Frying can happen any time you blink

Kathleen Atkins

Lounge member amcpherson moved his computer from one room to another, then discovered that his keyboard and a mouse had not survived the move.

He now has a working keyboard and mouse, but — as he noted in the Hardware forum — it’s clear that the right (or wrong) power supply really matters!

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 Spam filtering: MIT study says you can’t do it
Word Processing Preparing Word for sharing
Spreadsheets Need help with batch printing
Databases Determining whether Google Chrome webpage loaded
Microsoft Outlook Cursor jumps around when email is being composed
Non-Outlook E-mail Windows Live Mail: Can’t delete account
Other MS Apps Value-stream mapping software
General Windows Microsoft readies massive Windows update (XP through Win8)
Windows 8 Can’t make Win8 computer visible on network
Windows 7 Win 7 Pro x64 works after Shut down, but enters Recovery on Restart
Windows Vista Organize button hangs when file is selected in Explorer window
Windows XP Will removing user account increase disk drive’s free space?
Internet Explorer Script errors
Third-Party Browsers Unable to sign in to bank site
Networking Troubles reconnecting to Wi-Fi network
Other Technologies
Security & Scams Removing
Hardware USB hub kills two mice, keyboard?
Other Applications Help me find lost utility

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.