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  1. Many thanks - some of the instructions in the...

    Many thanks - some of the instructions in the cited thread seem to have been superseded, e.g.:

    "While inside the Reliability and Performance Monitor:
    1. Expand the ‘Data Collection Sets’ folder;...
  2. System Health Report U/S (report generation tool times out)

    I wish to discover why a Dell Q17R (N7110) laptop has become unacceptably slow - in spite of disabling several start-up items & Windows Aero scheme - but the Win 7 System Health Report persistently...
  3. IE11 Print Preview doesn't work on many sites,...

    IE11 Print Preview doesn't work on many sites, and 'Internet Explorer has stopped working' appears several times a day.

    Dave.
  4. Many thanks - yes, this issue seems have surfaced...

    Many thanks - yes, this issue seems have surfaced since the update of a few days ago. The problem has since been resolved by:

    IE11 Tools > Compatibility View > add [problematic website]

    This...
  5. IE11 "The service is unavailable" (but IE10 OK)

    Over the past 3 days I have encountered a persistent access error for a subscription web site using IE11, but is not evident using IE10 (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk)

    IE11 v11.0.9600.16428...
  6. I've submitted a technical support query to...

    I've submitted a technical support query to Softcity/Avanquest and will post again when I receive a reply.

    Dave.
  7. Many thanks - that's what I first thought. ...

    Many thanks - that's what I first thought.

    However, the Win7 Fax and Scan 'Fax Settings' (General, for LSI USB 2.0 Soft Modem) have these 2 send/receive options disabled:

    - Allow the device to...
  8. Belated thanks ! (message notification switched...

    Belated thanks ! (message notification switched off)

    Dave.
  9. Fax tone during phone calls ? (Avanquest Phone Tools)

    After successfully using BVRP Classic Phone Tools (v4.23) for phone dialling via WinXP, I'm evaluating Avanquest's v9.0 with Windows 7 (+LSI 2.0 USB modem).

    The Classic Phone Tools Win7 setup...
  10. After further investigations and 'surprises' [+],...

    After further investigations and 'surprises' [+], a solution is to install Outlook 2003 on the WinXP PC, so that Outlook can import Outlook Express messages & e-mail accounts (reasonably quickly),...
  11. Outlook Express to Outlook ? (WLM problems)

    Apparently Outlook 2003 & Windows 7 cannot import Outlook Express .DBX messages - despite having an import dialog box which presents Outlook Express as an option (e.g., "This mail folder could not be...
  12. Thunderbird forwards messages without body text ?

    I have the latest version of Thunderbird running on each of two Windows 7 laptops, supposedly with similar option settings.

    Yet whilst one laptop is able to forward e-mail messages successfully,...
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    The problem was a corrupted User Profile/Account...

    The problem was a corrupted User Profile/Account in Windows 7 - this has been remedied by creating a new profile [+], as a replacement.

    Dave.

    [+] Microsoft - Fix a corrupted user profile...
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    IE9 replaces download filename . with _

    I've just encountered this 'feature' in IE9, as reported here [1]

    "I'm currently trying to download files from IE9 and right now, after downloading all the periods are replaced with underscores,...
  15. Acrobat X Security Warnings - Disable for trusted docs ?

    Repeated Acrobat X security warnings (allow/block/cancel) for a trusted document containing many URLs, to trusted sites, are a major drag on document usability.

    How can this be switched off ? ...
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    Paul - many thanks for the offer, I'll ponder...

    Paul - many thanks for the offer, I'll ponder this possibility. Also, the EOF point is useful to know about.

    Dave.
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    Gary - many thanks, much appreciated. Dave.

    Gary - many thanks, much appreciated.

    Dave.
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    Gary - a find, go back to beginning of line, step...

    Gary - a find, go back to beginning of line, step down, insert CR.

    Dave.
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    Gary, Strip out some text irregularities for...

    Gary,

    Strip out some text irregularities for later conversion to a .CSV file.

    Dave.
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    Word 2003 macro: Loop & EOF Error 52

    I need to repeat a set of recorded macro commands until the end of an active document is reached, but I encounter "runtime error 52"

    The coding is:

    Do While Not EOF(1)
    [recorded macro]
    Loop
    ...
  21. Don - many thanks, it's useful to know about. ...

    Don - many thanks, it's useful to know about.

    Dave.
  22. Paul - yes, that seems to work, e.g.,...

    Paul - yes, that seems to work, e.g., =XDATEYEAR(E5)+(XDATEmonth(E5)-1)/12+XDATEday(E5)/365

    All I need now are some more data points ! ;-)

    Dave.
  23. Paul - that's useful. Any idea how to plot...

    Paul - that's useful. Any idea how to plot showing 1800 dates in the chart ? (I'm presently using 1800 values plus 100 years, to beat Excel's pre-1900 limitations).

    Dave.
  24. Many thanks - Ideally, I'd like greater accuracy...

    Many thanks - Ideally, I'd like greater accuracy than years, as I'm trying to determine the points in time when extrapolated lines cross the date axis.

    Dave.
  25. Excel 2003 time-series charts: pre-1900 values?

    I wish to plot some time-series data for dates prior to 1900 (typically 1800-1900), but unfortunately the usual solution - John Walkenbach's XDate (Extended Date Functions Add-In) - doesn't seem to...
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