo15 has replied, but I once had to...

    I know Sudo15 has replied, but I once had to replace a drive in a laptop that would not read CDs, but had no trouble with DVDs - I also assumed the CDs were iffy, but after testing enough different...
  16. I know its been a while, but having spotted your...

    I know its been a while, but having spotted your question: I can't see that you need to do anything special - just set the dropbox folder to the place where Shadowpeotect saves its files, and they...
  17. As I am testing Windows-10, I thought I'd give it...

    As I am testing Windows-10, I thought I'd give it a try. Office 97 (no access nor Outlook) installed fine, and ran with no errors, but the built-in help didn't work - the hoops I had to jump through...
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    When I open that arn file (some 3MB) with...

    When I open that arn file (some 3MB) with Autoruns (on XP) I can find no evidence of 'snapdo' (Autoruns has a text search capability), nor 'snap.do' nor 'resoft' (the masterminds behind it,...
  19. [SOLVED] I know you have resolved your main issue, but:...

    I know you have resolved your main issue, but: Since you already use Irfanview, have you tried using its excellent batch-conversion feature to copy the files from camera to PC? It does require you...
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    On my version (5.3) you have to select the...

    On my version (5.3) you have to select the 'Restore' tab and browse for an image file - once selected the Verify option appears, like so:
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    HTH you or others.
  21. I found the notes at...

    I found the notes at http://www.gadgetbuilder.com/Computer/SpeedFanInfo.html#SmartGuardian
    helpful. SpeedFan is tricky to use because it has to cope with a massive array of hardware, most of which...
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    I wondered if the option to 'show windows & tabs...

    I wondered if the option to 'show windows & tabs from last time' might be the problem (because it restores the last-closed instance of FF), so tried pinning a couple of tabs, resetting the start...
  23. Reviving VB4 project

    For some reason, this thread was closed after only 6 days. As a part-time programmer, I was keen to help, although I never used VB4 (I used the DOS-based QB 4.5, and then VB6). I can't tell what...
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    Does that mean you let it analyse all your music...

    Does that mean you let it analyse all your music in one fell swoop, then clicked 'save all'? If so, then unless 'undo' is still available, you may be out of luck. I have never used it, only read...
  25. Thanks - I know I could have (and probably did in...

    Thanks - I know I could have (and probably did in the past) look that up, but what I was hoping to find out was whether my GeForce 6150 on-board graphics (in particular) would work at a satisfactory...
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