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    MS Word display problem

    I was using Word 2000 (running Win 7 Pro) and working with 3 or 4 files open simultaneously. Normally I display one of the open flies at a time using Ctrl-F6, but today I must have pressed a wrong...
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    Autosave folder in Eudora 710

    My wife has inadvertently lost an email that took an hour to type. We have autosave every 5 minutes set up and have never had cause to use it before, but now I cannot find out what and where the...
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    Re: Getting scanner to work with Win 7 Pro

    Thanks for the replies.

    Lurking, I have tooled around Tom's hardware quite a bit without finding anything that worked. I think it is somewhere on that site or its links that I saw a post from...
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    Getting scanner to work with Win 7 Pro

    I have a trusty old Canon 3000F which is still working well and which I want to use with Win 7 Pro but have not been able to find suitable drivers. This scanner uses Twain 32 for its tool box. I have...
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    Re: Is Recuva still alive?

    Many thanks piroska and Wainui. I had gathered that Recuva was linked to Ccleaner but so many funny things seemed to be happening that I was suspicious of the odd filename.
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    Is Recuva still alive?

    I have been trying to download the free or Pro version for some time without success. Does it still exist? The only download I have been able to get is rcsetup153.exe, the name of which looks...
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    Re: Which new ADSL2 wireless modem/ router?

    Thanks Wratterus, Speedy and Bobh. I'll put your suggestions on my list
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    Re: Which new ADSL2 wireless modem/ router?

    Thanks CliveM - I read your link, and thanks Chill - I had already read your very informative blog by the time I read your post. My computer is on a small desk which is very short of room, so I am...
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    Which new ADSL2 wireless modem/ router?

    I have a 6yo Netcomm NB6Plus4w which seems to be getting a bit flakey so I am doing some tests but also looking at replacing it with something with a better 802.11 rating. We are not power users so...
  10. Re: Win 7 Pro couldn't restart after Patch Tuesday update

    Mzee - used Policy to get the settings I want which are to auto download updates then notify me so I can review them. Under Configure Automatic Updating I selected Enable > option3 (Auto download and...
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    Thanks again mzee - more good stuff. I have long been annoyed that MS Update ignores the settings I had made via Control Panel. I will certainly get onto looking up the group policy approach.
    I have...
  12. Re: Win 7 Pro couldn't restart after Patch Tuesday update

    Thanks mzee - interesting info and food for thought. I will look into your suggestions. I have always set up our computers with 3 partitions - 1 for OS, 1 for programmes and 1 for data. I have...
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    On my wife's 2yo Asus laptop running Win 7 Pro I have Updates set to download then notify - I check the offerings before installing. Tonight I rejected one for Office 2007 because it isn't installed...
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    Re: Completely uninstalling Skype

    Thanks 1101 and other respondents. I am pretty flat out at the moment but will give suggestions a try when I get a chance.
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    Re: Completely uninstalling Skype

    Do you mean by using ControlPanel's Add and Remove programmes? There are plenty of posts on the net saying that this doesn't work because it doesn't do a complete cleanout and you can't then do a...
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    Completely uninstalling Skype

    I want to uninstall Skype. I have searched the net and found various "uninstallers" but most come from sites I have never heard of and don't trust. One is a method from Microsoft and might be OK. Is...
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    Re: Hard spaces in Excel

    Thanks for the replies. Special thanks to Wainui and RagDyeR (if you're still calling) - that was just what I wanted. I had done a search but didn't come up with this one.
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    Hard spaces in Excel

    Is it possible to enter 'hard spaces' (like those in Word) in cells in Excel?

    TIA
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    Re: NZ City has gone AWOL

    It came back during Friday morning (without my changing anything) and has been OK since. Can't figure it out. The same thing happened with both FF and IE. Our broadband was running and working OK all...
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    NZ City has gone AWOL

    We have used NZCity as our home page with Firefox for many years without problems, but all day today every attempt by Firefox to load it (on 2 computers, different OSs) time out. We can access...
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    New subterfuge for spam email?

    Or maybe not so new. Received an email this morning, "From" Excel Forum, Subject - "You asked. We answered". I don't think I've ever been to the Excel forum, not for years anyway, and AFAIK...
  22. Re: slow computer at start & while running all of a sudden.

    IIRC MS support for XP ended in April 2004. In the August before that an MS update made changes in the way checking for updates was handled, but that stuffed up that process for Win XP. It caused a...
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    Re: superfish.com removal ?

    Is it on a Lenovo laptop? Late last year and early this year some (? all) models came with Superfish preinstalled by Lenovo!
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    Safe site for downloading a .dll file

    I am trying to run a small s/w file on a new Win 7 laptop but get a message saying that cw3230mt.dll is missing. Have searched for a download site and get lots of ? dodgey ones. Can anyone suggest a...
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    Re: Is driversguru.com a safe site?

    Speedy - yes it is self-powered. It has to be powered on to be detected by Windows. As you know some devices must be switched off during the first stage of driver installation but AFAIK these cases...
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