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  1. A wise decision.

    A wise decision.
  2. Thread: Bad Link

    by nate01pa
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    Bad Link

    When I click on "Windows 10" in the "Lounge Life" section of the WS Newsletter, I am sent to the "Windows 8" forum. This has happened in two consecutive issues.

    If I go to the Lounge forum listing...
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    This observation is why so much software does not...

    This observation is why so much software does not work as desired. The developer knows what he wants to have happen and writes his code to make it so. When he tests his code, he (perhaps...
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    I downloaded some Avery software...

    I downloaded some Avery software (www.avery.com/templates) and did not find it at all hard to use. I can put a sheet of labels in my printer and print as many labels as I want and at a later time put...
  5. I obtained a program called Corel Fusion when I...

    I obtained a program called Corel Fusion when I purchased WordPerfect Office X6. It will do batch conversion of Word files.

    I believe you can try it for 30 days but I don't know if that feature...
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    You are right on. I have used WordPerfect since...

    You are right on. I have used WordPerfect since WPDOS5.1 and bought WP Office X6 on Ebay to replace X3 which had a few problems on Win 8.1 although none of them were serious. The basic philosophy of...
  7. I did a fresh install of Win 7. There were over...

    I did a fresh install of Win 7. There were over 100 updates shown as Important or Recommended. I decided since I was not going to be using this computer for a while, to just let Windows do its thing....
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    I just tried it again - same result. When I went...

    I just tried it again - same result. When I went to the Lounge forum listing (not the one in the WS Newsletter) it worked properly.
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    Incorrect link??

    I noticed a Windows 10 forum listing in the Lounge section of the latest Windows Secrets but clicking on it brought me to this forum.
    I'm not using Win 10 at the moment but just thought I would...
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    I use a program called Second Copy...

    I use a program called Second Copy (www.secondcopy.com)for this purpose. It is a paid program but you get a 30-day trial period.
    It is basically an automated copy program. You make up a "profile"...
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    The product key has to be stored somewhere for...

    The product key has to be stored somewhere for the 3rd party software to display it.
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    You say that these devices are in an enclosure of...

    You say that these devices are in an enclosure of some kind. When drives are connected internally, the "Drive Information" tells the BIOS and OS what kind of drive, size, geometry, etc. Putting a...
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    Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime error

    I am getting a Microsoft Visual C++ Library Runtime error when I try to run Quattro Pro ver X3 in Windows 8.1. The program loads but when I select the "mode" (Quattro Pro or Excel) the program...
  14. I have a Compaq laptop which was running Win 7...

    I have a Compaq laptop which was running Win 7 Home Premium. I performed an in-place upgrade to Win 8.0 which took a few hours but lost nothing. All apps that I checked worked properly. Then I did...
  15. I am using Office XP on both Windows 7 and...

    I am using Office XP on both Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 (mostly Excel) and it appears to work properly. I do have the viewer installed for the newer file formats.
  16. Elaine, After you download an iso file, you...

    Elaine,

    After you download an iso file, you have to use DVD/CD burning software to burn the file to disk. You CANNOT just copy the iso file to a disk - it will not work properly.
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    I use a program called doPDF (www.dopdf.com). It...

    I use a program called doPDF (www.dopdf.com). It is free for personal use. It installs similar to a printer and creates nice small files.
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    Windows normally cannot read a Ubuntu drive if it...

    Windows normally cannot read a Ubuntu drive if it is formatted under EXT2 or EXT3. There are utilities available which do allow you to READ but not WRITE TO such a drive.

    If the OP used the whole...
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    Why are you trying to do this? Is it to actually...

    Why are you trying to do this? Is it to actually run a DOS program? Have you tried to run the program in Windows 8.1? Is it a 64-bit version - many older programs will not run in 64-bit Windows.
    ...
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    I have been using KeePass which is a free...

    I have been using KeePass which is a free program. It is available for many different platforms including a portable version which you can put on a flash drive and use it at multiple locations...
  21. Thread: Location

    by nate01pa
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    What are you trying to do with the ZIP codes?...

    What are you trying to do with the ZIP codes? What application are you trying to work with?
    This question would probably receive more relevant answers if it were posted in the appropriate forum;...
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    If your system has 4 GB or less memory there is...

    If your system has 4 GB or less memory there is no real advantage to 64-bit Windows.

    A 32-bit system can only address 4GB of memory so if you have more than that, the additional memory will not...
  23. A major problem (which vDos solves) is the...

    A major problem (which vDos solves) is the inability of modern printers to accept older programs character-based printer output. They want a series of dots which form the characters.

    For example,...
  24. I found a free program called VDos...

    I found a free program called VDos (http://sourceforge.net/projects/vdos/) which, when properly set up, runs DOS programs in a window and includes another program called DOSPrinter which takes the...
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    I have used Parted Magic which includes GParted...

    I have used Parted Magic which includes GParted for quite a few years and it has always done a good job. It has a graphical interface. It used to be free but now they charge around $5 for it. You...
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