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Welcome to the new PC World Forums!

Hello and welcome to the brand new PC World Forums! My name is Kellie Parker, and I\'m the Community Manager. If you have some problems regarding the forums, pls send me a PM (Private Message) by clicking the "PM" button at the bottom of my posts.These forums are wonted for you to meet...
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PC Paradise Cruise

The "PC Paradise" cruise, a mix of sun, sand, the Eastern Caribbean, and technology learning sets sail this Winter. Geek Cruises and PC World magazine are partnering on "PC Paradise" to bring PC fans and technology noteworthies together in a colloquium at sea.PC Paradise offers a...
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hotmail logs

Hi all, does an yone know where windows stores hotmail logs??Hurrey! 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_7462', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid', typeid: '7462' }, parseInt('0') ); Back to top of the page up there ^ // Show multiquote for JS...
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disable yahoo keyboard shortcut ctrl+ shift to yahoo.com

ctrl+shift opens yahoo.com, I never say yes or install this shortcut, may be part of yahoo messanger but already un-installed and the shortcut still there. it is annoying. Every time I press the ctrl key and incidentally press the shift key there it is. I assume this shortcut is not more than a hijack...
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IE

Is it realthat net Explorer is unsafe and unsecure? 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_7511', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid', typeid: '7511' }, parseInt('0') ); Back to top of the page up there ^ // Show multiquote for JS browsers if (...
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Need help to switch to FIREFOX

Running Windows 98, I'm using Netscape 7 as my browser, which is literally a Mozilla browser. My Mail folder is saved as a subfolder of my Verizon Account folder, which is under Windows/Application Data/Mozilla/Profiles.I wish to switch to Firefox, which also is a Mozilla browser, and wish to usage the...
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Increasing number of downloads

I usage Netscape and when I attempt to download files by right clicking the file and clicking "Save Link Target As.." It only lets me do two at a time. Is there any procedure to expand the number of downloads? If I open up numerous Netscape Windows it will let me download two on each one. But...
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Auto disconnect from internet when user logs off?

Hello there,I\'m running Windows XP Professional.My kids are driving me crazy! We have 6 members on our computer and all but me forget to disconnect from the internet before they log off, which means that stupid XP dialog box sits there and asks if we wan't to close the connection. My problem is: Is...
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Firefox no longer does a page down

after doing a clean reinstall of Windows X. P. home addition, and re-installing Firefox, when I hit the sacebar Firefox no longer does a page down. i\'ve Microsoft net Explorer installed, which does a pagedown when I hit the spacebar.i\'ve re-installed Firefox most times, with no luck....
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Primary search engine

My primary search engine is yahoo! 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_7616', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid', typeid: '7616' }, parseInt('0') ); Back to top of the page up there ^ // Show multiquote for JS browsers if ( $('multiq_7616')...
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Advanced Toolbar

I downloaded Advanced Toolbar (referred by PC World). When I removed my browser tracks, my "form fill" quit working and also my PCcillin Antifraud toolbar. I attempted downloading the toolbar again, but it didn\'t suggest. 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_8762', { app:...
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Outlook and Outlook express

I was using Outlook express until it stopped working and I made Microsoft outlook my default E-mail handler, right now i\'ve 2 problems: 1) is it Probably to have Micorsoft outloook to preview attachments such as pics, as with Outlook express? 2) The trouble An mysterious bug has occurred. Account:...
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sbc yahoo dsl

i\'ve sbc yahoo dsl for regarding a month right now my home page will go blank from time to time. This is Home & SBC Yahoo & only on one acct. of 4, which is the main acct. i\'ve un-installed/re-installed the browser software to no avail. Sometimes i\'ll have a home page &sometimes it is now...
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internet explorer 6

I'm having a prolem with the address bar. Whenever I attempt to enter a new address, the explorer crashes saying to send an bug report to msn.Everything else appears to work ok. I can usage favorites to get to some site. I now can\'t enter new informationusing the address bar. As you know Favorites...
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missing toolbar in IE 7

i now installed IE7, and when i initiated it the toolbar and title menu are missing!!!!only th address bar, and other buttons on it is same level can be seen..can anybody pls suggest me??? 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_8672', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid',...
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Somthing wrong with my Sbc Yahoo Browser and java

I wish to run yahoo pool. I run it on mozilla good but I wish to run it on the yahoo browser but i get this errorquote:40a56f1245Error: 'window.document.ygames_applet' is null or not an object line 64/quote:40a56f1245 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_8852', { app:...
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What Web Browser do you primarily use?

After reading regarding SeaMonkey in the May 2006 Issue of PCW I downloaded it ASAP. It has an IRC customer A mail/newsread utility, an HTML composer, and an adress book. I admire Seamonkey! 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_6313', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid', typeid:...
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Email messages open half off the screen

At our school, all of the computers are running on IE with OE for E-mail, but only the Gateway E-4200 PCs are afflicted with having all the E-mail msgs open half off the screen to the right. That means w\'have to drag every frame over to the left so we can even access the...
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leaving aol - advise

HiI have had a lot of troubles with setting up outlook to enable me to send/got E-mail from another domain (commercial enterprise). AOL is my internet provider (silver). I assume it would be better to alter internet provider (I\'m out of contract with AOL) - how can i do this and will i lose my aol E-mail...
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msn.com u have to use the messenger to sign into msn /a lot

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Microsoft's business practices

I\'m a Mac user that uses most Microsoft services. I also run the Opera browser. I've noticed that Microsoft appear to have the attitude -"If you don't usage our OS, and our browser, then we don't wish you as a customer." Now I\'m NOT saying that I dislike Microsoft...
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NEW Community Scoop Newsletter!

Want to keep up to date on all that is occuring in the PC World community? Now you can! Community Scoop, a new weekly newsletter that begins on October 6th and is issued every Friday, will cover some of the hot posts from forums, blogs and product reviews each week.CLICK HERE to go to the...
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IE 6

While surfing the internet i retrieved the" net Explorer must close right now" this was due to an bug, " mshtml " . I searched the download to update this on your \'s site and attempted it. When I attempted to install it i got the inform that this was not necessary on my computer. could some give me a...
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Images in Outlook 2003 emails

I imbed images in my emails. Sometimes when the addressees got their copy there are "extra" duplicates of some of the images attached to the E-mail. What might be causing this? 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_11178', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid',...
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POP-Up Blockers

i\'ve a Google Pop Up Blocker and does the job ehhh OK.. Anyone have a better one out there?:shock: 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_11362', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid', typeid: '11362' }, parseInt('0') ); Back to top of the page up there ^ ...
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E Mail

All E Mail Articles that I got from P C World The Text is all Jumbled up. Would Appreciate some Help In Resolving this Problem. :unsure Thanxs, knobles 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_9046', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid', typeid: '9046' },...
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Which web mail service do you primarily use?

I usage Hotmail because I like the interface and general feel and ease of usage. Yahoo!'s pretty good so. I gues I'm one of the few people that was unimpressed with Gmail.If there are some Netscape faithful here, they are going to discontinue their mail service and move all accounts to AIM Mail...
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NEW FORUMS - General Talk & Reader Input

I've generated a new forum called General Talk, which is for all of you to get to know each other, discuss non-PCW tech news, share a cool link, and now hang out.Click Here to go to the General Talk forum.I've also generated a new forum called Reader Input, which is for all of you to give us...
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Mozilla Firefox: Problems with Update 1.5.0.6

I've been literally pleased with Firefox and had used it for more than a year. In June though, it updated itself to 1.5.0.6 and I lost my bookmarks, the ability to add engines, and it appear to be the culprit responsible for periodic computer freeze-up.I've attempted un-installing and re-installing,...
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is there an easy way to delete 2500 emails with going

each one? A free lycos E-mail account, I haven't tested it in sometime and saw the emails, it would take me a whole day....is there an easy way to do it? Thanxs for the suggest. 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_11449', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid', typeid:...
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