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    How to get rid email going away message

    Hi: We solved the problem. My wife remembered how she did the "away message". She went to a business web site that offered this service and forgot about doing that. Thanks anyway, Jim
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    How to get rid email going away message

    Hi: I'm using Netscape 7.1 mail. I set up an automatic "away" message while on vacation and now can't figure out how to turn it off. When I originally set it up, I think it was just through the account settings or preferences-- not through AIM since I don't have an AIM account-- but when I...
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    CD has no reading comprehention

    Hi GripS: Thanks for your help! I'll give the compress air a shot. Jim
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    CD has no reading comprehention

    Hi: Yes my cd burner shows up in the device manager and since I haven't done anything to the jumper settings on the drives they are then the same as when things were working. Good news, the cd burner works. It may have been working before and I didn't notice it. Thanks for having me...
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    CD has no reading comprehention

    Hi Grip: Just a quick question Is "Windows Task Manager" the same as the "Device Manager"? Jim
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    CD has no reading comprehention

    Hi: There is a DVD player plus the CD burner. I figured that if the wiring worked for the DVD player it probably should have been good enough for the CD burner. Jim
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    CD has no reading comprehention

    The cd burner on my wife's XP stopped working after about a year. It looks like it want to work and tries to read a disk when I put it in the drive but after about twenty seconds of the cd light blinking - it all goes quiet. I have an identical computer with the same CD burner and have...
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    QuickTime has garbled sound

    I have partially solved this problem myself I should have checked this earlier, the QuickTime plug-in player plays with the Netscape browser but not the Internet Explorer browser. My wife's computer is ok in Internet explorer because it somehow downloads the MP3's and opens ithem in...
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    QuickTime has garbled sound

    :( Hi: I have windows xp (non-professional) and get garbled sound when I play mp3's with a QuickTime 6.5.1 plug-in. I have tried checking if I have the latest SoundBlaster Live updates, the latest QuickTime plug-in, re-installed Direct X. Also my wife has a sister computer of my XP and...
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    [Solved] Win98 Scanner not working in XP

    Great Result: I used the Compatibility Wizard for the installation file on my installation CD. I got a message of the sort that some files were changed or added to my H.D for use with the scanning program. Then I went to Add Hardware in the Control Panel and that was that. Thanks, Jim
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    [Solved] Win98 Scanner not working in XP

    I downloaded the epson driver file per your suggestion but I'm still getting this message when I try to scan in Adobe Photo Deluxe "Could not complete your request because of problem with scanner." Thanks, JIm
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    [Solved] Win98 Scanner not working in XP

    :confused: I have an epson 1200U scanner which I got for a win98 computer. I have since upgraded to two XP computers. On one of them I was able to get the scanner to work but not with the second one. Does anybody know why? I get messages like it doesn't support this platform. Jim
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    Reformatting device error

    Hi Sir: It looks to me like I need to have my computer on the internet or network. But when I plug the DSL cable into the network card, my computer freezes. So I think I'm unable to have DriveGuide evaluate my computer without having access to the internet. Is this true? Thanks, Jim
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    Reformatting device error

    When I try to load the drivers - windows doesn't recognize them and asks if I want to look elsewhere. Thanks, Jim P.S.: I will now check out the link you gave me.
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    Reformatting device error

    Reformatting H.D.: :confused: After reformatting and reloading Windows 98, I get some big yellow question marks in the Device Manager window of System Properties window. Along with the big yellow question mark I get the message: The drivers for this device are not installed (Code...
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