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Forum: Browsers & Mail 07 Feb 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,350
Posted By Squidward
Best email for Windows 7?

I had to get an email replacement for OE when switching from XP to Win7. I had a huge data base of business emails, with attachments, that I had to import without a hitch, and they had to be...
Forum: Customization 03 Feb 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 2,248
Posted By Squidward
Solution

These settings have given me what I wanted: The icons stack ("combine") on the taskbar and display as lists instantly when hovering.

Taskbar and Start Menu Properties: Lock the taskbar;...
Forum: Customization 02 Feb 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 2,248
Posted By Squidward
taskbar popups hover/thumbnails/list customization

I know this has been discussed in the past (tweak programs, regedits, gpedit.msc, control panel settings, etc.) but a lot of the info may be dated and some was version and build specific.

As of...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 21 Oct 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,274
Posted By Squidward
My experience with email for windows 7

I don't know if Thunderbird could have sufficed had I taken the time to work out the kinks. But when I tried to export my folders, it stopped and jammed after about 15 minutes! I was afraid I could...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 04 Oct 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,274
Posted By Squidward
Well, the Thunderbird did load onto the old...

Well, the Thunderbird did load onto the old computer ok and began converting the OE folders and emails, but then crashed after about 15 minutes. The progress bar did run, but it stopped suddenly...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 04 Oct 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,274
Posted By Squidward
Any way to open/edit/save OE mail folders outside of OE??

Oops. I started a new thread not seeing that you had replied to this one.

A huge portion of the OE mail is in 3 or 4 folders; these are a research archive. If I could find a way to move these...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 04 Oct 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,274
Posted By Squidward
Move emails from OE on XP to Tbird on W7??

I know I have some kind of permissions problem between these two computers. Much of the XP cannot be accessed from the W7. If that is the problem, maybe someone can help with that.

Thanks.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 04 Oct 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,274
Posted By Squidward
The Thunderbird is on a new computer, the OE is...

The Thunderbird is on a new computer, the OE is on the old computer running XP. They are networked but I cannot access the old XP folders from the new computer. So I followed the instructions for...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 01 Oct 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,274
Posted By Squidward
Thunderbird in W7 as replacement for OE in an XP machine

Would it work best to setup Thunderbird on the XP computer and transfer all the folders into the Thunderbird environment first? Then download Thunderbird onto the new machine and transfer from Tbird...
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Sep 2015
Replies: 20
Views: 3,304
Posted By Squidward
<http://www.ebay.com/itm/Charger-DC-Board-for-Dell...

<http://www.ebay.com/itm/Charger-DC-Board-for-Dell-Inspiron-1545-Power-USB-VGA-Lan-Ethernet-Port-00835-/271532685293?hash=item3f389bf7ed>
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Sep 2015
Replies: 20
Views: 3,304
Posted By Squidward
I have had only wireless capability for many...

I have had only wireless capability for many years.

Thank you so much. This is very helpful and explains everything. I will follow these steps and reply again. I see there are cards available...
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Sep 2015
Replies: 20
Views: 3,304
Posted By Squidward
I don't know if this is readable. 371973 I...

I don't know if this is readable. 371973

I did download the Marvell driver and tried to set up a broadband connection. The connections screen now shows 2 Broadband Connections, but when I try to...
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Sep 2015
Replies: 20
Views: 3,304
Posted By Squidward
Done. It showed enabled.

Done. It showed enabled.
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Sep 2015
Replies: 20
Views: 3,304
Posted By Squidward
Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop

Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Sep 2015
Replies: 20
Views: 3,304
Posted By Squidward
Dell Inspiron 1545

Dell Inspiron 1545
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Sep 2015
Replies: 20
Views: 3,304
Posted By Squidward
Thanks so much for all your great help! The...

Thanks so much for all your great help!

The network connections screen shows only these 2 devices--Wireless Network Connection Dell Wireless 1397 WLAN Mini-Card and Wireless Connection 2 Not...
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Sep 2015
Replies: 20
Views: 3,304
Posted By Squidward
Ethernet card

How would the ethernet card be shown in these various menus--I mean what should I be looking for that will identify the ethernet card?
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Sep 2015
Replies: 20
Views: 3,304
Posted By Squidward
Bios

Running Setup/System Configuration/Integrated NIC shows
enabled=The internal LAN is enabled
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Sep 2015
Replies: 20
Views: 3,304
Posted By Squidward
ipconfig

Windows IP Configuration
Host Name BLUE
prinaryu dns suffix __
Node type broadcast
IP routing enabled no
wins proxy enabled no

witeless lan adpater wireless network connedction
media...
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Sep 2015
Replies: 20
Views: 3,304
Posted By Squidward
network connections

On the device manager, there are two listed. Wireless Network Connection Dell Wireless 1397 WLAN and Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter. There is no yellow exclamation point.

The network...
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Sep 2015
Replies: 20
Views: 3,304
Posted By Squidward
WAN Miniport won't activate for hard-wired connection

Since shortly after buying my Dell Inspiron laptop, I can get online with the wireless only. I cannot use the hard-wired ethernet connection. I can find the WAN Miniport under control panel/change...
Forum: Software 18 Sep 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,063
Posted By Squidward
I have used Bullzip with W7 with no problems. My...

I have used Bullzip with W7 with no problems. My Adobe Standard also works well for printing to .pdf, although it defaults to color and I always have to go to the menu and choose black and white.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 18 Sep 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 949
Posted By Squidward
Best email to transfer Outlook Express to new computer running W7 Prof

........This post is getting a lot of views, but no replies. Why is that? Please let me know your experience.........

What are others finding works best for email in Windows 7, when you have to...
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