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  1. Well spotted. I didn't get past the headlines.

    Well spotted. I didn't get past the headlines.
  2. On the FreeCommander XE Version Summary page it...

    On the FreeCommander XE Version Summary page it states:

    "In the context menu, entries of 64 bit programs will not be visible".

    That makes it a non-starter for me on 64-bit Windows.

    JPL
  3. Hi, I used the free ("lite") version of...

    Hi,

    I used the free ("lite") version of xplorer2 for a few years and it was just fine. After upgrading to a 64-bit version of Windows I paid for the Pro version of xplorer2 to get a 64-bit...
  4. Hi, If you use Outlook, do not tick "Do not...

    Hi,

    If you use Outlook, do not tick "Do not save encrypted pages to disk", or you will be infuriated to see red Xs instead of images in all your emails.
    ...
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    The most annoying problem of this type was when a...

    The most annoying problem of this type was when a website used different validation and/or truncation when registering a password than when checking it on login. It used to occur on several websites...
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    [SOLVED] Or, better still, switch to a combination of...

    Or, better still, switch to a combination of Agent Ransack and Search Everything, choosing whichever is more appropriate for the particular search.

    http://www.voidtools.com/
    ...
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    Poll: Hi, Ymmv, of course, but for me there two good...

    Hi,

    Ymmv, of course, but for me there two good ways to get regular info:
    1. regular email containing a set of complete articles (like old WS)
    2. RSS feed notifying of individual articles...
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    I do not often use Windows Explorer (only one...

    I do not often use Windows Explorer (only one files pane - hopeless).

    I am looking for a more general solution than a fix for one specific program.

    Also, in the case of my C# program at...
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    Retired Geek, That's interesting, but I could...

    Retired Geek,

    That's interesting, but I could not get your method to work for Firefox.

    I have found before that for a window ordinarily just touching the task bar, several programs (including...
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    The overall effect is as though the window were...

    The overall effect is as though the window were positioned to allow space for the thick borders of Win 7 rather than the 1 pixel line of Win 10.
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    Window Positioning on Re-Opening Application

    Hi,

    I upgraded my main PC from Win 7 Pro 64-bit to Win 10 as soon as the Fall Update (Version 1511) became available. Everything went surprisingly smoothly and I am in general very pleased with...
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    I've just realised why WS has done this. Any...

    I've just realised why WS has done this. Any reduction in the volumes of data sent over the internet benefits all users, and WS has made a great contribution by reducing the size of every character...
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    New Format Newsletter

    Hi,

    I've just received my first newsletter in the new format.

    In general it looks good, but the only aspect of the old style that did not suit me was that the body text was too small (10pt...
  14. Thread: KeePass on Android

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    Another vote for Keepass2Android

    I went through this exercise when I bought my first Android phone 18 months ago. In the end I chose to store my password database on OneDrive and use it via Keepass2Android on my phone. This has...
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    Accessing older file types on newer PCs

    I was very interested to read the article Accessing older file types on newer PCs in today's Windows Secrets as I had just been through similar processes for two different file types. My eventual...
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    Firefox 29 UI

    I was expecting to dislike the new Firefox UI and find it difficult to use, but my fears were unfounded - the benefits far outweigh the disbenefits, and it took very little time to get used to it. It...
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    I agree that for coding purposes the font must be...

    I agree that for coding purposes the font must be a fixed pitch one, but I find Consolas and Andale Mono both significantly better to look at than awful old Courier.

    P.S. Having used PFE for...
  18. All fixed in v28.0, 18 March 2014 ...

    All fixed in v28.0, 18 March 2014

    https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/28.0/releasenotes/

    http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2014/03/18/firefox-28-0-takes-on-the-pwn2own-attacks-already/
  19. Recent Activity List

    The Recent Activity list is of little use because any actual problem would be buried amongst the dozens of POP3 logins from Outlook. It needs a filter, e.g. omit all POP3 logins from address...
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    Keepass2Android

    When I bought my first smartphone late last year, I too came to the conclusion that Keepass2Android (KP2A) would be my best bet for password management on Android.

    My main password manager is not...
  21. But why are you hiding it in the first place? ...

    But why are you hiding it in the first place?

    http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/28653/debunking-myths-is-hiding-your-wireless-ssid-really-more-secure/

    JPL
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    Is Microsoft Security Essentials missing updates?

    MSE updates its definitions automatically, and independently of Windows Update.

    However, there is one aspect of its update strategy that I consider to be utterly stupid: it checks for newer...
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    Win 7 Image Overwriting

    This year I was forced to replace my old PC, and that of course meant the new one would run Win 7. I planned to follow my usual practice and make backups at various stages of the installation (after...
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    I have been using Outlook on my home PC since...

    I have been using Outlook on my home PC since 1997 (I still have the Outlook 98 CD), although a search a few months ago showed that I have few messages dating before 2000 in my PST file. I used...
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    Quite so. A couple of years ago I installed two...

    Quite so. A couple of years ago I installed two new desktop PCs for a locally based charity. One was a Dell, the other a "bare-bones" system from Novatech. It took me longer to remove the Dell...
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