Frequently attacked software has adherents

Kathleen Atkins

Lounge member Robko is not ready to give up WinMX, the peer-to-peer file-sharing program; but he wants a more reliable version of it.

His advisors in the Other Applications forum recommend not only a particular download but also a best practice — get your software from its publisher.

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 Upgrading from Office 2003 to 2010
Word Processing Need help with small Word 2002 macro
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Spreadsheets Adding Outlook alerts and email functionality to Excel spreadsheet
Databases Recommend training for Access 2007 functions and database design?
Presentation Apps How to automatically load template at start?
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Microsoft Outlook Sent Items confusion
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Non-Outlook E-mail Windows Live Mail error
Windows
General Windows Using Office 2003 but getting updates for 2007
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Windows 8 Apps store MIA in Win 8.1
Windows 7 Blue Screen of Death message
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Windows XP Prefetch folder: No layout.ini file being created
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Internet/Connectivity
Internet Explorer Favorites bookmark problem
Third-Party Browsers Disappearing pinned tabs in Firefox
Networking Need help setting up new Westell 7500 modem/router
Software Development
Web Design & Development How to control font in Front Page HTML Page View?
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Other Technologies
Security & Scams Getting rid of SlamDunk adware
Maintenance Recommend cloning software?
Hardware Recommend HP mouse?
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Other Applications New WinMX version available?
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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.