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  1. I've been running GWX10 foe several months now on...

    I've been running GWX10 foe several months now on a Windows 7 Pro machine and have always received all the remaining updates. This month however I receive an error window advising me that a problem...
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    Hi Paul I run also Foxit on my Windows 7 Pro...

    Hi Paul
    I run also Foxit on my Windows 7 Pro laptop without any problems. I will contact Kaspersky and also Foxit.
    May try to install Foxit again now that the problem has been identified - it...
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    Paul, I salute you, sir. Deleted Foxit and...

    Paul, I salute you, sir. Deleted Foxit and computer now seems to print OK. Fingers crossed, but much appreciated!
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    May I add that the problem is unlikely to involve...

    May I add that the problem is unlikely to involve the printer, drivers, etc as I can successfully print from other computers through wifi.
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    Print spooler error

    Running Windows XP on a Dell E520 computer. The system is fully updated (for XP anyway) and is protected by Kaspersky and Malwarebytes. I would appreciate advice on a printing problem.

    I have a...
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    Having tried GWX CP, indeed it is ...

    Having tried GWX CP, indeed it is ...
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    Thanks for the heads up jwoods

    Thanks for the heads up jwoods
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    Blocking Win 10 Update

    In the 19 November issue of Windows Secrets there is an article by Susan Bradley which covers the steps necessary for successfully blocking any attempt by Microsoft to enforce the update from Win 7...
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    MS Word not working (reprise)

    As the originator of this thread perhaps I should now close it with the resolution. Although when running Word and checking 'Tools|Addons & Templates' none were found listed - this was in fact the...
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    [SOLVED] Many thanks cmptrgy - renaming normal.dot as...

    Many thanks cmptrgy - renaming normal.dot as oldnormal.dot and opening a doc file was successful, and created a new version of normal.dot.
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    [SOLVED] Winword not Available

    It may be sheer coincidence, but following the recent MS update delivery I am unable to open any Winword file or the application itself. I have Office 2000 on a computer running Win XP SP3 with all...
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    I think that has solved the immediate problem. ...

    I think that has solved the immediate problem. You are indeed the man!

    Is there any way to avoid having to decline a change to normal.dot every time Word is closed?
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    Cannot locate the add-ins or the Word Options. ...

    Cannot locate the add-ins or the Word Options. But that website of yours certainly seems to describe my problem. Where can I find that setting?

    update: found it
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    Well Rick - you are certainly in the ball park. ...

    Well Rick - you are certainly in the ball park. When changing normal.dot to oldnormal.dot it is then possible to successfully open Word. But, closure and attempting to again open Word produces the...
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    Thank you for reply, but sadly same error boxes...

    Thank you for reply, but sadly same error boxes when starting from winword.exe

    Should have mentioned that all .doc files open OK on another computer, and rolling back a week with System Restore...
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    MS Word stopped working

    Running Office 2000 in Windows 7 Pro 64-bit.

    All Office modules have been running successfully for a few years. Today however when starting Word this error message is received:

    Windows ...
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    Also sometimes have this problem despite using...

    Also sometimes have this problem despite using MalwareBytes and Vipre Premium. Also agree that the excellent ERUNT program is more help than System Restore. I've noticed that this switch to Windows...
  18. Thread: Unlocker

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    Unlocker

    Fred's column correctly recommended 'Unlocker' as a valuable tool for users. I have two small points to raise.

    I already have version 1.9.1 installed and several times it has saved my bacon - but...
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    After recovering the situation and my composure...

    After recovering the situation and my composure with the Acronis backup my boot time returned to its previous acceptable level. I then discovered that the indispensable MailWasher utility requires...
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    Thankfully, with that many updates I had...

    Thankfully, with that many updates I had previously done an Acronis image [note my user name - previous scars], but [sigh] what an eternity to run. However, rolled back and this time installed the...
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    Boot Time Increased

    Until today my time to boot Windows XP Home was just over one minute. However, after today's MS updates my boot time has increased to nearly three minutes. In addition, status bar icons for...
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    Asking a question, hopefully, before the answer...

    Asking a question, hopefully, before the answer is really necessary.
    Can one do a repair installation on Windows XP Home SP3 with an installation CD for Windows XP Home SP2?
    If so, are there any...
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