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Forum: General XP issues or comments August 20th 07, 12:51 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By BoaterDave
Idle.bat (Linked to Open Office I think)

Can somone please advise what this .bat file instruction actually does to my
PC (XP Home SP2)

@echo off
rem Working IDLE bat for Windows - uses start instead of absolute pathname
start idle.pyw %1...
Forum: General XP issues or comments August 14th 07, 06:20 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windows.vista.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 104
Views: 1,011
Posted By BoaterDave
"People came back and said, 'Please, will you take this off and replace it with XP?'"

Hello!

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On Fri, 20...
Forum: Windows XP Help and Support July 29th 07, 09:06 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windows.mediacenter,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support,microsoft.public.security.virus
Replies: 42
Views: 558
Posted By BoaterDave
Unknown download activity in background - how to determine what it is?

Had you intended to comment, Peter?

Nothing seen here.

BD

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Forum: General XP issues or comments July 29th 07, 09:06 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windows.mediacenter,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support,microsoft.public.security.virus
Replies: 49
Views: 633
Posted By BoaterDave
Unknown download activity in background - how to determine what it is?

Had you intended to comment, Peter?

Nothing seen here.

BD

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"Peter Foldes" wrote in message
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Forum: General XP issues or comments July 28th 07, 09:51 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 7
Views: 159
Posted By BoaterDave
Delete Old Java Before Intsll New Version?

I've been told that this advice has been given elsewhere. Is it correct? TIA

David
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There is a new update for the...
Forum: General XP issues or comments July 28th 07, 02:55 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windows.mediacenter,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support,microsoft.public.security.virus
Replies: 49
Views: 633
Posted By BoaterDave
Unknown download activity in background - how to determine what it is?

Hi Doc

I've been led to believe that, just like one should only ever have a single
active antivirus programme, one should only have a single software firewall
operative. In other words, disable MS...
Forum: Windows XP Help and Support July 28th 07, 02:55 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windows.mediacenter,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support,microsoft.public.security.virus
Replies: 42
Views: 558
Posted By BoaterDave
Unknown download activity in background - how to determine what it is?

Hi Doc

I've been led to believe that, just like one should only ever have a single
active antivirus programme, one should only have a single software firewall
operative. In other words, disable MS...
Forum: General XP issues or comments April 24th 07, 10:04 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By BoaterDave
sfc /scannow

Thank you Frank.

I'll investigate further.

Dave

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You will...
Forum: Windows XP Help and Support April 23rd 07, 05:03 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By BoaterDave
Windows disappear, have to streth open

Try this. When you have dragged the window to the size you want it to be,
click on the Maximise button in the RH top corner. Then click it again and
you should find that the window returns to the...
Forum: General XP issues or comments April 23rd 07, 12:50 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By BoaterDave
sfc /scannow

Thanks for the info, Wesley - much appreciated. :)

I've tried to follow your instructions, but I'm tired and might have missed
something.

I loaded this PC with my original XP Home stup disc, then...
Forum: General XP issues or comments April 21st 07, 12:12 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support
Replies: 14
Views: 129
Posted By BoaterDave
firewall problem

OK - sorry to annoy anyone here.

Dave
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"PA Bear" wrote in message
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Try posting your...
Forum: Windows XP Help and Support April 21st 07, 12:12 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support
Replies: 16
Views: 325
Posted By BoaterDave
firewall problem

OK - sorry to annoy anyone here.

Dave
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"PA Bear" wrote in message
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Try posting your...
Forum: Windows XP Help and Support April 20th 07, 08:53 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support
Replies: 16
Views: 325
Posted By BoaterDave
firewall problem

Thank you, Zilbandy. I'll try to remember!

You stated "Proper use of "ellipsis" can be reviewed here"

Whilst I might be wrong , I think you should have used "....... MAY be
reviewed here" !!...
Forum: General XP issues or comments April 20th 07, 08:45 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support
Replies: 14
Views: 129
Posted By BoaterDave
firewall problem

Of course! g

Dave

PS Did you deliberately ignore my query regarding re-direction, if
infected?

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Forum: Windows XP Help and Support April 20th 07, 08:45 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support
Replies: 16
Views: 325
Posted By BoaterDave
firewall problem

Of course! g

Dave

PS Did you deliberately ignore my query regarding re-direction, if
infected?

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"PA Bear" ...
Forum: General XP issues or comments April 19th 07, 09:23 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support
Replies: 14
Views: 129
Posted By BoaterDave
firewall problem

"PA Bear" wrote in message
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Rather than "piggyback" onto someone else's thread (especially someone so
distraught/confused as...
Forum: Windows XP Help and Support April 19th 07, 09:23 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support
Replies: 16
Views: 325
Posted By BoaterDave
firewall problem

"PA Bear" wrote in message
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Rather than "piggyback" onto someone else's thread (especially someone so
distraught/confused as...
Forum: General XP issues or comments April 19th 07, 04:39 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By BoaterDave
sfc /scannow

That KB says (Cause) ".inf files contain an incorrect source media
description"

What could cause that to happen in the first place? Any ideas?

Will sfc/scannow work properly once SP2 is...
Forum: Windows XP Help and Support April 19th 07, 04:26 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support
Replies: 16
Views: 325
Posted By BoaterDave
firewall problem

I was referring to my message in this thread at 0302 GMT Did you notice it?

I snipped solely because I've learned to try to conserve 'bandwidth' - I
accept all the guidance you posted for...
Forum: General XP issues or comments April 19th 07, 04:26 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support
Replies: 14
Views: 129
Posted By BoaterDave
firewall problem

I was referring to my message in this thread at 0302 GMT Did you notice it?

I snipped solely because I've learned to try to conserve 'bandwidth' - I
accept all the guidance you posted for...
Forum: General XP issues or comments April 19th 07, 10:53 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support
Replies: 14
Views: 129
Posted By BoaterDave
firewall problem

Was that answer intended as a response to me too, Robear?

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"PA Bear" wrote in message...
Forum: Windows XP Help and Support April 19th 07, 10:53 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support
Replies: 16
Views: 325
Posted By BoaterDave
firewall problem

Was that answer intended as a response to me too, Robear?

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"PA Bear" wrote in message...
Forum: General XP issues or comments April 19th 07, 03:02 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support
Replies: 14
Views: 129
Posted By BoaterDave
firewall problem

Hi Robear

Please forgive me popping in here ...................

Do you have any experience of the facility at www.hijackthis.de ?

Any assistance/comment will be appreciated - TIA

Dave
Forum: Windows XP Help and Support April 19th 07, 03:02 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support
Replies: 16
Views: 325
Posted By BoaterDave
firewall problem

Hi Robear

Please forgive me popping in here ...................

Do you have any experience of the facility at www.hijackthis.de ?

Any assistance/comment will be appreciated - TIA

Dave
Forum: Windows XP Help and Support April 19th 07, 01:51 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By BoaterDave
messages that appear on start up

Hi!

It might be better if you copied and pasted your message to this microsoft
group:-

microsoft.public.outlookexpress.general

HTH

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