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Re: new ie


Yeah, that's my bitch, too. You need a dowsing rod at their website to find Mac products--and from there, I haven't been able to find a simple $10 subscription renewal. But, then McAfee drove me nuts, too.

Lynda--what's AVG?


On Dec 20, 2006, at 12:49 PM, Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT wrote:

Norton - and I'm very annoyed with it, both in the way it works and with
their upgrade procedures.


Cyndi

-----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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Maximum 100 F [38 C]

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