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    Slide/Film Scanner

    Have a load of Slides/Films that I want to convert to jpg's. Any comments from users of DIGITECH XC-4881 USB Slide/Film Scanner would be appreciated. The resolution obtained appears to be the key...
  2. Re: I seem to have a problem, after using ccleaner or comodo

    Noticed you have XP Home SP2, do you run Windows Update?, my XP Home is SP3 plus a multitude of Updates.
  3. Thread: Gmail

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    Re: Gmail

    Thanks for comments, have done some research and found following on Gmail forum

    Composing and Reading Mail
    When writing a message with IE7 and Vista, keystrokes are lost. View Details & Report
    ...
  4. Thread: Gmail

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    Gmail

    Have a relative with Dell Vostro 1500 laptop, Vista Business, Mouse used instead of touchpad. When writing a message in Gmail every roughly third to fifth word a letter is omitted, you can backtrack...
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    Re: HP Computer motherboards faulty?

    Following of any interest.

    http://www.pcqanda.com/dc/dcboard.php?az=show_topic&forum=2&topic_id=491126&mode=full&page=
  6. Thread: Vista G mail

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    Vista G mail

    For info, daughter running Vista sent a G mail to me midnight 20/7, it had not arrived by 8 pm 21/7, found it in my inbox 10am 22/7. The message is, anything urgent, think twice about using G mail....
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    Re: vista sp1 failed

    When first running Vista about 6 months ago for my daughter, remember running a ? spyware programme and getting Access Denied (although running as an Administrator) and it was necessary to initially...
  8. Thread: Spyware Doctor

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    Re: Spyware Doctor

    IanS, presuming you paid for Spyware Doctor by credit card, take care in removing it that you don't get a bill on your credit card in a few months time for another years sub for Spyware Doctor as...
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    Re: IE7 Update error

    Did you use Firefox to download the update or Internet Explorer / Tools/ Windows updates?
    Many moons ago I used Firefox and it corrupted the update, now always use IE for Windows updates with...
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    Re: Question about digital tv

    Correct me if I'm wrong but understand there are 2 problems with terrestrial Freeview, one, you can only record the one channel that the TV is running on, two, no Prime. Having a direct line of...
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    Re: Notice Spybot Being Slow?

    Running Spybot v 1.5.1.16
    No problem with slow start
    See

    http://www.pcqanda.com/dc/dcboard.php?az=show_topic&forum=2&topic_id=470367&mode=full

    This could be same as Golfers suggestion
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    Re: Harddrive died.Warrantied?

    Have a look at

    http://www.seagate.com/www/en-us/support/warranty_&_returns_assistance/warranty_statements/
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    Re: USB drive and canon printers

    The impression I get is that the Canon is dragging to much power, hence other items drop off or insufficient power available.
    Is the POWER section on the following any help?
    ...
  14. Thread: System Restore

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    Re: System Restore

    Presume you have been to

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/302796/en-us

    Had similar problem recently when A4TECHMOUSESPY got in, removed A4tech (not needed) plus siw programme as ZoneAlarm Pro...
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    Re: Antivirus AVG or Norton

    My memory was not 100%, the XP Norton Removal Tool only goes back to 2003, so if the originator started with 2002 would he have to use the ME W98 Tool then the XP?, plus what system is being used?
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    Re: Antivirus AVG or Norton

    If I remember correctly Norton Removal Tool only works back to 2004 not 2002. During recent Norton hiccup found following. Apologies to author but did'nt record the name.
    "It is as easy as pie....
  17. Thread: DLL problem

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    Re: DLL problem

    Joan, your message is what triggered off my thread on Puzzlex6. The update KB935448 only refers to Realtek HD Audio Control Panel but vide Puzzlex the security updates KB925902 and KB928843 have...
  18. Thread: Puzzlex6

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    Puzzlex6

    If you have Puzzlex6 and Realtek HD Audio Control Panel installing Security updates KB925902(MS07-017) and KB928843(MS07-008) may stuff things up, you have to install Update for Windows XP (KB935448)...
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    Re: Changing Local Drive Letter Assignment

    Have a look at
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/309000
    The standard I have always used C for main system, D for CD, E for second drive, F etc for partitions followed by external drives.The letters...
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    Re: CD drive isn't ejecting!!

    Twice over the years have had CD drives that erratically refuse to eject, used all the methods & checks etc to no avail. In both cases I shut down then during reboot pressed the eject button, tray...
  21. Thread: New Printer

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    Re: New Printer

    Just a warning, if you intend installing a Canon all in one, do not uninstall the existing scanner and printer. Did this recently and Canon installation stalled at 31% plus the Control Panel | System...
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    Re: Date and time on emails

    Being a Leap Year perhaps they decided to to leap into the future. Pretty sure that if you get the originating date/time, modify it for International Time plus any Daylight Saving at both ends to get...
  23. Thread: FAQ's

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    Re: FAQ's

    As there was no entry for a FAQ on Computer Basic Maintenance used FAQ #101 as it's title was "How to get Effective Help on PF1",no FAQ 1b, then went fishing to the second entry you quote and found...
  24. Thread: FAQ's

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    Re: FAQ's

    If you care to open PressF1, cl on FAQ, scroll down to "Press F1 FAQ's etc, cl on FAQ # 101, scroll down to 8a) last para, perhaps you could advise how a green horn would be able to find the FAQ's...
  25. Thread: FAQ's

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    FAQ's

    Any chance of FAQ 101, 8a) last para being updated. Trying to put somebody on the straight and narrow re Basic Computer Maintenance, eventually found it on

    http://faqf1.net.nz/index.php?title=List
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