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    I have had the terrible slowdown problem for well...

    I have had the terrible slowdown problem for well over a year. That is only in TBird and I've been unable to find any clue. I noticed this especially in deleting messages and moving to a different...
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    Transfer Windows7 to a new computer

    I have an Acer W500 running Windows7-32 with a touch screen and only 2GB memory. It's time to junk that dog and get something that will be much better. But why should I loose a perfectly good...
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    Hackers and virus peddlers often use an address...

    Hackers and virus peddlers often use an address that is so slightly wrong that no one notices. In this one the word microsoft appears twice. Dealing with MS ever since Windows 3, I've never seen...
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    Zig; Thanks for your reply. I failed to...

    Zig;

    Thanks for your reply.

    I failed to include that the HP dv4 is a laptop. That would then require a USB adapter and then I could hook it to my own laptop. I've tried to get the drive out...
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    HP's D: drive overwritten with pictures!

    I have a friends HP dv4, 64bit running Windows7 64bit, 4GB memory, that can't get into Win7 on boot up. She hasn't got much on disk except some pictures. Made a list of all installed programs to...
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    Problems using mice in Windows

    No place on your site do I find instructions on how to set up a new problem. Would you please give me instructions for starting up a new subject and then move the following to whichever area it...
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    How do we stop them!!

    Does anyone know how to get an email service that Frontier can NOT scan? It would perhaps be a service where incoming mail would go to an intermediate and the whole email including pictures,...
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    I have seen the same announcement from Frontier. ...

    I have seen the same announcement from Frontier. I think that it is a sheep in wolfs clothing!

    There's been a couple of times over the years when I've noticed that adverts would pop up after I...
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    My ISP is FrontierNet.net which access's all...

    My ISP is FrontierNet.net which access's all incoming and outgoing email's and provides any information found to advertisers, and there's no opt out of course. They also use information from all...
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    MS has pulled a second bad rabbit out of their...

    MS has pulled a second bad rabbit out of their bag of stinking tricks. When buying a new laptop, I discover MS will not allow vendors to sell Windows7 although Windows7 has full maintenance. You...
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    There is no easy way to clear spam. There are...

    There is no easy way to clear spam. There are ways to reject emails that look like some template and then it manages to reject something you really wanted. Or you can accept only emails from...
  12. Thread: Ripoff attempt

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    Ripoff Saved You

    The rule for being safe from this kind of thing is "Though shalt always DELETE anything you were not expecting to receive." Some of these have you do a few things and your system will never boot up...
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    Rule for safe computing?!

    The article starts by almost encouraging clicks on things you were not expecting to get. Let's start by placing a sign on mouse and keyboard saying "If you were not expecting to receive this, delete...
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    I have the feeling that you are all talking about...

    I have the feeling that you are all talking about the same thing and I'm involved in something else. I looked at the document that BruceR referenced and used REGEDIT to get to the key referenced. I...
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    Medico; I do have "Display the full path in...

    Medico;

    I do have "Display the full path in the title bar" checked and I am using Clasic Theme. I don't understand the connection to seeing .LNK instead of .EXE however. And it's changed ALL...
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    Zig; The exclamation point was indeed...

    Zig;

    The exclamation point was indeed editorial comment. Because I was surprised to see all shortcuts change to .LNK while on my other 2 computers they are still .EXE. When I click on any of...
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    All shortcuts have automagically become .LNK!

    I have no idea how to do this if I had to. And I have no idea how to undo this now that I have to. I can not create a shortcut. As new shortcuts occur, they become .LNK! I've updated AVG and done...
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    Mouse jumps around

    :mad: Spank the bad mouse? No that doesn't work either

    Like the others here, I have a very odd mouse problem. It is intermittent but happens often. I’ve tried 2 different USB optical mice and...
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    TB Portable

    For those on TBird, I wanted a little more control, such as where the message files reside. I ended up with the Portable version which I now run off a thumb drive, program and message files. When I...
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    I guess I worded that wrong. I was looking at an...

    I guess I worded that wrong. I was looking at an Internet session where we are repetitivly accessing a password keeper and how safe that situation would be. So we log in to one site, the password...
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    YUP! But there will be PC's around for at...

    YUP! But there will be PC's around for at least as long as you or I are still alive!
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    My next computer was and is a tablet. My next one will be also a tablet!

    Interesting article, but it failed to see how the tablet will or should evolve.

    I was putting off getting a tablet to see where things would go and it didn’t happen fast enough for me. I bought an...
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    How Safe Is the Password

    Typically, we enter a password and it's then converted. But then the password it's self and the converted are in memory. Can't a clever hacker pick that out of memory?

    If we have a password...
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    Scanner software

    When looking for the subject of Scanner Software here, there are only 4 and not real applicable. When I google Scanner Software it returns over 6.5 million. A lot of them are for major companies...
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    UEFI sounds goofy What it sounds more like is...

    UEFI sounds goofy What it sounds more like is Microsoft getting control over our computers! They are too deep into us already. They will need to OK us moving Windows from an older system! Oh! ...
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