Always good advice: Check your settings!

Kathleen Atkins

A Lounge member voices a frequent complaint about e-mail messages: incoming e-mail fonts are too small!

NotBrightest Bulb (self-styled) is stymied by his investigation of Thunderbird settings. He simply wants Thunderbird to use a normal font size for incoming mail. Fortunately, other Lounge members have been researching the problem, too. See their helpful suggestions.

The following links are this week’s most interesting Lounge threads, including several new questions for which you might have answers:

Office Applications    
General Productivity Convert Office 2010 Pro trial version to full version
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Word Processing Word 2010 not noticing missing “s” for plurals
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Spreadsheets Data-validation annoyance in Excel 2010
Databases Invalid “Use of Null” error message
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Presentation Apps Video won’t play in PPT 2010
Visual Basic for Apps Word 2010: Quick Parts footers not behaving when inserted with macro
Microsoft Outlook Outlook behaves differently away from home
Non-Outlook E-mail Thunderbird small e-mail fonts
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Windows
General Windows Microsoft Surface at U.S. $199?
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Windows 8 How Windows 8 backup differs from Windows 7
Windows 7 Win 7 Pro x64 can’t create system-image backup
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  Top row of keyboard not working
  Can’t connect to the Internet in any way or form
Windows Vista Speeding up Vista
Windows XP What is this .exe file?
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Internet/Connectivity
Internet Explorer Can’t load Gmail in IE 9
Third-Party Browsers Unable to access webpage: Hidden setting?
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Application Servers Online calendar: How to sync with iPads?
Networking Home-network password issue
Social Media Impossible to get answer from Facebook
Other Technologies
Non-Microsoft OSes Can MacBook connect to a PC via VPN/RDP?
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Security & Scams Check whether website has spyware/malware/etc. by going there?
Maintenance Cloning to a larger hard drive with True Image 2010
Hardware Problem with CD/DVD drive
Graphics/Multimedia How do I transfer video from Windows Media Center to DVD?
Other Applications Rebellion: Toward an honest search site

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starred posts: particularly useful

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Kathleen Atkins

About Kathleen Atkins

Kathleen Atkins is the Windows Secrets associate editor. She's also a freelance writer, editor, and photographer. Prior to joining Windows Secrets, she worked at Microsoft Press.