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    Re: Dial-up networking

    I'm still being frustrated! I've run Spybot numerous times and it found vbouncer along with several others. I purged them using Spybot and it indicates it has been successful. By removing dial-up...
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    Re: Dial-up networking

    I do not believe it is ISP related. I now think it's related to a program (spyware?) entitled "vbouncer". I removed it and reinstalled dial-up networking and things worked until I rebooted. ...
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    Dial-up networking

    My internet connection has suddenly stopped functioning. Shortcuts to my dial-up don't work. When I try to open DIal-up networking nothing happens. I do not get a "make new connection" icon. I...
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    Re: Updating Windows from 95 to 98

    I know that I probably should do the fresh install . . . I'm most likely just being lazy. I think I'll let it stew for a day or two. I appreciate the feedback!
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    Re: Updating Windows from 95 to 98

    Thanks for the reply. That's pretty much what I think the case to be.
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    Updating Windows from 95 to 98

    Due to various issues I've finally decided to move from Windows 95 to Windows 98. I've purchased Windows 98, 2nd Edition, but notice it says "for PCs without windows". I'd prefer (I think) to...
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    Opening Attachments (Outlook 98)

    I have a friend who can no longer open attachments (doc, xls, jpg etc.) in incoming emails. Her operating system is Windows 98. I haven't been able to check it out in person, but she says when she...
  8. Thread: Netscape

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    Netscape

    I'm having more frequent problems viewing sites with my browser (Netscape 4.78) and messages saying it's not standards compliant. I've heard Netscape 7.0 is solid (I didn't find that Netscape 6.0...
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    Re: Windows Media Player

    I know they list 98 as a minimum for 7.1, but given the upgrade message is referring to version 7.00.00.1954, I thought there actually might be such an animal somewhere. Of course that assumes that...
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    Windows Media Player

    I'm still running Windows 95 and I'll probably not upgrade until I decide to get a new computer. Given that, I have Media Player 6.4 running and keep getting a message that an upgrade to version...
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    Re-installing (Outlook 98 / Office 97)

    I remembering reading that there were consequences either with installing Outlook 98 after Office 97 SR-2 patch or vice-versa. I can't locate the information at present and would appreciate help. ...
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    Starting fresh

    I decided to start with a fresh install on my new hard drive. Having installed from my Windows 95 CD (4.01.0970B), I downloaded IE 5.5sp2 so I could go to Windowsupdate.com, only to find that site no...
  13. Re: Preparing for new hard drive (Outlook 98)

    I'm in western PA! I talked to Microsoft's order desk and they don't even have it available but said since I was a registered user of Outlook 98 I could load it from someone elses CD. Now I just...
  14. Re: Preparing for new hard drive (Outlook 98)

    Internet mail. I did locate an Outlook 98 Set-up folder that has quite a few CAB files. Might this work in a re-install? I've been searching for a phone support number for Microsoft, but their web...
  15. Preparing for new hard drive (Outlook 98)

    I'm preparing to install a new hard drive and have decided it best to start over and do a "clean" install, including my Windows 95 (that's what I have!) and everything else. At some point when...
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    Re: Upgrading Hard Drive

    Thanks for the reply. What's the best way to proceed . . . set it up as a slave? I'm really hesitant to get into doing a reinstall as I've done so many upgrades, Y2K patches etc. Would you advise...
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    Upgrading Hard Drive

    Yeah I know, in computer years she's getting old, but my PII 266 meets most of our needs and I've already boosted the RAM. I'm considering adding a Maxtor 40 Gig 7200 RPM drive as my original 10 gig...
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    Bad Windows Socket

    After upgrading from Win 95 to Win 98 a message now appears each time at boot up saying that it couldn't run Arcada backup because of a bad window socket. How can this be corrected? Otherwise...
  19. Thread: Upgrading

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    Upgrading

    <P ID="edit" class=small>Edited by jwoodard on 27-Dec-01 04:17.</P>A friend asked for help upgrading from Win 95 to Win 98. When she tried to do it, she got a message saying that her version of Win...
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    Outlook Security (98)

    I just checked Microsoft's site for security updates and other than the one that blocks you from receiving .exe, vbs, etc. files, (which I don't care to do) I don't see anything new. It seems I...
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    Looking for a font

    Anybody know where to find the Gil Sans MT font?
  22. Thread: Upgrading RAM

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    Re: Upgrading RAM

    How is that determined (standard vs. proprietary)? I wouldn't expect Gateway to tell me it's safe to go elsewhere.
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    Upgrading RAM

    It's time to add some RAM to my old Gateway G266. Any suggestions on good vendors? How about Crucial.com?
  24. Thread: Explore

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    Explore

    A recent post addressed customizing where Windows Explorer opens from a shortcut. What I would like to do is change where it opens to, when opening Explorer by right clicking on the Start button. ...
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    Re: Missing Send-Receive Window (Outlook 98)

    Thanks! Apparently someone in the household must have done just that and your suggestion has worked.
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