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  1. Question: Control onedrive

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    Control onedrive

    How do I control what files are saved to Onedrive in Windows 11? Or disable it completely if I can't control it.

    An internet search has come up with nothing useful. None of the help articles and...
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    Switching between windows in Windows 10

    In prior versions of windows, if I wanted to switch to a different window/task, I just clicked the icon on the task bar. Windows 10 worked that way at first. Now the only way to switch is to...
  3. Question: Female doctors

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    Female doctors

    For men who have had female general practice (or family medicine) doctors.

    Did you find them reluctant to examine or treat the male specific body parts?

    If you have been seen by a female...
  4. Question: Firefox restarts

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    Reading news, internet searches, Firefox is open...

    Reading news, internet searches, Firefox is open in the background while I'm using another program (no consistency as to which one.) I've yet to identify a connection between my actions and Firefox...
  5. Question: Firefox restarts

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    Firefox restarts

    Periodically Firefox will close and then restart. I've been unable to identify a reason for this. Neither Chrome or IE has ever closed on their on.

    Anyone know of a reason for this?
  6. Question: Printing to file

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    Printing to file

    My HP printer dialog box has an option to print to file. When I use this a file is created but I can not figure out how to print it. Or open it. HP instructions are no help. Does anyone know how...
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    Thanks for the response. But to clarify, I am in...

    Thanks for the response. But to clarify, I am in the US. Which makes the statement somewhat curious. But as Amazon normally withholds sales tax, but sometimes doesn't it must have a US meaning. I...
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    None VAT tax invoice

    Sometimes items I purchase from Amazon do not have sales tax withheld and the invoice has the statement: "Please note: This is not a VAT invoice."

    Does that mean the purchase is not subject to...
  9. Question: EPS and Dividend

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    KMP routinely borrows money and issues more...

    KMP routinely borrows money and issues more shares, using the proceeds to fund the dividends.

    When investing in partnerships and REITs check the financial statements and learn where the cash is...
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    Indoor TV antenna only works well in evening.

    I have a Magnavox HDTV and an indoor antenna. In the evening I get about a dozen clear channels. But in the afternoon the picture and sound on most channels break up or just pause. When using FiOS...
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    How do you determine the first play in dominoes?

    I play dominoes on the computer. And have been unable to figure out the rule for the opening play. The rules with the games say the player with the highest double opens. But sometimes when it is my...
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    Raising compressed spots in carpet

    I recently moved a table which left four deep recessed areas in the carpet. Is there any way to rejuvenate the carpet and padding? The table had been in that spot for about 10 years.
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    Thanks for the response. But I have never used...

    Thanks for the response. But I have never used the cloud or skydrive. At least not knowingly.

    I also realized the term "picture manager" may have been misleading. The tags are showing up in...
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    Icons in Windows 8 picture manager

    In Windows 8 picture manager most of the icons have either a green check mark or a >> symbol in a blue box. What do these mean? And is there anyway to get rid of them?
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    Most reliable source for drivers

    The following conflicting info has me wondering who is the most reliable source for updates.

    I have an HP computer with an Intel wireless card.. Last week the HP support assistant reported a...
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    Check the following link. It has a lot of...

    Check the following link. It has a lot of diagrams and should provide the info you need.

    Parts and Diagrams for Briggs and Stratton 136212-0026-01
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    That should be a fairly straightforward job. The...

    That should be a fairly straightforward job. The water in lines have screw on connectors. The drain hose most likely has a clamp connector. Depending on the type of clamp you will need either a...
  18. Question: No you tube audio

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    The problem I encountered was that I couldn't...

    The problem I encountered was that I couldn't manually increase the volume. Whether I clicked on the speaker symbol or just hovered over it, the volume setting bar didn't appear. Once the problem...
  19. Question: Soap

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    NO! Switch to a mild products (like Dove) and...

    NO!

    Switch to a mild products (like Dove) and see if the problems disappear. If not see a doctor. If you do, take what you were using to the doctor.

    If the problems do clear up, check the...
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    You should see a urologist. It might be a cyst,...

    You should see a urologist. It might be a cyst, it might be something else. It might be serious!
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    Sometimes there are severe reactions to the flu...

    Sometimes there are severe reactions to the flu shot, so you could have had a reaction. You should always talk to your doctor immediately if you have a reaction to any treatment. Even if you...
  22. Question: No you tube audio

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    Turns out it was muted. But the screwy thing was...

    Turns out it was muted. But the screwy thing was that when I first noticed the little x next to the speaker symbol, I couldn't unmute it. The problem lasted two days before I could get the volume...
  23. Question: No you tube audio

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    No you tube audio

    This may not be the best forum, but I'm not sure which fits.

    Yesterday morning I played You Tube videos and all was good. Yesterday afternoon the picture was good but there was no audio. I have...
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    When I join the homework I get a response that it...

    When I join the homework I get a response that it was successful. And in the "network and sharing center" Then "Homegroup: joined" appears.

    But when I go to libraries there are no computers...
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    Was tested with firewall off. All sharing...

    Was tested with firewall off. All sharing settings are enabled and have been rechecked many times.
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    Computer doesn't see Homegroup

    There are 3 computers in my home.
    1. WIN7, 32bit desktop
    2. WIN7, 64bit notebook
    3. WIN8, 64bit notebook

    #2, doesn't see my home group. In network and sharing center it says I have joined....
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    That was the key. Cells containing dates were...

    That was the key. Cells containing dates were properly formatted. But the results cell was formatted as text. Because that is what the ultimate answer will be. Changing results cell format to...
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    Thanks for your response. Your method is easier...

    Thanks for your response. Your method is easier than the way I was trying to do it. It has taken awhile to get back because I did encounter a problem.

    In a clean sheet, it works fine. As does my...
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    Compare dates in Excel

    I want to compare two dates to see if the time between them is greater or less than a set time. Is there a formula to do that?
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    Wired & wireless at same time

    My laptop is generally connected via a wireless connection. However for one program I use a wired connection.

    Are there any pros or cons to leaving the wireless active while wired?
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    You're right. The recommendations state:...

    You're right. The recommendations state: "dedicated graphics card preferred"

    The program runs on a WIN7, 64 bit laptop. But it's sluggish unless I disable some of the programs features and don't...
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    Shared vs Dedicated memory

    I'm looking to replace my computer. The recommended specs on one of the programs I run, recommends dedicated memory. But I have read that shared memory provides better performance.

    Assuming...
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    They can't collect twice for the same payments....

    They can't collect twice for the same payments. Contact them and explain what happened and that the payments were made.

    The dishonor fees are a different matter. You established a direct debit...
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    Selecting browser to open link

    My default browser is Firefox. Occasionally there are links in emails that I want to open with IE. Is there a way to do this easily without having to copy and paste the shortcut?
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    Laptop prints wireless, but not when wired.

    I have an HP desktop computer, an HP laptop, and an HP wireless printer.

    When the laptop is on a wireless connection, printing is fine. But if I connect the laptop to the router with a wired...
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    Selecting router channel

    My router allows me to select channels 1-11 or auto. I have seen numerous posts in other forums where channels 1,6, & 11 were recommended. But never an explanation as to why auto is undesirable.
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  37. There is always a transition time for moving...

    There is always a transition time for moving funds from one institution to another. Even electronic transfers are not immediate. Paper checks routinely take several days. Money can't be in two...
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    FIOS vs Cable TV signal

    Not sure if the best place for this question is TV or computers.

    I have a TV tuner on my computer. When I was a cable customer I connected it to the incoming coax. Then used Windows Media Center...
  39. Question: Dry scalp

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    Dry scalp

    I have very dry skin which requires daily moisturizing. This also effects my scalp. Hair products I've tried don't solve the dry scalp issue. Baby oil makes my hair oily. Is there any way to...
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    Yield = annual dividend / price In the case...

    Yield = annual dividend / price

    In the case you cited, assuming monthly payments, the annual dividend is $1.20.
    1.2 / 11.23 = 10.68%

    It looks like the yield quoted was based on prior days...
  41. Make sure you are using a music CD, not a data...

    Make sure you are using a music CD, not a data CD. Some devices will burn music onto a data CD, some will not.
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    Audio sync with sound bar.

    When a sound bar is connected to an HDTV by optical cable (audio out on TV to sound bar input) the video and audio will be slightly out of sync. Is it enough to be noticeable?

    Thanks,
  43. Have you tried giving it several minutes? As the...

    Have you tried giving it several minutes? As the hot water flows to the other side of the house it must warm the pipes first before it will be hot at far taps. Depending on where you live (external...
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    PC tools registry mechanic

    Is anyone familiar with PC Tools registry mechanic?

    Is it any good? Does it cause problems if used?
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    The streaming is from Amazon. I do not have...

    The streaming is from Amazon. I do not have discs for the programs I stream so the BluRay player can not be the source.

    The connect speeds are as stated above. BluRay connect speed is...
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    Computer vs Blu Ray speed

    I normally stream video from Amazon to my TV via a laptop. HDMI connection from the computer to the TV. Last night I configured my Blu-Ray player to stream from Amazon. The connect speed was...
  47. Quick guess: your history got corrupted. Since...

    Quick guess: your history got corrupted. Since your browser will check it before reloading, you kept getting the same result. Strange that it was on multiple sites. But glitches that cause problems...
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    Installing mixit shower valve

    I am replacing some mixit style shower valves. Found the right valves via Amazon, but the directions are skimpy.

    When installing these should I use plumbing compound or grease on the treads? ...
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    Must enter password twice to open Excel file

    When an Excel file is password protected I have to enter the password twice to open it. Then first time, the file becomes viewable in the documents preview screen. The second time it opens in Excel....
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    Is a 5 yr old HP worth repairing

    I have an HP media center PC that is 5 years old. It has an Intel Quad core, 2.4Ghz processor and 3G ram. Recently it has been making a clicking noise and twice I lost the signal to the monitor.
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