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    Indeed Adblock cures most of the advert annoyance...

    Indeed Adblock cures most of the advert annoyance in Chrome.

    But just you wait until you get the new Bookmarks ("Stars"). If the Java thing drives you wild, Stars will completely blow you away...
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    Thanks for the replies - which I am working...

    Thanks for the replies - which I am working through to find the solution.

    For those who maybe thought that I was just lazy, a fair assumption, it is actually for a neighbour who has bad arthritis...
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    Reconnect USB drives

    Sorry about the word "unremove" but it seems like good PC-speak :rolleyes:

    Sometimes, after I have safely removed-external USB drives I want to re-connect them. Of course I can do that by...
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    Yeah OK Zeddy, although I shall be in Ponteland...

    Yeah OK Zeddy, although I shall be in Ponteland tomorrow (my sister lives there, and isn't well) so perhaps I should change it to Darraz Hall ?

    I do worry about Howard's spreadsheets - there are...
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    I would never trust a spreadsheet which had been...

    I would never trust a spreadsheet which had been subjected to the sort of mechanical adjustment you are seeking.

    It is not too hard to write the sort of macro you have in mind, but a wise person...
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    I managed to put something together rather faster...

    I managed to put something together rather faster than had thought I could - it's attached.

    This is just a small and simple example - I am sure you can see the possibilities . . . once set up...
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    I find consistency easy to achieve, and rewarding...

    I find consistency easy to achieve, and rewarding as you say.

    The problem in this case was that it was, to my surprise, the first time I had tried, in VBA, to go to a particular cell which could...
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    Interesting - I've learned as much from this...

    Interesting - I've learned as much from this thread as from the original one !

    For "readable code" as well as ease of use I find application.Goto range("rangename") to be near perfect.

    I don't...
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    Are you trying to access it via WIFI itself ?

    Are you trying to access it via WIFI itself ?
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    You are both right, more or less. I like terse...

    You are both right, more or less.

    I like terse !
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    It's good to save 3 characters but luckily...

    It's good to save 3 characters but luckily they're free :rolleyes:
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    Only 760 to go, Z !

    Only 760 to go, Z !
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    [SOLVED] Thanks RG - you were too quick for me . . . I had...

    Thanks RG - you were too quick for me . . . I had just worked it out and was going to post the solution when I saw your reply. That'll teach me to be more persistent before I ask for help.

    Speedy...
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    [SOLVED] VBA - select Cell containing named range

    I thought this was going to be easy, but it isn't - or at least I have found an easy way to do it !

    The desired output of my VBA module is to select a cell when I know the Name it has been given....
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    Now there's a plan !

    Now there's a plan !
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    I'm going home in a couple of days but am still...

    I'm going home in a couple of days but am still curious as to what's going on - can't let it rest !

    The Wireless Router (which looks pretty ancient, and is WEP only) has a little switch to turn...
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    BATcher: there's no need to use increased...

    BATcher: there's no need to use increased precision in this case as the 16 digits are a string, not a number.
  18. if I start using one of the above mentioned free...

    if I start using one of the above mentioned free backup programs and stop using the native Windows BackUp & Restore - can I still use my original Toshiba 500gb external drive to do backups with a new...
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    Apart from disk issue you have asked about, I would seriously think about dropping Windows' native Backup and Restore utility. You might get a very unpleasant shock if you try to restore from a...
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    Thanks for the hotspot information - I did know...

    Thanks for the hotspot information - I did know how to do that, luckily it's not needed !
    Martin
  21. Thanks - I should have Googled it myself but I...

    Thanks - I should have Googled it myself but I thought it was going to be more obscure than that !
  22. Shortcut to Command Prompt with elevated privileges ?

    Is it possible to make a shortcut to a Command Prompt with Administrator privileges ?

    Just to save a bit of right-clicking !
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    Interesting. None of the many proposed measures...

    Interesting.
    None of the many proposed measures worked on its own, but . . .
    . . . a combination of direct wiring to the modem plus the Fastest DNS via DNS Jumper (A fascinating utility - to...
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    Final feedback, to close the thread neatly: 1....

    Final feedback, to close the thread neatly:
    1. Connecting by Ethernet cable to the modem makes no difference
    2. Speed tests: the throughput is excellent, which confirms my experience once I have...
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    Changing the Location made no difference, even...

    Changing the Location made no difference, even with a re-boot. I have spent the day working with my son's PC and in truth it is only marginally better than mine, albeit that tiny margin does stop...
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