Stop (and ask) at the forum before you shop

Kathleen Atkins

This week, various Lounge members are picking brains in the forums before they download software, replace hard drives, and so on.

For example, Lounge member Backspacer got the lowdown on SSDs in the Hardware forum.

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 Make Adobe Acrobat my active PDF tool
Word Processing Coding drop-down list value
Spreadsheets Reporting in Excel by data source (SQL Server)
Databases Access 2010: Creating radio-button group using data from table
Visual Basic for Apps Word VBA: Check and maintain compatibility with different Office versions
Microsoft Outlook Synching Outlook 2013 folders
Non-Outlook E-mail Windows Live Mail can’t receive pictures
Other MS Apps Trouble installing PowerPoint Viewer
General Windows Purpose of Microsoft Visual C++ files?
Windows 8 Win8 Bluetooth driver error 40: Now what?
Windows 7 Western Digital My Book external-format problem
Windows Vista Windows Vista Home crashes
Windows XP Kill Windows XP systems before they kill you
Windows Servers Which Office version installs without issues on Server 2003 SP1?
Internet Explorer Homepage disappears
Third-Party Browsers Saving passwords
Networking Resetting Domain Admin password
Social Media Prevent Google from tracking searches
Software Development
Web Design & Development Google Maps: Selection boxes not sizing correctly
Other Technologies
Security & Scams browser hijack
Maintenance Backups vs. images
Hardware SSD recommendation sought
Graphics/Multimedia Ten years of pictures onto DVD gallery: Suggestions?
Other Applications Publish book with a certain font?

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.