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Forum: Windows 7 Forum September 4th 18, 11:31 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 19
Views: 114
Posted By David E. Ross[_2_]
Rename NOT

On 9/3/2018 7:40 PM, David E. Ross wrote:
On 9/3/2018 6:51 PM, EIEIO wrote:
Win 7 Pro all up to date.

Try to rename a file and edits ok but when I hit return it erases the
edit back to...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum September 4th 18, 03:40 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 19
Views: 114
Posted By David E. Ross[_2_]
Rename NOT

On 9/3/2018 6:51 PM, EIEIO wrote:
Win 7 Pro all up to date.

Try to rename a file and edits ok but when I hit return it erases the
edit back to the original name.

What the ______ is...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum September 2nd 18, 12:32 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.comp.os.windows-8,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 117
Views: 440
Posted By David E. Ross[_2_]
Adobe - The writing on the wall comes into view

On 9/1/2018 10:31 AM, nospam wrote:
In article , Mayayana
wrote:

Personally I don't get the tax products. As a
self-employed...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum September 1st 18, 03:13 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.comp.os.windows-8,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 117
Views: 440
Posted By David E. Ross[_2_]
Adobe - The writing on the wall comes into view

On 8/31/2018 6:11 PM, nospam wrote:
the difference is that a cloud service will have multiple redundant
copies in their data centers with multiple redundant data centers.

while not...
Forum: General XP issues or comments August 18th 18, 05:14 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By David E. Ross[_2_]
Default eMail App

On 8/17/2018 6:50 PM, OGEE wrote:

How do I change the default eMail app from Seamonkey to Thunderbird ?

Win XP Pro.


This requires two actions.

Action #1, in Thunderbird:
Forum: Windows 7 Forum August 11th 18, 04:23 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 13
Views: 95
Posted By David E. Ross[_2_]
Some Application Updates Fail to Recognize Windows 7

On 8/11/2018 7:21 AM, Zaidy036 wrote:
On 8/11/2018 1:37 AM, David E. Ross wrote:
On 8/10/2018 9:21 PM, Char Jackson wrote:
On Fri, 10 Aug 2018 17:47:48 -0700, "David E. Ross"
...
Forum: General XP issues or comments August 11th 18, 04:21 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 71
Views: 358
Posted By David E. Ross[_2_]
Latest Firefox ESR

On 8/11/2018 6:24 AM, R.Wieser wrote :[i]
I was not aware that FF was part of the seamonkey a suite. So thanks for
the suggestion.

The browser capability in SeaMonkey uses the same core as...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum August 11th 18, 04:21 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 71
Views: 298
Posted By David E. Ross[_2_]
Latest Firefox ESR

On 8/11/2018 6:24 AM, R.Wieser wrote :[i]
I was not aware that FF was part of the seamonkey a suite. So thanks for
the suggestion.

The browser capability in SeaMonkey uses the same core as...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum August 11th 18, 06:37 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 13
Views: 95
Posted By David E. Ross[_2_]
Some Application Updates Fail to Recognize Windows 7

On 8/10/2018 9:21 PM, Char Jackson wrote:
On Fri, 10 Aug 2018 17:47:48 -0700, "David E. Ross"
wrote:

I disable all automatic installs, except for updates of virus...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum August 11th 18, 01:47 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 13
Views: 95
Posted By David E. Ross[_2_]
Some Application Updates Fail to Recognize Windows 7

On 8/10/2018 4:58 PM, VanguardLH wrote:
David E. Ross wrote:

I have Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64.
However, I cannot install updates to two applications ...
Both throw up error popups...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum August 10th 18, 10:58 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 13
Views: 95
Posted By David E. Ross[_2_]
Some Application Updates Fail to Recognize Windows 7

I have Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64. I can verify that I at least have
some variety of Windows 7 by various installed applications. These
include:
* Belarc Advisor from...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum August 10th 18, 10:38 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 71
Views: 298
Posted By David E. Ross[_2_]
Latest Firefox ESR

On 8/10/2018 1:15 PM, Mark Lloyd wrote:
On 08/09/2018 10:08 PM, David E. Ross wrote:
On 8/9/2018 7:43 PM, OG wrote:
Why is there no way to open the last download folder after a firefox
...
Forum: General XP issues or comments August 10th 18, 10:38 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 71
Views: 358
Posted By David E. Ross[_2_]
Latest Firefox ESR

On 8/10/2018 1:15 PM, Mark Lloyd wrote:
On 08/09/2018 10:08 PM, David E. Ross wrote:
On 8/9/2018 7:43 PM, OG wrote:
Why is there no way to open the last download folder after a firefox
...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum August 10th 18, 04:08 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 71
Views: 298
Posted By David E. Ross[_2_]
Latest Firefox ESR

On 8/9/2018 7:43 PM, OG wrote:
Why is there no way to open the last download folder after a firefox
restart !!! ?


Have you tried asking at the mozilla.support.firefox newgroup? For
that,...
Forum: General XP issues or comments August 10th 18, 04:08 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 71
Views: 358
Posted By David E. Ross[_2_]
Latest Firefox ESR

On 8/9/2018 7:43 PM, OG wrote:
Why is there no way to open the last download folder after a firefox
restart !!! ?


Have you tried asking at the mozilla.support.firefox newgroup? For
that,...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum July 26th 18, 03:30 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 144
Views: 783
Posted By David E. Ross[_2_]
telephone hackers - can we upload something?

On 7/25/2018 5:59 PM, Char Jackson wrote:
Aside: telco.s? Is it something on my end that's replacing the usual
apostrophe with a period?

It is not only you. I too see a period instead of an...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum July 22nd 18, 07:13 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 144
Views: 783
Posted By David E. Ross[_2_]
telephone hackers - can we upload something?

On 7/20/2018 1:51 PM, David E. Ross wrote:
On 7/20/2018 3:26 AM, J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:
I had one of these calls yesterday - "your computer has stopped
communicating with the Windows...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum July 20th 18, 09:51 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 144
Views: 783
Posted By David E. Ross[_2_]
telephone hackers - can we upload something?

On 7/20/2018 3:26 AM, J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:
I had one of these calls yesterday - "your computer has stopped
communicating with the Windows server", or something like that.

I used my...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum July 19th 18, 08:28 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 31
Views: 228
Posted By David E. Ross[_2_]
password-protecting a file or folder

On 7/18/2018 4:15 PM, J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote :

[snipped]
[i]

You'd also need to change your way of working slightly to make sure the
unencrypted versions of the files (they have to be...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum July 18th 18, 10:27 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 31
Views: 228
Posted By David E. Ross[_2_]
password-protecting a file or folder

On 7/18/2018 1:43 PM, Jo-Anne wrote:
I've Googled password-protecting files and folders; and according to
what I've read, one needs third-party software to do this in W7; or one
can encrypt...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum July 17th 18, 03:53 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 11
Views: 160
Posted By David E. Ross[_2_]
What's "Everything" doing?

On 7/17/2018 3:38 AM, J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:
I just found Everything using most of one of my cores, after leaving the
machine unattended - but on - for some hours. It showed in task...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum June 20th 18, 11:50 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 12
Views: 154
Posted By David E. Ross[_2_]
Thunderbird nefarious activities ????

On 6/20/2018 8:07 AM, OGEE wrote:

I close Thunderburd because it is pull 50% of my CPU.

CPU usage does not go down so I check Process Explorer and Thunderburd
is still there !!! Why...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum June 18th 18, 01:37 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By David E. Ross[_2_]
Search

On 6/17/2018 5:26 PM, Paul wrote:
Nil wrote:
On 17 Jun 2018, masonc wrote in
alt.windows7.general:

My "Start" search shows files that have no relation to...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum June 18th 18, 12:18 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By David E. Ross[_2_]
networking the printer/scanner

On 6/17/2018 3:34 PM, pyotr filipivich wrote:

Greetings all

I have a Canon MX870 all in one printer scanner. It got switched
to the wife's computer when I got a new (to me) Epson. Which...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum June 13th 18, 03:35 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 90
Views: 827
Posted By David E. Ross[_2_]
Those idiot password changes

On 6/12/2018 5:34 PM, T wrote:
Hi w10 and w7,

I have been bitching about this for ages.

Time to rethink mandatory password changes

...
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