New home, new connections to Internet

Kathleen Atkins

After moving to Central America with five computers, new Lounge member sheila_c needed help getting connected to the Internet again.

She wanted tutoring in wireless technology, never having used it before. Not surprisingly, fellow Loungers give her the help she needs.

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 Need a popup-ad blocker
Word Processing Don’t want to save changes to document template
Spreadsheets Maintenance schedule based on completion dates
Databases Need help with code
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Presentation Apps PowerPoint: Macro to copy pictures in one set of slides to another
Visual Basic for Apps Userforms and custom document properties in Word VBA
Microsoft Outlook Navigation area in Outlook disappeared
Non-Outlook E-mail Classic Yahoo email has a new annoyance
Other MS Apps Microsoft Bing translator for Windows 7
Windows
General Windows Checkbox selection in Windows Explorer
Windows 8 Problem with optional Win8.1 update
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Windows 7 Two copies of Win7 on same PC
Windows XP Connected to Wi-Fi but no Internet access
Windows Servers IP-based location printing via terminals
Internet/Connectivity
Internet Explorer Certificate errors
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Third-Party Browsers Firefox process not closing
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Networking How to move from Ethernet to wireless?
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Software Development
Windows Programming Launch app and make default selection?
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Other Technologies
Non-Microsoft OSes Linux Mint 17 (Qiana) released
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Security & Scams Recommendations for secure file deletion?
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Maintenance Cloning C: drive with True Image
Hardware Startup problem
Graphics/Multimedia Repairing music library?
Other Applications Adobe XI Standard: Patch 11.0.07 won’t install; error 1603

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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.