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Forum: General XP issues or comments June 25th 20, 08:52 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,alt.comp.os.windows-xp,alt.comp.os.windows-8
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Why is Microsoft wasting time on this junk OS

On Thu, 25 Jun 2020 02:24:59 -0400, Andy wrote:
Might be junk OS to you but those who use and like it its worth it:)

"* Good Guy *" wrote in message...
Forum: General XP issues or comments June 7th 20, 06:12 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 10
Views: 168
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Alternative to Excel for WinXP

On Fri, 05 Jun 2020 21:35:10 +0100, Pamela wrote:
My Excel 2003 (version 11) on WinXP has been playing up and I don't have the
installation CD to do a repair.

Is there an alternative I can...
Forum: Windows XP Help and Support June 5th 20, 06:54 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Problem with backup

On Thu, 4 Jun 2020 08:33:24 -0700 (PDT), ivan wrote:
I'm using the old windows 7 backup/restore, on Windows 10. It is
scheduled for afternoon backup along with shutdown from Scheduler after
...
Forum: General XP issues or comments June 5th 20, 06:47 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 11
Views: 176
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Computer activity

On Wed, 3 Jun 2020 22:39:25 +0100, J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:

If I understand you rightly, "deliberately" is overstating the case a
teeny bit: not deliberately fragmenting, just not moving...
Forum: General XP issues or comments June 3rd 20, 06:56 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 11
Views: 176
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Computer activity

On Wed, 3 Jun 2020 11:53:58 +0100, J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:
On Wed, 3 Jun 2020 at 02:51:28, Andy wrote:
[]
I am surprised Windows does not use a better file...
Forum: General XP issues or comments May 26th 20, 01:27 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Start - documents (classic mode). Where do those two folders come from ?

On Mon, 25 May 2020 17:33:39 +0200, R.Wieser wrote:
Hello all,

I've got XP in classic mode, and when I click "Start" and hover over
"Documents" I get a menu pane showing two folders, a...
Forum: General XP issues or comments May 25th 20, 01:06 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Microsoft warns of massive phishing campaign leveraging Excel 4.0 macros

On Mon, 25 May 2020 00:33:24 -0000 (UTC), Arlen Holder wrote:
Microsoft warns of massive phishing campaign leveraging Excel 4.0 macros
...
Forum: General XP issues or comments May 22nd 20, 09:31 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Automatically exported bookmarks.html file isn't showing the folder structure.

On Fri, 22 May 2020 11:16:03 +0200, R.Wieser wrote:
Hello all,

A few weeks ago I enabled the exporting of a bookmarks file as HTML, and
today for some reason I decided to open it. What I...
Forum: General XP issues or comments May 15th 20, 05:27 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 25
Views: 285
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Bookmark add-on for Firefox 52.9 on WinXP

On Fri, 15 May 2020 11:22:40 +0700, JJ wrote:
On Thu, 14 May 2020 13:43:47 +0100, Pamela wrote:

Have you found a Firefox 52 add-on which gets around this?

I haven't done a thorough...
Forum: General XP issues or comments May 15th 20, 05:22 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 25
Views: 285
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Bookmark add-on for Firefox 52.9 on WinXP

On Thu, 14 May 2020 13:43:47 +0100, Pamela wrote:

Have you found a Firefox 52 add-on which gets around this?

I haven't done a thorough search yet. With a quick search, I found one which
can at...
Forum: General XP issues or comments May 15th 20, 04:16 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 25
Views: 285
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Bookmark add-on for Firefox 52.9 on WinXP

On Thu, 14 May 2020 15:10:20 +0100, J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:

If you right-click on the header for any of the columns you do have, is
there no column selector drop-down, with ticks against...
Forum: General XP issues or comments May 14th 20, 07:22 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 25
Views: 285
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Bookmark add-on for Firefox 52.9 on WinXP

On Thu, 14 May 2020 02:09:42 +0100, J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:

On Wed, 13 May 2020 at 18:45:52, Pamela wrote:
I have installed the latest Firefox (version 52.9) that...
Forum: General XP issues or comments April 28th 20, 02:59 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By JJ[_11_]
How to disable a keyboards shutdown and sleep keys ?

On Mon, 27 Apr 2020 16:25:10 +0200, R.Wieser wrote:

It looks like that, yes. I was just assuming (hoping) that the low-level
keyboard hook could at least /see/ those keys (so I knew which...
Forum: General XP issues or comments April 27th 20, 03:02 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By JJ[_11_]
How to disable a keyboards shutdown and sleep keys ?

On Mon, 27 Apr 2020 10:19:35 +0200, R.Wieser wrote:

I noticed that when I tried to spot those keystrokes using SetWindowsHookEx
using WH_KEYBOARD_LL. I saw nothing for those keys.

Power...
Forum: General XP issues or comments April 27th 20, 04:27 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By JJ[_11_]
How to disable a keyboards shutdown and sleep keys ?

On Mon, 27 Apr 2020 10:25:13 +0700, JJ wrote:

The keyboars's power management keys aren't disableable or mappable by user
code, because those keys are handled by the kernel before they're...
Forum: General XP issues or comments April 27th 20, 04:25 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By JJ[_11_]
How to disable a keyboards shutdown and sleep keys ?

On Sun, 26 Apr 2020 15:18:44 +0200, R.Wieser wrote:
Hello all,

I've had to get myself a new keyboard, and it got two keys I could do well
without: One that instantly turns my computer off...
Forum: General XP issues or comments March 20th 20, 04:09 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 13
Views: 487
Posted By JJ[_11_]
"echo one foo=bar" gives an unexpected result. Why ?

On Thu, 19 Mar 2020 09:16:42 +0100, R.Wieser wrote:

I've just done a (bit less than) quick search for a description of what that
"=" sign actually does/is for on the commandline, but got...
Forum: General XP issues or comments March 19th 20, 07:25 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 13
Views: 487
Posted By JJ[_11_]
echo "one foo=bar" gives an unexpected result. Why ?

On Wed, 18 Mar 2020 16:37:25 +0100, R.Wieser wrote:
JJ,

So, I entered, on a commandline, the following: "one foo=bar".

My apologies, as I see that I somehow left the word "echo" out...
Forum: General XP issues or comments March 18th 20, 02:17 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 13
Views: 487
Posted By JJ[_11_]
echo "one foo=bar" gives an unexpected result. Why ?

On Wed, 18 Mar 2020 13:05:49 +0100, R.Wieser wrote:
Hello all.

I was thinking about how some characters are not allowed in filenames, and
tried to see if "=" is one of them.
So, I...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum March 18th 20, 01:12 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.comp.freeware,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 55
Views: 96
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Do any Windows freeware apps habitually access the private contents of the clipboard upon mere invocation of the app?

On Wed, 18 Mar 2020 02:56:34 -0000 (UTC), Arlen Holder wrote:
Do any Windows freeware apps habitually access the private contents of the
clipboard upon mere invocation of the app?

Which...
Forum: General XP issues or comments March 18th 20, 01:12 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.comp.freeware,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 75
Views: 954
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Do any Windows freeware apps habitually access the private contents of the clipboard upon mere invocation of the app?

On Wed, 18 Mar 2020 02:56:34 -0000 (UTC), Arlen Holder wrote:
Do any Windows freeware apps habitually access the private contents of the
clipboard upon mere invocation of the app?

Which...
Forum: Windows 8 Help Forum March 5th 20, 03:26 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general,alt.os.windows-vista,alt.comp.os.windows-8,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 0
Views: 1,076
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Finally, I've found a workaround for the condensed Terminal font bug

I use the Terminal font where it should show like this:

https://i.imgur.com/4VKBKLb.png

But somehow, ended up like this:

https://i.imgur.com/7H02DHy.png

This has bugged me for years. And so...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum March 5th 20, 03:26 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general,alt.os.windows-vista,alt.comp.os.windows-8,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 1
Views: 21
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Finally, I've found a workaround for the condensed Terminal font bug

I use the Terminal font where it should show like this:

https://i.imgur.com/4VKBKLb.png

But somehow, ended up like this:

https://i.imgur.com/7H02DHy.png

This has bugged me for years. And so...
Forum: General XP issues or comments February 27th 20, 09:57 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.comp.freeware,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 11
Views: 394
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Firefox to enable DNS-over-HTTPS by default to US users

On Wed, 26 Feb 2020 10:45:29 -0500, Paul wrote:

The Great Firewall will block access to the CloudFlare server.

Ugh. A lot of sites would be broken because of that.

That... makes me wonder how...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 27th 20, 09:57 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.comp.freeware,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 10
Views: 35
Posted By JJ[_11_]
Firefox to enable DNS-over-HTTPS by default to US users

On Wed, 26 Feb 2020 10:45:29 -0500, Paul wrote:

The Great Firewall will block access to the CloudFlare server.

Ugh. A lot of sites would be broken because of that.

That... makes me wonder how...
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