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    Soooo ... none of that worked. I am using...

    Soooo ... none of that worked.

    I am using Firefox. It's my main browser. But I wondered if it was also happening on other browsers.
    Chrome works fine.
    Internet Explorer works fine. (By that I...
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    Google thinks I am French?

    On Saturday night, suddenly Google results were showing in French. This happened shortly after I did a search from the Address Bar of Firefox and it took me to the French Wikipedia page. (I don't...
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    Hey RG, thanks for admitting you're an offender,...

    Hey RG, thanks for admitting you're an offender, too! I can definitely say I have "skipped" things like this in the past. However, after looking at the KB in question, there is nothing outside of...
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    Under the Details tab it tells me the Name is ...

    Under the Details tab it tells me the Name is
    Mail recipient.MAPIMail
    Under General tab it says Type of file is
    Mail Service (.MAPIMail)
    And Opens with
    Unknown application.
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    I am too chicken to install WLM 2012, lest I lose...

    I am too chicken to install WLM 2012, lest I lose all my emails. Too much trouble to back it all up. And it's just not that important. As Ken says, it didn't work for him anyway, so I am thinking I...
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    Printer doesn't know curly quotes

    I'm not sure if this is the right forum, but since the problem seems to come from the printer....

    I use Windows Live Mail 2011 on Windows 7 Home Premium for my email. So does my dad.
    It...
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    Medico: I run updates all the time and have never...

    Medico: I run updates all the time and have never been offered WLM 2012. I just went to the Microsoft site and it is not there. The latest they have is WLM 2011, released 3/22/2012. Same version...
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    "Send to Mail" doesn't...

    I am using Windows Live Mail 2011 and Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.

    If I want to send pictures in an email, I will add an attachment or just paste them in the message body. No problem. (In...
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    Thanks BruceR that worked. It's a little more...

    Thanks BruceR that worked. It's a little more involved than I was hoping for, but quicker than rebooting! It'll have to do.
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    Missing icons in tray

    I suppose it's now called the Notification Area.

    Sometimes, when I reboot the computer (laptop), one or more of my always-running programs does not show up in the Notification Area. This is fine...
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    Well, that didn't work. :( I installed the Take...

    Well, that didn't work. :(
    I installed the Take Ownership thing and I can use it on the folder or on pictures, but I still get the warning popup message.
    I was hoping I could take that off with a...
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    I am sure some people will take your post as a...

    I am sure some people will take your post as a flame and respond in some sarcastic way. This may sound sarcastic, but it's not meant to be. (Yes it is.)

    As someone who has been unsafely operating...
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    Where's the Like button? This is exactly what I...

    Where's the Like button? This is exactly what I am saying!
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    Thanks NW2222. I hadn't clicked the link in...

    Thanks NW2222. I hadn't clicked the link in BruceR's post because I figured it was more info on the Group Policy Editor, which I didn't have. Having read it now ... it still didn't help. I tried...
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    The irony lies in your very last sentence....

    The irony lies in your very last sentence. Because the fact of the matter is that those computer users who don't know the previous bit are unable or unlikely to be careful. Those of us who do know...
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    Furthermore! I just downloaded an exe file with...

    Furthermore!
    I just downloaded an exe file with Chrome. As expected, I got the popup message when I tried to run it.
    Then I downloaded a zip file with Chrome and it opened without the popup...
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    Actually, it's things like this that push me to...

    Actually, it's things like this that push me to not use Chrome. I am not an idiot. If I click on something, it's because I want it to open. I understand the need for certain protections across all...
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    Did an experiment. I downloaded the exact same...

    Did an experiment. I downloaded the exact same image from the same website using Firefox, then using Chrome. The one from Firefox opened fine. The one from Chrome popped up the little message. So I...
  19. Thread: MSE vs Avast?

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    I don't use any other security software...

    I don't use any other security software (firewalls, anti-malware, etc) just Avast. I have been running Windows 7 like that for over a year with no issues. I do use NoScript on Firefox. And Windows...
  20. Thread: MSE vs Avast?

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    I guess my point though is that Avast is never...

    I guess my point though is that Avast is never out of date, because it's always updating itself. This image just reinforces my thoughts that I have to keep vigilant when using MSE. With Avast, I...
  21. Thread: MSE vs Avast?

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    MSE vs Avast?

    I'm keeping an open mind and looking for opinions. Not trying to start a fight!

    I like Avast. I have used it for years. Lately it's gotten rather bloated and everybody says switch to MSE, which...
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    Stop software from saving me from myself

    How can I get Windows to stop treating me like an idiot and just let me do what I want?
    OK, that's vague.
    Specifically, sometimes when opening a file, I get a message asking me if I really want to...
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    That did the trick! Thanks so much. Must...

    That did the trick! Thanks so much.
    Must bookmark this page so I know what to do next time it happens....
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    Missing Firefox icons

    Maybe this belongs in the Firefox forum, but it feels like a Windows problem to me.

    This happened to me in Windows XP (Home) and now it's happening in Windows 7 (Home Premium).

    All...
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    Freemake Video Converter always works for YouTube...

    Freemake Video Converter always works for YouTube and often works for other supported sites.
    http://www.freemake.com/
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