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  1. Thread: suddenly cannot receive email with BT by ALANGR
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
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    Thanks for your comments, Jimbo. I do use...

    Thanks for your comments, Jimbo. I do use nordvpn and have tried to get into BT but incoming mail is still blocked. However, I tried again just now and all was OK so I was clearly on a server that...
  2. Thread: suddenly cannot receive email with BT by ALANGR
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 8 Views 1,633

    Long delay!

    Well, after a long time the issue with BT is now resolved. For 'reasons of security' as I was coming into the BT site from 'abroad' (read outside the UK) access to the BT server for incoming emails...
  3. Thread: suddenly cannot receive email with BT by ALANGR
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 8 Views 1,633

    Thanks Denis; email now withdrawn. Thanks...

    Thanks Denis; email now withdrawn.

    Thanks also Samuria; look as though I get on to my Greek ISP as a first stop now. Then...maybe BT will offer other port numbers...

    Alan
  4. Thread: suddenly cannot receive email with BT by ALANGR
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 8 Views 1,633

    suddenly cannot receive email with BT

    Hi; I think that what I have is a BT problem but am coming here to see if my issues are recognised by anyone on this forum.

    I am a BT customer for broadband and email and all has been working well...
  5. Thread: Word 2019; Status Bar missing by ALANGR
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 6 Views 10,066

    Thank you for the tip/reminder. Having found the...

    Thank you for the tip/reminder. Having found the way ahead I now realise how I could have seen that myself!

    Cheers
  6. Thread: Word 2019; Status Bar missing by ALANGR
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 6 Views 10,066

    Thanks both for your comments. The status bar...

    Thanks both for your comments. The status bar was not visible at all (that's why I came to the forum as all I found everywhere started with 'click on the status bar'!
    The trick you suggested...
  7. Thread: Word 2019; Status Bar missing by ALANGR
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 6 Views 10,066

    Word 2019; Status Bar missing

    I find that today I do not have a status bar in MSWord - so no page count, zoom,etc.: word 2019

    I am not aware of doing anything to change any options; any ideas on how to get the SB back? Has...
  8. Thread: Editing custom dictionary in Word by ALANGR
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 2 Views 531

    Denis Great; all solved. The depth of actions,...

    Denis
    Great; all solved. The depth of actions, automated or not, is greater than I had realised.
    Thanks for your quick and helpful response.

    Alan
  9. Thread: Editing custom dictionary in Word by ALANGR
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 2 Views 531

    Editing custom dictionary in Word

    I have found how to edit 'custom.dic' and have removed some oddities that had crept in.

    However one problem (that I know of) remains. In MSWord, I type the correct word and when I hit return it...
  10. Thread: Clearing out unwanted app at startup by ALANGR
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 5 Views 990

    Oh dear; in the end it was really so simple! The...

    Oh dear; in the end it was really so simple! The Wacom program has an 'autostart' option in the file menu; turn that off and all is well!

    Thank you for your helpful comments and for mentioning...
  11. Thread: Clearing out unwanted app at startup by ALANGR
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 5 Views 990

    Hi; thanks for your helpful reply. I have run...

    Hi; thanks for your helpful reply. I have run Autoruns and found three entries for 'Wacom'.

    One is "Wacom Professional Service: Driver for Wacom Tablets" and the other two are drivers that are...
  12. Thread: Clearing out unwanted app at startup by ALANGR
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 5 Views 990

    Clearing out unwanted app at startup

    I have loaded up a Wacom pad and am very happy with it.
    BUT
    The Wacom desktop centre app automatically loads at startup. As I started to use the pad, this was helpful but I have now created a...
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    OK, thank you for that; I will see what I can do!

    OK, thank you for that; I will see what I can do!
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    I am bumping this thread in case someone new...

    I am bumping this thread in case someone new reads it and has any ideas.

    The Google Drive tab with the photos appears at each boot in my duckduckgo browser. I have searched my PC and found many...
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    I am not sure. The photographs appear as they...

    I am not sure. The photographs appear as they did when I first used the link provided - which I assume is that of Google Drive. But the display page is certainly a tab on my duckduckgo browser.
    ...
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    Thanks No; I copied the photos (some were in a...

    Thanks
    No; I copied the photos (some were in a zip file) and then unzipped/stored locally.
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    Stopping Google drive launching site at startup

    My son sent me a link to photographs he had loaded on Google Drive - which I have never used myself. I found the photos OK and downloaded the ones I wanted and then deleted the page in my browser,...
  18. Thread: W10 update knocks out epson printer by ALANGR
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 16 Views 3,344

    I am sorry to say that I have nothing to help...

    I am sorry to say that I have nothing to help you. I brought in a friend who works 'in the business' and he tried all sorts of things without success. Then, after quite a while, I could suddenly...
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    OK, I have sorted the problem by getting the...

    OK, I have sorted the problem by getting the remote PC to 'not check passwords'. This was necessary despite the fact that the computer concerned did not have a password set.

    Thanks for the help.
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    OK, I have created an account on the networked PC...

    OK, I have created an account on the networked PC but I was not asked for a password. On that PC I can see the account I created and it says it is password protected; but I cannot see how to change...
  21. Thread: Why is disc acces light is permanently on? by ALANGR
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 3 Views 1,015

    OK, thanks for that reassurance. The light has...

    OK, thanks for that reassurance. The light has gone off as suddenly as it came on so that may be all over.

    Thanks.
  22. Thread: Why is disc acces light is permanently on? by ALANGR
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 3 Views 1,015

    Why is disc acces light is permanently on?

    Yesterday I realised that the disk access light on my computer was on all the time. There is no flickering at all. Looking at performance with Task Manager the disk showed no activity at all. ...
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    Accessing networked PC - what are network credentials

    I wish to connect to a directory on another computer on my home network. All was well until the 1803 update (I was able to map the required folder OK) but now I get a dialogue asking for my network...
  24. Thread: ethernet does not have valid IP address by ALANGR
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 8 Views 2,906

    Thanks for your comments and ideas. While all is...

    Thanks for your comments and ideas. While all is working OK I am not going to play around with things! (until recently it had been working for a couple of years or more). It may have been an OS...
  25. Thread: ethernet does not have valid IP address by ALANGR
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 8 Views 2,906

    Thank you for the information and advice. I have...

    Thank you for the information and advice. I have no wish to change anything that is working but will monitor to see what I can find about drivers.

    But to have a replacement strategy seems...
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