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    how to retrieve encypted MS Word files

    While residing on a PC running XP, the user right clucked on a folder containing all of the files and encrypted them through properties. I can send you the drives. Please advise & thanks.
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    how to retrieve encypted MS Word files

    Word files were encrypted while on a Win XP PC. PC Died and data was "backed up", Windows 7 was installed. Now the files are all gibberish. Am I screwed?
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    Increase the size of "Close, Minimize, Maximize" Buttons?

    How is this done in W7 please? Thanks!
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    Spinning circle

    32 bit W7, fresh, clean install and I have an intermittent issue where the mouse turns to a very pretty spinning blue circle and I can't click on anything. Any help would be greatly appreciated. No app's running at the time. TIA.
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    Intermittent freezing at "Windows is Starting" splash

    *UPDATE: the last time the boot hung at the colorful Windows screen, I just let the computer sit. After 4-5 minutes the computer boots to the desktop as it should. I've been able to replicate this numerous times. Again, Some of the time, the Pc will boot as it should and then other times it...
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    Intermittent freezing at "Windows is Starting" splash

    Umm, it's an official full install DVD, 32 Bit purchased from Amazon.
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    Intermittent freezing at "Windows is Starting" splash

    I did do a clean install even with a new hard drive. I am disconnecting USB devices one at a time to see if perhaps that is the culprit. thanks.
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    Intermittent freezing at "Windows is Starting" splash

    Same thing is now occurring. Sigh. I'll try to reinstall during the week. Not looking forward to doing that.
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    Intermittent freezing at "Windows is Starting" splash

    Ran System Restore back to the earliest available point and I've been able to reboot successfully twice. I'm not sure if my issue is solved but looking good so far! I'll report back with any new updates.
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    Intermittent freezing at "Windows is Starting" splash

    Yes, I'm trying to do that now. Thanks.
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    Home Premium 3-Pack Not Available Anymore?

    Try Best Buy or Staples for starters. (Staples is showing OOS) Link Removed - Invalid URL Link Removed - Invalid URL
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    Intermittent freezing at "Windows is Starting" splash

    Not sure....possibly. I installed Win 7 on October 25 if that helps.
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    Intermittent freezing at "Windows is Starting" splash

    Clean 32 Bit install. Official MS Disk, not bit torrrent or anything like that. PC had been working perfectly for a few days and then the intermittent freezing started a few days afterwards. Nothing new was installed either HW or SW. Once the PC finally does boot, everything works perfectly...
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    Windows 7 Official Gadgets?

    Type "Gadgets" into your Desktop Search.
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    Intermittent freezing at "Windows is Starting" splash

    My wife's 32 Bit Win 7 PC is intermittently freezing at the "windows is starting" splash screen. Normally I reset/reboot and it boots fine on the next attempt. Lately it has been taking more attempts in order to get it to boot properly. Any idea what might be causing this intermittent issue?
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    Shutting Windows 7 down

    I use this Desktop Gadget: Link Removed - Invalid URL There are many others to choose from if this one isn't exactly what you are looking for.
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    Firefox 3.55 released

    Persona has been available for quite some time as an add-on. I love it. Personas for Firefox | Dress up your web browser
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    Windows 7 Move "Search" to Taskbar?

    I liked having my "Search Bar" on my Taskbar in XP. Can the Windows 7 "Search" be moved to the taskbar? If so, how does one accomplish this?
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    Installed Windows 7 but no games

    This happened to me as well on my HP Touchsmart after I upgraded from Vista 64 to "7" 64. What you need to do is you enable "Games" from your "Control Panel\Programs and Features" and click on the "Turn Windows features on or off" on the left handside pane then expand on Games.
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