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    You can change the name in boot.ini. The...

    You can change the name in boot.ini.

    The easiest way for you would be, with XP running, to right-click My Computer, Properties, Advanced tab, then Settings under Startup and Recovery. Click the...
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    One thing I've noticed with TB is that, if you...

    One thing I've noticed with TB is that, if you remove an account, TB doesn't always delete the associated subfolder in your profile. For instance, when I changed from POP3 to IMAP, it involved...
  3. Yes, always update. And it's free, so there's no...

    Yes, always update. And it's free, so there's no reason not to, really.
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    YW! Hi-yo Silver.....awaaaayy....

    YW!

    Hi-yo Silver.....awaaaayy....
  5. If it's just *data* you want to move, just...

    If it's just *data* you want to move, just restore it to the new machine from your backups. You do have backups, don't you? O-o

    Or am I missing something? Apologies if I am.
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    It was never included with XP; it's a free...

    It was never included with XP; it's a free download from Microsoft, and it's part of the Windows Live Essentials package. Get it here, scroll down and choose your language.
  7. The latest version works fine on XPSP3, no reason...

    The latest version works fine on XPSP3, no reason why it shouldn't. Same with Firefox. I have the latest version of both and I've never had a problem.

    Incidentally, they've fixed the appearance...
  8. I see your problem. FWIW, Mozilla Thunderbird is...

    I see your problem. FWIW, Mozilla Thunderbird is very good for archiving. After using POP3 for many years, I've recently changed to IMAP and it's made me look at the archiving feature more closely,...
  9. Yes there is - none other than Windows Explorer....

    Yes there is - none other than Windows Explorer. You can just drag'n'drop emails out of WLM into a folder of your choice. They'll be saved as .eml files with the subject as the filename. Note,...
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    Making a temporary account for her is exactly the...

    Making a temporary account for her is exactly the same process as making a permanent account. When she's finished with it, you just delete the account. You'll get asked whether to save her documents...
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    I'll raise you :D FF 33.0.3 is fine on XP.

    I'll raise you :D FF 33.0.3 is fine on XP.
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    The free version does too. In fact it always has...

    The free version does too. In fact it always has done.
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    Darn toot'n....likewise any form of optimisation...

    Darn toot'n....likewise any form of optimisation tool, like registry cleaner-uppers etc.
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    It works fine on my XP. But if it gets you out of...

    It works fine on my XP. But if it gets you out of a jam, all previous versions are always available on the Mozilla ftp site.
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    Head in the Cloud

    A small commuter jet was flying over Seattle when an electrical fault disabled all the radio and navigation equipment. The visibility was poor and the pilot couldn't figure out where he was, or work...
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    Well, someone's got to ask: have you tried asking...

    Well, someone's got to ask: have you tried asking your friend's wife what the password is?
  17. Thread: Help! (Please)

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    How did the person who found it get it back to...

    How did the person who found it get it back to you? They may have just looked at it to see who the owner was.
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    Syncopator, you can instead create the folder on...

    Syncopator, you can instead create the folder on your desktop, and drag it to the side of the screen, creating a toolbar which will auto-hide. You'll still have the folder on your desktop, though.
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    I use Video DownloadHelper...

    I use Video DownloadHelper with Firefox. (Sorry, it only works with FF).

    It looks like the latest version can convert the file for you, but I've always used Any Video Converter, as I have other...
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    RG, that's Office 2010. The OP was talking about...

    RG, that's Office 2010. The OP was talking about 2007.
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    ...or, click the pizza, Options, Resources....

    ...or, click the pizza, Options, Resources. Bottom line. Click About to get more details.

    ETA can't find your method, Paul. (?)
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    You don't say if it's a laptop - if it is, it...

    You don't say if it's a laptop - if it is, it might be a faulty lid switch.
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    One more point - it's fine to use Hibernate...

    One more point - it's fine to use Hibernate routinely, but Windows benefits from a proper shutdown and restart once in a while. With Hibernate, any errors or other nasties in RAM are preserved when...
  24. Don't forget that for prefetch to work in XP, the...

    Don't forget that for prefetch to work in XP, the scheduler service has to be running.
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    Yep. Your machine is in standby, just like your...

    Yep. Your machine is in standby, just like your TV or video recorder. Only the high current consumers are powered down - the computer is still running. Hibernation, on the other hand, is like a...
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