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    It's a tradition that dates back to the days...

    It's a tradition that dates back to the days before soap was invented and I think it has more to do with table-manners than hygiene today. Think about it: Imagine that you are preparing food, you...
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    Hypnosis: Real or make-believe?

    I'm very, very skeptical about hypnosis but wouldn't it be fantastic if it were real?
    I tried all the self-hypnosis stuff years ago and even went to a hypnotherapist for 3 sessions but I ultimately...
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    Perhaps you have a virus or malware problem?...

    Perhaps you have a virus or malware problem?
    Have you added any new hardware recently such as a graphics card? (remove it and try again if you have).

    First thing to to is to boot-up in safe-mode:...
  4. Thanks Scott and Imp. It took me a little while...

    Thanks Scott and Imp.
    It took me a little while but it turned out to be a simple fix after all - to get into BIOS I held down the Escape key the second the laptop started up. I selected "stretch...
  5. Thanks Imp :) It doesn't seem to want to let me...

    Thanks Imp :)
    It doesn't seem to want to let me into BIOS (I think I've run out of keys to press!) but I'm sure I'll get there eventually - it's a fun project anyway.

    I've got a Windows 98 disk,...
  6. How to Reinstall Windows 98 without original disk?

    I bought a Toshiba Tecra 520CDT that has a couple of minor problems (it only cost me 10) and I want to reinstall Windows 98 in the hope that it will fix whatever is causing the display to only work...
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    I can't remember what they're called exactly, but...

    I can't remember what they're called exactly, but you can use a 'text reading' program that will recognize most types of print and convert it to an editable format.

    Have a look on SnapFiles...
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    If you have any money at all, use it to get your...

    If you have any money at all, use it to get your teeth looked at, you are desperately in need of root canal treatment.
    If you don't, it might still be worth visiting a dentist to explain the...
  9. Close the page and open your web browser again,...

    Close the page and open your web browser again, that should reset it.
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    Start > Control Panel > Printers And Other...

    Start > Control Panel > Printers And Other Devices > Mouse.

    You should find it there. It may be that your pad has bit the dust or it might just be a problem with the driver.
  11. Question: Windows 98

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    There's nothing like the feeling of switching on...

    There's nothing like the feeling of switching on a new computer :)
  12. Question: Windows 98

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    Msconfig? I'm not sure why you would need to look...

    Msconfig? I'm not sure why you would need to look at it but here's a guide:
    How to use MSCONFIG: NetSquirrel.com

    If you are still using Windows 98, download the "unofficial service pack" from...
  13. I think CurlyBen has covered most of it, follow...

    I think CurlyBen has covered most of it, follow his guide and your PC should run very well.

    Make sure that you update Windows regularly - if in doubt, click on Start> Control Panel > Update. At...
  14. Question: Human soul

    by Lord_Darkclaw
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    You're looking for a physical location?

    You're looking for a physical location?
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    Go into Device Manager and look at "Universal...

    Go into Device Manager and look at "Universal Serial Bus Controllers" (USB), if there is an error it should show up.
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    You can get them capped if they cause a problem,...

    You can get them capped if they cause a problem, but caps are expensive so think carefully. Also, you might want to think about what a prospective employer would think at a job interview.
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    It's more likely to be a problem with your USB...

    It's more likely to be a problem with your USB port. Did you try plugging in to all the ports?
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    Yes, but it looks a bit crappy and you'll...

    Yes, but it looks a bit crappy and you'll probably end up biting your lip a lot.
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    I suspect that there is no virus. When you say...

    I suspect that there is no virus. When you say "flash memory" what do you mean exactly?
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    It's possible for someone to switch on your...

    It's possible for someone to switch on your webcam by hacking into your computer over the internet, but it's unlikely to happen so long as you have a firewall program.

    Webcam Trojan perv gets...
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    I have no idea, but I hope he straightens out....

    I have no idea, but I hope he straightens out.
    It reminds me a little of a man who works in the same place as me; he's starting to act more normal now, but for years he talked like a babbling idiot,...
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    Kaspersky or Nod32 are the best AntiVirus...

    Kaspersky or Nod32 are the best AntiVirus programs. Kaspersky is more for professional use but Nod 32 will probably run quite well on less powerful PC's .

    AVG is the best free antivirus that I...
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    How lazy can you get! Just Google "disable WGA"...

    How lazy can you get! Just Google "disable WGA"
    I suspect you are using a pirate copy, in which case scan carefully for trojans, but it does sometimes happen with legitimate copies too.
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    I think you have to deselect "simple sharing" in...

    I think you have to deselect "simple sharing" in the Folders option and then use the "take ownership" option to get access.

    I haven't done it for ages but I'm pretty sure there's a guide on the...
  25. Guyver?. I don't know, it sounds vaguely familiar...

    Guyver?. I don't know, it sounds vaguely familiar though.
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    Nero Vision editing problems

    I've been trying to join a few video clips together, it works fine until I add a couple of fades or wipes and then it stops playing properly - it runs for a few seconds and then goes jerky and then...
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    I've been using a keyboard for years and I have...

    I've been using a keyboard for years and I have never learned how to type without looking at the keyboard. It's a mystery to me how they do it.
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    Right click "properties" on the desktop and you...

    Right click "properties" on the desktop and you should find an option to display it.
    Btw, you shouldn't use Windows 98 for the internet because it's no longer safe; Microsoft no longer provide...
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    When you install a program for the first time or...

    When you install a program for the first time or update a program, sometimes the computer will need to be restarted to allow the changes to take effect.
  30. Ask a doctor.

    Ask a doctor.
  31. Question: Where to go

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    I'm 35 years old and I'm not sure that I'M old...

    I'm 35 years old and I'm not sure that I'M old enough for MySpace!
    MySpace is something you want until you've got it, and then it's mostly a let down.
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    Nowhere - none that are completely safe anyway,...

    Nowhere - none that are completely safe anyway, unless you want public domain music which is free of charge.

    There are a hundred music file-sharing sites but trojans and viruses are everywhere...
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    I think you made my point for me Mabprob in that...

    I think you made my point for me Mabprob in that you found the idea of Paris Hilton being sexually assaulted amusing.
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    I'm afraid it probably is illegal. Certainly in...

    I'm afraid it probably is illegal. Certainly in the UK traffic law is strict about disabled-parking bays. You made a completely innocent mistake and you might be able to get the fine reduced if you...
  35. The only thing I can think of is that the network...

    The only thing I can think of is that the network card in your laptop may be faulty or has come loose.
  36. Errrmmmm... it's broken.

    Errrmmmm... it's broken.
  37. Have you tried resetting the router? A couple of...

    Have you tried resetting the router? A couple of times (last time was during a thunder storm) my Netgear router has lost the connection to my PC and had to be set up again.
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    You're not a very nice person are you Magprob?...

    You're not a very nice person are you Magprob?
    America must be the only Country in the developed world where rape is considered a legitimate punishment in jails and prisons.

    Paris Hilton is...
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    Buy or borrow an empty hard drive (even a brand...

    Buy or borrow an empty hard drive (even a brand new one is very cheap these days) and install Windows onto that. Install it as the Master Drive and install your old drive as the slave drive.

    Run...
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    Check the cables, a broken or frayed wire can...

    Check the cables, a broken or frayed wire can cause intermittent faults.
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    I think you need a "watermarking" program that...

    I think you need a "watermarking" program that writes a logo across all the pics so that they are partly defaced, or just send them very small copies of the pictures - say a 300x400 size.
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    Well I just learned something new. That's a huge...

    Well I just learned something new. That's a huge hole in Windows security; I don't remember any mention of it when I installed Windows XP - I guess it makes my password completely useless if someone...
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    Surely you would need the administrator password...

    Surely you would need the administrator password to log on as administrator?
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    LOL! You'll have to ask him :) GHT.. I wonder...

    LOL! You'll have to ask him :)
    GHT.. I wonder if he meant to type GTG (got to go)?
  45. Question: I'm Too Fat

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    Question: Do guys who you think are hot hit on...

    Question: Do guys who you think are hot hit on you?
    If they do then it's all in your head.
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    If you can't get into BIOS in may well mean your...

    If you can't get into BIOS in may well mean your Motherboard has bit the dust.
    Was there anything you did before your PC crashed?
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    Yes, it will probably work fine but personally I...

    Yes, it will probably work fine but personally I would start from scratch on your new PC - it's good to give the hard-drive a Spring clean once in a while.

    I'd set the jumpers on your old hard...
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    In relation to what exactly? Where does it say...

    In relation to what exactly? Where does it say "GHT"?
    I can't find any reference to GHT on Google so it's probably nothing at all.
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    Maybe the fan needs cleaning out.

    Maybe the fan needs cleaning out.
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    Thanks HVAC and Benn, yes I have installed a new...

    Thanks HVAC and Benn, yes I have installed a new driver but it has only made a very slight improvement. I've ordered a graphics card now which I hope will solve the problem.
    I find it very strange...
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