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Final reminder curiosity by Moldy Cheese
I'm curious about something. Checking the headers in the "reminder" messages from Microsoft, in the earlier messages the NNTP-Posting-Host was tide548.microsoft.com In the "final reminder" message the NNTP-Posting-Host is c-24-22-159-236.hsd1.wa.comcast.net Comcast??...
June 4th 10 03:49 AM
by David H. Lipman Go to last post
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June 3rd - and counting by Noel Paton[_3_]
Don't tell me this thing still works? WTF are MS doing? - did someone forget to turn the lights out? -- Noel Paton CrashFixPC Nil Carborundum Illegitemi www.crashfixpc.co.uk
June 3rd 10 10:27 PM
by Noel Paton[_3_] Go to last post
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and now, it's June 2 in Redmond by Noel Paton[_3_]
....and the groups are still working! - or are they? MS never could stick to a deadline! g -- Noel Paton CrashFixPC Nil Carborundum Illegitemi www.crashfixpc.co.uk
June 3rd 10 02:10 PM
by Noel Paton[_3_] Go to last post
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still working by Motor T
So far, so good. I'm reading and posting through nntp.aioe.org. Don't know how long it will last. It's sad the way this world seems to work. As we get older the younger generations seem to cast us aside. It appears they think of us as 'irrelevant, obsolete'. I'm beginning to hate those...
June 2nd 10 06:11 PM
by webster72n Go to last post
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tap, tap This thing working? by Noel Paton[_3_]
Just checking, in case MS had a fit and cut us off at the knees a day early g AFAIK, there's still no 9x support forums whatsoever - at least in English (unless I've been looking in the wrong places) -- Noel Paton CrashFixPC Nil Carborundum Illegitemi
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June 1st 10 12:25 PM
by Joan Archer[_4_] Go to last post
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Red flag from the WWOTN! by Heirloom[_3_]
Hi All, Wow, I go away for a few days and the crazy Canuck tells me the Me forum is going to disintegrate with the rest, bummer. Before it dies completely, I must say that I have enjoyed conversing with each and every one of you. I know I have never been as much help on the technical stuff...
May 30th 10 07:56 PM
by webster72n Go to last post
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T-4.... Backup time! by Noel Paton[_3_]
Ladies and Gents. Depending on how MS cut us off, and the NNTP client you use, you may suddenly find that you have NO newsgroups in your reader when it happens. So now would be a good time to back up your message store if you want to keep the priceless gems you've garnered over the last...
May 29th 10 05:00 PM
by Heather[_3_] Go to last post
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Slow PC by Jerry
Slow PC (Windows Me) Having an intermediate skill level for PCs, I employ the common maintenance practices to keep my PC operating smoothly. Often I get flyers in the mail from PC groups offering their services. One of their services is to fix a slow operating PC. Short of reformatting and...
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May 28th 10 07:45 AM
by Noel Paton[_3_] Go to last post
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T-6... by Noel Paton[_3_]
....and counting. To all the friends I've made (and even to some I've unmade) in these forums, Goodbye, Good Luck - and see you on the flipside! I am now using the NNTP Bridge (both of them!) to access the Answers and MS forums. It's buggy, but it's still better than 'naked' access in terms of...
May 27th 10 01:46 PM
by Joan Archer[_4_] Go to last post
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new entry in context menu gone by Michael Romes
A while after installing new video drivers I noticed that the "new" entry in my context menu (that which appears if I rightclick in a folder) is gone. When using Google I find a lot of articles about adding that entry to Windows98SE by editing the registry - but I found nothing specific to...
May 24th 10 03:39 PM
by Mike M Go to last post
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Upgrading to Windows XP by pjhjones
I have an older WIN2000 machine. I do not have the password to log onto the machine and can not get it. I need to upgrade it to WINXP. I have the WINXP CD and am trying to boot from there so I can format the hard drive and intall. However when I attempt to boot from the CD it stops at "Boot...
May 20th 10 07:16 PM
by Noel Paton[_3_] Go to last post
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Is there still a free AV for ME? by Smirnoff
Is there still a free version of an AV product that supports ME with definition updates? If so, would be grateful for a link.
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May 20th 10 03:41 AM
by 98 Guy Go to last post
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Update - Microsoft Responds to the Evolution of Community by No Name
What is Happening? This message is to inform you that Microsoft will soon begin discontinuing newsgroups and transitioning users to Microsoft forums. Why? As you may know, newsgroups have existed for many years now; however, the traffic in the Microsoft newsgroups has been steadily decreasing for...
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May 12th 10 09:52 PM
by Dave Lee Travis Bickle Go to last post
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Oh a tree in motion! by Big Monkey Man
What gets me is that Helen Shapiro! 'Walking Back to Happiness' starts off great, then turns into something by a middle-aged male Jewish wide boy - say, Michael Winner. Oyvay! She obviously had a lovely singing voice but was managed by someone only interested in the width. And Smokey Robinson's...
May 10th 10 10:35 PM
by HRH The Example John Smith Go to last post
4 8,278
Old Computer with Windows ME on it... by Sean
I have an old computer with windows me on it. I was wondering if windows updates would still work? like would i be able to update it so i could get whatever security updates came out before that i may have missed?
May 10th 10 10:27 PM
by HRH The Example John Smith Go to last post
4 8,656
NNTP Newsgroups closing by Corday[_3_]
Quote from Microsoft. “On June 1, Microsoft will be progressively closing newsgroups and helping active newsgroups users migrate their discussions to the refreshed Microsoft forums that include Microsoft Answers, TechNet and MSDN. This decision was made in an effort to provide the best...
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May 9th 10 07:05 AM
by HRH The Example John Smith Go to last post
12 15,267
WinMe ie6 Browser by AAH
Ie6 is not supported at this site to play movies as the Flash Player reject it. http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Hindi+Movies Is there anyway to overcome this or how can these be played on normal DVD software like as any cd can be played on this system. An old version of flash player...
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May 8th 10 11:45 PM
by HRH The Example John Smith Go to last post
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Spybot by SGB
Hopefully you folks have an answer Spybot starts daily at 1:00am Recently, still running 8-9 hours later Click 'Stop Check' Reads - "Thread Error: The parameter is incorrect (87)" I uninstalled and reinstalled it deleting any leftover registry keys Ran task Stopped task about 10 minutes...
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April 19th 10 02:03 AM
by webster72n Go to last post
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ping Mike and Noel by Shane[_14_]
The post that has failed to reach my OE three times now, despite all the others talking about it having done so: http://groups.google.co.uk/group/microsoft.public.windowsme.general/browse_thread/thread/888dab6adba1dcf0?hl=en#
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April 18th 10 12:15 PM
by Peter Hnnurrtner Go to last post
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ScanDisk in Safe Mode by SGB
Hi Group! Having a problem running ScanDisk in Safe Mode for the past few times. Copy & paste of last log info (same error message as the other times): ******************* Microsoft ScanDisk for Windows NOTE: If you use an MS-DOS program to view this file, some of the characters
April 9th 10 01:56 PM
by Jerry Martin[_2_] Go to last post
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