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    Monitor not recognized

    I have a Dell Dimension XPS R400 (old). It does not recognize the monitor any more. The message on the monitor says "No Sync Input". I have tried 3 different monitors and get the same result. Is it possible that I disconnected/loosened something on the motherboard when I installed an...
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    Solved: Free Picasa2 vs. $60 Adobe Elements 4.0

    Sorry about the bad URL. It was the email address I gave you. The URL is: www.esuperdeal.com
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    Solved: Free Picasa2 vs. $60 Adobe Elements 4.0

    Yopu can get Adobe Photoshop Elements Ver 4.0 for $41.00 (no tax, no S/H) from www.esuperdealonline.com My favorite Elements manual is from the 3D Visual Series because it contains a LOT of pictures which increases understanding and learning. About $30.00.
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    Turn of Sleep/No action function

    Thanks. That was easy. Who'd a thunk?
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    Turn of Sleep/No action function

    My computer will go into the Sleep mode after a certain amount of inactivity. How do I turn of the timer on that function? The real problem is that when this occurs it locks up the system and I have to use the external Start button to close down the computer. The same thing occurs if I click...
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    Why Windows Installer?

    When installing software I would get an error message telling me that I needed to install Windows Installer.... So I followed the guidance, found the app at the MS site and installed it. Now every time I try to OPEN an app, I get a pop-up message stating that Windows Installer is preparing to...
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    Primary Channel Not Found

    I have no idea. i haven't had time to follow the guidance you folks provided to me.
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    Primary Channel Not Found

    Thank you all for the information. For the record: I am just curious; the system works fine. Re: 250G HD heat is not an issue since the fan blows fairly cool and the case is not even warm.
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    Primary Channel Not Found

    During the WinXp boot-up, I watch the instructions on the screen. One of the displays reads: Primary Channel: Drive not found Secondary channel: MDC WD2500JD00HBB0 What does it mean?
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    Windows XP Explorer

    I can't open my Windows Explorer. Why is that? It started about a week or so ago. It just appears to go through the process without ever leaving the desktop and suddenly quits without a display. Any ideas?
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    Default Viewer

    How to I set my default viewer? I don't like the one that is currently displaying any image files.
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    How to Make a small watermark

    Everytime I put a watermark on a document ,it fills almost the entire page. I want the watermark to be about 1.5 x 1.5 inches and be able to position it on the document. Nothing the WORD Help tells me how to do it. I'm using WORD 2002. Is there another solution for what I want to do?
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    Using FTP

    One last question (I am reminded about the quote in the upper right corner) - the person I am going to hook up with will also have to do everything I have to do, right?
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    Using FTP

    Thank you. It never occured to me that there would be a free FTP site.
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    Using FTP

    I have several large files that I want to transfer to someone. Unfortunately, email will not accomodate the volume. I thought that I could use an FTP to transfer the files. How do I do that?
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