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Forum: News 11 May 2019
Replies: 39
Views: 2,532
Posted By TBugReporter
[/QUOTE] I don't think this was aimed at me,...

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I don't think this was aimed at me, but for the record, I'm satisfied with ABP (as long as I can keep Mozilla from disabling it on me).
Forum: News 10 May 2019
Replies: 39
Views: 2,532
Posted By TBugReporter
When ABP is first installed, it loads a Web page...

When ABP is first installed, it loads a Web page with a link to Turn off Acceptable Ads (https://adblockplus.org/redirect?link=acceptable_ads_opt_out&lang=en-US) on it, so I don't know how they could...
Forum: News 09 May 2019
Replies: 39
Views: 2,532
Posted By TBugReporter
Yes, it is pathetic, but not exactly new; that...

Yes, it is pathetic, but not exactly new; that "feature" was added to ABP about a year ago. FWIW, I consider tweaking one checkbox in exchange for having one up-to-date extension that works for both...
Forum: News 07 May 2019
Replies: 39
Views: 2,532
Posted By TBugReporter
Unless Quantum either becomes as adaptable as the...

Unless Quantum either becomes as adaptable as the old version, or restores compatibility for XUL extensions, I plan to do the same.



Correct, it does not work for me - that's why I posted here...
Forum: News 07 May 2019
Replies: 39
Views: 2,532
Posted By TBugReporter
During the hubbub, I found a link to a fix for...

During the hubbub, I found a link to a fix for this (https://blog.mozilla.org/addons/2019/05/04/update-regarding-add-ons-in-firefox/comment-page-6/#comment-226171), and installed it. Could this be...
Forum: News 07 May 2019
Replies: 39
Views: 2,532
Posted By TBugReporter
No, and your not being affected surprises me. ...

No, and your not being affected surprises me. I'm still a XUL junkie, too, and came back here to ask if anyone was backporting the fix to 52.9, or whether any of the forks have implemented the fix. ...
Forum: News 06 May 2019
Replies: 39
Views: 2,532
Posted By TBugReporter
Make a mistake once, thatís a shame. Make a...

Make a mistake once, thatís a shame. Make a mistake twice, thatís your shame.
Forum: News 06 May 2019
Replies: 39
Views: 2,532
Posted By TBugReporter
Okay, since the folks at Mozilla themselves have...

Okay, since the folks at Mozilla themselves have labeled this travesty as "ArmagAdd-on 2.0", why didn't they learn their lesson from "ArmagAdd-on 1.0" (whatever that was)?
Forum: Tutorials 29 Jan 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 86,776
Posted By TBugReporter
Oh, yeah, I forgot about that - soon after I got...

Oh, yeah, I forgot about that - soon after I got this computer, I did some other registry tweak (which I probably found here...
Forum: Tutorials 27 Jan 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 86,776
Posted By TBugReporter
AFAICT, this has nothing to do with .exe files -...

AFAICT, this has nothing to do with .exe files - or any files at all. When I right-click on a folder in the left pane of an Explorer window, I used to get a line that just said "cmd". After using...
Forum: Tutorials 25 Jan 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 86,776
Posted By TBugReporter
Something messed up this option on my computer,...

Something messed up this option on my computer, so I tried the .reg files here again, but they only partly helped. The menu now says "Open Command Window Here", whereas it used to just say "cmd",...
Forum: Software 03 Jun 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,658
Posted By TBugReporter
I was going to post this as a separate thread,...

I was going to post this as a separate thread, but it sounds like your problem might be similar to the one I've been trying to solve off and on for the past few years. For all that time, I've been...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 02 Aug 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,755
Posted By TBugReporter
Yes, both of those are already on my list of...

Yes, both of those are already on my list of things to try today.

UPDATE: Just for the record, cleaning out the registry seemed to fix things. As I mentioned above, removing all the Google stuff...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 01 Aug 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,755
Posted By TBugReporter
The link you posted suggests to delete all of the...

The link you posted suggests to delete all of the "%LocalAppData%\Google" folder, but isn't that overkill? After all, that would also trash the configurations for things like Google Drive and...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 01 Aug 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,755
Posted By TBugReporter
Can't install Chrome without Internet

I'm trying to reinstall Google Chrome on a machine that has no Internet connection (to view local HTML files), but when I ran a new copy of the "standalone" installer, all I got was a low-res drawing...
Forum: Tutorials 26 Sep 2013
Replies: 293
Views: 2,085,376
Posted By TBugReporter
For the record, that works. Thanks.

For the record, that works. Thanks.
Forum: Tutorials 14 Sep 2013
Replies: 293
Views: 2,085,376
Posted By TBugReporter
reset icons without restart?

I'm not sure if this belongs here, but this is the closest thread I've found.

I frequently create Internet Shortcuts (.lnk files) and move them to a server on my network to make them available...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Apr 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 976
Posted By TBugReporter
How can I speed up finding/listing other machines on my network?

When I open up an Explorer window to look at other machines on my network, for the first 30 seconds or so, the only thing listed in the window is the machine I'm physically using. The...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Jan 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,621
Posted By TBugReporter
Okay, that's the sledgehammer way of erasing...

Okay, that's the sledgehammer way of erasing everything (which, I'll admit, I would have never thought of because I never use IE), but where's the scalpel? What if I don't want to erase everything...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Jan 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,621
Posted By TBugReporter
How do I clear this list?

Recently, I tried to create a new shortcut on the desktop, and was presented with this dialog. Nothing unusual about that, except that when I started filling in the field, I was offered some...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Dec 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 3,015
Posted By TBugReporter
Again, you're missing the point...

Again, you're missing the point (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Versioning_file_system). Consider this scenario:

- I set up SyncToy or some similar tool to watch over our files and automatically...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Dec 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 3,015
Posted By TBugReporter
Thank you for the suggestions, but I already do...

Thank you for the suggestions, but I already do backups; I'm looking for a better solution - one that doesn't require people to "do" anything. I want something that will automatically back up the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Dec 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 3,015
Posted By TBugReporter
looking for a versioning file system

I'm really not sure where to post this, so I apologize in advance if I should have put it somewhere else, and trust that someone will move it to where it belongs.

First, a little about my home...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Nov 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 2,235
Posted By TBugReporter
Contacts folder has lost some of its magic

From looking at other computers and on the Internet, it appears that the Contacts folder is supposed to have a customized menu bar with a "New Contact" button, but on this machine the menu looks the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 Apr 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 2,914
Posted By TBugReporter
Thank you for the advice. I'll look into VNC,...

Thank you for the advice. I'll look into VNC, but I was really hoping to find something that directly emulated the missing RDP server component, so that I could just use the existing Windows tools...
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