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  1. Thread: Lost envelope

    by MerC
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    Lost envelope

    Is it just me that's has lost the little winged flashing envelope that used to tell me I had a new message in my PostBox?
  2. Thread: icons

    by MerC
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    Re: icons

    Oops. Sorry guys. Forgot not everybody uses the Steel skin. Have removed anything remotely resembling yellow text. <img src=/S/blush.gif border=0 alt=blush width=15 height=15>
    Actually, I get...
  3. Thread: icons

    by MerC
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    Re: icons

    Sure:

    A.

    1. For an 'ordinary' folder this is controlled by a small, possibly hidden file, in the root called desktop.ini . This is also used to decide what background your icon area has. (To...
  4. Thread: Win98 Temp Dirs

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    Re: Win98 Temp Dirs

    edited by MerC to remove anything in the least bit controversial, potentially offensive and PuC. And the yellow text. I don't want to frighten the horses...

    Rick

    1. I never use a...
  5. Thread: Win98 Temp Dirs

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    Re: Win98 Temp Dirs

    1) Requires user intervention to run. : sure does, entirely on purpose
    2) Incompletely cleans out the TEMP folder : sure does, entirely on purpose
    3) Has...
  6. Thread: Win98 Temp Dirs

    by MerC
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    Re: Win98 Temp Dirs

    The humour escapes me. I should get out more...
    <img src=/S/igiveup.gif border=0 alt=igiveup width=31 height=23>
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    Re: Free & Good WebDrive

    ....so sign up for a dozen others. There's plenty of free ones... <img src=/S/whisper.gif border=0 alt=whisper width=29 height=17>
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    Re: Free & Good WebDrive

    Hi
    Sorry I have not had time to read the thread in detail, but by 'web-drive' I'm assuming On-Line Storage. As someone pointed out, this is not the same as the free web-space your ISP supplies....
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    Re: Computer from scratch

    <hr> People only giving 1/2 the story..<hr>

    From my experience, I'd say that was an above average fraction.... <img src=/S/beep.gif border=0 alt=beep width=15 height=15>
  10. Thread: Folder colors

    by MerC
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    Re: Folder colors

    Hi Al
    Glad you liked it. I enjoy messing about with icons : reflects my personality - an uncontrollable urge to be in control. You might also like IconShop (see url in previous message)...
  11. Thread: Folder colors

    by MerC
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    Re: Folder colors

    Hi Bruce
    Sorry about your decompression problem. Unfortunately, try as I may I cannot reproduce it. This one has me stumped for the moment. I wonder if you are using, like me, the...
  12. Thread: New Zone Alarm

    by MerC
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    Re: New Zone Alarm

    Hi
    If anyone wants an older version, I can make it available on my website. At the moment the link just points to the Zone Labs page, but it is easy to also include a link to a zip.
    Rgds
  13. Thread: Folder colors

    by MerC
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    Re: Folder colors

    Hi
    Not only can you change the colour, but you can also change the icon completely. But you'll need some folder icons to change to! Try #27 on my website for a nice collection.

    1. RClick the...
  14. Re: Security alert MSIE 6 - XP Home (XP Home - Secure?)

    <hr>someone is just trying to get there hands on your money.
    <hr>

    ...if that's not sinister, I don't what is....
  15. Thread: Time Out (XP Pro)

    by MerC
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    Re: Time Out (XP Pro)

    Hi
    Here's something to try :

    1. Access your Modem Properties via Device Manager or Control Panel
    2. You need Advanced/ Extra Initialization Commands
    3. Add to this line (which is...
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    Re: Screen Print/Capture

    Hi Ken
    Grabbed a copy of Snag It, and you're quite right. It does much more than SG. I find the autosave with a sequential file number particularly useful. I bought it.
    Cheers
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    Re: Screen Print/Capture

    Hi Ken
    You went to the link I gave and found what? I can't see Snag It anywhere at the NoNonsense Software site. Drop us the real link so we can have a look at your baby.
    Cheers
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    Re: Screen Print/Capture

    Hi
    I'm not at all sure why you would want to pay for something that Screen Grabber does for nothing, unless it's the editing facilities that you need and you don't already own anything...
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    Re: Zone Alarm (XP Home)

    Hi
    I would ask for a bit more information as to these 'referrers' you keep mentioning. Are they cookies, or what? If they are, ZA takes care of them at 3 different levels. When I run the Windows...
  20. Thread: Win98 Temp Dirs

    by MerC
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    Re: Win98 Temp Dirs

    Hi Rick and Tricky

    * .tmp files that are still there in the next session (i.e. after a re-boot) are litter. Anything needing to use them has already done so. Most well-behaved apps...
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    Re: Zone Alarm (XP Home)

    Hi
    I think for that sort of configurability you would need the Pro version, for which you have to pay. This allows you to set Cookies at various levels, one of which would prevent site...
  22. Thread: Diskeeper Lite

    by MerC
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    Re: Diskeeper Lite

    ...speed, like size, isn't everything. <img src=/S/grin.gif border=0 alt=grin width=15 height=15>
  23. Thread: TFT monitors

    by MerC
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    Re: TFT monitors

    Hi
    For an extra $100 you can take it back and have it seen to (exchanged) with less hassle, but if pixels go dead they cannot be repaired. Although you cannot really notice a couple of unlit...
  24. Thread: Win98 Temp Dirs

    by MerC
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    Re: Win98 Temp Dirs

    Hi
    If you want a safe, automated way of cleaning out your TEMP directory, pop over to my website, click the Index button and download Autoclean Temp Files (.doc or .pdf - for the latter you'll...
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    Re: Filename Characters

    He he. I'd love to see a file named
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