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  1. Thread: Latest scam

    by flavet
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    Since I was not aware of this specific scam, I...

    Since I was not aware of this specific scam, I thought I would put a heads up notice out. No harm in doing so, and who knew this particular rot was out there for so many years. Thanks for your notice...
  2. Thread: Latest scam

    by flavet
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    Latest scam

    The latest scam I have encountered occurred very recently.

    I received an Email supposedly from the USPS.COM. It wasn't .
    The Email said: "Your parcel has arrived at June 2nd, 2014. Courier was...
  3. Touche - and I was so concentrating on using the...

    Touche - and I was so concentrating on using the desktop shortcut as an item I could drag to the taskbar that I missed the implication of what the effect of what you suggested would be, which I am...
  4. @Berton Thank you for your reply. However,...

    @Berton

    Thank you for your reply. However, this tread isn't about locking or unlocking the desktop but rather pining things to the taskbar. Someone reading
    this tread may find your suggestion...
  5. @F.U.N. Thank you for your rapid reply. I will...

    @F.U.N.

    Thank you for your rapid reply. I will retrace the process with the change you mention (copy here). If it still doesn't work (for me), I will
    try the quick launch (which I use on my other...
  6. @F.U.N. I tried to employ your suggestion a few...

    @F.U.N. I tried to employ your suggestion a few minutes ago. I followed the process as best I could but I must have misunderstood one or more steps.
    I have these questions about certain of the...
  7. Thank you for providing this work around. I will...

    Thank you for providing this work around. I will give it a try, soon, but not right now.
    Incidently, I did try the suggestion just prior to your post, but right clicking the shortcut
    did not...
  8. I tried your suggestion - sorry, for some reason...

    I tried your suggestion - sorry, for some reason it did not work. The red refusal still showed up.
    I thought for sure that was the answer since I recently was able to move a desktop shortcut
    to the...
  9. Pin desktop screen saver shortcut to taskbar

    :confused: I am setting up a new Win7 Laptop PC. I am still using my XP Desktop PC until I get the LT ready.
    LT details: Dell Inspiron 15R, 8GB, Win7 Home Premium 64bit SP1.

    I was able to create...
  10. I want to thank each and every one of you that...

    I want to thank each and every one of you that have responded to my query.

    For now, I just feel a bit overwhelmed by having to learn yet another bunch of
    processes for what little I do with my...
  11. JNygren - Thank you for your reply. Unfortunately...

    JNygren - Thank you for your reply. Unfortunately the process is beyond my skill level. What I was looking for was a yes/no kind of answer as to which apps could or could not be installed under Win7....
  12. Which desktop XP apps will work on Win7 laptop?

    :confused: Which of the following Desktop XP programs/apps can I install on a new Laptop Win 7 PC:

    MS OFFICE 2003:
    Custom Installed only:
    MS Office Word
    MS Office Excel
    Quicken...
  13. Thank you, one and all. Just what I needed to...

    Thank you, one and all.

    Just what I needed to know.

    flavet
  14. Is there a difference between a USB transfer cable and a USB extension cable?

    I am about to abandon my 2006 PC running under XP. I purchased a new PC running under Win.7.
    I would like to be able to connect the two PC's before I do that in order to transfer my data files.
    ...
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    Does Windows 7 support DOS applications

    I want to thank everyone for their responses to my question.

    I was caught up in the month-end rush that I must do, so I hadn't had a chance to check for responses.

    I will be looking into the...
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    Thank you for your very prompt reply. Gosh darn,...

    Thank you for your very prompt reply.
    Gosh darn, I wish I was more skilled, "using the free Borland C++ compiler & linker". Wow, if only.
    Nevertheless, I will try to load one or two of my DOS...
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    Does Windows 7 support DOS applications?

    Due to the impending demise of Windows XP, I have been forced to purchase a PC running under Windows 7.
    I have avoided following anything about any Windows OS's thinking I could continue to use XP...
  18. Thread: Using Safe Mode

    by flavet
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    Thank you for your post. Yes, I have bullied my...

    Thank you for your post.
    Yes, I have bullied my way to remove most if not all remments of both the old HP and the newer Brother software. If there are any remaining items, so be it.
    By the number...
  19. Thread: Using Safe Mode

    by flavet
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    Using Safe Mode

    I was using a HP printer for several years, but it seemed to give out last month. I didn't really check the symptoms with anyone, but instead purchased a Brother printer. I tried to remove as much of...
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    I believe that there is a typo in the Regularly...

    I believe that there is a typo in the Regularly updated problem-patch chart, to wit:
    Patch: 2870008. Description: hold on KB2862300.
    I believe the KB should be 2862330.
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    @bobprimak - Thank you for that info. I am sure...

    @bobprimak - Thank you for that info. I am sure that readers of this tread will find it to their advantage if adopted.
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    @cpusrvc - Thank you for your reply. I knew about...

    @cpusrvc - Thank you for your reply. I knew about these debugging facilities, but I don't recall ever employing them. I stated earlier that the errors I encountered during my coding were usually...
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    Again, thanks one and all. @JavaJim - That is...

    Again, thanks one and all.

    @JavaJim - That is really nice to know. I appreciate your passing that along. I hope I can save all the replies I have received on this issue.

    @anon - Ancient or...
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    QBasic program problem

    Thanks to one and all that have replied to my original post. I don't always understand what is being said in the replies, but if I wanted to know anything I ask what is meant.
    I have used various...
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    robV - thanks for your reply. I am not as skilled...

    robV - thanks for your reply. I am not as skilled in a lot of the underlying structure as I would like to be. I have been retired for 21 years and away from any programming except for my own use. I...
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