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    Re: System Beep in NT4 SP6

    Managed it!!, Although it took two files rather than one.

    The first is a .REG file to change the startup status of the System Beep from System to Manual:

    REGEDIT4

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    Re: Who would answer Yes to this question?

    About 40 years ago, a minor UK TV celeb, Gilbert Harding, was travelling across the Atlantic for his first visit to the US. He was becoming more and more irritated at some of the questions he was...
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    Re: System Beep in NT4 SP6

    The sound drivers haven't been installed so there are no sound schemes to amend. The small format Compaqs that we have (Deskpro EN 733) use the same internal speaker(s?) to produce the system beep...
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    System Beep in NT4 SP6

    Does anyone know how to modify the volume of the default system beep in Windows NT4 SP6?

    We've just had an office move and we've managed to get management to agree to have the PCs on the desktop...
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    Re: Ghost Image with Colour LaserJet 4550n

    No replies received from loungers but, if anyone's interested, we finally got some feedback from HP. Their suggestion? Choose another background colour!

    It's appears to be (pardon the pun), an...
  6. Re: Disk Fragmentation under Win NT 4 SP6

    Thanks for your input, Leif.

    To take your points in order, the decision to buy the full version of DiskKeeper is a corporate one that I can request but not influence. I'll try, but I shan't hold...
  7. Disk Fragmentation under Win NT 4 SP6

    Can anybody shed any light on a curious pattern of disk fragmentation under Windows NT4?

    I
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    Ghost Image with Colour LaserJet 4550n

    We have two HP Color LaserJet 4550n printers bought around 7 months ago . We have a problem regarding these printers that is taxing the patience of my fellow support technicians and myself. Perhaps...
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    Re: IE 5.5 ignoring Default Printer Settings

    People have probably already discovered this but I'll add it here for completeness. Redmond appear to have got it right with IE6.

    I'm now using the version of IE6 that's bundled with XP but also...
  10. Elapsed time calculations (Word 97 SR2)

    Is it possible to perform elapsed time calculations in a Word table using only fields?

    I have an invoice document consisting of a wrapping of text around a multi-column table. There's a column...
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    Re: Unable to restore data after upgrade

    Thanks for your reply, Stephen. Games are one thing but backup applications that come bundled and integral with the operating system, (it's installed under System Tools for Heaven's sake) I would've...
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    Hyperlinks in Excel 97 (Office 97 SR2)

    Dear all,

    This maybe one of those obvious queries to which I can justifiably be told to "RTFM", but I'm being harrassed for an answer and looking as quick as I can.

    One of my users has created...
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    Re: Hyperlinks in Excel 97 (Office 97 SR2)

    Wassim,

    We've found and examined a copy of the CD that was sent to our clients earlier in the year and... it works in exactly the same way, hiding the workbook when the hyperlink is clicked.
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    Re: Hyperlinks in Excel 97 (Office 97 SR2)

    Wassim,

    You're right - the sheet isn't closed , it's hidden, (although the effect is much the same). I'ver found a Technet article, (Q156264), that seems to suggest that this is the way things...
  15. Filename Truncation Problem (Excel 97 SR2)

    I have a group of users in the same work area for whom Excel reports files in the file open dialog box as being 8 characters, even though the same files in NT Explorer are correctly listed with long...
  16. Word 97 Security Question (MS Word 97 SP2)

    One of my users wants to spend a lot of money buying 70-odd users copies of Adobe Acrobat because she doesn't like the security features in MS Word.

    Our HR department make a series of Job offer...
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    Re: Backup solution required

    I've tried MSBackup - the Win ME version. I used it to back up to DAT before the data set got too big for single tapes. When I select the device I want to back up to, my DAT drive and CD-RW are...
  18. Looking for a shading solution which may not exist (97

    Hi, all,

    I'm looking for a way of shading paragraphs that may not be possible in Word, but I thought I'd ask the question anyway.

    One of my more " creative" users wants to create a paragraph...
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    Re: IE 5.5 ignoring Default Printer Settings

    Some digging on the Microsoft Tech Support website brought references to two documents: Q271822 and Q265004.

    The former suggests amending a Registry setting but I can't confirm its effectiveness. ...
  20. Opening Databases on Novell mapped drives

    I have a question regarding opening Access 97 databases through NT Explorer on a Novell network. The fault, (if such it is) could lie in any of these three areas, but I post the question here in the...
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    AutoComplete in Word 97

    Does anyone know if it's possible to turn off AutoComplete for dates but leave it unchanged for words and phrases. The latter is very useful but the former comes up at the most inappropriate times...
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