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Computer and Internet Training for Senior CitizensThis is a page about computer and internet training for senior citizens. Many older persons are hesitant to jump into the internet age, despite seeing their children and grandchildren surfing, gaming, and working on computers and using the internet.

 

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Free Countdown Timer for Email?I know this is off the wall, but I wondered if anyone knew where I could get a (free) scroll or countdown thing for e-mails that shows how many days till a wedding, or baby, etc.

 

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Recipe Card Software?I would like to make recipe files for each of my three adult children for a gift. Because of bad wrists, writing all of these would be impossible. Is there a program or such that would let me print them from my computer to recipe card size? I would sure appreciate any help. I don't want to make a book.

 

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Lost Install CD for Memorex CD/DVD Writer?I have a new Memorex External Slim CD/DVD writer, but I've lost the installation CD. Is there a way to download something from the internet?

 

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Alternative to Print Shop Software?I am at wits end with my "last" Broderbund Print Shop Publishing software. I have kept with PS for the past 10 years, but always have it "poop" out on me after about 3-4 years. It just goes haywire and I have to upgrade.

 

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Cookbook Software and TemplatesWhether organizing your own recipes or working on a fundraiser cookbook project, there are a number of options for finding a template to use for the recipes. This is a page about cookbook software and templates.

 

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Older Versions of Corel Software?Many people prefer to use an old and familiar software instead of more modern versions. This generally requires an older computer as well. This is a page about finding older versions of Corel Print House.

 

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Problems Opening an Email Link?I am unable to open a link mailed in an email. The link is in black, is this problem part of settings?

 

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Alphabetizing in Excel?Excel software includes a sort tool that can help you organize your files alphabetically. This is a page about alphabetizing in Excel.

 

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Unchecky for Managing Software DownloadsI have a lot of free software on my computers, and I do mean a lot. I have found that free software is usually just as good, and often better than paid for and original software as part of an operating system.

 

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Change Computer Date to Extend your "Free Trial" SubscriptionsIf your free trial is about up and you would still like to keep it with out making a permanent purchase option just yet all you need to do is go under your computer settings that manage the time and date and push the date back for however long you would like to extend your free trial.

 

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Using Microsoft PowerPoint?This is a page about using Microsoft PowerPoint. Whether you are developing a presentation for school or office, PowerPoint is likely the program you will use.

 

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Using Microsoft Office ProgramsThis is a page about using Microsoft Office programs. Microsoft Office consists of a suite of programs useful in an office setting and at home.

 

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Using Microsoft Outlook?This is a page about using Microsoft Outlook. Microsoft Outlook is a software package that can help keep your email, contacts, and schedule organized.

 

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Using Photoshop or Photo SoftwareOnce you have taken a digital photograph, there are many ways that you can change it by using Photoshop or another photo imaging software.

 

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Running Anti-Spyware on Your ComputerThis is a page about running anti-spyware on your computer. Finding the best software to keep your computer safe from being robbed of private information and personal activity is very important.

 

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Web Pages Load Slowly with Google Chrome?I had a slow computer and a computer repair person installed Google Chrome because he said it was faster than Firefox and IE. It takes me forever to get to any web page.

 

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Installing Corel Print House?This is a page about installing Corel Print House. Print House is an older printing program from Corel.

 

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Using Windows Vista Operating System?This is a page about using Windows Vista operating system. It can be very frustrating when a software program does not work properly with your OS.

 

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Restoring Blank Shortcuts on a Hard Disk?I just recently added this old hard disk that was found in my house and that was a back-up disk for our Internet Cafe. It had so many files and among them were games. Sadly, I cannot open those games since they are blank shortcuts. The original file for that game was gone. How can I restore them?

 

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Software for Studying Engineering Materials?Does anyone know of software for this area? Such software would help check our mind, by commanding numerical concepts, electromagnetic ideas, etc.

 

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Installing MagicJack on a Laptop?How do I install the MagicJack on my lap top? It is a Toshiba with Windows 7 and a Claro Mobile Internet 3.5 G. Thank you very much.

 

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Creating an Auto Fill File for Your Name and Address?Does any one know of a free site that will store your name and address and then automatically put it in wherever you are asked to enter your name and address?

 

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Saving Money On Computer SoftwareThis is a page about saving money on computer software. Buying programs and games for your computer can get expensive. Here are some ways to save.

 

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Problems with Google Voice?I have Google voice and the system has had a lot of problems. It has been down off and on for weeks, for calls in the US, and to other countries. I finally got through to Germany, but the audio was poor! What can cause this problem? Thank you!

 

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Getting Rid of Duplicates in iTunesThis is a page about getting rid of duplicates in iTunes. Duplicates in iTunes are annoying and can be difficult to get rid of while still preserving different versions of the same song.

 

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Using Quickbooks Computer Software?Has anyone used Quickbooks for a personal checking account?

 

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Uninstalling Internet Explorer 9?I recently downloaded Windows 9, I hate it; how do I get rid of it?

 

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Number Pad Doesn't Work with Garry's Mod Game?I got a game called Garry's Mod and I tried putting a turret on a jeep and it didn't work. Later I tried to make a car shown in the tutorial; I did exactly what it said and it didn't work. Nothing using numbers works please help!

 

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Number Keys Don't Work with GMod?I got GMod and anything requiring the number keys except changing weapons doesn't work. Please help :(

 

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What Internet Home Page Do You Use?I have used Google as my home page since it launched, but have been quite irritated with it since they came up with 'Google Instant' a few months ago. It slows my searches way, way down and also Instant does not show my MacAfee alerts of whether a link is okay, etc.

 

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Where Can I Find Free Pipe Game Downloads?Does anyone know of a web site that I might be able to get an older version of the Pipe game to download free? I think the one I used to play was in "98 or "99. Even one that is almost like it might be OK too.Thanks.

 

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Page Display Blurry at Bottom When Using Internet 8?When using Internet Explore 8, my grocery ad page is blurry on the bottom half. Why would this happen?

 

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Free Slingo Game Downloads?I want free downloads of slingo games. Where can I find them, please?

 

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Running Corel Photohouse 3 on a Vista Computer?I tried to get my Vista OS computer to run Corel Photohouse 3. It says that there needs to be a registry entry to get it to run properly and to use Regedit for this.

 

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Link: Free Screen Capture SoftwareHaving trouble capturing your screen with a 'scrolling' mode? I've been fighting PicPick for months now. All works wonderful except when I want to capture something with the scrolling mode, nothing seemed to work.

 

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Copying a Game to a Computer Without Internet Connection?I have internet on one of my computers, but I want to put a game on the one without internet. How do I do that?

 

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Free Version of WordPerfect?Does anyone know of a free program for WordPerfect and labels? I googled free WordPerfect but most of the sites are not really free. Thank you.

 

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Link: Team Viewer to Share Your ComputerHave computer problems that you can't correct, but you have a trusted computer-geek friend, and that friend doesn't live close by or can't come over. Well, there's a FREE download that will allow him/her to join you 'on' your computer.

 

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Link: "Shuffling" Software For Random Numbers or NamesThere is a tiny freeware computer program, "The Hat", for all versions of Windows. Basically, you type a list of names, then click the 'Shuffle' button. When finished shuffling, click the 'Stop' button.

 

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Deleting Bookmarks in Firefox?How do you delete sites from your Firefox bookmarks?

 

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Displaying Favorites in Firefox Similar to Internet Explorer Layout?When I had Internet Explorer, my "Favourites" were visibly listed down the left hand side of my screen. I don't know how to have a similar set-up, now that I have Firefox with Bing as my homepage.

 

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Advice for Updating a Company Website?My new boss wants me to update the company website and I don't know how! Can anyone tell me how I go about doing this? Help, please!

 

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Python 2.2.1 Programming Language?Why do I need Python 2.2.1.

 

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Problems Using Roboform Password Manager Software?A while ago someone on this site gave me the great tip to use Roboform to store and retrieve passwords. It has been a great tool, since it popped up everytime I reached a site needing a password and automatically filled fields or saved password, if I wanted.

 

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Customizing Windows 7 OS?I have Windows 7 on my computer, it is an HP. I know there is a lot of stuff that can be deleted, but don't know what to keep or delete! I just use it for just everyday things. Help would be appreciated.

 

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Best Checking Account Software?What is the best software for checking accounts? I have a total of 3.

 

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Use Open Office For Free Office SoftwareIf you can't afford Microsoft Office and need to use something comparable, there is a program called OpenOffice.org that is compatible with Microsoft Office and is free to download to use. I have been using it for a few months now and it works fine.

 

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How Do I Email Digitized Photos?How do I send digitised photos by email to friends and family?

 

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Using magicJack with Winfax?I need to know how to make my magicJack work with Winfax.

 

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Turning Off Windows7 Live Messenger Pop Up?How do you close off messenger pop up page on Windows 7?

 

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Deleting Old E-mail Addresses in Yahoo Groups?When I go to "edit groups" there is a drop down menu in which to select where you want your mail directed to. Still there are all these e-mail addresses that I have long ago deleted and no longer use. This happens only when I select "edit groups". How do I delete these old e-mail addresses?

 

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Installing Corel Print Office 2000 on XP Machine?How can I install Corel Print Office 2000 on a computer with Windows XP OS?

 

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Problems Installing MS Office 7?I just installed MS Office 7 and I can't get my graphics. It keeps saying the installer is installing, but it never does. Then it says something about a patch. What am I doing wrong?

 

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Autocad Software Version for Windows 7, 64 Bit OS?What Autocad software can I install for windows 7 Home Edition; 64bit OS? Please help. Thanks.

 

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Finding Fantasy Font Software?How do I find Fantasy font typing software?

 

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E-mailing a Webcam Photo?How do I take a still photo with my web cam and put it on an e-mail?

 

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Determining the Date a Site Was Established Using Java Code?If it's a static site, a personal site. Is there any java code we can type into the address bar to get the time that it was established or first updated? I know you can find out when it was last updated. How about first established?

 

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Alternative to Internet Explorer?I absolutely hate Internet Explorer; it's slow, a resource hog, etc. Is there another internet browser that is reliable and works better? Is there a way to delete Internet Explorer?

 

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Deleting Linux from My Computer?I am having a terrible time deleting a program in my computer. It is Linux. I have tried everything. I do not know much about computers and so when they tell me in computer language, I am lost.

 

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Windows Vista Software for Fujifilm Finepix 4800?I need the software for a Fuji Finepix 4800 Zoom. I am using Windows Vista. Where can I find it?

 

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Name for Web Template Business?I'm starting a business selling Web Templates. I need a creative business name. I came up with J.E TemplateHouse and TemplateMarriott. Any suggestions ?

 

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Free MTP Drivers?Where can I get free MTP device drivers?

 

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Windows XP Keeps Crashing?My Windows XP crashes.

 

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Creating a Photo CD with Music?I have photos I've taken and put on a CD, but I would like to add music to the CD to go along with the photos. How do I do that? Do I need to have a special program? I'm running windows XP.

 

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Buying Internet Explorer 8?I hear Internet Explorer 7 is about to be on the shelf and keep seeing ads for IE 8. Are they for real, or a scam? haven't heard anything about 8 that I recall, but I'm fried from this heat, so I could just be mixed up.

 

iCollage for Mac?Has anyone used iCollage for Mac to edit photos? It can make unique scrapbooks, cards, and wallpapers with 107 templates.

 

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Alternative to Safari for a Mac ?I have a Mac Mini that's four years old. My Safari email app and most of the other apps have always been mysteries to me. When I click on Help I get language only a techie understands, not meant for a senior citizen.

 

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Monitoring a Teens Internet Activity?A teenager has just moved in with me and I want to install a Keeloger to track what she is doing on the internet. Any advice on where to buy one or how about the free to install ones on the web? Thanks for any advice.

 

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Mozilla Firefox Autofill Form?How do I locate the autofill form on Mozilla Firefox?

 

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Agenda Calendar for a Blackberry?My boys and I seem to have a busy schedule. I recently needed a new cellphone so I bit the bullet and upgraded to a blackberry. In the past I have tried free agenda calendars for my PC. One day I went to log on and it had all disappeared.

 

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Editing Blemishes from Photos?I will be taking my son's senior pictures and am looking for suggestions for a photo editing software. Most importantly, I need to be able to edit out some acne that he is going through.

 

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Using Norton Anti Virus With Windows Vista?I recently installed Norton virus protection on my daughters laptop, she has Windows Vista and it has significantly slowed her computer. A co worker had recommended Norton over the free yahoo protection that I had. Any comments or experience will be appreciated. Thanks.

 

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Help with Print Shop 20 Crashing?I am using a Print Shop 20 software program that keeps crashing my computer. I have deleted and re-installed it it several times. I recovered my computer several weeks back, but it keeps opening in the last document I was working on and freezes up.

 

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Magic Gopher Computer Game?Can anyone explain how the computer game called Magic-gopher works? I received it in an e-mail and it is fascinating, but mind boggling. Thanks!

 

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Looking for Professional 3D Graphics Program?I am looking for a 3D program, that does 3D object and character modeling. I would like it to be professional quality graphics with animation.

 

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Free Label Printing Program?I am looking for free print program for printing labels on spice jars and canisters.

 

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How To Make Sims 2 Movie With Windows Movie Maker?How do I make Sims 2 movies with Windows Movie Maker?

 

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Free Printable Budget Planner?I am looking for a (free) printable budget planner (or spreadsheet) that I can download (copy and paste my own info into).

 

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Computer Registry Repair Software?Is there a computer Registry Repair Software you'd like to recommend?

 

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LiveUpdate Failure on Computer?Any computer geniuses out there? I need help! My computer is Windows Vista, my security is Norton 360. My LiveUpdate keeps saying, "LiveUpdate failed: Could not connect to the LiveUpdate server" (no error numbers, just the message).

 

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Free Landscaping Programs?Are there any free programs that doesn't come with spam, viruses, or spyware that I can use to plan my landscaping on? I'm just moving into a place and there are many things I'd like to have, but I know what it would look like if I don't plan it... like a disaster.

 

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Photo Collage Software?Does anyone know of a free program that I can download to make a collage with different sized pictures of my child? Basically something that I could crop and then paste the pictures into and add fun borders?

 

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Question About Using Picasa?Does Picasa go into other photo files to pick up the pictures?

 

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Outlook Express Emails Disappeared?Outlook Express 6 opened this morning and inbox is empty. 200-odd messages that were there yesterday have disappeared. I have checked that the View is set to All Messages, and it is. No rules in existence. New emails arriving are adding to the inbox. Other folders (sent, deleted) have the same content as yesterday.

 

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Working With Email Files?How do I convert rfc822 .eml to msg or a pst with a script? I am looking for a script that can convert .eml to a .msg or .pst better yet to import into an archiving device, as it does not support .eml. I would like to be able to perform a bulk conversion by a script of some sort.

 

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Converting Outlook Files?How do I convert Outlook 2007 files back to Outlook 2003?

 

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Opening Previously Deleted .rtf Files?I just recovered some .rtf files I accidentally deleted in my recycle bin. I used a third party software, StellarPhoenix. However, now my computer won't open them.

 

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Identifying Photo Imaging Software?I once used some graphic program that would take a photo of a person (head to waist) and when you used this command the picture would turn black but the edges of the person would glow neon. I can't remember if it was multi-color neon. Do you know what they call this?

 

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Problems With Microsoft Outlook?My computer had some network difficulty. After shutting down I noticed my Outlook Express inbox was empty. When browsing to my OE folder I see two inboxes, 1) Inbox.dbx 10MB, 2) Inbox (1).dbx 75kb. How do I get my original inbox back? I'm running XP SP2.

 

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