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  1. Woody, old fruit, your article reads as though...

    Woody, old fruit,

    your article reads as though you don't quite approve of mouse users; they are perhaps a little antediluvian. Maybe so but I have been using Win 7 for 2 years now on a 23 inch...
  2. I completely fail to see the point of RSS feeds....

    I completely fail to see the point of RSS feeds. Don't you have newspapers? Are your lives so empty you must know this stuff, most of which is rubbish. Would not a complete story with comments from...
  3. I got a Trojan with IE10

    I have already posted in reply to the lead article in this week's newsletter but seeing your problem here is the gist.

    IE10 installer shut down everything including Windows Explorer so that my...
  4. I got a trojan from Microsoft

    On Monday this week by coincidence, I was trying IE9 (I normally use Firefox but in an idle moment). Then I thought isn't IE10 out soon and followed the links to the MS site.

    I downloaded and ran...
  5. My Win 7 installation takes up 30 Gb of disk....

    My Win 7 installation takes up 30 Gb of disk. It's a clunker. Takes 2 minutes to start up to a useable screen. My new Win 7 PC is too big to lug around. My older one, Win XP, is separate bits, a box,...
  6. Just to be contrary, I found my NoRecentDocs...

    Just to be contrary, I found my NoRecentDocs setting under


    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
  7. What do I want fromWindows 8? I want a return to...

    What do I want fromWindows 8?
    I want a return to XP (and previous) style, structured menus. I need to see what's there, not have to guess as with the Win7 Start.
    I want "instant on". Not a minimum...
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    Interesting development; some how, I don't know...

    Interesting development; some how, I don't know how, I have enabled sound for Firefox but not the system sounds. When I go to the catch-up TV page I get the full 1080p picture and sound but none of...
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    Thanks, Jerry, I already drew a blank with...

    Thanks, Jerry,

    I already drew a blank with Control panel Sound. I didn't try Safe Mode but it's bed time here. I'll give it a go after work tomorrow.
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    nVidia HDMI audio problem

    I have an Acer Aspire R3610 nettop running Win7 64bit, connected to a Panasonic LCD TV by HDMI cable. Up to last month all was well. When I returned from a trip it downloaded and installed a string...
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    This is weird, I was in and out of that window...

    This is weird, I was in and out of that window the other day, trying to set this up and got nowhere. The Add button threw me back on the enigmatic wizard with the unanswerable question.

    Today it...
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    Windows Fax and Scan app

    Updated to Win 7/Office 2010 Pro in Dec 2010. I have a very good client (he pays on time), who is happy to have my invoice by fax.

    Coming to the first this year I clicked on Print/Fax only to find...
  13. Tried to log in yesterday, lost count how many...

    Tried to log in yesterday, lost count how many times. Tried the recover password/user name option a dozen times but Captcha just wouldn't have it. Knew I had the right password as Revia sent me an...
  14. The fault here lies as much with the web sites as...

    The fault here lies as much with the web sites as the users. It irritates the hell out of me to have to log in with a password to trivial sites such as this. People just get sick of this password,...
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    Thank you, gentlemen, I've used chowur's...

    Thank you, gentlemen,
    I've used chowur's registry hack to add Sent to & Copy to to the right click menu.

    I haven't tried Peter's Send to toys but I was amazed at Roderuner's tipto see the Menu...
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    Snowed in this week I used this forced idleness...

    Snowed in this week I used this forced idleness to upgrade my Acer laptop from Vista to Win 7. As I went to make my regular Friday backups of critical files, where is "Copy to" on Win Explorer menu...
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