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    Re: SoftMaker FlexiPDF

    Thanks Jen. I think we're all glad that our members are so vigilant at keeping us spam free.
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    Re: SoftMaker FlexiPDF

    We live in strange times when a genuine query is flagged as spam ☹️
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    SoftMaker FlexiPDF

    Just wondering if any of you have used or had any feedback on Softmaker FlexiPDF editor.
    SoftMaker FlexiPDF
    I do a lot of work with documents for a local not for profit, and have been looking for...
  4. Thread: gedcom files

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    Re: gedcom files

    I'm a Day. My line originally from Cambridgeshire in England traces back to the early 1500s.
  5. Thread: gedcom files

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    Re: gedcom files

    GEDCOM files are text files, formatted in a particular way. No issues emailing them - I frequently exchange them with others investigating the families.
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    Re: Windows10 version 2004 update

    Classic Shell is working as usual on both laptops here after upgrading to Win 10 2004.
    When CS detects a new version of Windows it does a one time run of ClassicStartMenu.exe -upgrade
    With 1903...
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    Re: Office 365 Changes

    My Microsoft 365 personal still includes Access. The Access splash screen showed Office 365 yesterday, but has updated to Microsoft 365 this morning. Everything working as expected.
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    Re: Question for Wordpress experts

    You might like to try this plugin.
    https://www.wpbeginner.com/plugins/how-to-rename-images-and-media-files-in-wordpress/
    The wpbeginner site is a very useful resource.
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    Re: calendar synced across various devices?

    I use Google calendar syncing on Android phone, IPad and 2 Windows 10 laptops (in Outlook 365). Works just fine - I use the phone for entering events and the other devices sync within a minute or...
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    Re: Oh dear.... another sad one

    "Well, I can't believe the stuff that is not I Can't Believe It's Not Butter is not I Can't Believe It's Not Butter. And I can't believe that both I Can't Believe It's Not Butter and the stuff that I...
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    Re: Firewall stopping program connecting!

    FTM was owned by Ancestry.
    They sold it to MacKiev Software, and at the same time disabled their method of synchronising with the Ancestry servers.
    MacKiev have made significant changes to the...
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    Re: Time to upgrade the Wifi setup at home

    +1 for powerline adaptors. Rock solid streaming from room to room where wireless was very intermittent. I use the TP-Link adaptors WT referenced - plug and play as it should be. Yes, the passthrough...
  13. Re: Moving Documents folder from one partition to another

    Thanks for your helpful comments 1101 and mzee.
    The person I'm helping had current backups, so no issue there.
    Strange that the process worked perfectly for the Downloads, Music, Videos and...
  14. Moving Documents folder from one partition to another

    Hi all
    Would appreciate any assistance with this

    Windows 8.1 HDD in two partitions C: and D:
    Used the following procedure to move Documents folder from C: to D:
    1. Created <username> folder on...
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    Re: Problem with text on new Laptop

    You could try turning down the tapping sensitivity of the trackpad. If you hit the keys hard while typing, it can trigger the trackpad to shift the text elsewhere.
  16. Thread: Ancestry trace

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    Re: Ancestry trace

    See my PM
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    Re: Proof of Identity for NZ Citizens

    Here's the answer from supergold.govt.nz

    "What proof of identity is needed when you apply for a SuperGold Card?
    All new applications for a SuperGold Card must be accompanied by the following:...
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    Re: Proof of Identity for NZ Citizens

    You can get a photo added to the SuperGold card.

    "SuperGold Card carriers may choose to add a photo to their SuperGold Card. This could be useful if you don't have a current form of photo...
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    laptop for non-profit training

    Morning all. I do training for a couple of non-profit groups at a range of different places. Like to use a laptop to support the work. I'm reluctant to take my home laptop on the road, so would like...
  20. Thread: Facebook

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    Re: Facebook

    It's not easy. Try these steps. http://m.wikihow.com/Permanently-Delete-a-Facebook-Account
    There are many similar sites, Explaining the same process. Worked for me. One key thing to remember is...
  21. Thread: Genealogy

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    Re: Genealogy

    Hi PJ, have just noticed that ancestry have free access to all UK records this weekend ��
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    Re: I need a new phone

    +1 for the Moto G LTE
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    Re: file size to big for thumb drive?

    Should have remembered that - thanks pcuser42
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    Re: file size to big for thumb drive?

    The drives are probably formatted as FAT 32 which limits the file size to 4GB. If you reformat one of them to NTFS you should be OK. http://www.ntfs.com/quest22.htm
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    Re: Smartphone suggestions

    Many thanks for these useful pointers. I've now got a much shorter short list when I head for the city. Also have the Moto G on the list - hopefully the LTE variant will be here shortly - not that I...
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