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Forum: Microsoft Office 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By tonyvella
printing excel 2003 spreadsheet lines

Whenever I create a new ss in Excel 2003 complete with lines, I find that when I print it the lines are all quite thick. Is there a way of adjusting the default thickness of the lines to minimum,...
Forum: Software 29 Apr 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By tonyvella
sharing program betweeen two laptops

Not sure I'm in the right section, sorry!

I have two laptops on my home network. If I want to use a certain software on both, do I actually have to install it on both or can I "share"it through...
Forum: Microsoft Office 21 Sep 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 538
Posted By tonyvella
One Note 2003 compatibility question

I have created quite a few notebooks with ON 2010. I have changed computers and can no longer install my ON 2010 (only good for 3 installs). I have a chance to get an open-ended ON 2003 and my...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Jul 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,044
Posted By tonyvella
@ThrashZone: Post what type/ brand hard drive you...

@ThrashZone: Post what type/ brand hard drive you have.
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I'm afraid I don't know how to get that information. Not the brightest bulb on the tree, you know!
Forum: General Discussion 12 Jul 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,044
Posted By tonyvella
So I have been doing it right from the get-go....

So I have been doing it right from the get-go. That's a surprise. Thank you all for peace of mind.
Forum: General Discussion 11 Jul 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,044
Posted By tonyvella
He thinks that the on and off, on and off...

He thinks that the on and off, on and off shortens the life of the hard drive.
Forum: General Discussion 11 Jul 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,044
Posted By tonyvella
shutting down vs. sleep mode

I have an HP EliteBook 8440p with Win 7 Pro.

Every evening before I go to bed I shut down my computer and reboot it in the morning. My neighbour insists that shutting down and booting does more...
Forum: Microsoft Office 07 Jul 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 943
Posted By tonyvella
microsft License

Thanks you, unfortunately, that version only works with notebooks stored on One Drive; it will not let you use local notebooks (on you pc).
Forum: Microsoft Office 07 Jul 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 943
Posted By tonyvella
One Note License

I have 2010 One Note which I have already installed on 3 computers. The last laptop gave up the ghost after 2 weeks and I bought a new one. When I tried to install One Note on the new laptop I...
Forum: Microsoft Office 21 Jun 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 830
Posted By tonyvella
Thank you Ranger4. No, I have no other version of...

Thank you Ranger4. No, I have no other version of 2003 Pro installed on my machine. Incidentally, I tried installing it on my wife's Windows 7 Home Premium and it behaves exactly as it does on my 7...
Forum: Microsoft Office 21 Jun 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 830
Posted By tonyvella
MS Office 2003 Pro and Windows 7 Pro

I have tried every which way to make MS Office 2003 Pro fully compatible with my new Win 7 Pro but there is always something that is not fully compat. I know Office 2003 is no longer supported but...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 16 Jun 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By tonyvella
Thank you. Everything is now as you recommended.

Thank you. Everything is now as you recommended.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 16 Jun 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By tonyvella
Annoying pop-up

I am using IE11 and my opening page is Google Canada. Every time I start IE I get a pop-up asking me to install Chrome so I can browse faster. Can I stop this from happening or is it part and parcel...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 09 Jun 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 903
Posted By tonyvella
Optional updates

I have never installed a single optional update because I don't really know what they are all about although some are obvious. So I ask: just how important are optional updates? Is it generally...
Forum: Backup and Restore 08 Jun 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By tonyvella
Thanks ignatzatonic for your reply. All my...

Thanks ignatzatonic for your reply.

All my data files are in the usual folders/libraries on C. I have an external hard drive which I use with SyncToy after having set up all the "folder-pairs" by...
Forum: Backup and Restore 07 Jun 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By tonyvella
Backup and restore question; again!

About two years ago I swore off Windows B&R because I couldn't find a way of telling the program to backup only changed files after the initial complete backup rather than the entire 20 folders I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Jun 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By tonyvella
Thanks Iffoar for your reply. Guess what I used:...

Thanks Iffoar for your reply. Guess what I used:

361599

That's why I bought an Epson! Frustration! see, for example, if I wanted to completely uninstall my current Epson. I open Revo and get...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Jun 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By tonyvella
HP printers install/uninstall conflicts

There is a problem associated with HP printers that I myself have experienced more than once. Say, you have HP model A printer installed and you go out and buy a model B. If you install the software...
Forum: Backup and Restore 02 Jun 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By tonyvella
Backup question (more or less)

This is a silly question, hence the subject line!

I have a built-in slot for an SD card in my laptop with an SD card in it. I have some 500 pictures on my hard drive which I wish to copy onto the...
Forum: Drivers 31 May 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,745
Posted By tonyvella
Unknown device

My dear sir/madam:

1. I used to have AVG PC Tune-up 2015 installed but it got on my nerves with all its pop-ups and I revo-uninstalled it.
2. I uninstalled the unknown device as you recommended...
Forum: Drivers 31 May 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,745
Posted By tonyvella
problem devices

Here's the result:

360946

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Drivers 31 May 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,745
Posted By tonyvella
The whole point is that under Device...

The whole point is that under Device Manager/unknown device/properties/details there is no such option called Hardware IDs.

I assure you I did not ignore your advice; I simply could not comply...
Forum: Drivers 31 May 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,745
Posted By tonyvella
Unknown device

Thanks Boozad. Here's a joke for you:

360896

Doesn't make life any easier, does it?
Forum: Drivers 31 May 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,745
Posted By tonyvella
I went through all the hoops and still could not...

I went through all the hoops and still could not find out what the darn thing is. So I took a chance and disabled it and so far so good. If something suddenly stops working it should give me a clue...
Forum: Drivers 31 May 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,745
Posted By tonyvella
No driver for unknown device

When I go to start>devices&printers I get the following:

360874

which shows that my PC requires troubleshooting. When I do trouble shooting I get the following:

360875

But it doesn't tell...
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