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    @lumpy95 - I've been using computers since the...

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    I've been using computers since the days when DOS was the mainstream operating system, and Windows was an "add on". Things were much simpler then but you couldn't do anything near what...
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    Okay, as far I can see, one small arrow in a back...

    Okay, as far I can see, one small arrow in a back and no other problems. Can I assume that it's safe to update to FF ver. 30? I'm holding off as I usually do.
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    For what it's worth guys, this just happened to...

    For what it's worth guys, this just happened to me. My DSL connection was gone and everything at my end checked out. I ran a DSL modem/router diagnostic and got that "DNS servers not available"...
  4. I personally use AVG 2014 Free. It's fast, easy...

    I personally use AVG 2014 Free. It's fast, easy to use (for me anyway), updates virus signatures fast, is rated high by computer magazines (higher than MSE), and comes in 32 and 64 bit flavors. I've...
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    Thanks very much to both of you, you've put me at...

    Thanks very much to both of you, you've put me at ease about this.
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    Larger AH battery in laptop?

    Hi, I have an old IBM T23 laptop (don't laugh, it looks and runs like new). The main battery died about 6 months ago and I finally decided to try and see if I could get a new battery for it. I found...
  7. Status of the "Operation Clandestine Fox" baddy

    Does anyone know what the status is of "Operation Clandestine Fox" trojan, or whatever it is? I heard about it several weeks ago but nothing about it since. It was supposedly wreaking havoc with MS...
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    Thanks for the reply, and I commend you for your...

    Thanks for the reply, and I commend you for your patience & fortitude! I, however, do not at all like having to "fix" something (or many things) nearly every time I'm forced to update Firefox or any...
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    Please excuse me for asking this question, but...

    Please excuse me for asking this question, but are there REALLY that many new threats created to warrant a whole new version of Firefox each and every month? Geesh, this is Firefox, not MS IE. My...
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    I couldn't have said it better myself johngaz! ...

    I couldn't have said it better myself johngaz! Way to go. Hopefully there will be enough of a hue and cry to Mozilla to correct the mess they've created.

    Change without reason or control is...
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    Just to clarify - I like IE-9, and I might even...

    Just to clarify - I like IE-9, and I might even like IE-10 when I think it's necessary to update to it. I'm not trying to tell anyone to not use IE if they want to. But in the past month there have...
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    And just when I was starting to like Firefox...

    And just when I was starting to like Firefox again. Here's a big ten-four to Wavy's ARRG*& :mad:
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    David, Have you visited the AskWoody.com site...

    David,

    Have you visited the AskWoody.com site lately? Woody Leonard runs that site and he started this site a while back. It was originally called Woody's Lounge. Anyway, the AskWoody site is...
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    I still like to play the oldie but goodie games...

    I still like to play the oldie but goodie games like Doom, Quake, Comanche 3, Comanche 4, Tomb Raiders 1 thru 5, Delta Force 1 thru 3, and the early Half Life series. I still use the computer I built...
  15. Thread: So many fonts!

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    Thanks Batcher. The writing for the name of some...

    Thanks Batcher. The writing for the name of some of the fonts are Arabic, Crillic, Korean, etc., but the actual fonts themselves are normal alphabet letters like we use in English. I was just...
  16. Thread: So many fonts!

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    So many fonts!

    Hi all,
    I have 236 fonts in my Fonts folder. Many of these are crazy looking and I would never choose them for anything I write so - can I delete the ones I don't want without anything bad...
  17. Okay. so the latest Cumulative Security Update...

    Okay. so the latest Cumulative Security Update For IE9 for Win 7 x64 (my system) has been out since March 11th (KB2925418). I'm not hearing of anybody getting "arrows in backs" so far, so is it okay...
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    Thanks to all of you for the good information!

    Thanks to all of you for the good information!
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    New Win 7 64 bit programs

    I have a question that I hope can be answered in this forum. I have a fairly new computer with Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit. I've noticed in Windows Explorer that 64 bit programs are in a folder...
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    I'm assuming that one can get rid of the Service...

    I'm assuming that one can get rid of the Service Pack Uninstalls as well? I don't see any reason not to, I could start with SP2 which takes up 305 megabytes on my old laptop.
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    Thanks Joe and Wavy, I think I'll wait a while...

    Thanks Joe and Wavy, I think I'll wait a while and see if the AVG 2014 FREE update comes thru the normal update route. If not, I'll go after the 2014 FREE update myself. Just for an adrenalin surge,...
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    So it sounds like I can't just update from AVG...

    So it sounds like I can't just update from AVG 2013 FREE to AVG 2014 FREE? I have to uninstall my existing AVG 2013 FREE program, then download the new AVG 2014 FREE program and reinstall it? I was...
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    Hi Doc, I'm currently still using AVG 2013...

    Hi Doc,

    I'm currently still using AVG 2013 Free and every time after I update the virus signatures, I get a notice shortly after that asks me to upgrade the program. Is this the proper (and...
  24. Thread: Firefox 25.0.1

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    I downloaded it yesterday. No problems here yet...

    I downloaded it yesterday. No problems here yet either. Seems to come up faster. Hooray for now.
  25. Thread: Firefox 25

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    Yes, my "About Firefox" under Help brings up a...

    Yes, my "About Firefox" under Help brings up a logo similar to yours except it has a silver-grey "check for update" box in the middle. I originally installed FF16 from the Mozilla website on my then...
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