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    Bak files are not just used for useful backups. ...

    Bak files are not just used for useful backups. In Word 2007, there are two bak files called OPA12.bak that are essential. If you delete them, Word has to be "reconfigured" which restores them,...
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    See...

    See http://www.intowindows.com/view-pdf-files-online-using-skydrive/ I don't know whether that works. However, there are multiple complaints by people listed in Google about trying to use...
  3. I certainly sympathize with your reluctance to...

    I certainly sympathize with your reluctance to upgrade Windows Live Mail. These mail programs are extremely tricky and have inadequate instructions with them. For what its worth, probably not much,...
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    The Tracert support article 162326 says that it...

    The Tracert support article 162326 says that it does not apply to my system, which which is Windows 7. It only applies to some ancient versions of Windows.
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    I have Firefox 24 on two computers from different...

    I have Firefox 24 on two computers from different manufacturers and Shockwave conks out quite frequently. I have updated Flash but it did not seem to help. That is too bad as I prefer FF and would...
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    I have Firefox 24 on two computers from different...

    I have Firefox 24 on two computers from different manufacturers and Shockwave conks out quite frequently. I have updated Flash but it did not seem to help. That is too bad as I prefer FF and would...
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    I would cast my vote for Windows 7 with Classic...

    I would cast my vote for Windows 7 with Classic Shell. I started using Classic Shell with Windows Vista so, for all practical purposes, I have never left the Windows XP interface. I am almost 88...
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    I am quite confused by all this. I have two...

    I am quite confused by all this. I have two computers in different rooms, one wired to the Modem and the other on Wi-Fi. Both show identical Hotmail screens and what happens on one also happens on...
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    Although it will be a long time before I will be...

    Although it will be a long time before I will be using Windows 8 in any version, I was delighted to hear that Microsoft is "dissing" the Libraries. In Windows 7 I found them to be an infernal...
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    How to start SystemRestore

    If for any reason you cannot get SystemRestore to work normally, boot the System Recover Disk and start SystemRestore from the resulting screen. At least that worked for me when Windows kept showing...
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    Possible solution

    Just create a shortcut to the Adobe Reader. Unlike the Reader icon, shortcut icons can be changed to anything you like. Make sure that the Adobe icon itself is not on the screen while the shortcut,...
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    Now to retreat

    Well, I tried to use Windows Live Mail and all I accomplished was to lose one of my accounts with all of its mail. Gone. Fortunately anything on it that was really important was backed up to a...
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    Thanks for the info

    I want to thank Medico for his helpful information. It turns out that I not only have Windows Live Mail on my computer, but it has been operational and shows the same Email as Hotmail and another of...
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    I don't know what you are all talking about

    I have two computers with Windows 7, one from HP and one from Dell. Neither has Windows Mail on it. Microsoft actually says that neither Outlook Express nor Windows Mail is included in Windows 7. ...
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    The old vacuum-cleaner hoax

    This was one of the most informative articles in Windows Secrets. We should appreciate the amount of work that Fred had to do in order to detect all the activities of the online scanners. That took...
  16. Get an external hard drive

    It is nice to have a 2TB drive on the computer, but you do not want to depend on it for permanent storage of vitally important data. Obtain a large external hard drive(usually with a USB...
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    If you can use Eudora, by all means do. I used...

    If you can use Eudora, by all means do. I used to have it but cannot any more because of ISP problems. For a while I used Hotmail under Thunderbird which worked fairly well but required more...
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    Could it be hardware?

    When one of my computers started giving all kinds of errors and "disk read" nonsense, I finally had it checked for its physical operation, and it turned out that the CPU was almost completely...
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    Perhaps a conflicting program

    When I had the combination of Windows Vista and Norton antivirus, Norton systematically blocked System Restore from working. I know that your problem is different in that System Restore does not...
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    Searching for files

    I don't know whether this would have helped in the preceding problem, but a program called File Locator Pro can locate files no matter how they are hidden, and can do it almost instantly without the...
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    Had same problem and similar cause

    When I had computer with Vista, System Restore would not work. It would run, and after completing the entire cycle it would report that it did not change anything. The culprit was Norton Antivirus....
  22. Hotmail and Thunderbird

    Actually you can have your cake and eat it too, as they say. I use Thunderbird with Hotmail and and a local E-mail client which both work under Thunderbird. Thunderbird makes it possible to store...
  23. Can't patch at all

    At the risk of boring everyone with my complaints, one of my computers, an HP which runs Vista 64bit, refuses to check for updates. The Update site says that the necessary service is not turned on,...
  24. It is deja vue all over again

    Microsoft did something like this in the past; I don't remember when. Windows Media Player was included but without the capability of playing DVDs. You had to pay extra to provide that facility to...
  25. Mostly agree with Jon Bondy

    I happen to have a desktop computer right next to the TV. The computer receives Wi-Fi from a modem-router in another room where there is the computer I use for work. My wife uses the computer near...
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