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You could also grab and install/use one(or more) of the Microsoft Powertoys - TweakUI in particular: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/powertoys/xppowertoys.mspxTip (4):Understanding what a good password might be is vital to yourpersonal and system security. I just ran into this exact same issue! When you click Design and choose a new Theme, the pictures, charts, and SmartArt graphics change to match your new theme. Get the answer AnonymousJun 21, 2005, 10:54 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)Some of this does not apply if you have Windows XP SP2. his comment is here

Reply Larry March 3, 2015 at 4:25 pm The problem with the calculator is a bug that microsoft forget and it's totally normal!!! On English Windows, you will see this sentence: The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. If in standard mode the answer was -1.068281969439142e-19, then it will also be that same number in scientific mode. ok but that is a very small thing to make a comment on isn't it?carcastic???? http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/83998-45-help-computer-strange-things

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  • The computer store is probably correct in saying it>> was a virus, or a hijack.
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  • When a text file is encoded in Windows-1252 it is interpreted as UTF-16LE, resulting in the so-called mojibake.
  • Will this cause the other problems i mentioned.-- jackie"John C.

Try going to www.antivirus.com, if you can, and run the online virus scan. Will this cause the other problems i mentioned.> --> jackie>>> "John C. Harris, MPA" wrote:> The fact that something is running of an "extreme adult nature" shows that > something has hijacked your system via a download. They are probably not new enough or something.I have also wrestled with the possibility that this may have something to do with a cheap or twitchy power supply.My latest computer came

If the jerky mouse problem comes back again, you know for a fact the mouse is the problem because an older generic mouse would be using the same generic mouse drivers Reply Tina Sieber January 6, 2017 at 10:11 am Thank you for sharing that one, Michal! it does that weird random answer. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/strange-highlighting-problem-with-xp-230534/ Collection Intro Intro: Find Hidden Stuff in Windows Xptoday i will show you how to find hidden music, two retro media players, and this weird star wars thing in cmd on

Please try again now or at a later time. Scary Notepad BugAgain in Windows XP, Notepad tends to act crazy. For eg, 1/10 in base 10 is just 0.1, but in base 2, it's something like 0.000110011001100110011... Thanks again!

etc. navigate to these guys New versionsof almost everything come out all the time - some are free, some are payand some you can only download if you are registered - but it is bestto check. I use my computer> every day and cannot imagine it not being here. But I can't stand the> frustration of it not working.>> Pleeeeeeeeeeeeease!!!!!

You can even test this by putting the calculators into scientific mode and engineering mode, (Try it on any TI-89, TI-99, etc) Now here is the fabulous world of Microsoft, they Anonymous May 6, 2011 at 1:47 am If I recall correctly, the "Bush hid the facts" bug works for any sentence with four words in a four-three-three-five letter scheme. I have > > tried> > to delete one in particular as it is of an extreme adult nature. How to use Disk Cleanup http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310312 How to scan your disks for errors http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315265 How to Defragment your hard drives http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314848I would personally perform the above steps at least once every

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Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - thanking you by makay03 / May 18, 2010 7:53 PM PDT In reply to: windows highlighting issue - all windows office apps it It is not something newly added. Ultra" (security software that manages our security gate and ID cards in the company), Microsoft Word, Outlook, and so on.Hope someone else can shed some light on this?

Harris, MPA> JCZ Consulting Services, LLC> > "jackie.tony" wrote in message > news:[email protected]> >I really hope someone can help.

Also, you get the same error when giving files and folders any of these names:┬áPRN, LPT1 to LPT9, NUL, and COM1 to COM9.Found Anything Else?I think I pretty much covered everything It will > > not> > let me delete it. email me ur answer on [email protected] Thank you jacktekzilla rocksi can only say that i agree with youumm, you can just type in "telnet towel.blinkenlights.nl" and it will do the same that something as a programmer I do know!!

Not sure if it's still their in Vista and 7. I fell asleep after the first 4 words though. My computer has started doing some strange> things lately.>> It shuts down by itself and says it is dumping memory. User Name Remember Me?

Computers understand only binary (base 2). you should remain from commenting on computer science if you don't know anything about it!! Watch The Calculator Go NutsYour calculator, by the way, has a mind of its own sometimes. I checked under the Mouse settings in the Control Panel for anything out of the ordinary, but everything seemed to be set to defaults.

But the strangest one is the Application Files in Windows. And the kind of math that humans find easier is decimal (base 10) (since we were born with 10 fingers and all that). Alll previously worked fine, and now don't. See IEEE754 for to understand how math chip are working!!!

screen, choose Unicode. Help ! Essentially checking forpatches or upgrades (this goes for hardware and software solutions) isthe extent of this maintenance - you may also have to configure yourfirewall to allow some traffic depending on Since Calculator does not display 20 digits, it rounds the result to 2, but it maintains the calculated result for further use.

As mentioned above this happens with 2x2 or 3x3 or 4x4, etc....