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Forum: General XP issues or comments Today, 09:09 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 9
Views: 52
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Welcome to the club, W7ers. :D

On Sat, 18 Jan 2020 15:48:44 +0000, J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:

Yes, but what replaces it will be worse ...

I though about posting that, but then I thought someone will eventually post
it. And...
Forum: General XP issues or comments Today, 09:09 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 9
Views: 52
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Welcome to the club, W7ers. :D

On Sat, 18 Jan 2020 18:42:42 -0600, Ant wrote:
"J. P. Gilliver (John)" wrote:

[I understand it's already happened to some versions of W10. But since
MS said W10 will be...
Forum: General XP issues or comments January 17th 20, 05:10 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 9
Views: 52
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Welcome to the club, W7ers. :D

On Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:48:46 -0600, Ant wrote:
Hehe. W7 is like XP, Vista, 2K, etc. now. :P

The day will come when it'll happen to W10 too.
It's just a matter of time.
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 3rd 19, 08:02 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 32
Views: 184
Posted By JJ[_11_]
SCR attack

On Mon, 2 Dec 2019 15:59:49 -0500, Mayayana wrote:
Just a note about a current attack. I just got an email
with an attached .SCR. No message. Screensaver!
I'd forgotten those existed.

I...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 24th 19, 08:34 AM Posted to alt.computer.workshop,uk.comp.sys.mac,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 8
Views: 42
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Wikipedia needs you!

On Sat, 23 Nov 2019 16:02:02 +0000, David wrote:
It's that time of the year again!

https://i.postimg.cc/W1LgY4Js/Screenshot-2019-11-23-at-15-50-41.png

Please do YOUR bit to keep this...
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 3rd 19, 07:49 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Anyone know of a program for VOIP without the middle man

On Fri, 01 Nov 2019 07:33:31 -0400, default wrote:
I mean without Magic Jack, or Google Voice etc..

Way back in the day of dial up modems and Windoze 3, my wife and I
were using a program...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 23rd 19, 10:52 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By JJ[_11_]
nslookup weird behavior

On Tue, 22 Oct 2019 20:40:46 -0700, Mike Easter wrote:
Lu Wei wrote:
I accidentally found that "nslookup" works even if I specify a
non-existent dns server. For example "lookup...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 20th 19, 08:06 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 21
Views: 318
Posted By JJ[_11_]
desktop icons - change grid offset ?

On Sun, 20 Oct 2019 13:27:11 +0200, R.Wieser wrote:
Hello all,

Is there a way to change the desktops icon grid ? I would like to see if
moving it a bit right and/or down (and possibly...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 3rd 19, 01:34 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,alt.windows7.general,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 83
Views: 544
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Windows explorer and creating a filename which gets sorted /after/ the letters ?

On Thu, 3 Oct 2019 10:14:42 +0200, R.Wieser wrote:
Hello all,

I'm in the need for a filename that will be, in "windows explorer", sorted
/after/ all the ones starting with letter symbols...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum October 3rd 19, 01:34 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,alt.windows7.general,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 80
Views: 175
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Windows explorer and creating a filename which gets sorted /after/ the letters ?

On Thu, 3 Oct 2019 10:14:42 +0200, R.Wieser wrote:
Hello all,

I'm in the need for a filename that will be, in "windows explorer", sorted
/after/ all the ones starting with letter symbols...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum September 30th 19, 12:17 PM Posted to rec.photo.digital,alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.comp.freeware
Replies: 4
Views: 26
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Are there any other good freeware EXIF metadata editors on Windows?

On Mon, 30 Sep 2019 02:41:20 -0000 (UTC), Arlen Holder wrote:
Are there any other good freeware EXIF metadata editors on Windows?

[snip]

Since Usenet is a potluck where we all bring value...
Forum: General XP issues or comments September 27th 19, 05:07 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Shutdown or delete apps on Win P Pro

On Fri, 27 Sep 2019 08:31:47 -0700, Billy wrote:
Recently started an old Win XP Pro laptop.

How do I shut off these:

(1) backup and sync ? - the message pops up on the taskbar over the...
Forum: General XP issues or comments September 27th 19, 04:44 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By JJ[_11_]
WinXP works

On Wed, 25 Sep 2019 23:43:15 -0500, Ant wrote:
JJ wrote:
On Wed, 25 Sep 2019 08:21:03 -0400, default wrote:
I was down at city hall and they still use computers...
Forum: General XP issues or comments September 25th 19, 06:10 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By JJ[_11_]
WinXP works

On Wed, 25 Sep 2019 08:21:03 -0400, default wrote:
I was down at city hall and they still use computers running DOS
programs for record keeping because it is reliable and trouble free.

Wise...
Forum: General XP issues or comments September 19th 19, 03:29 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Windows Task Manager lost window frame

On Wed, 18 Sep 2019 23:37:40 -0500, Earl Fryman wrote:

Help! My Windows XP Home computer Windows Task Manager no longer
displays the window frame, nor the "File Options View Shutdown Help"
...
Forum: General XP issues or comments August 20th 19, 06:23 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,alt.comp.freeware
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By JJ[_11_]
HOW to set up VPN so that my HOSTS file is consulted?

On Mon, 19 Aug 2019 21:24:28 -0000 (UTC), Arlen George Holder wrote:

When we use public openvpn servers, we end up using their crappy HOSTS
files instead of ours, which have 100,000 lines in...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum August 18th 19, 07:56 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windows.server.general,alt.msdoc.batch
Replies: 20
Views: 48
Posted By JJ[_11_]
What Windows "magic" invokes a command window as an Administrator window simply by using Control+Shift+Enter versus Enter?

On Fri, 16 Aug 2019 21:43:18 -0000 (UTC), Arlen George Holder wrote:

Does anyone know what "magic" enables this wonderful feature?
I read that process doc but I still don't understand how it...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum August 16th 19, 06:38 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windows.server.general,alt.msdoc.batch
Replies: 20
Views: 48
Posted By JJ[_11_]
What Windows "magic" invokes a command window as an Administrator window simply by using Control+Shift+Enter versus Enter?

On Thu, 15 Aug 2019 09:45:08 -0700, David E. Ross wrote:

Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate (x64)

When I hold Ctrl-Alt and select Run, the dialogue contains the following
under the input area:
...
Forum: General XP issues or comments August 15th 19, 05:17 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Pasting into DOS - slowing it down ?

On Thu, 15 Aug 2019 13:45:16 +0200, R.Wieser wrote:
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...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum August 15th 19, 04:25 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windows.server.general,alt.msdoc.batch
Replies: 20
Views: 48
Posted By JJ[_11_]
What Windows "magic" invokes a command window as an Administrator window simply by using Control+Shift+Enter versus Enter?

On Wed, 14 Aug 2019 23:57:01 -0000 (UTC), Arlen George Holder wrote:
What Windows "magic" turns a command window into Administrator simply by
using "Control+Shift+Enter" versus "Enter"?

1....
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum August 8th 19, 11:08 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,alt.comp.os.windows-10,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 9
Views: 55
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Over 250 Start Run commands (please improve this Start Run commands list)

On Thu, 8 Aug 2019 05:43:57 -0000 (UTC), Arlen G. Holder wrote:
Since Usenet is a potluck where people share what value they can,
below is my internal listing of over 250 Start Run commands
...
Forum: General XP issues or comments August 8th 19, 11:08 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,alt.comp.os.windows-10,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Over 250 Start Run commands (please improve this Start Run commands list)

On Thu, 8 Aug 2019 05:43:57 -0000 (UTC), Arlen G. Holder wrote:
Since Usenet is a potluck where people share what value they can,
below is my internal listing of over 250 Start Run commands
...
Forum: General XP issues or comments July 14th 19, 11:16 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 14
Views: 470
Posted By JJ[_11_]
registry remap capslock to another key - why does it need to be *two* entries ?

On Sun, 14 Jul 2019 19:17:32 +0200, R.Wieser wrote:
Hello all,

Poked along by an article on slashdot (
...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum July 11th 19, 02:57 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 6
Views: 121
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Console Cable

On Wed, 10 Jul 2019 21:45:00 -0400, Cables wrote:
What is console cable use for? The cable looks like this:

https://assets.kogan.com/files/IT_hardware_products/SEVOEM9394.jpg

Looks like...
Forum: General XP issues or comments June 8th 19, 07:21 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By JJ[_11_]
free image host site

On Fri, 7 Jun 2019 21:40:23 -0700 (PDT), AK wrote:
I am looking for a free image hosting site that you do not have to
register to share pics. Like when you make a post and want to include a
...
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