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    • in reply to: Windows immediately restarts after shutdown #1954399

      Moonshine
      AskWoody Lounger

      It sounds like your system is crashing during a shutdown.

      Windows is configured to automatically restart when the system crashes and that includes crashes that happen after you activate a shutdown option.
      Try typing View advanced system settings into the Search Bar and then press the Enter key.
      In the Advanced tab > Start-up and Recovery > Settings, uncheck Automatically Restart in the System Failure section > OK.

      See if that makes a difference.
      Unfortunately, if your system shuts down now as required, all this tells you is that your system is indeed crashing on shutdown and won’t give an explanation why. You’ll need to look elsewhere.

      • This reply was modified 4 days, 21 hours ago by  Moonshine.
    • in reply to: Explore New Features #1948285

      Moonshine
      AskWoody Lounger

      When you click ‘see what’s new’ > Explore new features link, click ’Look for an app in the Microsoft Store’ to activate the OK tab > OK.

      In the opening Window, click the MS Tips app icon > Install.
      You can click ‘Launch’ to see what’s on offer, or return back to the Explore new features link and experiment with what you now see.
      Click the image below to see a short video of the above.

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    • in reply to: VirtualBox Install Issue #1947855

      Moonshine
      AskWoody Lounger

      Copy the blue text below:

      %userprofile%

      . . . . and then open a File Explorer window, left click in the address bar, then paste what you have copied, then press the Enter key.

      If you see a .VirtualBox folder – rename it to .VirtualBox.old then try the installation again.

    • in reply to: PrintFriendly and Firefox #1945323

      Moonshine
      AskWoody Lounger

      WS BillDon

      Have you considered using the Print Preview feature in Firefox to add a few more print options and to perhaps help you out with your print layout issue(s)?

      Personally, I have the Menubar showing permanently where I can access various features from the bar including the Print Preview option, via the File tab by mouse cursor. This is achieved by pressing he Alt key, then the View tab, then the Toolbars option, then Menubar.
      Should you want to see the Menubar temporarily, just press the Alt key.

      Clicking the image below will show you how to access the Print Preview option with no Menubar showing and also by using an installed *Add-in[/b] which gives a web page Right Click Menu option to see the Print Preview.
      You can also use an included Toolbar Preview icon, which comes with the Add-in.

      Press the Alt key, then the F key, then the V key or click the Preview icon to open the Print Preview window.
      Look for the Simplify Page to change the layout for easier reading (and printing).
      Experiment with the Scale percentages and particularly the Shrink to Fit option before a trial print via the Print tab.
      I usually print to PDF first to see a visual result before using the paper printer.

      * Print Preview Add-inhttps://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/print-preview-/

      There will be other similar Add-ins available to try and use.

    • in reply to: Find Right-Click (Context Menu) impossible #1913961

      Moonshine
      AskWoody Lounger

      It looks like you are using Windows 7 in the above image. My instructions/images are from W10 (1903).
      However, it’s possible to remove some entries from the Open With menu by using a program from nirsoft called OpenWithView.
      It’s located on this page, ⅔ of the way down:

      https://www.nirsoft.net/utils/open_with_view.html

      Once opened, locate the entries you want to remove, then r/click them and opt to disable.
      Re-enabling is the reverse of the above.
      Right click an image file and check your Open With menu to see if your choices have been removed.
      To repeat – not all entries can be removed by this method.
      Click the image below to see a short video of OpenWithView at work. I have remove 2 entries from the menu.

    • in reply to: Find Right-Click (Context Menu) impossible #1913227

      Moonshine
      AskWoody Lounger

      You appear to want to add items to the Open with context menu.
      If you r/click on an image file that PSP can handle > Open With > and PSP 2020 hasn’t registered itself to automatically appear in that menu, you can click Choose another app at the bottom of that menu. You may need to scroll down.
      If PSP still isn’t there to select, scroll to the btm of the menu and click More apps.
      If PSP still isn’t showing to select, again scroll down to the btm of that menu and click Look for another app on the PC.
      Navigate to Program Files (not program Files (x86) ) > Corel > Corel PaintShop Pro 2020 (64-Bit) > Corel PaintShop Pro (.exe) > Select > Open.
      That will open PSP and PSP ‘should’ then be remembered and placed in the Open with menu for future use.

      This unfortunately it doesn’t always happen for various reasons and an easy way to add PSP to the Registry is to use a dedicated program to do it for you. This saves you manually raking through the Registry yourself.
      I use Openwithadd which is an old program created for XP/Vista but works in Windows 10 (1903).

      You can download it from here: https://www.winhelponline.com/xp/openwithadd.htm

    • in reply to: Problems creating PDF files with images #1904255

      Moonshine
      AskWoody Lounger

      areader

      Try experimenting with some of the Font Colour palette options and you may find what you want.

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    • in reply to: Slides Won’t Print #1021267

      Moonshine
      AskWoody Lounger

      I’ve just downloaded your file and it does print 198 pages to PDF.
      Try that option, then try print from within your chosen PDF editor/viewer.

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    • in reply to: Problem with Columns Shifting in Open Dialog Boxes #942736

      Moonshine
      AskWoody Lounger

      If you look at the folder above the one named “2013-12-18”, you’ll notice the folder named “2013-12-14 MTC”.

      Notice this other folders name is partially hidden.

      1-1

      When you click it, it moves to the left to fully show the file name.
      Try shortening the file name as an experiment, then re-click it for a comparison.

      Untitled-Project

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    • in reply to: "Comment on the AskWoody Lounge" link produces popup #344692

      Moonshine
      AskWoody Lounger

      Perhaps it’s the dead “Comment on the Askwoody Lounge” link on the Forum page that is being referred to

       

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    • in reply to: How to get Chrome or Edge to show full page in Facebook #331627

      Moonshine
      AskWoody Lounger

      It would have been beneficial to see a screen shot of the affected page(s) to see what is happening exactly.
      I have seen web pages squashed up against the left side of a browser a few times over the years and the cause was an Extension/Addon stripping out or changing the Page Style (Cascading Style Sheets – CSS) that the webpage author had within the page(s).

      I can simulate a similar effect in Firefox by opting for No Style:

      If this looks familiar, I would suggest use another browser, say an out of the box Firefox with no 3rd party Extensions/Addons installed for the comparison.
      Some browsers have a Safe Mode which can be used for a comparison. This disables all Extensions/Addons and is a starting point for diagnostic reasons, but Edge & Google Chrome unfortunately don’t have that option.
      However, Google Chrome can be opened in Incognito mode which does disable all Extensions/Addons as part of its process, so this might offer the comparison that is being sort on the effected pages(s).

      With Edge, surprisingly, it’s not so easy.
      It can be Reset, but rather than go down that route, I’d disable any Addons manually, close Edge, then reopen for a comparison on the effected page(s) as before.

      Should all appear OK on the Facebook page after disabling Extensions/Addons, it suggests an Extension/Addon that may be is causing the problem.
      Opening the browsers back in normal mode and reinstating an Extension/Addon one at time may point to a problematic one.
      Worth a try.

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    • in reply to: Brown on brownish #330441

      Moonshine
      AskWoody Lounger

      With uBlock Origin – it’s a permanent change for me as long as UO is active.

      Re the wood grain, the text ‘layer’ is removed first, then the wood grain, then the text is re-instated.

       

    • in reply to: Brown on brownish #330335

      Moonshine
      AskWoody Lounger

      Does anyone else have difficulty seeing the Woody info for the wood panel (on the right pane of this (and every AskWoody) page.

      Not any more.
      Decent adblockers can remove more than just adverts!
      Xn3yw8K

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    • Moonshine
      AskWoody Lounger

      Fafner

      Out of interest, whilst viewing the newsletter in its own window, if you selected all the content (Ctrl + A) and then opted to Edit the message via Actions in the ‘Move’ group, then clicked the ‘Format Text’ tab and opted for ‘HTML’ and then saved the edits (Ctrl + S).
      When the message window is closed, then reopened, do the links now become active and stay active?

      My images are from Outlook 2010 so will look a little different to your version.

    • in reply to: Pin a Web Link to the Start Menu? #1571654

      Moonshine
      AskWoody Lounger

      @coochin

      “Did I even check under More?”

      Yes – this is what you see when you check More in a URL link:

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