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    How to create a glossary in Alphabetic Order with Microsoft Word 2013?

    Hello All, Another issue bugging my creativity is to create a glossary automatically in Microsoft Word 2013. I know we can create a table of contents automatically: http://office.microsoft.com/en-001/word-help/create-a-table-of-contents-HA102824256.aspx But what about a glossary showing...
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    capturing search results

    How could I capture in editable format, the entire results a search, which may be several screens long ? Most convenient would be a spread sheet, since the results are in tabular form.
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    can't access certain files

    I'm using Windows XP Home. Mozilla Firefox. I'm unable to access files in My Documents, and I can't even get Control Panel in order to do a System Restore. I can get online OK, but can't work offline. Each time I switch off, the PC installs 4 updates. It seems odd to have 4 updates each time...
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    No Sound. Need Help?

    hey, I have come here for help because for a while now I havent been able to get any sound out of my PC, I have tried with speakers AND headphones but neither work, which makes me believe it's a problem with my PC or sound card, any ideas?
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    HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-T20N ATA will not work...Please Help!!

    I have an Acer 4620z and my HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-T20N ATA, just stopped working, I have checked the device manager and there is an exclamation point over the disc drive. I have tried to uninstall the driver and reboot, that did not work, I tried to update driver software and that didnt work...
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    Help - wuauclt.exe encountered a problem and needs to close

    just started gettin this error wuault.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close can anyone help cheers
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    error deleting file or folder - in use by another person or program

    Hi I downloaded he client for Dark Age of Camalot (online game) left the pc overnight (big download) in the morning it crashed (hung) the file is sitting on my desktop at 0 bytes and i cannot delete it. Tried restarting in safe node too... win xp media centre edition sp3 2gig ram fatality...
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    Please Help.

    Well basically, when i go to shut down my computer it freezes when it gets to "Windows is shutting down", but it only freezes if my pc has been on for longer than around 30mins/hour. When i go to shut down my computer using start, i get an error message about dumprep and something like...
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    Does anyone know what this is?

    isagq.exe sorry not sure if this is the right forum I got an error message saying isagq.exe has stopped working and needs to close. I googled it but found nothing about it. I checked the task manager and found it and when I checked the file location I found this:- isagq.dat...
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    Vista Boot. Help Plz

    Hi i have this problem and i can explain it below. Ok. My laptop is a hp Dv9628 Here is what happens: Step 1: HP SCREEN(PRESS F10 FOR BIOS ETC.) Step 2: windows loading bar loads. Step 3: Vista Startup Flash plays Step 4:welcome screen shows Here is were the problem lies. Screen goes black...
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    iTunes broke

    hey ppl for some reason my itunes isnt working properly.every times I try to access it it got this "The iTunes Libary.itl file is locked,on a locked disk.or you do not have the write permission for this file" I dont get why its doing this when it was working fine last night,Im the only user...
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    Assign partition letter

    I created a partition ('C' drive) for Windows during windows set up. How do I assign a letter to the remaining partition now that Windows is fully set up.
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    I've lost options to view control panel

    I'm using Windows XP Home and I have previously viewed Control Panel in Classic View and Category view. I seem to have lost the option to view both and Control Panel just comes up in Category View(I think-lots of icons on a white background).:eek:
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    DVD RW wont read

    I have a ASUS DRW - 2014 L1T DVD-RW installed on a Vista-32 sp1 desktop PC. Recently it has stopped reading or recognising data DVDs (game, data, etc). It does recognise and play movie DVDs or CDs though. Nothing wrong with the failed DVDs as they work fine on different PCs. When I insert a...
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    invalid add/remove entries

    i have been trying or almost 2 days now to remove some ivalid entries on my add/remove list. i have tried removing them via the registry and by using various softwares. however it seems to be impossible to remove them. also i have tried reinstalling the programs and i still get nothing removed...
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    Very slow to boot-up

    Hi What would be the reason for a slow startup...as it restarts and you've got the Windows XP logo on the black screen with a blue thinking bar moving across in blocks which goes at a normal speed then slows completely down and takes 5-10 minutes to get back up to speed then move onto the...
  17. shrimply

    TV software

    Hi , I don't know if this is the right place I could of sworn there was a multimedia section but can't see one. Can any one suggest some good free TV viewing software, I have a cheap USB digital receiver, it came with blaze TV software which is rubbish and I've been using it happily with...
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    USB Problems

    I very recently bought a new HP DX2400 MT with Windows XP Professional SP2 and an new HP Notebook with Windows Vista. I transferred my existing files from my old computer to the DX2400 using a memory stick. After setting up the Internet connection an automatic update loaded SP3 to this computer...
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    No Sound

    Hi, up until a month ago i could get sound from my computer, then my speakers got thrown away by accident as they were very old. I recieved a pair of speakers (Dell Model A225) which has a green wire and a USB plug. These do not work and i have tried umpteen times to find a driver from them on...
  20. rowal5555

    Headphone/mic problem

    This set works fine on a laptop but refuses to cooperate on either the front or back inputs of the desktop. No sign of trouble in device manager. On trying to test in CP/Sounds, just get a very loud WAH WAH sound on playback. Any clues?. Cheers
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