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RE: new ie/anitvirus

I've used Firefox as a webbrowser for years, and same with the TrendMicro
PC-cillin for antivirus/firewall/antispam/ etc.  I've been really happy with


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
Behalf Of james singer
Sent: Wednesday, December 20, 2006 9:19 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] new ie

Which anti-virus program is everyone using? I currently have Norton,
but I've become very annoyed with it [actually, with Symantec].

On Dec 20, 2006, at 10:38 AM, Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT wrote:

> I use Firefox.
> Cyndi
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of Kitty
> Sent: Wednesday, December 20, 2006 3:33 AM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] new ie
> Thanks Donna!  Alt+Z was what I neeeded.  I didn't want to sort by
> name.
> It used to be you could just move them around by dragging and
> positioning where you want. Or you could click on Organize Favorites -
> but that disappeared.
> If you don't know the shorthand (Alt+Z) you're out of luck because
> there
> isn't even any "help".  And the new "feeds" seems of no use.
> I'm not really happy with IE 7 as it takes more room and I can no
> longer
> temporarily close toolbars by simply dragging them up out of the way
> and
> then back again.  I have to actually turn them off and on when I need
> the space.  Other than that it has a few nice features.
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 19, 2006 10:15 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] new ie
>> There are all sorts of ways to do it now..... not sure what you want
> to
>> do..so...
>> press Alt + Z then a box opens up select Organize Favorites and you
>> can do it
>> that way.
>> open Favorites and right click on a blank spot and then
>> Sort
>> By Name. This puts everything alphabetically in either program
>> Sorting
>> favorites:
>> Click the star.  Right click a favorite.  Select Sort by Name.
>> Adding a favorite:
>> Click the start with a plus sign (right next to the plain
>> star).  Select Add
>> to Favorites.
>> Add a new folder to Favorites:
>> As above and
>> then click New Folder.
>> and I also read about having to do this.... take it
>> with a grain of salt please!... I haven't tried it yet.
>> Problem: When you
>> sort or organize your Favorites list in IE7 either by using
>> the pull down
>> listing of the browser or going to "Organize Favorites", and
>> later try to use
>> "Add to Favorites" or "Export Favorites" they will not have
>> your current
>> organization of files and folders. [For explanation see Bug ID
>> 245932 at
> https://connect.microsoft.com/Connect/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?
> Feedbac
> kID=2
>> 45932 ].
>> Though MS should correct the IE7 code and make a hotfix for all
>> users
>> through MSUpdates, I'm not holding my breath and therefore made the
>> following
>> workaround that you can do so Add and Export Favorites will see
>> your
>> Favorites the way that you have them set up and see them:
>> 1. Make sure
>> that your IE7 Favorites listing appears the way you want it
>> when you click
>> Favorites (don't worry about how it appears in Add or
>> Organize). If you want
>> everything alphanumerically ordered then right click
>> on any part of the
>> Favorites List and  then left click on "sort by name".
>> 2. Exit IE7 (and other
>> programs).
>> 3. Use windows explorer to save your Favorities folder at
>> "[Drive:]\Documents and Settings\[User]\Favorites" to a CD or other
> media
>> and
>> if it asks you if you want to copy a system file such as Desktop.ini
> or
>> Thumbs.db just say No.
>> 4. Delete all of the contents of your Favorites folder
>> at location
>> "[Drive:]\Documents and Settings\[User]\Favorites" (Keep the
>> "Favorites"
>> folder but delete everything in it (including desktop.ini and
>> thumbnail
>> files).
>> 5. Reboot
>> 6. Copy the entire Favorites folder from your CD
>> to [Drive:]\Documents and
>> Settings\[User]\ . It will ask if you want to
>> overwrite the old favorites
>> folder to which you say YES.
>> 7. Open IE7 and then
>> click Favorites and make sure that the favorites are
>> there (don't worry if
>> they are out of order).
>> 8. Reboot.
>> 9. Open IE7 and make sure the files are in
>> order and then save your
>> Favorites by going to File > Import and Export" and
>> export your favorites to
>> a file for safe keeping.
>> The reason this works is
>> that your Document & Settings Favorites folder is
>> not HTML based (so the
>> ADD_DATE issue is not a problem) but rather DOS folder
>> based and it is saved
>> with the same organization of Favorites that you see on
>> your IE7 browser. So
>> all one has to do is save it, delete it (to erase the
>> current HTML based list
>> that is faulty in the IE7 browser), and then copy it
>> back. IE7 then sees the
>> correctly ordered folders/files and converts them
>> into an HTML list for its
>> Favorites. The reboots are needed to reset the
>> function.
>> Donna - who is
>> leaving her computer on IE 6 for awhile....just wait till you try
> Office
>> 2007.... yikes!- that is even harder to get used too from what I
> hear....
>> ----- Original Message ----
>> From: Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net>
>> To:
>> gardenchat@hort.net
>> Sent: Tuesday, December 19, 2006 8:28:36 PM
>> Subject:
>> [CHAT] new ie
>> Anyone out there get stuck with the new version of IE?  IE7 ?
>> Most changes I can live with but it won't let me organize my
> favorites.
>> Can
>> anyone help?
>> Kitty
>> neIN, Zone 5
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