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  1. Thread: Libre Office

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    To make Libre the default program for MS office...

    To make Libre the default program for MS office documents:

    https://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/install-howto/windows/

    Note that in recent versions of Libre the whole program and all the...
  2. Thread: Drive letters

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    https://discussions.virtualdr.com/showthread.php?2...

    https://discussions.virtualdr.com/showthread.php?287225-Uploaded-files&p=1563490#post1563490
  3. Thread: Bluetooth switch

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    There are bluetooth microphone transmitters.. eg:...

    There are bluetooth microphone transmitters.. eg:

    https://mynewmicrophone.com/how-to-connect-an-external-microphone-to-a-smartphone/#Connecting-Via-Bluetooth

    So with enough of those you could...
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    New DNS server experiment

    I have for years been using one of a few different DNS server configs on my win 7 system. I have switched between my ISP's (Rogers at the moment) OpenDNS and once or twice Google's. I've never found...
  5. Thread: Uploaded files

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    Click Settings (top right) > attachments (lower...

    Click Settings (top right) > attachments (lower left) then check the ones you want to delete and scroll to the bottom of the page and click "delete selected".
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    Hi.. and welcome back. Not as busy as the old...

    Hi.. and welcome back. Not as busy as the old days but that's the story for most computer help sites everywhere :)
  7. It isn't a dangerous site and it exists for the...

    It isn't a dangerous site and it exists for the reasons they explained.. to track your clicks
    and what email it came from. Nearly every major website you visit these days does much
    the same thing...
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    LastPass forcing free users to choose...

    https://www.vice.com/en/article/pkd88v/lastpass-free-accounts-will-now-work-on-either-your-phone-or-computer-not-both
  9. Thread: CDA size

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    Have a look here: Burn the CD as a data disc,...

    Have a look here:

    Burn the CD as a data disc, not as an audio disc..
    ...
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    Latest Firefox 85.0.2 runs just slightly higher...

    Latest Firefox 85.0.2 runs just slightly higher than Waterfox Classic... 48 -> 60 C.
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    Interesting CPU temp observations

    On my main PC.. 12 yrs old w/ with Win 7 and first gen Core i5 CPU & factory cooler. One intake fan and one outtake fan plus Powersupply fan.

    1- idle

    2- Random surfing incl youtube vids using...
  12. Thread: CDA size

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    I use CDburnerXP.. a free and simple burning...

    I use CDburnerXP.. a free and simple burning program. You should be able to burn the CD with the original 223 Meg size to maintain higher quality audio as well... assuming the CD you're using is...
  13. Thread: [RESOLVED] E-mail

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    If all else fails you can forward those ten...

    If all else fails you can forward those ten emails back to yourself and leave them on the server until after you've completed the migration of the other emails.. then download them.
  14. Thread: Fonts

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    I too typically only use English language fonts...

    I too typically only use English language fonts but I do LOTS of reading news, blogs and social media sites from around the world and do a lot of surfing to research all sorts of interesting things...
  15. International Action Targets Emotet Crimeware

    https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/01/international-action-targets-emotet-crimeware/
  16. Thread: W7 install size

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    If you don't use hibernate you can easily turn it...

    If you don't use hibernate you can easily turn it off and get rid of the large hibernate file. I've never used it on a desktop.. may be handy on a laptop.
    ...
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    You're welcome :)

    You're welcome :)
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    That youtube video is totally clean. Also...

    That youtube video is totally clean.

    Also worth uninstalling then reinstalling the computer's audio drivers.

    That and other things included here...
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    Plug headphones into the audio out of the...

    Plug headphones into the audio out of the computer instead of the speakers and see if there's still any distortion. That will be the easiest and fastest way to eliminate the speakers as the source of...
  20. Microsoft to fix Windows 10 bug that can corrupt a hard drive

    https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/15/22232589/microsoft-ntfs-windows-10-bug-icon-file-flaw-vulnerability-comment
  21. Thread: old scanner

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    https://sumo.app/paint/en https://vectr.com/ ...

    https://sumo.app/paint/en

    https://vectr.com/

    https://pixlr.com


    https://photofunia.com
  22. # 3 is a different method to modify the registry...

    # 3 is a different method to modify the registry as shown in my post above re Bleepingcomputer.
  23. This is discussed in more detail at...

    This is discussed in more detail at Bleepingcomputer a well respected Windows security related site. They also give a solution, a different one using regedit, but also suggest you may not want to fix...
  24. Thread: Screen resolution

    by fink
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    See your thread here for more info: ...

    See your thread here for more info:

    https://discussions.virtualdr.com/showthread.php?287137-Display-Properties
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    Here are two reliable and safe sites that store...

    Here are two reliable and safe sites that store old versions of computer programs. I have not looked to see if yours is there.

    https://www.oldapps.com

    http://www.oldversion.com
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