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    Browni, thanks for the explanation and the URL. ...

    Browni, thanks for the explanation and the URL. I had a sneaky feeling that it was something like this - Microsoft wants to run the world.



    Thanks Jerry. I appreciate the reference to the...
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    Win 8.1 on two machines: how to separate them?

    I have Win 8.1 on two computers - a desktop and a laptop. For some reason unknown to me, the password and the home screen layouts are very similar. If I move the taskbar on one, it is reflected in...
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    Calimanco, this worked. All I had to do was run...

    Calimanco, this worked. All I had to do was run the malwarebytes program and that resolved the problem. Thank you very much. :) :) :) There were a couple of files that started with "PUP."that had...
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    IE 10 is going crazy - don't know why?

    I was working away on IE10 tonight and all of a sudden, I got a message that Internet Explorer has stopped working and Windows would see what was happening (words to that effect). I shut it down and...
  5. BruceR, I followed your instructions, but I still...

    BruceR, I followed your instructions, but I still cannot see something that lets me se "Details" as the default view whenever a folder is opened. I am I still missing something?

    Ron M :) :) :)
  6. Sorry folks, I forgot to tell you that it is...

    Sorry folks, I forgot to tell you that it is Windows 8.1.

    akjudge, when I open Windows Explorer, I do not see a "Tools" item in the menu. All I see are File, Home, Share and View above the...
  7. Windows Explorer display - setting default for display?

    When Windows Explorer is displaying the contents of a Folder, I have an option to display the information as icons, tiles, list, content details, etc. I would like to know if there is any way to set...
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    Joe, I have been watching "the links aspect" now...

    Joe, I have been watching "the links aspect" now for a couple of days and it does not appear to do this when I click on links. It seems to happen, as you noted, when I go full screen on streaming...
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    Thanks Joe. I did not know this happened with...

    Thanks Joe. I did not know this happened with "streaming" videos at full screen. I don't remember IE10 doing this at all and my "viewing/surfing" habits have not changed. I guess this is just...
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    Thanks guys. Jerry, I followed the instructions...

    Thanks guys. Jerry, I followed the instructions and everything seems to work properly now.

    Roland, thanks for the warning. I will definitely watch out for this guy.

    Ron M
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    IE11 - disappearing Favorites display?

    I recently acquired a new desktop running Windows 8.1 (64 bit) and, of course, Internet Explorer 11. I have my monitor screen set up so that my "Favorites" are displayed in a 4 inch strip along the...
  12. [SOLVED] Here is what I did: Moved the OneNote...

    Here is what I did:

    Moved the OneNote Notebooks file from the old Win 7 machine to the new Win 8.1P machine. The "Notebooks" file is located in the Documents folder. I simply copied it to the...
  13. [SOLVED] IT WORKED!!!!! :thewave: I will post a...

    IT WORKED!!!!!

    :thewave:

    I will post a detailed solution later today.

    ruirib, thanks for all your help. You forced me to ask myself a number of perhaps, not so obvious, questions and that...
  14. [SOLVED] Well, I think I just answered some of my...

    Well, I think I just answered some of my questions. I searched the web and found that OneNote maintains a registry entry called "OpenNotebooks". So, I am thinking that if I moved that entry from...
  15. [SOLVED] Okay, so what you are saying is the OneNote will...

    Okay, so what you are saying is the OneNote will not open the Notebooks in the "notebooks" file on the Win 8.1P machine by itself. This means that when I bring a Notebook file from a different...
  16. [SOLVED] If I knew better, I would not be posting here. I...

    If I knew better, I would not be posting here. I did try your suggestion opening using the .onetoc2 file and this did not seem to resolve the problem. I come here looking for help understanding why...
  17. [SOLVED] I am sorry, but that makes absolutely no sense to...

    I am sorry, but that makes absolutely no sense to me that I would have to do that. It is a lot of work to individually open each Notebook. I do not understand why OneNote cannot open the Notebooks...
  18. [SOLVED] Ruirib, here is what I did: - I deleted the...

    Ruirib, here is what I did:

    - I deleted the existing OneNote Notebook file from its location on the Win 8.1P machine - c:/users/myid/documents/OneNote Notebooks

    - I copied the old OneNote...
  19. [SOLVED] I didn't write anything down, so it is a bit...

    I didn't write anything down, so it is a bit difficult for me to remember exactly what I did, but I am going to remove all related data files from my new machine tomorrow and go through the process...
  20. [SOLVED] Moving OneNote Notebooks to a new machine (win 8.1 Pro) from old machine (Win 7 SP1)

    Here we go again! I have a considerable number of "notes" in OneNote on my old machine running Win 7 and OneNote 2010. I want to move them to my new machine which is Windows 8.1 Professional and...
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    IE11 messing up custom home page tabs

    I have IE11 set to open up a number of "Home Page" tabs. I set these up under Tools-->Internet Options and then put the URLs in the Home Page panel. I have the first entry as the local "news"...
  22. I went to their site downloaded the software,...

    I went to their site downloaded the software, even paid for it. Installed it on both machines and connected them with the Belkin Transfer cable that I have - the cable is showing green so assume...
  23. No, I don't think you are missing something. I...

    No, I don't think you are missing something. I do have some backups, but this means that I will be restoring from a HDD - no problem, but I don't always backup every single file that needs to be...
  24. Thanks for the warning, but I don't believe that...

    Thanks for the warning, but I don't believe that any of the files that I want to move are system files. Win 8.1 will be installed on the new machine and will bring its own "hidden" files with it. ...
  25. Prescott, I did not realize that Microsoft had...

    Prescott, I did not realize that Microsoft had played this trick on its users either, which is why I started this thread. I will not be moving to another OS. It looks like BruceR has identified a...
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