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Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 31. Jan 2014, 01:42 AM
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Posted By df1995
finding the cursor

Thanks for your feedback. the cursor locator option is absolutely not in my version of Windows 8. Perhaps it's a s special version for netbooks.

I loath Windows 8 SO MUCH and it took me so long to...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 29. Jan 2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,604
Posted By df1995
Save or print magazine in Google Play Newstand?

I have a magazine subscription in Google Play Newsstand, Practical Boat Owner.

There are instructions for saving for off-line reading for Android but none for Windows. Anyone know software to do...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 29. Jan 2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,710
Posted By df1995
Thanks. I hav not upgraded to 8.1 from 8 because...

Thanks. I hav not upgraded to 8.1 from 8 because I've finally got 8 to act the way I want (which is to say like 7). I'm reluctant to upgrade and to have to do that again.
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 28. Jan 2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,710
Posted By df1995
Not there on mine. No "pointer", only...

Not there on mine. No "pointer", only mouse.
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 27. Jan 2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,710
Posted By df1995
find cursor in Windows 8?

Earlier versions of Windows had a setting where you could locate the cursor by pressing the Ctrl key. This is missing in Windows 8. Any suggestions?

I'm getting older and blinder yet I use smaller...
Forum: Linux 20. Jan 2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,561
Posted By df1995
Linux version for techno-peasant

I've got a friend with a Windows XP machine. Because MS is discontinuing support for XP he sensibly wants to switch. I suggested Linux instead of buyng Windows 8.

What distro of Linux would be...
Forum: Freeware Installation & Usage 18. Jan 2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,436
Posted By df1995
Sorry, the program that failed was Some PDF...

Sorry, the program that failed was Some PDF Images Extract from http://www.somepdf.com/some-pdf-image-extract.html
Forum: Freeware Installation & Usage 17. Jan 2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,436
Posted By df1995
Does not seem to work on Windows 8. Error...

Does not seem to work on Windows 8. Error message: "Stopped Working...."
Forum: Freeware Installation & Usage 17. Jan 2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,436
Posted By df1995
extract image from pdf-xchange viwer?

Is there a way to extract an image from a file viewed in PDF-Xchange viewer? Is there another freeware program that allows it if not?

Note: I don't want to convert the whole file to an image - - I...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 24. Dec 2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,984
Posted By df1995
f4f converter?

I'm looking for a freeware program to convert f4f video files to a common format like flv, mp4, etc

What's a f4f file?

http://www.filesuffix.com/en/extension/f4f
Forum: Security 20. Nov 2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,175
Posted By df1995
I visit risky sites for video downloads via...

I visit risky sites for video downloads via Filestube.
Forum: Security 19. Nov 2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,175
Posted By df1995
Windows Defender adequate?

I am confused. My laptop came with Windows 8 installed. Also installed is Windows "Defender". It says: "Windows Defender is installed as part of Windows and helps protect your PC from viruses,...
Forum: Freeware Installation & Usage 14. Nov 2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 16,379
Posted By df1995
The installation package says that Bullzip will...

The installation package says that Bullzip will probably not work without Ghostscript .

Is this untrue?
Forum: General Computer Support 27. May 2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,962
Posted By df1995
Password revealer

In my addled old age, I've forgotten some of the passwords I have stored on my computer using the Firefox browser, is there software that will reveal the passwords that lurk behind the *********?
...
Forum: General Computer Support 14. Apr 2012, 12:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,289
Posted By df1995
Free VPNs

I would like some user feedback on Free VPNs (here I include pay VPNs that permit a limited amount of free traffic).

I do lots of online work at Satrbucks and other free Wi-Fi spots and I would...
Forum: Multimedia 18. Sep 2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,471
Posted By df1995
compress avi files?

I never even heard of encoding. I'll take a look at that.

Thanks for your kind help.
Forum: Multimedia 18. Sep 2011, 01:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,471
Posted By df1995
best compression of avi files in Windows

I need to copy avi files to DVDs in Windows. What's the best compression format to use, zip or rar?

Or, are avi files already compressed so much that any further compression would be largely...
Forum: Home, Office & Productivity 28. Aug 2011, 12:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,053
Posted By df1995
best powerpoint to text converter

Appreciate your opinions on best tool to convert Powerpoint ppt files to some sort of text (txt, doc, pdf).

Especially nice if it doesn't choke on ppt files saved from OpenOffice Impress

TIA!
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 26. Jul 2011, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,554
Posted By df1995
cfm file viewer

I can't get this certificate to open in any browser. It opens in a text editor but as a jumble of unreadable formatting symbols.

Maybe it's a mislabeled pdf file?
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 26. Jul 2011, 01:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,554
Posted By df1995
cfm viewer

Looking for a cfm viewer.

PDF-ExChange Viewer opens it but it looks terrible!

Maybe the certificate itself is ugly?
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 07. May 2011, 12:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,230
Posted By df1995
Program to EDIT XPS file

Lookin' for a freeware program to EDIT XPS files. (I don't have MS Office)

I know there are freeware viewers but I want to EDIT.

Thanks
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 17. Apr 2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,822
Posted By df1995
download entire NY Times

I have a paid subscription to the online NY Times. Unfortunately, I don't have time to read it while online. I'm looking for a program that will download the ENTIRE newspaper. This would capture all...
Forum: General Computer Support 29. Dec 2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,382
Posted By df1995
antivirus/malware program with com extension

A friend has a vicious virus on her computer that blocks installing any program using an "exe" extension, no doubt to prevent installing an antivirus program that can remove it.

Anyone know of an...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 25. Dec 2010, 04:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,454
Posted By df1995
a flagger for Google Reader

I would like a utility that would make Craigslist "flagging" one step in Google Reader.

Here's why. It's a violation of Craigslist TOS to sell animals on Craigslist. Regardless, breeders often...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 03. Nov 2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,536
Posted By df1995
switch to hapdicapped settings

Gizmo recently had an article "make-computers-accessible-elderly"
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