Don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone

Kathleen Atkins

It should be no surprise to learn that people love some fonts and hate others.

Oddly, it turns out that people can be just as particular about their screen cursors. In the Windows 7 forum, Lounge member Gromek laments the paucity of cursor-icon choices. He’s looked everywhere, he thinks, for a better cursor — one he knows used to exist in XP. Fellow Loungers offer their insights.

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 Periods missing in file names
Word Processing Table of Contents problem
Spreadsheets User-defined function: Triangular Distribution
Databases Getting Access 2010 Error 3016
Visual Basic for Apps Convert Word Perfect documents to Microsoft 2010 docs
Microsoft Outlook Automatically share Outlook 2007 contacts with husband’s PC?
Non-Outlook E-mail Transfer files to new Windows Live Mail?
Other MS Apps Calendar anomaly
General Windows Is my router faulty?
Windows 8 Can’t refresh Windows 8
Windows 7 Can’t access backup
  Don’t know how to back up new computer
  I want extra cursors
Windows Vista Unable to get Vista SP1 to install
Windows XP Please help me find Windows Movie Maker
Windows Servers Suffering server license confusion
Internet Explorer Define location for bookmarks
Networking Adding TV to network
Software Development
Windows Programming Design script using PowerShell
Other Technologies
Security & Scams Yet another Java exploit
Maintenance Discrepancy between Microsoft and Belarc updates reports
Hardware Motherboard drivers: So many; which ones to choose?
Graphics/Multimedia Fraps or MSI Afterburner?
Other Applications Music players suddenly skipping

starred posts: particularly useful

If you’re not already a Lounge member, use the quick registration form to sign up for free. The ability to post comments and take advantage of other Lounge features is available only to registered members.

If you’re already registered, you can jump right in to today’s discussions in the Lounge.

Get our unique weekly Newsletter with tips and techniques, how to's and critical updates on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google, etc. Join our 460,000 subscribers!

Enter your email above to receive messages about offerings by Penton, its brands, affiliates and/or third-party partners, consistent with Penton's Privacy Policy.
The Windows 7, Vol 3 (Excerpt)

Subscribe and get our monthly bonuses - free!

The Windows 7 Guide, Volume 3: Advanced maintenance and troubleshooting provides advanced tools for keeping Microsoft's premier operating system up and running smoothly. Get this excerpt and other 4 bonuses if you subscribe FREE now!

= Paid content

All Windows Secrets articles posted on 2013-01-17:

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.