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    If he means a view of all files, including...

    If he means a view of all files, including sub-folders at once then he can click them all open - except then you could only see maybe 50 files at once. He77, even one of those 12:9 ultra wide ones...
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    Mike, please explain what you mean by a...

    Mike, please explain what you mean by a "flatfile" view.

    My understanding of a flatfile is of a file containing records that don't have any related structure, or having no internal hierarchy. Like...
  3. If you want just the year of the album on the...

    If you want just the year of the album on the folder, you can rename the folder to include it. Right click the folder, and select 'Rename'. Then add the year to the name.

    If you add the year...
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    Click the icon immediately to the left of the...

    Click the icon immediately to the left of the URL, 43553 (or any other icon that shows there), and drag it to your desktop or any folder and it will make a shortcut or a link to that webpage. Click...
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    If you open your Documents (or any other) folder,...

    If you open your Documents (or any other) folder, and click the top of the Name column (on the right pane), it will sort all the folders in alphabetical order, with any files in alphabetical order...
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    I've used Thunderbird for over 10 years, since...

    I've used Thunderbird for over 10 years, since about when it was first released. I just moved from XP to Windows 8.1 about a month ago and it was running the latest release with no problems - and...
  7. Alt-p to toggle the Preview Pane on and off

    While in File Explorer, press the Alt+P keys to toggle to show or hide the preview pane.
    The preview pane will show a thumbnail of any(?) picture/graphic file (BMP, JPG, GIF, and so on). It will...
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    To repair mouse wiring.

    I've never "rewired" a mouse, but have repaired the wiring in more than one mouse where one of the wires broke in the cord near the mouse. Basically, you have to open the mouse. I have never seen one...
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    Two great ScreenShot tools & IrfanView: A fantastic viewer/editor+more with its own screenshot tool.

    If somehow you no longer have the Snipping Tool shortcut look for it here:
    Start > All Programs > Accessories > Snipping Tool

    If you have lost the shortcut, it is normally located in...
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    Use PDFCreator - it's FREE and Open Source

    Look to PDFCreator. Download it from http://www.pdfforge.org/, (NOT PDF Architect, which is also available there) and then run the download to install it. It installs as a 'virtual printer', such...
  11. Take a look at IrfanView (at irfanview.com). Like...

    Take a look at IrfanView (at irfanview.com). Like someone above said, it's free, small, fast, rock solid, will do everything you're asking. It is very nicely behaved and won't tax your system.
    ...
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    Upgrade an old case with USB 3.0 on the front

    I just updated an old PC that I built years ago, in an Antec case. I bought a "2-Port USB 3.0 Front Panel", from Newegg, here for about $10. Search for "usb 3.0 panel" as they have several.

    It...
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    I had the same problem, but I clicked 'Help' >...

    I had the same problem, but I clicked 'Help' > Manual (In web browser).

    Somehow I got to the "Tutorial - Recording Computer Playback on Windows" page which explains it all.

    Once you've opened...
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    You can move the Thunderbird Profile Folder to...

    You can move the Thunderbird Profile Folder to anywhere you'd like. I keep both my Firefox and Thunderbird profile folders in D:\Mozilla Profiles.

    This explains several ways to move it.
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    It seems like it's too late for you, but next...

    It seems like it's too late for you, but next time you change computers you should just backup your Thunderbird "Profile Folder" and restore it to the new Thunderbird installation. This will include...
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    The Inbox probably showed it had 30000 messages...

    The Inbox probably showed it had 30000 messages most likely as it was never (or not recently) compacted.

    After you delete messages 'compact' your folders, as those messages are only marked for...
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    If, to highlight (or make bold, underline or...

    If, to highlight (or make bold, underline or italicize) a word, you hit the button for that and type out the word (or words), how does the program know when you want to stop that action?

    You...
  18. A surge protector usually uses three MOVs (Metal...

    A surge protector usually uses three MOVs (Metal Oxide Varistors) on the AC line. One between the Hot and Ground, another between Neutral and Ground and a third between Hot and Neutral.

    An MOV...
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    If you want to make sure Thunderbird will get...

    If you want to make sure Thunderbird will get slow and have problems, then set it to never compact folders. Never moving messages to folders - that is - keeping them in your inbox is also a good way...
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    First thing you have to realize is that no one...

    First thing you have to realize is that no one can force recipients of your group messages to open them. They will receive your newsletter(?), and just not open it and you can't do anything about it....
  21. Secunia Personal Software Inspector 3.0 - Doesn't know it's out of date!

    The title says it all.

    I've used Secunia PSI for a long time - maybe since it was first released.
    I'm sitting here running ver 2.0 and they're up to 3.0.

    ...and this is software that's...
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    Lightweight, free Photoshop alternative

    Your article on PhotoFiltre looked interesting, and I thought I'd try it. I followed your link to download the English version from the publisher's site, and was a bit surprised. Clicking the Free...
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