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Forum: System Security 13 Sep 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 33,151
Posted By peterlonz
MS stupidity

It should be pretty clear to everyone, that despite some notable worthy features in Win7; MS has managed again, to make enough unwarranted changes (from XP), to cause confusion & time wasting by many...
Forum: Microsoft Office 13 Mar 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 14,504
Posted By peterlonz
Can't copy paste Web to Word

Bugmeister,
You asked for an example.
Any web page with text & pics would serve for demonstration purposes, because I tried many randomly, & I was not successful whereas in the past I have doen...
Forum: Microsoft Office 08 Mar 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 14,504
Posted By peterlonz
Can't copy paste images from web to Word 2003

This sounds absurd, but I just noticed I can't do what I have done without problems for years.
Essentially when I copy a part or whole web "document" & paste into Word 2003, I get the text & just...
Forum: System Security 04 Mar 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 33,151
Posted By peterlonz
Permissions etc: what a cock-up

Yes I agree, having spent a couple of hours to research how to change the read only status of my documents, which I find Win 7 changed without my permission.
You would expect that effecting changes...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Feb 2010
Replies: 72
Views: 13,163
Posted By peterlonz
Libraries & Win Explorer

Look, the issue of Libraries & Win Explorer design changes in Win7 amounts to simply an unexpected & unnecessary change from the system employed in the worlds most popular OS - XP!
That does not...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Dec 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,568
Posted By peterlonz
System Restire manually

You said: "To insure that you will have an appropriate restore point available, it is recommended to creat one manually yourself frequently."

OK I supose that makes sense but I note:
1)...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Dec 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,568
Posted By peterlonz
Win 7 start problems

Although I have experienced this only once in the 6 weeks I have been using Win 7 it's causing me concern.
Win 7 went thro' the self repair procedure to no avail & left me hanging.
No suggestion to...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Dec 2009
Replies: 72
Views: 13,163
Posted By peterlonz
Win 7 Explorer

Me too,
I hate the win explorer forced on me in Win 7.
I hate the wishy-washy baby blue colour, the line spacing, the icons & yes the (can't delete) intrusive Libraries.
Does it not occur to MS...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Dec 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 5,325
Posted By peterlonz
Windows 7 Home prem versus XP Pro

Well Win 7 should be unmistably better & its not.
Win 7 should address some ongoing basic weaknesses in all MS OS's & IMHO it does not.
Win 7 should allow those who favour a quick learning curve to...
Forum: Microsoft Office 15 Nov 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 1,655
Posted By peterlonz
Can't back-up Outlook 2003 in Windows 7

I have just reinstalled the MS Outlook Back-up utility for Outlook 2003.
It's important this works because MS has been very slack in failing to build into Outlook any worthwhile back-up tool.
The...
Forum: Tutorials 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 520
Views: 2,736,279
Posted By peterlonz
Win 7 Install Tutorial

Brink,
You have done a good job in presenting this material.
However your notes do contain a number of exceptions which result in your advice:
Flash Bios, Reset Bios, & a few other not so easy to...
Forum: Gadgets 06 Nov 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 7,253
Posted By peterlonz
How do I increase size of desktop gadgets

I have dwnld & installed the well recommended gadgets:
CPU Usage
Speed test
Google search
They all appear so small on my desktop that they are useless to me.
I need a magnifier to read them...
Forum: Tutorials 06 Nov 2009
Replies: 59
Views: 372,356
Posted By peterlonz
Thanks

Yes I found that & when you know how it's straightforward.

I have spent hours trying also to get the desktop & screen display to my liking.
It's amazing how long simple things take with searches...
Forum: Microsoft Office 05 Nov 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 5,819
Posted By peterlonz
Sorry incomplete post. My OS is: Win 7, 64...

Sorry incomplete post.
My OS is: Win 7, 64 bit, new install (& new user).
Office app is: Office 2003.
Clour changes in OS have no effect on Office 2003 which is MS Blue & I hate it.
I am...
Forum: Microsoft Office 05 Nov 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 5,819
Posted By peterlonz
That did not work for me. The Office button...

That did not work for me.
The Office button allows no options selection.
My OS:
Forum: Tutorials 05 Nov 2009
Replies: 59
Views: 372,356
Posted By peterlonz
I tried to make the standard white arrow pointer...

I tried to make the standard white arrow pointer bigger, but only succeeded in obtaining a tail. I wear reading glasses whilst viewing my monitor & constantly find myself "loosing the pointer" this...
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