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Forum: General XP issues or comments January 8th 19, 01:00 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 76
Views: 649
Posted By R.Wieser
O.T. Cleaning computer

Bill,

We have lots of Bills, Joes, and Sues. We only have one Ernest Hemingway
(AFAIK). I don't see the inconsistency.

And all those Bills, Joes and Sues all started with just a single...
Forum: General XP issues or comments January 7th 19, 09:38 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 76
Views: 649
Posted By R.Wieser
O.T. Cleaning computer

Bill,

Well Rudy, I still don't get it. It sure seems to me if I sign as Ernest
Hemingway, it's implying I think I'm Ernest Hemingway.

I'm afraid that that "implies that" is your own projection...
Forum: General XP issues or comments January 7th 19, 08:13 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 76
Views: 649
Posted By R.Wieser
O.T. Cleaning computer

Bill,

It is impersonating, by definition, since you're taking someone else's
name,

Lolz. There are *lots* of people name "bill". Why did you take mr. Gates,
Clintons, Murrays, Christals...
Forum: General XP issues or comments January 3rd 19, 10:31 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 76
Views: 649
Posted By R.Wieser
O.T. Cleaning computer

John,

but I doubt they _can_ be miswired [and still actually appear to work]

As english sockets are constructed in such a way that the plug can only be
inserted in a single orientation and...
Forum: General XP issues or comments January 2nd 19, 09:53 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 76
Views: 649
Posted By R.Wieser
O.T. Cleaning computer

John,

But does equally make *certain* that any earth connection it might have
contained is also broken

You seem to regard that earth connection as the holy grail. It isn't.

I would say...
Forum: General XP issues or comments January 1st 19, 06:52 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 76
Views: 649
Posted By R.Wieser
O.T. Cleaning computer

John,

As he's reminded you in a later post, he did say "on the PSU".

I've read it. I didn't want to make a point of it.

I have, however, encountered PCs - I suppose I should really say PSUs...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 30th 18, 07:33 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 76
Views: 649
Posted By R.Wieser
O.T. Cleaning computer

Buffalo,

If you leave the machine plugged in and just turn the switch on the PSU to
OFF,

That might once have been be good advice, but not so much nowerdays.

These days computers can be "off"...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 28th 18, 11:42 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 4
Views: 86
Posted By R.Wieser
Is there softwarre to locate file paths that exceed the limit?

Bartender,

Is therr some FREE software I can get that will search my whole
HDD for any file paths which are too long?

You first need to figure out what the maximum size of the path + filename...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 23rd 18, 08:58 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 33
Views: 220
Posted By R.Wieser
Images that display in IE, but not in Picture-and-fax viewer (nor FireFox)

JJ,

Well, nothing will came out if you don't do anything.

On the other hand, diving into something you have little to no actual
knowledge about could get you killed (if in this case just not in...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 21st 18, 09:06 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 33
Views: 220
Posted By R.Wieser
Images that display in IE, but not in Picture-and-fax viewer (nor FireFox)

JJ,

You could go beyond that by making your own simple image loader
application (no need to display the image) using an open source image
decoder library

:-) I already did, using the...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 21st 18, 08:37 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 33
Views: 220
Posted By R.Wieser
Images that display in IE, but not in Picture-and-fax viewer (nor FireFox)

John,

Not me, but it might you: if you've looked at the headers (which to some
extent at least implies you know what you're looking at!),

I know how to display the header data, and that (at...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 20th 18, 08:59 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 33
Views: 220
Posted By R.Wieser
Images that display in IE, but not in Picture-and-fax viewer (nor FireFox)

John,

As the thread proceeds, what you are looking for is becoming clearer (and
possibly changing, though I'm not going to claim that definitely!).

:-) When I posted I was thinking about...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 20th 18, 06:47 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 33
Views: 220
Posted By R.Wieser
Images that display in IE, but not in Picture-and-fax viewer (nor FireFox)

Default,

Well, I'm way outside my depth here, but the error message
I frequently encounter sounds more like there's some incorrect
type information in the image compression protocol...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 20th 18, 02:40 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 33
Views: 220
Posted By R.Wieser
Images that display in IE, but not in Picture-and-fax viewer (nor FireFox)

Default,

Probably suggested it because IrfanView seems able to find
incorrectly coded images

:-) "incorrectly coded" ? If that where so IE would not be able to display
them either.

But I...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 20th 18, 02:15 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 33
Views: 220
Posted By R.Wieser
Images that display in IE, but not in Picture-and-fax viewer (nor FireFox)

Paul,

In other words, you doubt - without stating a reason for it - my
findings. I find that offensive.

Alright, you're cut off, dickhead.

Ok, goodbye.
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 20th 18, 01:13 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 33
Views: 220
Posted By R.Wieser
Images that display in IE, but not in Picture-and-fax viewer (nor FireFox)

JJ,

Chances are that the images have corrupted data either unintentional
or due to bad image encoder

I would expect that to be rather visible, especially on JPG files and on the
ammount of...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 20th 18, 09:12 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 33
Views: 220
Posted By R.Wieser
Images that display in IE, but not in Picture-and-fax viewer (nor FireFox)

Ian,

You don't seem to be very appreciative of sensible suggestions

I'm just not very appreciative of suggestions which do not show a path to
an(y) answer.

of which sending some of the...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 20th 18, 08:22 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 33
Views: 220
Posted By R.Wieser
Images that display in IE, but not in Picture-and-fax viewer (nor FireFox)

John,

Apart from that it's a dedicated image viewer, and opens a LOT quicker -
and with less fuss - than IE,

Not what I was-or-am looking for.

it also can tell you a lot _about_ the image:...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 19th 18, 07:30 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 33
Views: 220
Posted By R.Wieser
Images that display in IE, but not in Picture-and-fax viewer (nor FireFox)

Ian,

what about simply sending the images to someone else to try and open?

Why ? As I said, I can open them myself using IE. What *extra* info
would be generated by other people being able...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 19th 18, 12:10 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 33
Views: 220
Posted By R.Wieser
Images that display in IE, but not in Picture-and-fax viewer (nor FireFox)

Paul,

How did your Irfanview tests go ?

With all due respect, but I already mentioned three different programs that
would not accept the images, and one that does. What more proof do you need...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 19th 18, 08:12 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 33
Views: 220
Posted By R.Wieser
Images that display in IE, but not in Picture-and-fax viewer (nor FireFox)

John,

I once had some B&W photographs I scanned and chose a number of shades of
gray greater than 256. Tried to load them onto a photo frame display and
they would not display but the color...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 18th 18, 07:55 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 33
Views: 220
Posted By R.Wieser
Images that display in IE, but not in Picture-and-fax viewer (nor FireFox)

James,

Will loading them into MSPaint and re-saving them make
them work?

Alas: "Paint cannot read this file". IE stil displays it just fine though
(too bad I can't re-save it from there...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 18th 18, 06:01 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 33
Views: 220
Posted By R.Wieser
Images that display in IE, but not in Picture-and-fax viewer (nor FireFox)

Hello all,

I've got some (old) JPG and GIF images here that display in IE, but not in
picture-and-fax viewer (nor FireFox. The FreeImage DLL refuses them too).

What is causing it, and what can I...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 7th 18, 09:14 AM Posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.dell,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By R.Wieser
(Fixed) Can't Connect to Internet - Driver?

Boris,

Firefox ESR 52.9.0 works fine.

Its a bit of a blabbermouth though (calls home to multiple servers, for
"location services" and the like). If you want to reign it in you'll need
to do...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 4th 18, 08:48 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 6
Views: 126
Posted By R.Wieser
Registry: How ro create a REG_EXPAND_SZ default(!) string ?

JJ,

Well, that's because WinAPI's RegSetValue() / RegSetValueEx()
allow overwriting values with different type.

Yup. Too bad that they (whomever "they" are) forgot to incoorporate that
into...
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