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      • #1945265
        woody
        Manager

        We’re getting a whole new round of first-time posters. Not sure if it’s the newsletter that’s prompting folks to dig in here, or maybe it’s just folks
        [See the full post at: A few notes for first-timers]

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      • #1945329
        Geo
        AskWoody Plus

        Don’t forget to check your spam filter.  My AskWoody emails are sent to my spam.  I’m trying to train my  email server to send them to my in box.

        • This reply was modified 2 years ago by Geo.
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      • #1945340
        MrJimPhelps
        AskWoody MVP

        Welcome to the newcomers! We were all newcomers once.

        Dig around the site – you’ll find help on every conceivable topic. If you can’t find the answer, ask; someone will do their best to help you.

        If you know the answer to someone’s question, jump right in!

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        with Windows 8.1 running in a VM
      • #1945344
        geekdom
        AskWoody Plus

        Read Welcome for general, all-purpose instructions about the site:
        https://www.askwoody.com/welcome/

        Read MS-DEFCON System for general instructions on when to patch:
        https://www.askwoody.com/ms-defcon-system/

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      • #1945468
        anonymous
        Guest

        When trying to post a question on the Questions: Windows 10 forum as well as other topics, I get.

        Sorry, but you are looking for something that is not here.

        • #1945514
          PKCano
          Manager

          To create a new topic on the Questions: Win10 Forum (for example):
          Go to the Forum and scroll to the bottom.

          Screen-Shot-2019-09-09-at-3.21.06-PM

          Enter your Question in the “Topic Title” box – make it descriptive.
          Enter you discussion in the Entry Box (if you copy/paste use the “Text” tab. Use the “Visual” tab to see what it looks like.
          When you finish, click on “Submit” at the bottom.

          Screen-Shot-2019-09-09-at-3.21.57-PM

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      • #1945523
        anonymous
        Guest

        Thank You…Will Do 🙂

      • #1945574
        geekdom
        AskWoody Plus

        Please don’t include in posts — email addresses or other personal or identifying information.

        Such information has to be removed.

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      • #1945714
        tonyl
        AskWoody Lounger

        A warm welcome to all new posters!

        First rule of any forum: read the FAQs. Only thing is, where are they? Not enough forums have a link for them on the front page. It’s all there, but not all in one place. For example, you’ve got the welcome link, and then there are threads like this one.

        My humble suggestion, Woody, is that there be a “FAQs” link on the bar at the top of the page; it could be a depository of all the questions that newbies are likely to ask.

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        • #1945732
          woody
          Manager

          Good point. That’s what the Welcome tab was supposed to be… but it’s skewed toward Windows Secrets refugees. Times change.

          I’ll take a stab at changing it tomorrow. In the interim, any suggestions most welcome!

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      • #1946385
        anonymous
        Guest

        I’m still have ‘BLOCKED ACCESS’, to my ‘Log-In’, and I haven’t got a clue why ?

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