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    Re: Putting Data on D Drive - My Documents ?

    To possibly improve performance or for ease to backup data or restore the OS, consider moving the Documents and Settings folder if using up to XP - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949977 or the User...
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    Re: Converting PDFs into Slide Show

    Instructions here for extracting pictures from pdf and pasting into powerpoint - digital-vector-maps.com/tutorial-import-pdf-into-powerpoint.aspx.

    And pdf to jpeg software here -...
  3. Re: How do I comprehensivley delete / uninstall Outlook Express 6?

    Removing OE can be done. The instructions are here - www.tweakxp.com/article37318.aspx - and do at your own risk.
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    Re: Automatic update of days in Excel

    Column A is weekday, Column B is day of month (1 to 28), Column C is weekday in numerical format.

    Cell A1 is weekday entry cell - enter Monday. Cell A2 to A28 are calculated weekdays - formula is...
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    Re: recovering partition

    This post is getting messy. I don't want to upset anyone who has provided advice or is watching this but I get the impression that JL98 is out of his/her depth.

    Again, not intending to step on...
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    Re: Win98SE, Reg Clean, Endless Reboot, etc

    Hmm. The short answer - backup critical data and reinstall.
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    Re: recovering partition

    I have no idea. Without examining the drive I'd be guessing, but you do appear to have possibly overwritten the master boot record, possibly deleted one or both root directory indexes and possibly...
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    Re: recovering partition

    To reconstruct the partition - that is recover the root directory index that NTFS formated drives use - the drive can be left in the laptop. While this overcomes the need to install the drive in a...
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    Re: external HDD help.

    Hmm. Try this.

    Remove all partitions on the drive and recheck using PM. If you have a copy of Norton Disk Doctor (old DOS) use that also. The objective is to establish if the drive has any...
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    Re: recovering partition

    Let me get this clear.

    You have a laptop that has a single SATA hard drive. The drive was partitioned into two. You have not stated how the drives were originally formated (NTFS or FAT32). You...
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    Re: Laptop problems: Corrupted Registry

    Agreed,

    Back and reinstall.
    Also install antispyware software and remember to teach the user how to use it.




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    Re: Norton Ghost 2003

    Wrong advice.

    Syspart not sysprep either on a network share or CD and for an unattended install, system specific answer files either locally or on a network share.

    Slipstream service packs.
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    Re: Sharing full outlook on one machine under XP.

    Confirm if this is what you require. Amend if it is not.

    Objective:
    Synchronise data between pda with Outlook.

    Objective:
    Download email to a single pst file that can be accessed by two user...
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    Re: Norton Ghost 2003

    Insufficent information.

    An informed reply will begin with knowledge of what operating systems, type of installation, location of machines, whether networked, type of network, etc.

    Insufficient...
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    Re: Sharing full outlook on one machine under XP.

    Start here and come back if you get lost.
    http://www.slipstick.com/outlook/olshare1.htm


    What you want is possible if what you have said is what you really mean.
    However, there are...
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    Re: Hard drive not available

    Again insufficient information.

    Fully describe the computer system including any recent hardware alterations or additions or BIOS adjustments.
    Coherently describe the actions taken when...
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    Re: Missing Hard Drive

    Inadequate original information to give an accurate answer,
    however . . .


    You started with Then you and ended up with Also

    If there is no spare space or unhealthy partitions in Disk...
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    Re: hp vectra new hard drive help

    Possible causes:
    1. Corrupted floppy

    Recommended course of action - replace the Windows 98 floppy with a good one


    2. Either the primary partition on the drive not set as active or the master...
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    Re: MS Office Compatibility

    Up to and including Office 2000, but not XP

    From Office 97 onwards, there are known errors depending on the version of Office being installed, the version of Windows 95 and the computer hardware....
  20. Re: Help with making a boot CD with the press any key message

    Try searching google.
    What you require is the bootstrap loader.

    "cd image with press any key feature" will be a good start.




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    Re: php mysql html help

    You are calling all the records in the database.
    If this is what you want to do, add an update method to each line with a WHERE condition based on a unique identifier.

    As an alternative use a...
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    Re: Can I share MYOB without a server?

    << I want both of (only) two PCs to be able to use the MYOB, but I am told it can only be installed on one PC. I know I can share some folers with XP file dsharing, but what about MYOB sharing? >>
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  23. Thread: External HD

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    Re: External HD

    Set the hard drive as master before connecting to the USB port.



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    Re: Write Fault Error Writing Device

    And the outcome of checking for modifications to the startup files was?


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  25. Re: How does one use WinZip 8.0 to copy a large Zip folder to floppies?

    No



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