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  1. satrow - OK. Good point. Chris

    satrow - OK. Good point.

    Chris
  2. It was an older laptop with me as well - a 5 1/2...

    It was an older laptop with me as well - a 5 1/2 year old Sony. Slowly got worse over the last 6 months, or thereabouts, but never got as bad as you until just now.

    I found the GWX Control panel...
  3. Sudo15 Thanks. I harbour the hope that this...

    Sudo15

    Thanks. I harbour the hope that this will have solved it for me, but if it comes back I will try your solutions.

    Given there are reports of this problem on the internet dating back to...
  4. Sudo15 - not sure if you are responding to me or...

    Sudo15 - not sure if you are responding to me or another poster.

    I set WU to download 3161664 and went off to cut the grass. Three hours later (sic) it finished downloading and installed this one...
  5. I have also been having some problems with...

    I have also been having some problems with Windows Update on one of my machines. In this case (a Win 7 64 bit home premium system) WU goes into downloading updates, but never get beyond 0%, even...
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    I endorse what others have recommended. Many...

    I endorse what others have recommended. Many years ago I registered my own domain (xxx.co.uk) and have navigated many ISP changes without a hitch. I use 1&1 and for 10 per year for the email plus...
  7. I agree with your comments on using an external...

    I agree with your comments on using an external target for backups with a second mirrored drive. However, even that can fail. I was shocked a few years ago to find both drives of the RAID formation...
  8. The iTunes problems can go rather further than...

    The iTunes problems can go rather further than reported in today's column. I ran into all these issues and reinstalled broadly as Susan had described. However, once done I found my DVD drive was...
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    Microsoft offered me KB2850079 for Office 2010...

    Microsoft offered me KB2850079 for Office 2010 and KB2837593 for Word 2010. However, the write-up says you must have Office 2010 SP2 install, and I do not (just have not got round to it). I am not...
  10. Susan Thanks - I'll look forward to it. ...

    Susan

    Thanks - I'll look forward to it.

    Chris
  11. Office 2010 SP2

    Susan please can you let us know, perhaps in your next column, whether Office 2010 SP2 is still on hold, or good to go.

    Many thanks

    Chris
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    Oakdale - my largest file set is 22.6MB and I...

    Oakdale - my largest file set is 22.6MB and I have not had a file size problem yet, in case that makes you feel any better.

    acbeaton - at least you got a reply out of Intuit on your VAT issue,...
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    I am also using Quicken 2002 on Windows 7 64 bit...

    I am also using Quicken 2002 on Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium, and have been for over a year without any problems (bar an inability to print to an old printer not supported by W7). Installation and...
  14. Yes Bruce - 2735855 was the one I was wondering...

    Yes Bruce - 2735855 was the one I was wondering about.

    Chris
  15. Is there a reason why the latest patchwatch table...

    Is there a reason why the latest patchwatch table does not include any Sept 2012 patches?

    Chris
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    The problem with this is that the real value of...

    The problem with this is that the real value of the iPad is to stay in touch when you are away from home using a really small machine - and that goes away if you have to lug a laptop with you as...
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    Bethel95 Sorry for the misunderstanding ...

    Bethel95

    Sorry for the misunderstanding

    Chris
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    Microsoft's bulletin email earlier today...

    Microsoft's bulletin email earlier today announces the re-release of some C++ patches in MS11-025 (version 3). My guess is that this impending re-release means they have withdrawn the originals from...
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    Thanks for the warning Aussie. You have convinced...

    Thanks for the warning Aussie. You have convinced me to hold off Win7 SP1 for another month. I have a similar setup to you on one of my clients, but printing via an old printer on a NAS drive, which...
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    Powerpoint 2464588 issue

    I have since installed the later Powerpoint patch 2535812 sucessfully, so it looks like the problem I had with 2464588 was fixed by the subsequent patch.

    Chris
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    I have had a different problem with 2464588...

    I have had a different problem with 2464588 (Powerpoint 2003). When installed, it caused Outlook to freeze up when viewing an email. Possibly related to the graphics pulled down from a website. The...
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    Just to close the loop on this one, the...

    Just to close the loop on this one, the overheating problem was nothing to do with the cpu usage. This laptop is one of those affected by the nVidia gpu defect problem (Windows Secrets Michael Lasky...
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    Susan Thanks for your answer. I fully...

    Susan

    Thanks for your answer. I fully understand the proviso in your last sentence.

    Regards

    Chris
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    Susan I am not completely clear, and you did...

    Susan

    I am not completely clear, and you did not cover it in today's Windows Secrets. Are the .NET patches in MS10-70 safe to install for WXP-SP3 and Vista SP2 standalone workstations at this...
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    Mercyh - I'll check out the links. However, I...

    Mercyh - I'll check out the links. However, I also get the message that I am getting distracted with the cpu cycles and need to spend a bit more time on the possible/probable hardware faults.
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