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Tue Jul 15

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geocarw replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 11:40 PM

Re: What would you do with this PC?

Perhaps your client could donate to a charity or a neighborhood kid.

My wife uses an early 2008 ThinkPad [XP Pro] for email and general browsing the Internet. To resolve the XP non-support issue, I installed Linux Mint 17 and all is well. [more]

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geocarw replied to the Improve the Fool board. 11:19 PM

Re: Whole thread

Are you telling me the problem may not lie with me ... but with TMF?

Yup. If you look back on this board you will find several instances of this problem. A quick look found posts on:

o 2/8/2014 reporting whole thread [more]

Mon Jul 14

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geocarw posted to the Improve the Fool board. 10:38 PM

Whole thread

Looks like some 'improvements' recently broke whole thread again. Too bad, it was working so well.

George

Wed Jul 9

Mon Jun 30

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geocarw replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 1:36 PM

Re: OT: Real-Time Cyber-Attack-Map...

Runs fine for me on a 3yo Gateway i5 laptop using Chromium Version 34.0.1847.116 Built on Ubuntu 14.04, running on LinuxMint 17 aura (260972)

Love the Charter Spectrum Internet service--
Ping: 9ms
Download speed: 94.47 Mbps
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Thu Jun 5

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geocarw replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 12:03 PM

Re: Cookie still appearing...(?)

However, a far better and easier way to manage Cookies and to keep them in check, is to use CCleaner program.

In CCleaner---> Options---> Cookies


Again, me too! Good advice TK.

George

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geocarw replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 11:57 AM

Re: Cookie still appearing...(?)

TK,,,, have been using MVP-HOSTS File and Hostess-Program for years, and they work great...

Me too!

George

Tue Jun 3

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geocarw replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 1:23 PM

Re: No more Truecrypt !

I know that a few people who read this board will be interested in this.-

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2304851/so-long-truecrypt-5-e......

Just when I
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Sat May 31

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geocarw replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 10:31 PM

Re: W8.1 First Impressions

I guess I'll have to get used to it. An update to make it look and feel m ore like XP would be welcome.

http://www.classicshell.net/

George

Mon May 19

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geocarw replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 10:18 AM

Re: BYE

Apparently you missed this post -- http://boards.fool.com/please-take-the-political-discussions...

George

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geocarw replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 10:14 AM

Re: Comp. only boots to Aptio

Haven't found a single cure for it online.

Really? http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Aptio+Setup+Utility

George

Fri May 16

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geocarw replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 11:12 AM

Re: Firefox Tabs on Bottom

I am one of those who did not like the tabs moving to the top of the screen with FF 29.

Tab Mix Plus does this too [more]

Sun May 11

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geocarw replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 7:03 PM

Re: Not worthless--thanks!

Now running Adaware (I forgot the post about running that first so hopefully it'll still do what it needs to do).

Probably this post: [more]

Thu May 8

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geocarw replied to the Improve the Fool board. 12:10 AM

Re: All messages now have blank space

Besides, if they DID fix this, they'd then get inundated with people saying, "I can't believe you spent the time to fix a silly little space, when you could have been implementing 'edit my post' functionality" or [more]

Wed Apr 23

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geocarw replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 8:53 AM

Re: Wash sale question

If I purchase a stock in a Roth IRA that I sold at a loss in a taxable account within the last 30 days constitute a wash sale?

Ask your question here: [more]

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