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  1. Thread: How to use Winmail on Windows 8.

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    Fixed, it was the darn latency - just took...

    Fixed, it was the darn latency - just took forever to show up....sigh.
  2. Thread: How to use Winmail on Windows 8.

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    However, that doesn't answer why I can't see it...

    However, that doesn't answer why I can't see it on the file I just transferred to my netbook....groan again...will continue slogging on....
  3. Thread: How to use Winmail on Windows 8.

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    Groan, ignore this old fart...it's a hidden...

    Groan, ignore this old fart...it's a hidden system file of course....sigh.
  4. Thread: How to use Winmail on Windows 8.

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    by Ex_Brit
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    No quarantined files, hidden files and folders...

    No quarantined files, hidden files and folders set to be visible, Latest 7-Zip. I don't understand. What's best to open a RAR file?

    You did mean the zip file in post #1 of this thread - right?...
  5. Thread: How to use Winmail on Windows 8.

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    Uh-oh...that zip contains the rar files, yes. ...

    Uh-oh...that zip contains the rar files, yes. But once extracted they are missing a crucial file (& maybe others) winmail.exe isn't there.
  6. Thread: How to use Winmail on Windows 8.

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    Good luck with work ;-) I'm long since retired.

    Good luck with work ;-)

    I'm long since retired.
  7. Thread: How to use Winmail on Windows 8.

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    Thanks very much ;-) I'll let you know if I...

    Thanks very much ;-) I'll let you know if I need anything.
  8. Thread: How to use Winmail on Windows 8.

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    Thought I'd never need the x86 Vista Windows Mail...

    Thought I'd never need the x86 Vista Windows Mail folder as all my machines are 64-bit, so never copied it from my old Vista installation. Now there's my almost forgotten netbook which seems to like...
  9. Thread: How to use Winmail on Windows 8.

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    by Ex_Brit
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    OK, got it working just fine. I also got the...

    OK, got it working just fine. I also got the Calendar link working. For that simply follow the 7 Tute from the Task manager part onwards (no need for the prior part as WinCal already exists in...
  10. Thread: How to use Winmail on Windows 8.

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    Deleted and thanks.. The Tutorial Search here can...

    Deleted and thanks.. The Tutorial Search here can trick you unless you read the top line for which forum.....thanks again.
  11. Thread: How to use Winmail on Windows 8.

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    Actually with Win 10 I'm poking around rather...

    Actually with Win 10 I'm poking around rather blindly but am assuming it works similarly to Win 8.1 which I had before. The last time I put WinMail in an unconventional situation was here on my Win...
  12. Thread: How to use Winmail on Windows 8.

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    Tried this in my Win 10 (L: partition) and got...

    Tried this in my Win 10 (L: partition) and got the following in the Elevated CMD:
    64509
  13. Thread: Announcing .NET Framework 4.6

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    by Ex_Brit
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    Interesting, thanks Shawn.

    Interesting, thanks Shawn.
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    Thanks - it was just a thought. Oh well, back to...

    Thanks - it was just a thought. Oh well, back to the proverbial drawing board !
    :confused:
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    Shawn, do you happen to know how often Windows...

    Shawn, do you happen to know how often Windows checks for Store/App updates? (Trying to solve a mystery over at McAfee forums regarding a mysterious every 3 hours loss of focus (from Games I'm...
  16. Thread: Kb3035558

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    Windows 10 is being released on July 29, 2015...

    Windows 10 is being released on July 29, 2015 according to article today at USA Today.
    Windows 10 to arrive July 29 Internet Explorer is not part of the Release. (Replaced by "Edge")....
  17. Thread: Kb3035558

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    No, it means it will be offered to you that's...

    No, it means it will be offered to you that's all. Nothing is forcing you to upgrade. Those updates are merely to give Windows Update the ability to offer a system upgrade. That's something that...
  18. Thread: Windows 8.1 boot INSANLY long

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    by Ex_Brit
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    Delete Doctor and programs like that remove more...

    Delete Doctor and programs like that remove more than they say they will remove. Never trust them.
    Check if any hardware is attached that may be interfering with the boot process, also make sure...
  19. Thread: Windows 8.1 boot INSANLY long

    Drivers & Hardware
    by Ex_Brit
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    First thing to do is stop using registry cleaners...

    First thing to do is stop using registry cleaners such as Delete Doctor as all they do is mess the system up.
    The second thing to try is System Restore to see if you can go back to before all this...
  20. Thread: Kb3035558

    Windows Updates & Activation
    by Ex_Brit
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    I believe this is the update that allows WU to...

    I believe this is the update that allows WU to offer Win 10 when the time comes. My Win 8.1 has it since April,1 but I have yet to see it offered in either of my Win 7 SP1's.

    Edit:
    Well so...
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    Thanks, I'll keep digging...LOL

    Thanks, I'll keep digging...LOL
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    Shawn, Do you know of any way of getting the...

    Shawn, Do you know of any way of getting the Windows 7-style look for the sign-in screen user picture frame, rather than having that plain square ?

    Seen here for comparison, 8/8.1 first:

    59816...
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    Thanks ;-)

    Thanks ;-)
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    Here's another one labelled Windows OEM Product...

    Here's another one labelled Windows OEM Product Key Tool and works for 7, 8.x and 10.
    Link here: https://neosmart.net/OemKey/
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    It has just finished, thank God LOL Thanks guys.

    It has just finished, thank God LOL
    Thanks guys.
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