post #16 of Old 04-22-2013, 10:28 AM
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I'm with you John, I hate Windows 8 as well.
Saw a news report the other day where they said it was a large part of why PC sale have fallen so much.
I thought everyone but microsoft hated Win8.
Those programmers live in a different world than the average person who uses a computer.


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post #17 of Old 04-22-2013, 10:58 AM
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John,

Do you have an Apple Store nearby?

Sorry for the worthless post, I couldn't resist.

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http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/i...e-e6436002272e

open the command prompt.
Type: "regsvr32 c:\windows\system32\actxprxy.dll" without the quotation marks.


How to open the command prompt in Windows 8
http://pcsupport.about.com/od/window...-windows-8.htm
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post #19 of Old 04-22-2013, 12:09 PM Thread Starter
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John,

Do you have an Apple Store nearby?

Sorry for the worthless post, I couldn't resist.

Matt (Apple user since 1987)

Isn't apple based off a OS now?
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post #20 of Old 04-22-2013, 12:14 PM
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+1: my wife also;
1998, xp was good, 7 also, but vista and 8: beurk
I have windows 7 on this computer and I have no problem
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post #21 of Old 04-22-2013, 12:20 PM Thread Starter
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http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/i...e-e6436002272e

open the command prompt.
Type: "regsvr32 c:\windows\system32\actxprxy.dll" without the quotation marks.

Hmmm...
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Among other symptoms this script may fix:

open in new tab/window not working
Find on this page "empty"
tabs on Favorites pane missing
about screen and other dialogs "empty"
IE8 closes immediately (not if caused by an add-on!)
can't print (interface not registered)
I thought those were "Features" on the new IE

(http://iefaq.info/index.php?action=a...133&artlang=en)
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Hmmm...


I thought those were "Features" on the new IE
Yes. Yes they are. Much like some of "the features" on a CJ!
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I say again. If you download classic shell your windows 8 will look like your old desktops. No more application window pop ups. Make sure you have the latest updates for your O.S. For some reasons they want you to use Windows Explorer a Microsoft browser. Google or Firefox I rather run. Less advertising. ..Good luck.
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fastest cure for Windows 8 related problems:

four parts vodka, one part rose's sweetened lime juice, ice

stir, ingest, repeat
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new PC

we got our new PC and we went with 8 cause we thought they would have fixed all the things we hated about 7, nope, its way worse, they should have stayed with XP and just fixed the weak spots, were doomed ........

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John,

Do you have an Apple Store nearby?

Sorry for the worthless post, I couldn't resist.

Matt (Apple user since 1987)
You get the thumb drive loaded with Ubuntu yet?
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