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Will Windows 7 install on my laptop ? by Wonderer[_2_]
Currently Win XP Pro. Lenovo T500 Would like dual boot. I think Win Vista was on it as an option. I bought it used. I have a generic version of Windows 7...
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September 18th 19 06:38 PM
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Procedure To Install Win 7 Pro over Win XP Pro for Dual Boot by Wonderer[_2_]
I do have the serial number of my Lenovo T500. Looking for instructions. Any good URLs to look at ? My understanding is that if Win XP Pro exists on the...
September 17th 19 08:43 PM
by Paul[_32_] Go to last post
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Unused audio output extension cable by BillAhearn
How does the operating system know that an audio cable extension is plugged in? I have a 20 foot audio extension cable which is just male on one end...
September 11th 19 03:03 PM
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FireFox 52: "Your connection is not secure" - How to manage an exception ? by R.Wieser
Hello all, Today I tried to visit a website and got an SSL "Your connection is not secure" page instead. After clicking the "Advanced" button I got the...
September 11th 19 02:33 PM
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Searching for files containing "@require" - compaint about a "Indexing service query" not being active. by R.Wieser
Hello all, I've just tried to use the standard folder - rightclick - search... putting "@require" in the "Containing text:" box. For some reason it...
September 8th 19 05:04 PM
by Paul[_32_] Go to last post
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Max line width for newsgroup messages. Still have it at 76. Do I need to ? by R.Wieser
Hello all, My newsgroup client, OE, still has an auto-wrap line width set to 76 chars, and I wondering if it is still called for. Are there still people who...
September 2nd 19 09:46 AM
by J. P. Gilliver (John)[_7_] Go to last post
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Changing the caption of a DOS box to the name of the current folder - a problem by R.Wieser
Hello all, A few weeks ago I got a bit fed up with having several minimized command-prompt windows on my taskbar, and all displaying the same "command prompt"...
August 31st 19 08:36 PM
by R.Wieser Go to last post
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What syntax combines 2 commands into a single shortcut TARGET line? by AG Holder
On Thu, 29 Aug 2019 09:08:33 +0200, R.Wieser wrote: Little wonder brainiac, as stitching commands together using "&" or "&&" is only valid on the...
August 29th 19 05:20 PM
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HOW to set up VPN so that my HOSTS file is consulted? by Arlen George Holder
My question here is HOW to set up VPN so that my HOSTS file is consulted? Is it possible? In another thread moments ago, I explained to a noob how to set up...
August 20th 19 09:13 AM
by Arlen George Holder Go to last post
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Block autoplay on cnn.com by AK[_4_]
I am trying to block cnn.com from autoplaying videos. Adblock does not work. Is there something that does work? Thanks, Andy
August 18th 19 03:28 AM
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Pasting into DOS - slowing it down ? by R.Wieser
Hello all, I'm trying to paste some text into a DOS program (using alt-space, e, p), but see just a few chars appear (many are lost). I would like to try to...
August 16th 19 06:11 PM
by R.Wieser Go to last post
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Email for XP? by KenK
I'm getting very tired of Gmail. It is VERY slow. I use Thunderbird as a backup email. It works very well. Another like it to replace Gmail?...
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August 11th 19 09:53 AM
by R.Wieser Go to last post
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Gmail pulls one mails only once a time by Lu Wei
I encounter a strange behavior of my Gmail. I use Thunderbird 52.9.1 under WinXP. It used to work fine, apart from connection failure from time to time due to...
August 10th 19 10:49 AM
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Does an even more EFFICIENT method exist to access complex scattered files on all versions of Windows than this method? by Arlen G. Holder
Does an even more EFFICIENT method exist to access scattered common files? o If so, please suggest a more efficient method - as efficiency is desired 0....
August 10th 19 08:01 AM
by Arlen G. Holder Go to last post
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Getting Firefox out of full-screen by Steve Hayes[_2_]
Sorry if this is the wrong place ot ask, but I could not find a comp.webbrowsers or alt.comp.webbrowsers group.... The menus and space for entering URLs have...
July 29th 19 09:39 PM
by Ian Jackson[_4_] Go to last post
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What method do YOU use to create your printable personal family calendar? by Arlen G. Holder
*What method do YOU use to create your printable personal family calendar?* 1. Do you have a program that creates a printable calendar? (this is best) 2. Do...
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July 27th 19 10:45 PM
by J. P. Gilliver (John)[_7_] Go to last post
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Frustrated Like Totally - With Flash Drives ! by FreeThought
On Win XP pro SP3 and is up to date. Two flash dries plugged in and shows; a 32G and a 64G. Plug in third flash drive and bink-bonk sound but does not show...
July 27th 19 01:54 AM
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registry remap capslock to another key - why does it need to be *two* entries ? by R.Wieser
Hello all, Poked along by an article on slashdot ( https://hardware.slashdot.org/story/19/07/13/0148233/is-it-time-to-get-rid-of-the-caps-lock-key) I...
July 26th 19 04:55 PM
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Do you SYNCHRONIZE keepass kdbx files between Windows & Android? by Arlen G. Holder
Do you SYNCHRONIZE keepass kdbx files between Windows & Android? It seems there are two completely different tasks inside KEEPASS: 1. Synchronization (this...
July 23rd 19 01:45 AM
by Michael Westwood Go to last post
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Thunderbird GMail Setup by OtherGuy
On Win XP Thunderbird v 38.5.0 Do I need to update ? Removed gmail account from thunderbird. Used firefox to go to GMail directly and logged in to verify...
July 19th 19 07:08 PM
by OtherGuy Go to last post
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