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  1. Thread: Win 10 2004

    by Neil F
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    Re: Win 10 2004

    I had no problems other than the slowness of the download. It went from 4:30pm to 1am.
    Past upgrades of Versions have been many hours quicker.
    Not sure what caused this but overall am happy...
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    Re: New Edge Browser -June Forced Update

    Thanks Wainui.

    O used your link to get to Manage favourites . Trying to go "left " to select it and the other 3 options is a bit hard as t does not lock on so I can readily drag across to select...
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    New Edge Browser -June Forced Update

    2 days ago I had a forced installation of the new MS Edge browser. I was waiting to at some later date install it when i chose.
    Friday morning it came through as a "update in process".

    I do...
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    Re: Combine 2 pictures into 1

    I ended up resorting to a more tech savvy friend .He combined them fine . His method below:

    Something like this? The main problem is that the smaller image has a lot of white space on the right,...
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    Some Tommy Cooper Quips

    1. Two blondes walk into a building..........you'd think at least one of them would have seen it.

    2. Phone answering machine message - '...If you want to buy marijuana, press the hash key...'
    ...
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    Combine 2 pictures into 1

    I'm Win 10 (64) V`1909 -up to date.

    I tried the YouTube , etc -with Paint -no luck extending the area to shift the second photo into space.
    I then tried Paint 3D. More or less success and I...
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    Re: Background to a "picture" signature

    Thanks for the tips. Sorry with my late reply but "surprisingly" Covid has made little difference to my staying busy with work (remote). I too am an accountant so sorry, zqwerty but I would...
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    Re: Background to a "picture" signature

    Thanks for tips but I do not have a scanner. I normally go to Warehouse Stationery to get documents scanned -Covid puts an end to that for now. I also only have Adobe Reader DC not Pro.

    I had...
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    Background to a "picture" signature

    I do not have a true digital signature but some parties are willing to accept a scanned signature from me.
    I mean I sign a piece of white paper, and take a photo with my phone.-jpg format.
    When I...
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    Re: Microsoft Outlook question

    Hi Roscoe, just a thought.

    After your deletions were completed did you go to the Main folder and select Compact Now?

    That was "drilled into me" some years ago. as an extra tidy-up...
  11. Thread: Monday Laughs

    by Neil F
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    Re: Monday Laughs

    That is brilliant,Piroska
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    Re: Third Party Apps for Deleting Temp Files Etc

    Interesting opinions. FYI - I have hoards of spare disk space.
    I have always thought better to try to keep disk as clean as possible -hence focus on old Temp files etc,
    Could someone please...
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    Third Party Apps for Deleting Temp Files Etc

    a) Opinions please. Some months ago when I had problems with Office 365 a reply from Microsoft criticised CCleaner and said I should just use Standard Microsoft features for keeping my laptop...
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    Re: Office 365 Home Fails again

    Thanks Wainui.
    I have never been a DOS person ( now with benefit of hindsight I can interpret windir as C:\Windows.)
    Decades ago I was given a Floppy Disk with PCTools which put DOS into English...
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    Re: Animal Care - or not as it were....

    Why get dog in first place? I fully with you.
    Same property next door -different renters - very small back deck. Suddenly a dog appeared up and down deck all day looking in window -obviously...
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    Re: Office 365 Home Fails again

    Last I did try the sfc suggestion (running as full Administrator rather than as myself) and this time it stated it did find some corrupted files.
    It showed where to look at the log....
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    Re: Office 365 Home Fails again

    Thanks for the tip Wainui.
    I read the Qs and As .
    I'll save the suggestions for future checking.
    I can automatically open xls files using EXCEL 365
    XERO still exports to Excel in xls format.
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    Re: Animal Care - or not as it were....

    Hi Piroska .
    Slightly different scenario. We have a cat who ranks higher in family importance than me. Next door rental property had a black cat which was reasonably friendly with ours.. Saw ...
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    Office 365 Home Fails again

    Below is a post from me tonight on Microsoft Community.

    My first reply asked if I first ran the Offline Quick Repair. (of course I did otherwise why would I spend all the time on the Online...
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    Re: Backing Up - need help please

    I don't do the "traditional" back ups.
    I have 2 separate External hard drives and periodically (say every 3 weeks) swap between them.
    I copy my files to them (via Windows Explorer) and just add...
  21. Office 365 Programs require Full reinstall yet again-Microsoft Community Discussion

    I am grateful for such a detailed response from Greg- accepting that we all have our biases

    I should appreciate any comments or other suggestions from PCWorld members re the matter

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    My...
  22. Re: Office 365 A-pplications will not open after Win update

    Yes I got all the prompts about Safe mode and repair on all Word, Excel Outlook etc.

    On the "positive" side the Uninstall and Reinstall was comparatively quick this time -less than 1 hour
  23. Office 365 A-pplications will not open after Win update

    I am on Win 10 64 bit Build 1903 I always take all updates.
    After the most recent one for the 3rd time this year I cannot start any Office 365 programmes except OneNote.
    I have tried MS Apps...
  24. Re: Deleteing Avast free antivirus from my windows10 h/drive.

    I use IObitUninstaller which seems to be very good a detecting residual or leftovers
    I used Avast briefly in 2012 then got rid of it. Various forums posts seems to have a history of struggles...
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    Re: ? System Restore in Windows 10

    I am on Win 10 Build `1903. On Sunday 1 Sept I got 2 Win updates. Result I could not open any of my Office 365 Home applications.
    I tried System Restore and selected a Restore point which said...
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