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Forum: General XP issues or comments December 6th 19, 12:03 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 10
Views: 72
Posted By Mike Easter
Outlook for Win XP

MeOhMy wrote:
I am totally tired of the mozilla software that keeps going to sleep
while I am trying to do eMail (thnderbird) and newsgroups (seamonkey).

There is something wrong, perhaps w/...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 5th 19, 11:44 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 10
Views: 72
Posted By Mike Easter
Outlook for Win XP

MeOhMy wrote:
I found I have Office Pro 2007.

That will work for XP.

Not OE !

I don't know what 'Not' means in that limited context. OE is part of
XP's IE, so it is included.
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 5th 19, 09:40 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 10
Views: 72
Posted By Mike Easter
Outlook for Win XP

MeOhMy wrote:
What version of MS Outlook should I be looking for to run on Win XP
laptop with the latest Windows updates ?

The last v. of MS Office to support XP was Office 2010 v. 14.0

--...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 5th 19, 09:23 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 10
Views: 72
Posted By Mike Easter
Outlook for Win XP

MeOhMy wrote:
What version of MS Outlook should I be looking for to run on Win XP
laptop with the latest Windows updates ?

I do have installers dating back eons so I probably have on that...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 21st 19, 11:29 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 4
Views: 4
Posted By Mike Easter
[OT] Strange spamming tactic

Char Jackson wrote:
I'm sure I'm missing something. If both of those addresses are gmail
addresses, and since dots don't matter, then how did the second person get
a gmail address? Google...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 21st 19, 02:52 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 4
Views: 4
Posted By Mike Easter
[OT] Strange spamming tactic

Steve wrote:
Recently I started getting spam every day addressed to
with no full stop
(period)

I'm familiar w/ that problem.

I believe that it arises because...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 18th 19, 12:30 AM Posted to uk.comp.sys.mac,alt.computer.workshop,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 54
Views: 109
Posted By Mike Easter
OT - What3words: The app that can save your life

Mike Easter wrote:
Personally, I think such as whatfreewords should be able to produce a
similar product without limitation.¬* There have been other geocodes for
the earth for years and years...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 18th 19, 12:19 AM Posted to uk.comp.sys.mac,alt.computer.workshop,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 54
Views: 109
Posted By Mike Easter
OT - What3words: The app that can save your life

David wrote:
Don't shoot me - I'm just the messenger! ;-)

When you post words in a manner that appears to be as if you said them,
then you have to *own* them. That is if you *appear* to be the...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 18th 19, 12:00 AM Posted to uk.comp.sys.mac,alt.computer.workshop,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 54
Views: 109
Posted By Mike Easter
OT - What3words: The app that can save your life

David wrote:
The facility has been approved by Apple and is available free of charge
in the Apple App Sto-

https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/what3words/id1482771079?mt=12

You don't have to...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 17th 19, 10:28 PM Posted to uk.comp.sys.mac,alt.computer.workshop,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 54
Views: 109
Posted By Mike Easter
OT - What3words: The app that can save your life

David wrote:
*Is what3words open source like some other geo platforms and services*?

The short answer is simply NO.

The long answer the company provides is because there is a battle
between w3w...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 17th 19, 09:20 PM Posted to uk.comp.sys.mac,alt.computer.workshop,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 54
Views: 109
Posted By Mike Easter
OT - What3words: The app that can save your life

nospam wrote:
Mike Easter wrote:

much less with three words than a bunch of digits.

*IF* some circumstance required a human to need to remember a word or 3
words, it would be better...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 17th 19, 08:50 PM Posted to uk.comp.sys.mac,alt.computer.workshop,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 54
Views: 109
Posted By Mike Easter
OT - What3words: The app that can save your life

nospam wrote:
much less with three words than a bunch of digits.

*IF* some circumstance required a human to need to remember a word or 3
words, it would be better to do that than remember or...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 17th 19, 08:27 PM Posted to uk.comp.sys.mac,alt.computer.workshop,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 54
Views: 109
Posted By Mike Easter
OT - What3words: The app that can save your life

nospam wrote:
Rene Lamontagne wrote:

Longitude and latitude have always worked fine for me and will continue
doing so as long as I'm here.

except if you transpose two digits, skip a...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 17th 19, 07:16 PM Posted to uk.comp.sys.mac,alt.computer.workshop,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 54
Views: 109
Posted By Mike Easter
OT - What3words: The app that can save your life

David wrote:
Once the three words have been passed to the rescue agencies there is no
need for ANY electronic equipment to be functional on or near the
person(s) requiring assistance.

- it...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 16th 19, 09:07 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 45
Views: 100
Posted By Mike Easter
Gibibyte

Ken Blake wrote:
Mike Easter wrote:

Thus the kibibyte, symbol KiB, represents 210
= 1024 bytes¬* These prefixes are now part of the International
System of
Quantities.

Yes, I...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 16th 19, 08:03 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 45
Views: 100
Posted By Mike Easter
Gibibyte

Rene Lamontagne wrote:
I really as a computer user should not clutter my head with stuff that
is of no real concern or value to me.

The concept is worth cluttering. And/But if you have no need...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 16th 19, 05:16 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 45
Views: 100
Posted By Mike Easter
Gibibyte

Rene Lamontagne wrote:
So what is the i series word for yottabyte?

yobi, of course.

--
Mike Easter
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 16th 19, 04:57 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 45
Views: 100
Posted By Mike Easter
Gibibyte

Char Jackson wrote:
Mike Easter wrote:
Ken Blake wrote:
If I talk about a kilobyte, I mean 1,024 bytes, and so on.

That is ridiculous. An 'amount' can't be ambiguous. There are...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 16th 19, 05:18 AM Posted to uk.comp.sys.mac,alt.computer.workshop,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 54
Views: 109
Posted By Mike Easter
OT - What3words: The app that can save your life

micky wrote:
So if I'm traveling and I use it and the police there don't have the app
installed, can I make up my own 3 words? ///Need.help.now

Ha.

Send the police your coordinates. nospam...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 16th 19, 04:52 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 45
Views: 100
Posted By Mike Easter
Gibibyte

Ken Blake wrote:
If I talk about a kilobyte, I mean 1,024 bytes, and so on.

That is ridiculous. An 'amount' can't be ambiguous. There are 1000
amount kilobytes and 1000000 amount megabytes. So...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 15th 19, 05:28 PM Posted to uk.comp.sys.mac,alt.computer.workshop,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 54
Views: 109
Posted By Mike Easter
OT - What3words: The app that can save your life

Anti-shill x-post

However, it is not necessary to turn your location into human
recognizable words; the phone device can be used to 'simply' send the
coordinates.

(And) The what3words...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 4th 19, 07:58 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 119
Views: 134
Posted By Mike Easter
Thunderbird -OT

Ken Blake wrote:
There are several other small things that aren't really issues but are
things I prefer about Thunderbird. For example, the authors of posts are
¬*always displayed in the...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 4th 19, 07:26 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 119
Views: 134
Posted By Mike Easter
Thunderbird -OT

Char Jackson wrote:

I'm curious, did you subscribe to it on news.individual.net or on
news.mozilla.org? Are the two groups mirrored?

NIN doesn't carry the moz support groups; they are not...
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 3rd 19, 09:42 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 12
Views: 201
Posted By Mike Easter
My Own Personal Website

FreBurn wrote:
That is a hosted website.¬* Not what I was asking for !

I want to be the host on my on laptop, from my LAN to the outside world.

It would be a little easier if YOU were the...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 1st 19, 05:02 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 21
Views: 17
Posted By Mike Easter
W10 Taskbar Question

wrote:
Looks like a monitor. When I double click it, I
get a little window showing that I have a single network which is
connected. That is as it should be. Sometimes. tho,...
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