Wise to try more than one antivirus program

Kathleen Atkins

It wasn’t that Lounge member Miv was recklessly doing without an anti-malware program when his machine was infected by a virus.

Rather, his antivirus software failed to detect and remove the interloper. He asked for advice in the Other Applications forum and received effective counsel.

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 Office 365 renewal
Word Processing Word: Style doesn’t appear in TOC
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Spreadsheets Excel: Lost Recent list
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Databases Need last five days of stable values
Presentation Apps Playing two videos at same time
Visual Basic for Apps Need VBA code that changes field name in table
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Microsoft Outlook Edited message text in Outbox not always saved
Non-Outlook E-mail Why does Hotmail take so long to be usable?
Other MS Apps SkyDrive and changes in PDFs
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Windows
General Windows USB devices suddenly slow down
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Windows 8 Can’t run program as administrator
Windows 7 Low memory — or none
Windows Vista Need help with Windows Vista drives
Windows XP Most compatible move up from XP?
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Windows Servers How to set two default gateways
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Internet/Connectivity
Internet Explorer Address bar shows about:blank
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Third-Party Browsers Personal device’s browse history shows up on work computer
Application Servers SharePoint home page
Social Media Output of macro varies: why?
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Software Development
Windows Programming VBA: Authenticated Web access
Web Design & Development Override CSS style in HTML
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Other Technologies
Non-Microsoft OSes Translate inside Android apps?
Security & Scams PUP malware
Maintenance Macrium issue
Hardware Need USB 3.0 expansion-card recommendations
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Graphics/Multimedia VHS capture software
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Other Applications Trying to get rid of virus
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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.