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    Hi All, I suspect my problem may be the 180...

    Hi All,
    I suspect my problem may be the 180 programs it shows as installed. I've got some cleaning to do.

    I will also look for the Div 8 Plus software, although I don't recall ever installing it...
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    Hi All, I followed your advice and backed up the...

    Hi All,
    I followed your advice and backed up the directory both to external disk and cd's. Then I deleted it from the laptop. Everything is OK. It looked to me like it was a directory that stored...
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    Hi Guys, Thanks for the tips. The directory...

    Hi Guys,
    Thanks for the tips.

    The directory contains what seem to be setup files I suppose from a variety of programs installed on the laptop. Some Adobe, some Norton, some HP. Some of it goes...
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    What may be a major problem over the last few...

    What may be a major problem over the last few months my old laptop running XP SP2 and using a dial up connection (don't laugh) has displayed several new problems.
    Most annoying is that for some...
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    I have noticed on my old HP Laptop running XP SP3...

    I have noticed on my old HP Laptop running XP SP3 has a directory called SWSETUP. It is using about a gig of disk space and I am looking for stuff to delete. What is in here looks like a lot of setup...
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    Re: Windows98 won't shut down.

    It has a power management group but no setting for shutdown.

    I tried that with the registry but it shutdown and left the "you can turn it off now" screen.

    Dave
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    Re: Windows98 won't shut down.

    OK, thanks guys I downloaded the file and installed it and it seems to work OK. I can now shut off the computer.

    What, I don't understand is prior to this Windows would shut down OK and at the end...
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    Re: Windows98 won't shut down.

    I get the Message "It is now safe to shutdown the computer" but the computer hangs and pushing the on/off button several times only results in a reboot. I am running Second Edition and the solution...
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    Windows98 won't shut down.

    Prior to a recent crash when I went down the standard shut down procedure the computer automatically shut off. After the crash when I try to shut down I get the screen saying it is now safe to...
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    Re: Icon Text (xpsp2)

    Thanks for the tips. I had tried the second tip with no luck. But the first one did the trick. Nothing like burying display settings in the systems settings. Must be a MS thing.
    Dave
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    Icon Text (xpsp2)

    When I insert a background picture on the desktop the text under the Icons changes color from black to white, even though the background remains light gray. Is there a way to get the Icon text to...
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    Re: Complete Download (IE 6 sp1)

    Never mind. I just tried it one more time and it worked. Thanks for your tip.
    Dave
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    Re: Complete Download (IE 6 sp1)

    The code to type into the Run dialog box. It kept coming back with error messages.
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    Re: Complete Download (IE 6 sp1)

    I tried it Joe but it didn't recognize that line of stuff. I checked it 5 or 6 times.
    Dave
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    Complete Download (IE 6 sp1)

    How can I download the complete IE 6 and not just the small setup file? I only have dial up at home and don't have enough time to wait for a complete download.

    There used to be some way to do it...
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    Re: Won't save settings

    Will this work on windows 2000? I didn't get a chance to try the first one yet as I was otherwise preoccupied over the weekend.

    Dave
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    Won't save settings

    I just loaded Windows 2000 OS on a brand new computer. I have noticed that when using Windows Explorer and choosing which way I want to view the folders, the settings reset to the original default...
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    Re: After upgradt to 98SE computer shuts down.

    Thanks to all. I checked the power settings and disabled the top line in the bios settings for power management and that seemed to correct it. Now after an undetermined amount of time the screen goes...
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    After upgradt to 98SE computer shuts down.

    I recently upgraded from 98 to 98SE after a crash on the system. Now when the computer is left unattended for an undetermined amount of time something happens and the computer shuts down. Since I'm...
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    Re: IE 5.5 Exception errors (5.5)--Problem Fixed.

    Problem solved. It was in the winsock file. It was corrupted. Once fixed all worked fine.
    Thanks.
    Dave
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    Re: IE 5.5 Exception errors (5.5)

    I will try to get the specific error tonight and post it tomorrow.
    Thanks,
    Dave
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    Re: IE 5.5 Exception errors (5.5)

    Not the BSOD. IE 5.5 just closes.

    I'm running Win98 and recently upgraded to 98SE.

    All this happened after a computer crash when I inadvertantly deleted the USB stuff while trying to install a...
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    IE 5.5 Exception errors (5.5)

    After I dial up my ISP I start IE but it doesn't connect. It gives the standard can't find page. Then it crashes giving some exception error. After that attempting to open it again immediately gives...
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    Formating Old 5-1/4 floppies

    I recently inderited a bunch of brand new 5-1/4 1.2mg floppies. I have a need for 360kb 5-1/4 floppies for a special application. Can these higher density disks be formatted for 360 kb?
    Dave
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    Default download directory (5.x)

    Is there a way to change the default download directory for downloading pictures using the "save picture as" command without having to change the directory each time IE is started?
    Dave
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