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  1. Thread: Thunderbird question - imap vs pop by OldGrantonian
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 29 Views 2,558

    - Copy everything below the dashed line into...

    - Copy everything below the dashed line into Notepad or N++, or some other ASCII editor (i.e. no hidden control characters).


    - Save as "Thunderbird"


    - That file is likely to have a TXT...
  2. Thread: Thunderbird question - imap vs pop by OldGrantonian
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 29 Views 2,558

    For Thunderbird, all emails are in your...

    For Thunderbird, all emails are in your "Profile". You can backup the entire profile using the following BAT file. It was written in Greek by someone on StackOverflow.

    The BAT copies from the...
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    Edge: Unable to expand a narrow History window

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    I have Edge 89.0.774.57 (up to date), in Wind 10 Pro 2004

    I open History by using Ctrl+H within Edge.

    Issue: The history is launched in a narrow window, with no tab bar. I can see the Today...
  4. Security System Some material in this tutorial is no longer...

    Some material in this tutorial is no longer current. Four of the five links at the top will present 404 errors.

    The easiest way to "allow an app" is to do it "on demand", as soon as Windows issues...
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    That was my original plan. However, while I was...

    That was my original plan. However, while I was waiting for a response here, I found a page that said that the app can be installed for up to 5 users on up to 5 devices.

    The target laptop has 2...
  6. Replies 2 Views 11,956

    Is an App from MS Store available to "all users"?

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    I have Win 10 Pro 2004. I'm the administrator of my grandson's laptop. He wants a paid app from the Microsoft Store.


    If I download the app under my own MS credentials with PayPal, does that...
  7. Thread: Windows Defender: None of the scan options work by OldGrantonian
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 11 Views 1,496

    . @Paul Black...

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    @Paul Black, Good advice. Thanks.
  8. Thread: Windows Defender: None of the scan options work by OldGrantonian
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 11 Views 1,496

    When I click on the script, I see the following...

    When I click on the script, I see the following options:

    309962

    If I select Open, I see the following:

    309963

    If I delete that message, and select Save As, I'm presented with a File...
  9. Thread: Windows Defender: None of the scan options work by OldGrantonian
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 11 Views 1,496

    . Thanks for the script, but as I mentioned...

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    Thanks for the script, but as I mentioned previously I'm not allowed to open or save these scripts.
  10. Thread: Windows Defender: None of the scan options work by OldGrantonian
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 11 Views 1,496

    . I ran the script as instructed. That...

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    I ran the script as instructed.

    That had no immediate effect. But on restart, the context menu option was available.

    I tested by selecting a file to scan.

    I got the message: "Page...
  11. Thread: Windows Defender: None of the scan options work by OldGrantonian
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 11 Views 1,496

    . Thanks, but Windows does not allow either...

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    Thanks, but Windows does not allow either opening or saving that file.

    Maybe you could rename it to TXT or something? I'll rename it back to BAT.
    .
  12. Thread: Windows Defender: None of the scan options work by OldGrantonian
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 11 Views 1,496

    Windows Defender: None of the scan options work

    I have Win 10 Pro 2004.

    Windows Defender and MalwareBytes Premium are "always on". I ran a MB scan just now - nothing found.

    If I click Scan Now in the Win Defender dialog, nothing happens....
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    General Tips . Yes, it looks as if you covered all my points...

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    Yes, it looks as if you covered all my points in the tuts.

    I should use my specs, but I can't remember where I put them in the fridge.
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    General Tips I have Win 10 Pro 1903. I had "ENG" in the sys...

    I have Win 10 Pro 1903.

    I had "ENG" in the sys tray, and wanted to remove it.

    I used Option Two, but with one additional step. That's because Option Two turns off the newer "ENG", but (for...
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    I tried all the operations suggested by Caledon...

    I tried all the operations suggested by Caledon Ken and @Atomic1977. None of these identified or solved the issue.

    The following worked.

    Click Start > Settings > System > Sounds

    In the...
  16. Replies 3 Views 1,642

    No sound from laptop when speakers are disconnected

    I have an elderly (7 years old) Dell Inspiron 17 R that I keep as a fallback laptop. I have Win 10 Pro, fully up-to date.

    I recently lost sound, when no external speakers are connected. (For info...
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    Security System My grandkids use one of my elderly laptops. It...

    My grandkids use one of my elderly laptops. It was reset less than a week ago using "Fast Start" in Win Defender.

    When I run "gpedit.msc", I get the "Can't find" message.

    gpedit exists in...
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    . . That was the solution. Thanks. ...

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    That was the solution. Thanks.


    "Virus and threat protection" was "On" in Win Defender.


    I was trying to run a DOS batch which creates new folders in "Documents". It never occurred to...
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    How to remove the Read-Only checkmark for "Documents" folder?

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    I've just noticed that I can't use "Save As" to save files to any folder under "Documents" - including the "Documents" folder itself.

    But I can do Ctrl+C followed by Ctrl+V within the same...
  20. Thread: Is it safe to install MalwareBytes on the D: partition of HDD? by OldGrantonian
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 3 Views 765

    . . You're correct :-) The install options...

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    You're correct :-)

    The install options allow you to modify the default location.

    Thanks.
  21. Thread: Is it safe to install MalwareBytes on the D: partition of HDD? by OldGrantonian
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 3 Views 765

    Is it safe to install MalwareBytes on the D: partition of HDD?

    I have a small SSD. For programs where speed is not essential, I install these on the D: partition of my HDD.

    Does it cause problems if I install MalwareBytes on D: ? It's the paid version.

    I...
  22. Thread: Chrome extension no longer works within Sandboxie by OldGrantonian
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 5 Views 3,461

    . Hi Bo. Thanks for your usual detailed help....

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    Hi Bo. Thanks for your usual detailed help. You certainly put in a lot of work for responses.

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    I tried manual deletion just now. Didn't work

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  23. Thread: Chrome extension no longer works within Sandboxie by OldGrantonian
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 5 Views 3,461

    Chrome extension no longer works within Sandboxie

    Just recently, one of my Chrome extensions fails silently within SB. It works OK outside SB.

    The extension is "Stylus", which has versions for Firefox, and almost every other browser.

    The...
  24. Thread: Sandboxie error: SBIE2102 File too large 957837253 by OldGrantonian
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 6 Views 3,531

    . Hi @bo elam...

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    Hi @bo elam. Thanks for your usual detailed response.
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    That was my first response.

    But the message kept returning after maybe 15-30 seconds. Each time I closed - it returned.

    I...
  25. Thread: Windows Defender window is empty by OldGrantonian
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 0 Views 3,481

    Windows Defender window is empty

    I have Win 10 Pro.


    If I right-click on a file or folder, the WD window is launched - but it's empty.

    The same thing happens if I click on the WD icon in sys tray.

    Any advice?

    Thanks.
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