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Forum: Browsers & Mail 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
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Desktop Icons Question

This may sound silly but someone asked me the question and I can't find an answer by bing'ing.

Running Win 7 is there any third-party software that can make the Win7 destop icons look like the Win...
Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Apr 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By tonyvella
johnhoh: Thank you for your reply. I followed...

johnhoh: Thank you for your reply. I followed your instructions and as you predicted I noticed little difference. Even in visiting websites (Times of Malta, Times of India, La Nación, Buenos Aires) I...
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Apr 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By tonyvella
Ethernet cable vs WiFi

I have two laptops in the same room connected by wireless to my cable router. Is there any advantage to connecting them by ethernet cable instead? And if I do use a cable, should I turn off the...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 13 Mar 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By tonyvella
Hello Roy. My settings are exactly the same as...

Hello Roy. My settings are exactly the same as those in Roderunner's image. They have always been.
I have chrome and firefox installed and my problem happens only on ie.
I have since switched to...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 12 Mar 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By tonyvella
IE11 tabs problem

In my IE11 Internet Options I have under Tabs:
Open links from other programs in - a new tab in the current window.
Yet when I click a link it just opens a blank page. This, to my knowledge...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 07 Mar 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By tonyvella
Opening new tab in Chrome problem

I use Chrome. I have my opening page set to Bing (http://www.bing.com) and Chrome shows that site when I first open it. However, when I try to open a second tab (a new tab) Chrome opens it at Google...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 27 Feb 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 474
Posted By tonyvella
Saving paswords in IE11

Can someone please tell me why IE11 asks me whether to save passwords and then saves them (when I agree) but for one particular webpage? It simply will not save it; has me baffled. I am using Win 7...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 26 Feb 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 793
Posted By tonyvella
Unfortunately I get the "Chrome works better with...

Unfortunately I get the "Chrome works better with Google" advert.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 26 Feb 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 793
Posted By tonyvella
Annoying Chrome invitation

I just went to Google (never crossed my mind) and I got the message that Chrome works better with Google. Oh well, I can't have everything, I guess.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 26 Feb 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 793
Posted By tonyvella
Annoying Chrome invitation

Well, I booted my laptop this morning and there still is no sign of the annoying advert. So, so far, so good.
Have a good day.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 25 Feb 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 793
Posted By tonyvella
Annoying Chrome invitation

First of all please excuse my error; I did mean IE11.

I made a small change in my IE settings and it seems to have solved the problem. Ever since forever I have had my opening page set to...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 25 Feb 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 793
Posted By tonyvella
Annoying Chrome invitation

I would very much like to go back to using Internet Explorer 12 but every time I open it I get an advert inviting me to download and use Google Chrome. Is there a way of permanently stopping this...
Forum: Software 17 Feb 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By tonyvella
excel question re formatting

I have an Excel file with 10 pages. Over the years I have changed format (one page is TNR12, another is Arial 10, etc.) between pages. If I wanted to adopt the same format to all 10 pages, is there a...
Forum: Microsoft Office 23 Jan 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 576
Posted By tonyvella
Importing saved emails into Outlook 2003

I am using MS Office 2003 and its Outlook component as my default email program. I created a folder in MY Documents called My Emails and using the file>save as> I save important emails in that...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Jan 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By tonyvella
Thank you very much for your advice Lady...

Thank you very much for your advice Lady Fitzgerald and Strollin. I think I shall stick to my ext. HD and also consider an off-site copy. I made a small website for my wife's paintings which only...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Jan 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By tonyvella
SD Card vs Ext. Hard Drive

I have two laptops both of which have a built-in SD slot. I use laptop [a] for everything, everyday, and keep laptop [b] aside in case something goes wrong with laptop [a]. I only back up my own...
Forum: Microsoft Office 08 Aug 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 433
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: 482
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: 682
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: 1,477
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: 1,477
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: 1,477
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: 1,477
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: 1,134
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: 1,134
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...
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