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  1. There are numerous alternatives, but that is not...

    There are numerous alternatives, but that is not what the op asked.
  2. Raw C is something I have not used this centuary....

    Raw C is something I have not used this centuary. C++ is still widely used as is C#. The Windows API would still be used for desktop type programs.
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    My sisters laptop.

    My sister in England has a problem with her laptop. This is part of the last mail she sent me...

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    Lota of pbople hav noe lovked ak Liotop and have no idea what is wrong or how to fis it. Ony...
  4. Thread: Network issue.

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    The Linksys must be 15 years old. I have had...

    The Linksys must be 15 years old. I have had multiple machines under my desk for at least that long, and they shared a 'net connection. Don't worry about it, we can continue to work the way we always...
  5. Thread: Network issue.

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    The cable from power line modem is connected to...

    The cable from power line modem is connected to the input to the Linksys, not one of the four ports. So the idea might be a non-starter then. In the past, she mailed me things if she wanted them...
  6. Thread: Network issue.

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    The house 'net connection is simply a jack point...

    The house 'net connection is simply a jack point on the wall in the living room. This is connected to a Technicolor four port router which has a wireless transceiver built in, which my wifes laptop...
  7. Thread: Network issue.

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    Network issue.

    My old LaserJet 4 has been slowly falling to bits for a while, and finally, the power supply blew. HP have said I /might/ be able to find a refurbished one somewhere. Enough, I bought a new Color...
  8. Thread: Laser printers.

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    Forget this, I got a reply from HP, they seem to...

    Forget this, I got a reply from HP, they seem to think it would be the same and therefore no problem with infrequent use.
  9. Thread: Laser printers.

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    Laser printers.

    Quick question. My old Laserjet 4 has been slowly falling to bits for years, it is time for a new one. I'd figured a colour one would be nice to have, and there are plenty to choose from. Does the...
  10. Thread: HP laptop

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    The default is 1366 x 768, and that is how it is...

    The default is 1366 x 768, and that is how it is set now. Something I noticed is the icons on the home page are enlarged, but the text under the icons looks to be normal size. I would have expected...
  11. Thread: HP laptop

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    I'll look up the resolution default and see if it...

    I'll look up the resolution default and see if it has changed. I guess there are keyboard short cuts to change things like that, so certainly a possibility.
  12. Thread: HP laptop

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    HP laptop

    My wife has been "cleaning" her laptop. After the attention, the font size etc. seems to be at least twice what it was before. I looked in the Windows settings and the zoom available is either 100%...
  13. Thread: Visual C++

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    In case anyone is interested, the file to start...

    In case anyone is interested, the file to start it up is devenv.exe, which sounds obvious once you see it.
  14. Thread: Visual C++

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    I went to Microsoft to get some help and...

    I went to Microsoft to get some help and discovered I could download a new version of Visual Studio making the installation of the old versions, at least for now, unnecessary. I have installed it,...
  15. Thread: Visual C++

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    I have numerous versions here, the one I was...

    I have numerous versions here, the one I was using to get this going again was Visual C++ 6.0. I think that was the version I had on here before I rebuilt the system. It was certainly adequate for my...
  16. Thread: Visual C++

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    I got it to start, but it hangs. Right clicking...

    I got it to start, but it hangs. Right clicking setup.exe does not have tabs, it gives me a list of fairly ordinary options apart from "Troubleshoot compatibilty" which is what I did. Eventually,...
  17. Thread: Visual C++

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    Hmmm, Delphi has also failed to install.

    Hmmm, Delphi has also failed to install.
  18. Thread: Visual C++

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    Visual C++

    I had Visual C++ Professional running on this machine for years. After rebuilding, and installing 64 bit Windows 8.1, (because the rebuilt system has 16GB RAM), trying to install VC does not run,...
  19. Thread: Printer driver.

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    Aggh, given up for now and posted the cards...

    Aggh, given up for now and posted the cards without the circular. Date is moving on and the cards all have to go to different countries so a couple of days at least to get there. I'll send the letter...
  20. Thread: Printer driver.

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    Didn't work. I deleted all copies of the...

    Didn't work. I deleted all copies of the download, and the old file as well. Windows update, and try again. Now, it did print, but not the carefully crafted Christmas circular I needed, but half a...
  21. Thread: Printer driver.

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    I've tried a few of those things, or options...

    I've tried a few of those things, or options there, nothing has changed. The full screen width banner saying it can't be run still appears.
  22. Thread: Printer driver.

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    >>> in compatibility mode? Errr, no, I don't...

    >>> in compatibility mode?

    Errr, no, I don't think so, because I am not sure what that is.
  23. Thread: Printer driver.

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    I have made some "progress", there was a file...

    I have made some "progress", there was a file which I guessed might be the LJ driver, yesterday, I could not delete the file, it said it was in use. Today, I rebooted and before doing anything else,...
  24. Thread: Printer driver.

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    I'll look in the morning, I've got to go in now.

    I'll look in the morning, I've got to go in now.
  25. Thread: Printer driver.

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    It is still a puzzle to me why Windows won't run...

    It is still a puzzle to me why Windows won't run the file I got from HP which is normally just a self extracting zip of other cryptically named files.
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