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Is there a way to tell Microsoft Word to "guess" what I mean every time I make a typo?

Question: Is there a way to tell Microsoft Word to "guess" what I mean every time I make a typo?

Is there a way to tell Microsoft Word to "guess" what I mean every time I make a typo? For example, I type "tsanding," and instead of changing it to "standing," it underlines it red. I know I can then right-click it, and select AutoCorrect > standing, so that, from now on, if the same exact typo arises in the future, in which I accidentally type "tsanding," it'll change it to "standing." I've thus far collected *hundreds* of specific typo corrections in this way. But that's very time-consuming, and is only a weak attempt at preventing typos I may be likely to make in the future (based on the fact that I made the exact typo at least once before). Is there any way to establish that I want Microsoft Word to go ahead and correct every single "underlined red" occurrence from now on, based on its best guess as to what I meant? (except in cases where the typo was so bad that it has no guess at all) That way, when it corrects something I *didn't* want corrected, I can then go back and add what I wanted to its dictionary, to tell it not to consider that word an accident from then on.

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Answer: Is there a way to tell Microsoft Word to "guess" what I mean every time I make a typo?

Found this in the Word Help files. On the Tools menu, click AutoCorrect Options. In the Replace box, type a word or phrase that you often mistype or misspell ? for example, type usualy. In the With box, type the correct spelling of the word ? for example, type usually. Click Add. Is this what you're talking about?

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Question: Microsoft Typo

Microsoft made a typo in their WinSAT application, How can we let them know about it?

Answer:Microsoft Typo

Hi Steven,

You can try contacting them by following the link below. Whether or not you will get a response I cannot say. I have managed to locate the error in the 'WinSAT.exe' file (notice the space between the letters), and you can edit it to replace the erroneous 'o' with an 'i', however by doing so you will probably cause it to fail an SFC scan. In my opinion, it is such a minor error that it is probably best left ignored.

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Hello, is some one know where finding free Helvetica and Time family typo ?
thank Kidkodak 57

Answer:Finding free Helvetica and Time family typo

Helvetica Fonts - DownloadFontsFree.Net
Regarding "Time family", you need to be more specific.

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I have a customer that had a 60 day trial of MS Word and it is now expired and he wants to buy it. I have looked around and only seen MS Word 2003. Does anyone know where I can find a new version or is 2003 it for now? Thanks much.

Answer:Do they still make Microsoft Word?

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Whenever I want to move a word document over to the my second screen, it automatically converts to a small minimized box and I want to change the settings. It never used to do this to me before, how can the document stay the same when I move it from one screen to another? Thanks.

Answer:How do I make a box bigger in Microsoft Word?

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

You mean when you click and drag to a new monitor? Dragging the window will always resize the Window. You can maximize it by dragging the window to the top of the screen.

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Can someone give me a tutorial on making a letter pad using Microsoft Word?Thanks in advance..

Answer:Make a letter pad using Microsoft word

Use Microsoft templates.
Start(In Microsoft work)->New->Choose letter or search it.

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I try to make a brochure and it tells me I need to "Insert the 'Microsoft Word 2002' disk and click OK." and then it says "Use source:" and the choice it gives me is "Microsoft Works Suite 2006 Word CD or DVD".
The problem is, I lost all my CD's for the computer, but I need to make a brochure anyway. What should I do?
(also sorry if this is the wrong place to post this)

Answer:I can't make Microsoft Word brochures

I know Open Office allows you to make brochures. You may need templates though. Google searches bring up a few.

Here's a template I found quickly.

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how can i make passward in microsoft word document

Answer:how can i make password in microsoft word

what version of word? 2007?

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I have a program that whenever you want to write, it opens up Word Pad.

Is there a way to fix it so that Microsoft word opens up instead.

Answer:How do you make Microsoft Word Default

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Am I just not seeing it? No, I don't want to make tables & more work for myself. i am trying to use my paper efficiently.
Thank you.

Answer:Way to make columns in Microsoft word?

Page Layout tab > Columns (Word 2007)

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how can I get a Microsoft word template to show up when I choose NEW. The Normal template is all that shows, even though the template I want is in the correct folder.

Answer:how to make a Microsoft word template default

What did you name the new template? Does it have a .dot extension?Click Here Before Posting Data or VBA Code ---> How To Post Data or Code.

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So, I'm wondering if it's possible to make a template that will change the font or to change the font/style automatically when I print a Word document.

For instance, most web designers know that Serif fonts look when printed, but sans-serif fonts tend to be easier to read on screen. So, perhaps I like to type in a sans-serif font, but I want to change the document to Times New Roman when I print.

Is there a way to automate this change somehow or is it easier to just go through, select all, change to serif, print, and change back?


Answer:Microsoft Word - possible to make templates that change the font?

I think you may be out of luck. It can be done in html, but Word drops the settings when the file is imported.

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A user created a policy form template (word .dot) with fields that can be tabbed/filled out. She wants the user to be able to fill out the form then be able to insert a blank copy of the same form (repeat page 2) at the end of the document. They want this for user who has to create mulitple polilcies.

I can't figure out how it can be done in the template which is attached in the zip file. Could possibly be done in Acrobat but not sure. Any ideas?

I forgot to add: Win XP sp2, office XP sp3

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I know how to use bullets, but if you tab in the bullets, it will stay tabbed throughout the entire document unless you set up tabbed bullets again. When I try to backspace to go back to left alignment, it will delete the bullet and still stay tabbed. Basically what I am asking is after you do a tabbed bullet, how do you go back to aligning the bullets left again?

Answer:How to make bullets work in Microsoft Word 2007

Try shift-tab instead of Backspace to shift the tab to the left.

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I can't explain how it happened, but i had a frozen microsoft word screen.I had to shut it down thru task manager, and when i shut down the computer (windowsxp) i had to turn the power to do so.

when i turned it back on and attempted to open word, a window keeps popping up telling me tht word couldnt recover a document (which wasn't being used anyway) when i click OK, i get a message for another file, and another... hundreds or thousands of them. after seemingly going thru all my doc documents, it has moved on to wbk.

So microsoft word is nonfunctional, and i can't tell if I have lost all my documents.

Help, please!!

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With my Windows 7 Home Premium I use Microsoft Word Starter 2010, which came preloaded to my laptop. I save much information in it's standard 'document' page. When I click on a saved document, after about 5 seconds it displays the small window "Microsoft Word Starter 2010" and goes through some process, telling me it is 'starting', 'processing' and takes a further 10 to 20 seconds for the actual document to open. This happens even when opening a blank document. Is there any way that I can speed up the opening of a document.


Answer:How Do I Make Microsoft Word Starter Load Faster

Hi. Welcome to the forums.
Maybe you could use these tips?
How to Speed Up Microsoft Office: 8 Tips |


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MS work 9.0 dosent have a more button! how do I do it!

Answer:Microsoft Word Find and Replace! make essays bigger!!! HELP!

Not really a Windows Vista topic!

Try reposting it under Other Software forum where it is more appropriate.

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I've got a document about 41 pages, broke into multiple sections. Track changes have been on, I've been able to edit the file for a while up until an hour. Now, when i make any changes this document just closes, this has been tried and same phenomenon occurs on 3 other computers, so it must be something with the file? Any idea would be appreciated.

Some interesting characteristics:
when change is made word shuts down.
but when you use auto recover and word opens back up, the change that caused word to close is actually made.

Answer:Microsoft Word 2003 closes in error when I make a change with track changes

do you have the remove hidden data feature installed and turned on?
Otherwise, I would suspect a corrupt file - close Word, find and rename or delete it (Word will rebuild it when you open it again).

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Using M/S Word recently I have found that on closing the application a box appears containing the following "Microsoft Visual Basic Run Time error 13 Type Mismatch" What does this mean and how do I get rid of it? I have looked at the "Help" section of Word but the explanation is too technical for me to make sense of it. Any solutions or suggestions gratefully received!

Answer:Microsoft Word run time error

You may be able to use "detect and repair" from the help menu.

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I run Widows XP P. When I get a letter in Microsoft Word I have been getting this Message on top of it.
Program:C\Program files\MicrosoftOffice\Office 10\Winword.Exe
Abnormal Program Termination.
The letter then disapears.

Answer:Microsoft Word Run Time Error

Does it work in safe mode?

Also, try a repair in add/remove programs for office.

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every time i go to run word the installer runs for about 5 minutes and eventually word will open. it was asking for proplus.msi which is on the cd which i dont have, so i downloaded it and directed the installer to it when it asked, why does it need to install every time its run and how can i fix it? powerpoint works just fine, and i dont use any other office programs.

edit: when i run word with the command prompt it tells me theres a problem locating a file to display the tip of the day

Answer:microsoft word has to install every time when run

i moved the file to a different directory and now only sometimes does word open the installer when i run it. when it works well, the installer window quickly flashes and when i close it it will flash again, but then sometimes it does the exact same thing it was doing before.

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When I start Outlook, Microsoft Word also opens over it.
Any ideas how to fix that?

Answer:Outlook & Microsoft Word open at same time

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Running Windows XP
I can type for about a minute in Word when this window drops down

Microsoft Visual C ++
Runtime Library

X Run time Error !
Program : C : \ Program Files \ Microsoft Office \ Office 10 \ WINWORD.EXE

abnormal program termination

This looses what ever I have on the screan


Answer:Microsoft Visual C ++ (run time error running Word)

I'm going to move this to the Business Applications forum.

In the meantime I suggest you find the file

And rename it normal.bak

Then reopen Word and see if the problem still occurs. If it does you probably need to do a repair or reinstall of the parent program Microsoft Works.

edit >> I've seen a couple of resolutions for this that involved going to Add/Remove Programs and removing "Microsoft Works Suite Add-in for Microsoft Word".

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When I start Outlook (2002) Microsoft Word also opens. I tried unchecking "use Microsoft Word to edit e-mail messages"
This stopped Microsoft Word from opening but I lost the ability to format any fonts and also to use the spell checker for outgoing e-mails.
Anyone have any ideas?
Tks for your help

Answer:Outlook 2002 Microsoft Word opens at same time

On your internet page go to --tools--internet options-programs--Which program controls your e-mail. If it's microsoft word change it to whatever your e-mail is--outlook express or outlook--etc

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Each day, the first time I opening 'any' existing Microsoft Works Word Processor file that I have, such as ones I have for phone numbers, addresses, etc., I have to wait about 45 seconds for the file to open. And while I'm waiting, I can't do anything else on the computer. Any of those files I open the rest of the day, open immediately. It's just the first time each day. Any solutions?

Answer:Delay in opening any Microsoft Works Word file 1st time each day..

Nobody????????????????? else has this problem. Really? All I have to do is google it and get a dozen items show up, all with no solutions from Microsoft whatsoever.

Windows 7, on a Dell XPS, plenty of ram, plenty of hard drive space.

Not a problem with any windows program, on any computer I've had, since 'forever', until now! since I've ran Win 7 onto my computer.

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i was trying to overclock switched from auto and set everything to its lowest when i rebooted my screen is black can't get to safe mode or post screen or anything it just stays black. amd athlon 3200+ asus an8-sli premium 2 nvidea geforce 6800gt pcie cards x-fi platinum sound windows xp sp2 any idea what i screwed up?

Answer:guess i screwed up big time

Reset the cmos on your board & see how that goes.

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Hey hey now, Lucky is here with some more dirt from Microsoft

Well we hav'nt all been graced with Windows 7 yet, only those with connections to microsoft. And SP2 for Vista is on its way very soon.

But as Microsoft goes.... they are already on the next OS... Thats right there is a new coming somepoint in 2011....


Click for some more info... Windows 8 starts to come into focus | All about Microsoft |

And if ya bored, do some snooping round this site, and make sure you have a look at what SP2 holds for Vista, there be a lot of extra coming for us........ Thanks Microsoft, You are 'Kinda' the ****.

Oh and keep snooping round there is a peice on the next gen of OS's that are set to take on Microsoft.

Well there you are my fellow geeky friends

Answer:Guess what is already in the pipeline from Microsoft

Hi Luckystar - well, luckily EVERYONE has been graced with the opportunity to download, install, and try out Windows 7 RC for... wait for it... free.

You can download and get more info here: Windows 7 Release Candidate Customer Preview Program.

The great thing is that you'll be able to use the RC until June 1, 2010. That's over a year from right now. With plans for a launch of the product around the holidays, that means you'll be able to use the RC right up until you purchase the new OS.


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so after i studied networks , DNS, and other thing just to solve this problem

i guessed that it may be a DNS problem, what i did is that i went to the hosts
and typed one of the address i cant access, and MY DNS , the 1 that i am uisingand and that is assigned in the settings(
and IT WORKED , it responded. i made a connection.


ok .. my problem is that somthing is blocking some (sites, servers), but i cant find it

those servers are not responding by any Browsers,programs like something blocking it from the Inside(Hidden Firewall?)
when i open a site it shows "Page load error" instantly. it doesn't even try to load (block from inside)
sites i cant access are too many to name them.. but there Is NOT Anything common between them
i have Wireless Antenna which i use to connect to a network where i get the Internet

This sites i cant access change, i dont know what ,when they change
like for example. i cant access Yahoo Mail site. but 1 day later i can for some minutes. then its blocked again
some sites are blocked all the time (like this one, i am using a proxy now )
. some come and go. some are avaulbe most of the time
some never blocked. like messengers. online game servers.

they come and go by totall Random
restaring the com... Read more

Answer:Solved: The Biggest Mystery of all time , no 1 could even guess an answer for this pr

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I didn't know where specifically to post this (and I'm sure it'll show up in the News section tomorrow), but since it's a Windows commercial primarily I'll stick it here in Operating Systems: (requires Silverlight soooo...)

If that video doesn't get the point home about the so-aptly-named "Apple Tax," nothing ever will. The goal of her quest is relatively simple:

With a $1000 budget, find the best laptop for her (and I'm smacking Apple owners here, but she has wants and they need to be in a machine that falls under that $1000 price point). She wants something that fits her, but the primary thing she specifically states is that 17" screen.

Apple? 17" screen? Cheapest price? $2799.00 out the door (the absolute base model, the bottom end of the MacBook Pro line, as quoted at as I made this post, aka the stock machine). Could probably find a less ridiculously expensive machine as a refurb from but but but... that's quite a bit of cash for a laptop, ain't it?

So, in the end she chooses an HP machine at Best Buy. Seems to be an AMD powered machine, can't tell from the first viewing of the video what the graphics might be (EDIT: see below for update).

She got the better deal, by a long shot: a similarly configured machine for $699... $2,000 less and almost the same capabilities (ok, so the Apple has an Nvidia graphics ... Read more

Answer:Microsoft's new ads... guess we're not cool enough to be Mac persons ;)

Ya know, if the extra $2,000 actually got you 2 grande's worth, I would consider it. But with a mac, you get: less software, less games, less hardware. No thanks. I would pay twice as much for a PC with windows than a Mac, if things were somehow reversed, because the PC is a much better value, imo, hands down.

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i just went from windows 2000 to windows 7 professional and we had to reinstall all programs....
i need to open my company logo which was saved in microsoft office word 97-2003 - my new program is microsoft works word processor - i have tried saving it in different formats on my old computer but nothing seems to be working....
any suggestions?

Answer:Converting files from Microsoft Office Word 97-2003 to Microsoft Works Word Processor

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I need to open this word file urgently. Whenever i try to open it, the following window pops up in MS Word 2007 and if I click OK strange characters appear in the word file. The document is in 97-2003 word format and Ive tried opening it on different PCs and even MS Word 2003 and MS Word XP but no luck.
I remember that Ive come across such files in the past(and I am sure most of u have too) but whenever I clicked OK the document would open. I guess this word file/document uses some other encoding. Please help me open this file. Will any other software work? any other solution...


Answer:URGENT: Cant open an important word file(encoding problem i guess)

Maybe try Open Office: or maybe another word processor type of utility. Try these:
AbiWord 2.5.2 Beta:
Angel Writer 3.1:
DIZzy 1.12:
Universal Viewer Lite:
Dizzy and Universal Viewer will only display the documents and don't allow for actual editing, but they should let you print it. There's many other Word type utils in the MajorGeeks section for Office Tools; most are free: You could possibly find a converter that will convert the document from Word format to a different format and that may straighten it out. Then convert it back to Word.... Just some ideas for you. I hope they help Good luck!

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I need to open this word file urgently. Whenever i try to open it, the following window pops up in MS Word 2007 and if I click OK strange characters appear in the word file. The document is in 97-2003 word format and Ive tried opening it on different PCs and even MS Word 2003 and MS Word XP but no luck.
I remember that Ive come across such files in the past(and I am sure most of u have too) but whenever I clicked OK the document would open. I guess this word file/document uses some other encoding. Please help me open this file. Will any other software work? any other solution...

Answer:URGENT: Cant open an important word file(encoding problem i guess)

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when opening apps or scrolling down the Start Screen, the top bar is not shown. can i deactivate this feature to make signal strength, new notifications, battery and time always visible?
os: windows 10 mobile @ Lumia 640 xl

Answer:how can i make the top info bar (signal strength, time, battery ...) make alsways visible

While the status bar doesn't hide while scrolling down the Start screen, there's no such option to stop it from hiding on opening certain apps. It's up to the app's developer to decide whether or not to hide the bar. Meanwhile, some apps have inbuilt option to chose to hide or show the bar.

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Does anyone noe weather vista Microsoft word support the old formated ones? Or is there any plug-in needed to support?

Answer:Does Vista Microsoft Word Support Old Format Microsoft Word?

I'm assuming you're talking about the new office 2007? meaning word 2007?

If that is the case, then yes it does run older versions of word. In the sense that if you have a word document that was made and saved in Word 2003 it would work in 2007.

Just like when you make something in word 2007 you are able to save it as a Word 03-07 document so it works on both versions of Microsoft Word.

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I have created in Microsoft Word 2003 on an XP OS some lengthy documents. I created them using a view setting of 150%.

I sent them to my employer, who is using Windows 98 and Microsoft Word 97. My boss opened them with his system and they displayed on the screen at a view of 200%. He wants me to send him Word documents that he can open from the CD-R that I send that will automatically display at 100% view on the screen so that he does not have to set the view for each document as it displays.

So what is the answer.

Is there a way that I can save my created documents so that when my boss gets them on a CD-R that they will open on his system at a view setting of 100%.

Is there also a way that his system can be set to default to 100% in reading from the CD-R.

My boss does not want to copy the documents to the system hard disk from my sent CD-R, preferring to read and copy directly from the CD-R that I send, so that the original documents will not accidentally be changed.

Any help would be appreciated.

Answer:Microsoft Word 2003 To Microsoft Word 97 View Setting

Welcome to BCWhat if he were to download Word 2003 Viewer?Mark

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My Lumia 520 have been make demo content device nd make many problems eg-not sync microsoft account,not add other account like google,yahoo etc,nd not reset phone.

Answer:My Lumia 520 have been make demo content device nd make many problems eg-not sync microsoft account,

Originally Posted by Happy Rdv My Lumia 520 have been make demo content device nd make many problems eg-not sync microsoft account,not add other account like google,yahoo etc,nd not reset phone. I gather you have a demo model.
I tried posting the link here but It gets marked as spam mysteriously. Please google how to flash stock ROM and follow links from good sites like WPC or XDA developers. Hope it helps

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alright my problem is that i have already used microsoft word 2000 for awhile now and its been fine, no problems whatsoever then about week ago it started doing a lot of crazy stuff when i opened it. this happens every single time. i open it and it states that
it is preparing to install microsoft word 2000 (i already have it installed) then it states that it must gather the required information. At first i thought it was an update so i decided to let it continue. when it was finished it said that "the feature you are trying to use is on a CD-ROM or other removable disk that is not availible. please insert the microsoft word 2000 disk and hit ok" alright the thing was it wasn't an update. and i couldn't find my word CD because it hasn't asked for one ever since i installed it. I then hit cancel and everything went away and about a minute later my microsoft word 2000 came up and it had no updates and was functioning fine but it was going about half the speed it usually does. Other than that there were no other problems and i continued with my work. The only thing that really bugs me is that this entire process takes about 5 minutes every time I start up... so its kinda of a pain... is there any way to get rid of this? thx to all... Peace Out

Answer:Microsoft Word is tring to install microsoft word again

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Next in the W7 update debacle! Updates will be consolidated into packages. So I guess there will be no way to separate "important" updates from the "recommended" updates. I have seen more than one recommended update cause serious problems. Even a couple of the important updates have caused issues, but it is relatively easy to isolate the problem update, uninstall and hide. This will be difficult if multiple updates are combined into packages. Just another attempt by MS to force us into W10. No thank you MS, I'll just turn all updates OFF and deal with any issues that come up. If W7 becomes unusable, then it is time for Linux or Mac.

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We have a time card that has a Time In field and a Time Out field that are populated by a data merge. At the end of the row we'd like to calculate the time so we can easily add hours. I tried using this: {=SUM (E2-B2)*24} but I get a syntax error. Any one else know how to do this?

Answer:Calculating Time for Time Cards in Word 2003

Why would you want to use Word instead of a spreadsheet to do calculations? Is this some sort of a merge document? I am assuming so.

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Hi! I have put a "Total Time" field in a form to calculate the difference in minutes from the "Start Time" to the "End Time". I was worried about getting the incorrect time span when the time crossed over midnight. Well, I got that part right, but when I enter times in the same day (1:15pm-1:30pm) it gives me the time difference PLUS 1440 minutes. Please tell me what I need to do to fix this! Thank you!

Total Time:
=DateDiff("n",[Date]-IIf(1-[Start Time]>[End Time],0,1)+[Start Time],[Date]+IIf(1-[Start Time]>[End Time],1,0)+[End Time])

Answer:Solved: Start Time End Time Difference in Microsoft Access 2000

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I remember having deleted my Microsoft Office 2007 trial and now I can't find some of my previous word documents that I remember saving on my computer.

Is my suspicion true?

Answer:Does installing Microsoft Word 2007 delete word documents?

saiz said:

Is my suspicion true?Click to expand...

I don't think so. Try installing 3.0 and you'll be able to open those files.

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I am using Microsoft word starter 2010.When I save a document created,I can see it and open it in 'recent documents'.However when I go into my ordinary saved documents folder and try to open it,nothing happens?

Answer:Cannot open word documents in Microsoft Word starter 2010

Try one or both of these:Right click on the icon and select 'Open'.Right click on the icon and select 'Open With" and select Word or Word 2010 from the list. If you also check off "Always use this program" and it works, you have fixed the problem since it may have been trying to open it with another program and it could not. Now you have designated the default program for that file type (.doc or .docx).You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.

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Is there a program that converts files from either of those formats to the regular .doc that micrsoft office would read? It's really annoying not having a working cd key for office so I need something that can change it so I can send files to teachers etc and they can still read them

Answer:Convert Abi Word/Open Office to Microsoft Word compatible

The good new is yes...But, first: Verify that the converter is not already installed.

To see a list of installed converters that you can use to save documents, click Save as on the File menu and look at the available choices in the Save as type box.
To see a list of installed converters that you can use to open documents, click Open on the File menu and look at the available choices in the Files of type box.
If Word does not have your file format converter available there is additional good news...

Connect to the internet, Open Word, click on help, type converters and click search, then click Obtain file format converters and then click either one of the hyperlinks microsoft office resource kit or microsoft office.

NOTE: once you have the converter loaded word has a built in Batch Conversion Wizard click on help, search for "file conversion" and click Convert Documents then click convert several docs at once and follow the instructions

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I got the new version of word today on my brand new computer and I need a word processor for my job, and its not letting me pick it as my default one. When I go to the control panel and try to do it from there, it still doesn't pick it up. Why is this happening and how can I go through and change it?

Answer:Solved: Microsoft Word 2010 not my default word processor?

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I installed a new Windows 2003 server to make it a file server.

When some people here work with word documents on the server, the Microsoft Word slows down a lot. You type and then see the letter 5 secs later on the screen. This didn't happen with an old Windows 2000 server we had, neither happens when working with documents on the desktop.
It happens with both Office 2000 & 2003 and it happens with 2 PC with very similar specs (around 1.2 Ghz processor, windows 2000 sp4 and 128 of ram).

Any ideas ? Problem on the server? Perhaps the new switch I used? Low ram to work from the server? Thanks.

Answer:When using word files on a file, Microsoft Word becomes terribly slow

is it just word? or office in general

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I know I have a GIGAbyte brand motherboard. I'm not sure what model it is. Can anyone tell me how to find the model of the motherboard. I looked on it to see if there was any ort of numbers but I couldn't find any.

Answer:Guess the motherboard... Guess I sure don't know...

For windows xp

Start->All Programs->Accessories-> System Tools->System Information


I use also Gigabyte;The motherboard CD have 2 programs that you can see the temparature,bios version,motherboard series and other


you can use a software like HWInfo(hardware info),Everest,SysoftSandra ...

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Here is a strange one. I have Microsoft Word 2000 on a computer running Windows XP SP3. I just began having a problem opening documents directly in Word. The documents will open but they are not right. For example, I have a document that is passworded out. Within Word, the document will open, but it does not ask for a password, and the contents of the document come up scrambled. Here is an excerpt of what it looks like:


This goes on for 20 pages.

However, if I go into Windows Explorer and open the document by double clicking on it there, it correctly asks for the password and opens fine. Weird, no?

I tried opening other documents from Word that do not have passwords. They open, but the documents include a bunch of formatting instructions that usually remain hidden. But from Windows Explorer they open fine. Here is an example:

Document opened with Windows Explorer

EVAN: English form of Welsh Iefan, meaning "God is gracious."

Same document opened from within Word:

EVAN: English form of Welsh Iefan, meaning "God is gracious."

Default Paragraph Font
Default Paragraph Font
aC:\Documents and Settings\Doug\Application Data\Microsoft\Word\AutoReco... Read more

Answer:Microsoft Word - problem with opening docs in Word

I would be hard to tell with your infection
You have an open topic in the HJT forum. You really should not make any changes until you are done there

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Running Win XP on a home built Intel Core 2 duo platform. Just started within the last week or so. I can open the software from the CD, but not from my hard drive

Answer:Can't open Microsoft Word Program or Word documents

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hi .. i have some text which i scanned from a book.. and retrieved by OCR .. i have to add (br) with the triangle shaped bracket which its not allowing me to write here.. at the end of every line.. the text is as follows.. For all has pleasant and supportive demeanor, this wouldbe an awkward meeting for all three participants. Doris haderred. probably rather badly, he thought. Meyer recognizedthat, trying not to dwell on it in a punitive way. Thereally important thing was that the prodigal had returned,and if tons had spent If is time on earth for any reason, that parable contained it all in just a few verses. All ofChristianity in a single story. No matter how grave one'smisdeeds might be, there would always be a welcome forthose with the courage to return.the problem is .. i want the text to be continuos.. i mean.. this are all new lines.. i want this text to be line one full paragraph.. How do i do that in Microsoft Word.. actually i need this to be in Notepad as .txt format.. but even if i copy from Word to Notepad.. it still is pasted as different line vertically.. i want it to go as long as notepad allows.. like continous.. i hope you know wt i mean.. thanks a lot..PS : at the end of EACH LINE .. i have to add (br) with the Left Right BRacket next to the Letter M on the keyboard. .. thats the reason i need them to be different lines in the first place.. the (br) not showing here when i pasted it with those brackets

Answer:Microsoft Word Paragraph or Word Wrap Problem

Not sure I understand all that you want to do,but to get one long continuous line try this:In Word,Select All your textNext, on the Ribbon, Select the Home TabSelect Replace (on the far right side)In the Find What: box enter: ^p(That is the up arrow, above the number 6and the letter P)In the Replace With: box leave blankSelect Replace AllYou should now have one long line of text.MIKE

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After recent full system recovery caused by one or more virus, I am unable to re-install Microsoft Word or Word Perfect on my Compaq Presario, which has Windows XP. Microsoft Word will sometimes start the process but then just stops, giving no indication of what steps to take next or what the problem is. Word Perfect seems to start the process each time but then gets hung up with updating what it describes as the SHFolder.dll. Have waited as long as 20 minutes for this update. The screen does show activity but it just never seems to get done. I cannot take the installation process past that point.

Any suggestions on how I can correct or cure this problem?

Answer:Unable to install either Microsoft Word or Word Perfect

Check here: for some help - probably the .dll is either corrupt or the path not recognized. Depending on whether or not this page helps, either fix it with that or lookup SHFolder.dll. on the net and download a new copy from somewhere like and install it.

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Hard to explain but here goes:

When I have a sentence that I want to move to the middle of the page, I place the curser to the left of the word and try to push it right by hitting the space bar and nothing happens.

This is only when the word is all the way to the left of the page.

Is there some type of formatting that would allow this to be free so that I can push words forward??

Answer:Microsoft WORD - Can't get word on left side to space right

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Hya everyone. I hope i am in the right forum. Could someone tell me how to change a letter in Microsoft Works processor into word format. My son is trying to email his c.v. to companies and agencies but got a letter from a couple stating unable to open file attachment please email in word format. We do not have microsoft word just microsoft works.

Dave H

Answer:Microsoft works word processor to word format

Check this Microsoft page and see if helps.

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Im running word 2000 at present and Im thinking of purchasing word 2002. Is there much difference in the 2002 version or should I stick to 2000.

Answer:Microsoft Word 2000 verus word 2002

There isn't a lot of difference - tables within tables springs to mind but that's about it.

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I have an issue with my P8P67 PRO (Rev 3.1). Mouse but mainly keyboard (both Microsoft) are not detected during the cold boot from time to time, i suspect the BIOS is the one to blame i have the latest version, what can i do?

Both are USB.

Please help! is the MOBO faulty?

When i turn on the PC from time to time a long beep takes place and a message during posting (no keyboard detected). Sometimes happens sometimes not.

PS/2 ports didn't work for me, when im using them NOTHING gets recognized (and yes i turned off the PC before plugging them).

Answer:Microsoft Mouse and keyboard are not detected from time to time.

Make sure you are plugged into a usb 2.0 port. This snip is from your user manual.

Attachment 199905

You may not be able to boot from those ports. I would have to read some more to say yes or no.

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I have Microsoft Office 2003 installed and also the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack 2007. However, when I receive an e-mail with a Microsoft Word 2007 attachment, the document will not open even with the Compatibility Pack installed. I can not convert .docx to .doc. Any advice please?

Answer:Microsoft Outlook 2003 - Attachments in Microsoft Word 2007 will not open

Hi again,

Anybody able to help me with this please?

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Question: typo

For my typo read "explanatory". What am I up to?



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Question: Is this a typo?

the help infomation about bitlocker on windows 7 ultimate, i found this while reading through it, correct me if im wrong but its meant to be you right?

Answer:Is this a typo?

Quote: Originally Posted by F1FAN

the help infomation about bitlocker on windows 7 ultimate, i found this while reading through it, correct me if im wrong but its meant to be you right?

You have found one

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I recently purchased an ASUS Windows 8.1 64 bit computer.  I transferred my Microsoft Works Version 8.0 word processor and spreadsheet files from my old computer onto the new computer.  I just purchased the Microsoft Office 2013 Home and Student Edition (64 bit version) from an online vendor and installed the software onto my new computer. 
I have no problems opening my Works spreadsheet files in Excel.  However, when I attempt to open a Works word processor file in Word, I get gibberish.  I did some research online and found out that there is a Microsoft tool called Works 6-9 Converter which allows one to open Works files in Word.
I downloaded the Works 6-9 Converter tool from the Microsoft Support website and installed it on my PC.  However, when I subsequently attempted to open a Works word processor file in Word, a dialog box appeared with the error message "Word cannot start the converter Wks9Pxy.cnv" and the file did not open properly (i.e., I got gibberish).
I did a little more research online and found out that uninstalling the Works 6-9 Converter, then downloading and installing the Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package, and finally reinstalling the Works 6-9 Converter may correct this problem.  I followed these steps, but unfortunately when I attempt to open a Works word processor file in Word, I get the same error message and the file does not open properly. ... Read more

Answer:Cannot Open Microsoft Works Files in Microsoft Word 2013
Reboot after any changes you make.

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I need help uninstalling an add-in to Microsoft Works Suite 2006. I downloaded a program that helped me remove the actual program, Microsoft Works, but the add-in is still stuck and I can not for the life of me get this add-in to unisnstall.. This hole thing has been causing me problems for sometime now, it keeps making my WIndows Installer pop up flashing on the screen about fifty percent of the time I'm on my laptop. I have windows 7 if you need that information, I realize now the program has compatible issues..I finally got the program gone someone please help!! It is call Microsoft Works Suite Add-In for Microsoft Word.

Answer:Help Uninstalling Microsoft Works Suite (2006) Add-In for Microsoft Word

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Hi, I have an access Database that has a form wich contains 2 OLE Object fields in one I use it to paste a link to an excel field and the other field I use it to paste a link to a word document. This is running under windows 7 and office 2010. Every was working fine. I had to change my notebook harddisk and mother board. After this I reinstall windows 7 and office 2010. The problem that I have is the following: When I double click in the excel link it works fine an open my excel file. When I do the same with the word link I got the following message (translated because I have my notebook with spanish language "Error during an operation over an Object Document. It is possible the OLE Server is not registered. To Register it, reinstall it" Its very extrange because my database worked fine before I reinstalled windows and office and the thing the it works fine with the excel link but not with the word link. Please if anyone have and idea of what is going on??? Thanks a lot in advance for your help.

Answer:Issue linking to a Microsoft Word document in Microsoft Access

Welcome to TSG jcantini,
Since no one is offering any thing here I'm going to suggest you save the document in the current version of word and reistablish/rebuild the link. I suspect this is an older version of access running with office 2010? mdb file type?

If you google "the ole server isn't registered access 2010" there are tons of confusing suggestions out there! Good luck..

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Here's the Microsoft Download of the utility that will prevent booby-trapped word [.rtf] files from infecting your computer.

Answer:Microsoft Fix It Tool for Disable opening RTF content in Microsoft Word

Applies to

Microsoft Word 2013
Microsoft Word 2010
Microsoft Office Word 2007
Microsoft Office Word 2003
Still no word from Microsoft regarding if it affect WordPad.

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A few people have commented on the typing / grammar used in the forum, just for a bit of fun I thought you might like to read this:Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at an Elingsh uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in > > waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht > > frist and lsat ltteer is at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses > > and you can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae we do not raed > > ervey lteter by it slef but the wrod as a wlohe

Answer:On the subject of typo's

looks normal to me:-)

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Question: Password Typo

I only have 1 password for all my docs but I have 4 of them which I can't open. Propably a typo when I saved these docs.

They are in OpenOffice writer format

Anyway for a back door?


Answer:Password Typo

Please refer to the forum rules. We cannot assisst with password issues so I have to close this thread.

Passwords - Please do not ask for assistance with forgotten passwords and/or bypassing them. As there is no way to verify the actual situation and/or intentions, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed.

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Okay helping a friend via long distance phone calls and the random email. This is the only info I have, if someone could shed some light on this and help, we both would appreciate it. Here is the email she was able to send:

"Still messing with that damn trojan. AVG sees it and asks the usual, delete, heal, or move to vault. No matter how many times I choose delete, or heal or even move, it comes back again and again. This is what was causing my IE to try and dial out (at least, that's what I get from looking online for info on this damned thing) and share my info with the hacker. Avast does not seem to see...this file. It is saving itself (and apparently restoring itself) in my Windows folder as a dll file. prntsvr.dll to be exact.

The name AVG gives is PSW.Dumarin.C. The last thing I tried was to turn my
system restore off, delete the file and re-start... but guess what? lol, Yep, it is still there. *sigh* Why do people have to make these things???"

------------end of message--------------
Looking around for info I found only ONE place (so far) that had any info about it, and that is assuming she misspelled the name of the thing...

Name: [email protected]
Aliases: W32.Dumaru.B/C | [email protected] | W32/Dumaru-B

I think she mis-spelled the name, because Google found nothing about her original file name..

I found info here:

And a free removal tool here, which I've... Read more

Answer:PSW.Dumarin.C (possible typo)

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Question: Typo error

Sorry.... 22%

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I mistyped a url earlier (I believe i typed 'radiosahck' instead of radioshack) and was redirected to a strange website (something about internet surveys I believe) I closed it right away and did a quick scan with malwarebytes to make sure nothing was wrong, and it came up empty. I'm probably being a bit paranoid here, but is this anything to really worry about?

Answer:Odd URL typo redirect...

Redirects can be something to worry about, as you have no idea what content is being hosted on the re-direct. Most popular anti virus programs, have real-time scanning, where it's constantly scanning your computer, and as soon as you're redirected to a bad website, it will block any content that's harmful to your computer. I use Eset and it does this.

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Is there a way to count the number of occurrences of a word in MS Word?

If not, is there a downloadable text editor or something that can do such a thing?


Answer:Counting occurrence of a word in Microsoft Word?

Replace the Word with something like QQQ .. or the the original word .. And it will tell you how many.
Then you can replace it back to what it was ... or just don't save the edited file.
be sure to include the spaces before n after the search word.

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I am a 3rd year university student studying Forensic Science and i have to admit im not much of a writer and these long essays absolutly kill me...i spend so much time bringing up the word count window (time i probably should be spending writing). my question there any way of having a word count always on the screen counting as i go?

does anyone know if this can be done...if so how?

please let me know if i need to download something (and where to get it) or what settings i need to change in word if that needs doing.

Many Thanks

Answer:Microsoft Word 2003 word counter....

View->Toolbars->Word Count

You still have to click the recount button though.

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Can anyone help me out?

I click on microsoft word to try and open it and it doesn't even make an attempt to open. My word files also won't open. They are there, but just don't open.
Any ideas??

Thanks in advance!

Answer:Microsoft word and word doccuments won't open

May be virus problem

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My wife has a number of Class lessons on Lotus Word Pro 97 on a separate very old PC which runs Windows 98. I would like to transfer those files to my PC There is no USB connection so I shall have to put them on a floppy disk and then transfer to my PC which runs Windows XP Home Addition and Microsoft Word 2002. I can transfer but when I attempt to open them they are eneryptic. I had no such problem with her Word documents. Can you please let me know in simple terms how to get over this.Thank you very much

Answer:Lotus Word Pro to Microsoft Word 2002

Go back to Lotus Word and resave the files as .rtf (Rich Text Format)Then can then be read by any wordprocessor.

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Is there any way I can report this?

This is just my first post and I'm tryna help out a bit

Answer:I just found a typo in Windows 10 TP

skippr said:

Is there any way I can report this?

This is just my first post and I'm tryna help out a bit

Hey skippr, welcome to TenForums!
Try the Feedback App.
What'd ya find?

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OneDrive has over 7x that amount buy giving everyone that uses it 15GB.

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I was trying out a freeware security suite and i encountered this typo that might make you laugh or not

Answer:security suite typo

Looks like an application I would have been involved with judging by the typo! dependant on where the app was developed it depends on the native language and who translated it possibily as I noticed many strange word in manuals translated to engwish over the years.

BTW what is the app you trying "swift"???

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Question: Typo in Event 8003

Apparently, this bug (typo) was not fixed for several years!!! Still it read "bowser" instead of "browser". I see this in 64-bit Windows 7/Computer Management/Event Viewer/Windows Logs/SystemLevel "Error", Source "bowser", General "Log Name:      SystemSource:        bowserDate:          3/11/2010 2:07:25 PMEvent ID:      8003Task Category: NoneLevel:         ErrorKeywords:      ClassicUser:          N/AComputer:      NORMAN-CPDescription:The master browser has received a server announcement from the computer MEDIACENTER that believes that it is the master browser for the domain on transport NetBT_Tcpip_{7D3A7E95-23A7-42BA-B071-81703C4348F5}. The master browser is stopping or an election is being forced.Event Xml:<Event xmlns="">  <System>    <Provider Name="bowser" />    <EventID Qualifiers="49152">8003</EventID>    <Level>2</Level>    <Task>0</Task>    <Keywords>0x80000000000000</Keywords>    <TimeCreated SystemTime="2010-... Read more

Answer:Typo in Event 8003

Hi,I think the following website explains the story:

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Question: typo on home page

The current Maxthon is
You have 3.1.3.xxxx
just ab fyi. the download is right 314. just not the home page listing.:wave

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Hello everyone,

I am experiencing the red typo lines when there are no typos. This happens on occasion when I'm typing emails and posting or responding to forums. It seems to occur when there is an actually typo and I correct the error. After that the entire post/email from that point on will have the red typo lines.

For example it is happening now... I'll try to post a pic for a better understanding.

Has anyone experience this as well and most importantly does anyone know of a solutions to this?

My unit is new and I have yet to DL Office 365 so I don't have Word. Not sure if that will matter.

Any input is greatly appreciated. Thanks

Answer:Red typo lines when no typos

Language settings?

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So I was browsing around in Windows Defender (Windows Settings > Update & Security > Windows Defender > Open Windows Defender Security Center > Virus & threat protection > Virus & threat protection settings, then scroll down to Controlled folder access.)

The sentence "Protect your files and folders from unauthorized changed by unfriendly applications" has a typo in it.
(Refer to the attached picture)

? The word "changed" has a typo in it and should be the word "changes" (with an 's' instead of a 'd'), or
? There is at least one missing word in between the words "unauthorized" & "changed"
Somebody should inform Microsoft about this typo.

But Also: I noticed that this is a new option, since the last time I was browsing around in there. What does this option exactly do? It was originally off, but I turned it On. Yet I must say that I have seen a few messages pop up in the right corner of the screen, stating that Windows Defender blocked some programs from making changes. One of them showed explorer.exe from modifying the Favorites folder without me doing anything with Favorites. Exactly what does this option do? Is it kind of like some sort of strict "Firewall"? Because if so, then I like that.

Answer:HAH, I Found A Typo In Windows!

Originally Posted by pepanee

The sentence "Protect your files and folders from unauthorized changed by unfriendly applications" has a typo in it. ...

Mine says 'unauthorised' (but then it should in the UK) - still has the typo though

But Also: I noticed that this is a new option, since the last time I was browsing around in there. What does this option exactly do?

Blocks access to your files and documents by unknown apps (malware/ransomware). It's off by default because not all 'good' apps are in it's 'trusted' list. It takes a bit of fiddling to get all your apps to work after you turn it on.

Change Windows Defender Controlled Folder Access Settings - Windows 10

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Hi can someone please help clear up my concerns because I accidentally interned the wrong DNS address on my new router.
After entering this typo I almost immediately that my connection was unstable especially on Linux and yesterday evening when I logged back into my router the DNS settings were set to there defaults. But I was able to surf the web kinda in Windows though it timed out often and certain webpages wouldn't even open, and now when ever I enter the correct DNS settings it disconnects from the internet.  
Here's what I entered
Instead of
I'm really feeling uneasy and stressed about this, any advice?
Why does stuff like this happen whenever your in poor health or any other of life's trials and complications?

Answer:Open DNS typo on router

Two things you might check:
1. In Windows, do your Network Properties have a DNS Server entry(s) that point(s) to your router (probably or close) or do they point to the published OpenDNS IP addresses? Easy check: From an Elevated Command Prompt: ipconfig /all
2. After you corrected the DNS router entries, did you have the router do a cold reboot?
I believe you shouldn't overly stress yourself over this if you didn't make any financial transactions. But new passwords could be needed.

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where can I download the program where can I download the program?

Answer:Microsoft Equation 2.0 For Microsoft Office Word

Hi Alex25250 and welcome to PCR.

In order to help you we really need quite a bit more information as to what, exactly,that you are looking for.

And, secondly, have you simply tried Googling it?

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just deleted micorosoft works and installed microsoft word(office) BUT now i cant open my old works documents? I have read alot about this but just wanted to check here before i did anything. Im sure i know what to do but just wanted to see what other methods are suggested? thanks!

Answer:microsoft works document to microsoft word?

What version are you using?

e.g. for 2003:

for 2010:

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Just got a news system built and am getting a CTL.dll error whenever I turn on my HDMI display ...not sure what is doing it.... I have attached the dump file as a is greatly appreciated.

Windows 7 64 bit Ultimate retail
All new hardware
OS build Service Pack 1 less than a month

I have attached my dump file and the system file checker results and any help is appreciatted... one thing to note is the system file checker results I get a
Could not reproject corrupted file [ml:60{30},l:58{29}]"\??\C:\Windows\SysWOW64\en-US"\[l:28{14}]"iassdo.dll.mui"; source file in store is also corrupted

Thank you for your help


Quote: Originally Posted by etanas

Just got a news system built and am getting a CTL.dll error whenever I turn on my HDMI display ...not sure what is doing it.... I have attached the dump file as a is greatly appreciated.

Windows 7 64 bit Ultimate retail
All new hardware
OS build Service Pack 1 less than a month

I have attached my dump file and the system file checker results and any help is appreciatted... one thing to note is the system file checker results I get a
Could not reproject corrupted file [ml:60{30},l:58{29}]"\??\C:\Windows\SysWOW64\en-US"\[l:28{14}]"iassdo.dll.mui"; source file in store is also corrupted

Thank you for your help

Memory corruption caused by an unknown driver. Please run memtest and driver verifier.

Download a copy of Memtest86 and burn the ISO to a CD using Iso Recorder or another ISO burning program.

Boot from the CD, and leave it running for at least 5 or 6 passes.

Just remember, any time Memtest reports errors, it can be either bad RAM or a bad motherboard slot.

Test the sticks individually, and if you find a good one, test it in all slots.

I'd suggest that you first backup your stuff and then make sure you've got access to another computer so you can contact us if problems arise. Then make a System Restore point (so you can restore the system using the Vista/Win7 Startup Repair feature).

In Windows 7 you can make a Startup ... Read more

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I installed Adobe 8 and now all of my Desktop icons have the Adobe logo and will only open up Adobe, not my usual shortcuts, like word, excel, games etc...I tried uninstalling Adobe, which fixed the problem, but when I re-installed it came back again. I don't knw how to fix this...I'm new to all this! I'm running windows vista Help!

Answer:Adobe error {fixed typo}

I'm not sure why that is happening but you can try and fix the icons by right clicking on the programs that are displaying the incorrect icons, select properties>change Icon and find the correct one

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Hi... I wasn't exactly sure where to post this, I'm posting it both here and in the linux forum

I accidentally made an ext2 filesystem (mke2fs) on top of my pre-existing Windows XP partition (accidentally typed /dev/sdb1 instead of /dev/sda1)... so now it won't boot, and I can't seem to mount it on any OS. Anyone have any ideas on how data on it could be recovered, or if there's any way to get it working again as-is?

Answer:ext2 + typo = dead WinXP

Pull the drive and put it into an External USB Enclosure/Adpater. Mount it on a working computer and copy the files you want.

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Purchased a new laptop and skipped making the MS email but created a password for my account.When I booted up my pc later on I was greeted with an incorrect password message. I must have made a typo in the pw set up because it does not work.I also didnt create a recovery disk because I had literally only used it for 30 mins before turning it off and this problem was the last thing I ever expected to happen.There is only one account and it's the one that is locked. A to rendered a $600 purchase obsolete until I can fix it.All help is appreciated.

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I have a Dell XS 15z Laptop
I am getting a windows 10 Recovery Message ( your PC couldn't start correctly )
I am attemting to create and use a recovery USB using the link below.
Everything seems to work except I don't have the "Secure Boot" option in my Bios.
Anytime I try to boot the USB I get the message:
Operation System not found

Please advise.

Answer:Operation System Not Found ( not a typo )

Are you creating the recovery USB on a different PC?
I hope so.

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NAME: Googkle


F-Secure staff has found a malicious website that utilizes a spelling error when typing the name of the popular search engine - ''. If a user opens a malicious website, his/her computer gets hijacked - a lot of different malware gets automatically downloaded and installed: trojan droppers, trojan downloaders, backdoors, a proxy trojan and a spying trojan. Also a few adware-related files are installed.

The name of the malicious website is ''. PLEASE DO NOT GO TO THIS WEBSITE! Otherwise your computer will get infected! We have reported the case to the authorities.

Detailed Description

Our investigation revealed that the whole infection starts from the '' website. This website, as well as a few related websites are owned by people with Russian names. Also several malicious files that are downloaded from these websites have Russian texts.

When the '' is opened in a browser, it shows 2 popup windows that are linked to the following websites:


The '' website downloads and runs the 'pop.chm' file and the '' website downloads and runs the 'ddfs.chm' file. Both files are downloaded using exploits and they contain exploits themselves to run embedded executable files. One of the webpages of the ' Read more

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I think this is a virus behavior. Recently whenever I type in microsoft waord or notepad or fill up webforms in IE, the cursor jumps anywhere in the previous sentences, or highlights the last some letters somewhere and the entire type goes haywaire. Now Also this is getting typed anywhere and I have to delete, retype. very painful. I have Norton antivirus 2005, zerospyware (after reading the latest article in your mag only), adware, spybot and zone alarm, all fully updated. and none have been able to pick up a virus/spyware after a thorough system scan. I am going crazy typing, especially when i am prescribing medicines to my patients. I don't want to reload windows and all my applications again.Pl HelpDr Alok Modi MD

Answer:Typo errors due to cursor jumping

Go into Device Manager and uninstall your Mouse then restart computer

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I'm just setting up a new computer, and not used to the keyboard. When I was installing the operating system I was asked for a User name. Before I had a chance to do anything it had accepted the name GREU and moved on to the next step. No back button! Bloody i7's, so fast!

I've tried doing a search in regedit for GREU, changed it in one place, but its still showing up all over. Is there a complete fix to this or should I resign myself to being known as Greu for the next few years?

Answer:Typo when entering user name - I'm now Greu!

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My correct email address is logged with my Microsoft account, but typo is showing on my windows phone Microsoft account under email+accounts, message says attention required.  Click on message tried to correct using 'fix it here' then get message
There's a temporary problem, getting this message for 2 days now.  Help

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I am having a problem when i misspell URLs.

When i type things like google.con instead of .com, i am redirected to a host of different search sites, including, and I am pretty sure i must be infected with something, but i have ran several online and offline spyware and malware scanners and nothing seems to find a problem.

I am running Firefox version, but the problem also occurs in IE as well.

Advise please!



Edit: I seem to have found what i think is the culprit for this...but this leads to another problem.

There is a HJT entry stating
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{A2EA3617-0DD4-4C7B-89EC-1F1FB24D96E1}: NameServer =

I have removed this on a couple of occasions and it only returns a few minutes later.

Help please!!!

Answer:Solved: Typo browser hijacks

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for your information:

Spyware authors and phishing fraudsters yanked an old scam out of the playbook Wednesday by directing malicious code at Internet users who may be prone to typing or spelling deficiencies, according to security researchers.

Finnish security firm F-Secure said they discovered an attack aimed at Web surfers attempting to land on Google's (Quote, Chart) homepage, but who may have mistyped the Web address.

Internet users who punch in "" are treated to a host malicious code, as the computer gets slammed with a heap of the unwanted software that is automatically downloaded and installed. The malware includes: Trojan droppers, Trojan downloaders, backdoors, a proxy Trojan and a spying Trojan. A few adware-related files are also installed, the firm said.

Google Typo Crashes Systems

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