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Jun
9
comment Hide text unless user hovers over or highlights text (Microsoft Word 2013 save as PDF)
That's too bad. I wasn't aware of that. There are a couple free extensions that your Chrome students might be able to use.
Nov
3
comment Disappearing cursor in Word 2010
Yep, this did it for me. (Thanks!) But the process also indicated the real culprit in my particular case: Content Controls in the header. See my answer below.
Oct
28
comment Can I edit IE Favorites from the command line?
perfect! Just what I needed. I ended up just opening the Favorites folder (C:\Users\[username]\Favorites), selecting all the shortcuts I wanted to change, dragging them all into Notepad++, doing a single Replace in All Open Documents, Save All. Done! Took less time than writing this comment. Thanks for the assist!
Sep
5
comment Chrome can't connect to internet (but other browsers can)
initial install of portable chrome does seem to work. I've never heard of it before, however, so I don't know what the differences are between it and regular Chrome, or whether it can be a suitable alternative. I'll play with it for a while and see.
Sep
5
comment Chrome can't connect to internet (but other browsers can)
@crazypotato: your link had a good suggestion ("Clear host cache"), but unfortunately it still didn't resolve the issue.
Sep
1
comment Chrome can't connect to internet (but other browsers can)
@crazypotato: Good idea, but it didn't help.
Aug
31
comment Chrome can't connect to internet (but other browsers can)
I figured out how to launch Chrome with no extensions. Still dead.
Aug
31
comment Chrome can't connect to internet (but other browsers can)
Not sure how to launch in any non-standard mode (except incognito, which didn't work either). I typed the IP address of Google (173.194.33.167); no joy.
Aug
21
comment “This file can't be previewed because of an error in the Microsoft Word previewer.”
Also, this did not fix the problem for PDF previewer. (In that case I got a new message: "This file cannot be previewed because there is no previewer installed for it.") And it broke the Windows Explorer pdf previewer. A re-install of Adobe fixed Explorer's previewer, but not Outlook's.
Aug
21
comment “This file can't be previewed because of an error in the Microsoft Word previewer.”
This solution fixed the problem for TXT previewer as well (with Outlook 2010). However it appears to have BROKEN the txt previewer in Windows Explorer. (Oh, well. I rely on the Outlook previewer much more often.)
Jul
25
comment USB mouse incredibly slow on brand new laptop
@BenPlont: yes, definitely. I have triple checked.
Jul
10
comment Is it possible to rename an open Word document without closing it?
This should not be the selected answer as it discusses access by "other programs". The OP's request does not require such access.
May
11
comment Scheduled and recurring email in Outlook?
@SiegeX, yes that is how it should work.
May
9
comment Scheduled and recurring email in Outlook?
@SiegeX: notice the name of the function (Application_Reminder). This is a built-in Outlook event handler that gets called automatically by Outlook whenever a reminder fires. So the Reminder is the trigger that makes this work.
Apr
24
comment MS OneNote screen capture stopped working
Thanks, and welcome to SuperUser! Come back soon, and keep contributing!
Mar
24
comment The Windows 7 Home Premium ISO file is corrupt
@Ramhound: I didn't mean to offend you (as you can see in my comment, I said I was "sure you didn't intend to screw me up.") I downloaded ImgBurn from two different sites (cnet & softpedia, IIRC)and they both added crapware that I had to clean up. Clearly it was my bad for choosing untrustworthy distributors. But may I suggest that if you recommend that software again, perhaps you could include a link to a clean download source. But again, I'm sorry to insult you (I let my frustration get the better of me). I realy appreciate you taking the time to try to help me in the first place.
Mar
24
comment The Windows 7 Home Premium ISO file is corrupt
If anyone else comes on this page, I hope you see this warning: DO NOT DOWNLOAD ImgBurn!! It hijacked all of the browsers on my machine and tried to install truckloads of crapware as well. Plus it can't burn to USBs which was what I clearly asked for in my post. I'm sure Ramhound didn't intentionally mean to screw me up, but the ImgBurn recommendation cost me an hour or more of clean-up time, trying to get all that junk off my system.
Mar
23
comment The Windows 7 Home Premium ISO file is corrupt
Turns out the vendor I purchased from was using the same link. So the ISO file is identical (I confirmed by checking the MD5 hash with this tool.) I've seen others online complaining about the same ISO file (X17-58997.iso) and wondering if it could possibly be corrupt.
Mar
22
comment The Windows 7 Home Premium ISO file is corrupt
Sweet. I'm grabbing it now & will try. Thanks. What is the .img file? All I see are links to .iso files.
Mar
22
comment The Windows 7 Home Premium ISO file is corrupt
DVs with no comment are bad form.