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Size of incoming messages

Q: Size of incoming messages

I am using OE at present. When I receive the messages, the dialog box shows total message size and new meesage size on server. Somehow I have become very used to this information. But this does not seem to be possible in Thunderbird. Is it possible to get such a feature in Thunderbird?

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Acer Aspire 5100 running Vista Home Premium--Windows Mail recently started to attach copys of messeges being sent and received [that is, copys of the messages are attaching themselves to those same messages, without my doing anthing]. Live One virus scan comes back clean--any suggestions?

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Hello As far as I can tell, I SEEM to have configured my Thunderbird Email account correctly, although I cannot figure why I can send mails but am not receiving any? No obvious error messages any where either. Been in file menu and used 'get mail' button too.

Am linking to a business email software account. I have been sent all the POP/ SMTP and port info. All inputted to 'Settings'

Hope someone can help

A:Thunderbird - No incoming messages

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First the problem:

I am using Outlook express 6.0. Running Windows XP with all updates and service packs.

I check my messages, they download, my in-box says how many came in. I click on in-box to read them, the number of new messages disappears and my in-box is empty.

I have also lost all my custom folders (needed messages,spam, etc) and my rules have disappeared.

I have copied all the .dbx files and have converted the messages themselves to eml files which i can read(using DBXtract.) When I try to drag and drop them back into my in-box, they disappear again.
What I have tried so far:

1) deleted the .dbx files for all my folders and let them rebuild.

2)Followed the steps in this article, rebooted and downloaded/installed ie6 again...no love

3) Searched MKB fairly thoroughly

4) Said a small prayer to several deities hoping for divine intervention

5) Cursed Microsoft and all things both hardware and software related thoroughly and in great detail using invectives and vituperations not heard since the time of the crusades.

6) Now I post here asking for help *sigh*

A:Incoming messages disappear in OE

Forget it, Downloaded Thunderbird and imported the messages.

Giving up on OE.

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hi all,

has any one seen or heard of this. i have had several users who get an email in outlook 2003, and it just keeps coming in over and over and over. they get it like hundreds of them. the fix i have is to quickly close outlook, then reopen it. and delete all the entries of that email. i am wondering if anyone else has seen this and knows what causes it? we are on an exchange server also.

thank you in advance;

A:Outlook 2003 incoming messages

If the incoming message has not been received 100% (or fully downloaded from the Server) Then the message will be sent again from the Server.

I have seen this when the email message is big say around 1Meg or more (ie usually having large attachments) I suppose the idea there is to not send big emails, or use other means to send these messages (free Servers etc)

Or it can be the Antivirus software slowing down the incoming message too much, until Outlook just gives up and sends it again

Yes I've seen it before.

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My TaskBar properties is "Auto-Hide" & i have set my Customize Notification of my Messengers to "Always Hide". What i want is, whenever i am working on any other application and my Messenger is running in TaskBar hidden, and suppose i receive an instant message from any of my friends, i want windows to NOT PopUp/blink/highlight that messaege window on the TaskBar.

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First time user to this site with an outlook express problem.
My operating system is Win98, 32nd edition.
Problem: During a period of high volumes of incoming spam, somehow I was able to direct ALL incoming messages, both spam and legitimate messages to the outlook express deleted items folder. This was not intentional but I now I can't remember how to undo this function. I went through all the pull-downs and can't seem to find the problem.

A:Incoming messages go directly to deleted item

Most likely the rules got changed. Go to Messages and then click on rules and make your changes there.

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In Outlook 2003, the format of incoming messages has suddenly changed to plain text--even when they weren't sent as plain text.


The above Microsoft help page says to click Edit > Edit Message when the message is open to change its format. But that option isn't available.

Anyone have any other ideas?

A:Solved: Outlook: Incoming Messages Changed?

Try this:-

OPen Tools menu and click Options
On the Mail Format tab, look at "Compose in this message format"
If it is set as plain text, both outgoing and incoming messages will use this format.... change it to either Rich text or HTML format

Also, if Word is turned off as the email editor, incoming formatted messages may not show the formatting used..... tick the box to use word as the email editor.

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would any one know how i can Colour code incoming messages in thunderbird email

so i can have email from my girlfriend one colour and email from my brother another colour

thank you


A:Thunderbird Help - colour code incoming messages

Just use Message Filters. Set the Action to be 'Tag message' and to whatever value (color) you desire.

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I have fast Internet connection 1 Mb/s. I' ve been using it for many months with no problems. A week ago I had a heavy fight with some kind of viruses and spy-ware, which I finally won "with a little help" from a guy khazars from your forum . In one of fighting steps, I have installed Filseclab Personal Firewall Professional Edition.

Now I noticed, that my connection speed decreased significantly - to no more than 5-6 KB/s - but only for incoming messages. Outgoing messages are sent with a speed up to 70-80 KB/s. It can be easily seen on the monitor of the firewall.

It looks like an upper limit of incoming messages wolud have benn set somewhere. I have been using eMule program for downloading files from Internet. (I know that posts about P2P file sharing are forbidden, but I would like mention it here only as a tool for observing internet activity. So, please, do not delete this post.) A week ago, I saw my downloading speed could be up to 100 KB/s on eMule statistic screen. Now It's fixed at 5KB/s. Moreover, if eMule is running and downloading speed is about 5KB/s, it's not possible for me to surf the Internet or even receive e-mails. The incoming connection seems to be blocked. After closing eMule, I can surf or receive e-mail, but at maximum speed 5KB/s. Moreover, the receiving connection is broken very often, and must be reinitialized.

There is no such symptoms with outgoing messages. When I run eMule, I can set the maximum speed of uploading... Read more

A:decreased connection speed for incoming messages

I think the first step is to uninstall eMule and post a HijackThis log in the Security forum. I guess I'm also somewhat skeptical about eMule as a "monitoring" application.

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hi guys, newbie here so be kind
forf months now i have been inputting my works e-mail passwords etc, to receive my works e-mails at home. all of a sudden, in the last few weeks, i have had problems in receiving my messages. it seems to download x amount and the hangs (lets say on message 10 of 120) and then just keeps timing out. i have pressed contime loads and loads and loads of times, but still it hangs!!!

its frustrating because i live in birmingham, but work in nottingham, so if i want to keep in touch with my messages it means driving the 50 miles, just to read them. as i say for a few months i have had no probs until recently. is tehr anything i can do?
many thanks

A:outlook express incoming messages hanging

How do you connect? (dial-up or broadband)?

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I have a user that is missing text from incoming messages. The more the mails are replied to the more text disappears or distorts. It's from several different locations. The emails seem to be coming in HTML. They often get this string of code at the beginning of the

v\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} o\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);}
w\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} .shape {behavior:url(#default#VML);}

In the body of the message text that was typed normally will appear in a different colour, a different font, or not at all.

It doesn't matter what format -- Plain Text, Rich Text or HTML. I've copied over a .dll from a computer without issues (can't remember the .dll, read it in the groups) and we have AV software but it isn't picking anything up.

Any ideas? This is the second user this is happening with and it's happening more and more consistently.

The user has Win XP Pro, Office XP, and we run Win NT 4 SP6 w/ Exchange 5.5

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For months now, I intermittently receive emails with a header and footer, and a blank body. These same emails are visible on my ANdroid phone, just not in Outlook. I have tried so many tricks and methods that have been posted on this site (many of these people do NOT know what they are talking about.) And, I have been extremely disappointed with the knowledge base of both Microsoft AND the Outlook support staff commenting on this site. I have found the fix, and will post this below, and you will see how easy and simple this was, and ask the same question I asked....Why couldn't Microsoft suggest this to begin with?????

1. Ok, with Outlook 2010 open, select the "File" tab.
2. Scroll down and select the tab that says "Stationary and Fonts".
3. look down at the bottom, you will see a header that says "Composing and Reading Plain text".....Select this...
4. You will see the drop down menu for Font Color, select this and choose "Automatic".
5. Done.

A:Outlook 2010 Incoming Messages BLANK

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It's possible to change the font size when viewing a message. I have it on "larger". However, when I print the incoming message, it does so in very small letters. I haven't been able to find an option to change it to "medium" or "larger". Where is this option when printing?

A:font size printing incoming message

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When my friend tries to send me messages on Windows Live Messenger whilst I'm offline the messages don't appear in my chat history, as they always have done until recently. They appear in her history, but not mine.

We're able to chat live without a problem and my messages sent to her appear in her history, but not the other way around.

I've tried to ask for assistance but have been directed to a hugely top heavy FAQ site and have spent hours trying to find a releveant solution but to no avail.

If anyone can help solve this problem we would both be tremendously grateful to you.

Many thanks in advance.


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I am operating Outlook 2003 in a Dell Inspiron running Windows 10, and my wife shares my email address and Outlook 2003 server connection with Outlook 2003 on her Asus computer running Windows 7 (my ISP is ATT Uverse). This sharing situation has been fine for several years. But over the past few months, I have had some problems with the operation of Outlook on my computer, while her computer is still getting satisfactory service from Outlook. First, I noticed I could not send any messages. After some ?clicking around? trying to see what might help, in desperation I saved my inbox, contacts, and sent box as pst documents, and then I uninstalled/reinstalled Outlook. That seemed to eliminate the sending problem ? I now can send messages, but the problem is now on the receiving side.

When I turn on Outlook, and I look at the Inbox icon in the Folders List, I typically notice the Inbox document-count number increasing at a steady rate of 1 to 2 messages every second as the messages are read from the server. But the Inbox window never actually shows messages newer than about 8 or 9 days old. And some days, the Inbox window won?t update at all, despite the document-count number increasing steadily. When I am trying to download messages, I noticed that if I click on the ?Details? button at the lower-right margin of the Outlook window, even if a document count (in MB or document counts) shows progress, my system never downloads any more than about 1/3 of the total number of availabl... Read more

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium , Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 11
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 2047 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 9300 GE, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 238371 MB, Free - 192691 MB; E: Total - 76316 MB, Free - 21657 MB;
Motherboard: Acer, Aspire X1700, ,
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated and Enabled

My problem is that I don't always receive emails sent to me. I know of two users but there may be others I am unaware of which is a worry. Strangely some messages do arrive from these accounts and I habve been unable to identify any differences between those that do arrive in my main account and the occasional message which arrives in my secondard account but doesn't arrive in my primary address despite being automatically redirected. Hopefully any replies to m,y enquiry will find their way into my email account!
Any ideas would be very gratefully received. Thanks in advance.

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i cannot find the directory in which my 600 inbox messages are stored

i wish to back them all up as a precaution against operating system or hard disk failure but can't find them anywhere.

in eudora, there is a directory for the inbox and attachments/downloads

any suggestions

A:where are incoming (inbox) messages stored in outlook express 5

stored in c:\windows\application data\identities\....

search for .dbx files

open OE, tools, options, maintenance, store folders

they are there if you look

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Unable to send or receive messages for the Hotmail account.
Server Error: 3219
Windows Live Mail Error ID: 0x8DE00005

Please email resolution so I may properly sync my Hotmail account.

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Some emails from safe sources (e.g. my subscription to the Washington Post) appear in my inbox with no subject and the contents are garbage.

I can open the email on my IP's website but not in any of my two computers using Windows Live Mail.

Can this be fixed???


HERE IS A SAMPLE OF THE CONTENTS of one of the emails:

smtp.mailfrom=B[email protected]wpniwashpost.bounce.ed10.net;
sender-id=pass [email protected]; dkim=fail
[email protected]; dkim-adsp=none
[email protected]
X-RP-Score: 98
X-Terra-Karma: -2%
X-Terra-Hash: ecd5df45e7211a44c8cd2cd98988de93
Received-SPF: pass (1ey.tpn.terra.com: domain of wpniwashpost.bounce.ed10.net designates

A:WINDOWS LIVE MAIL content of incoming messages garbage

To read html email in any email program (including WLM) make sure the Read tab of options is set to use html by UNchecking "read in plain text".

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Hello all,

Can anybody help with this issue:

The characters in my incoming messages are not displayed correctly. I tried to reinstall it and also to adjust the coding; however, nothing has changed. I do not experience the same issue on my business laptop and even though I tried to compare the settings in both Hotmails installed, I was not able to come to a solution. Please see the attached screenshot

Thank you for your help in advance,


A:Incoming messages not displayed correctly through Windows Live Hotmail

Hi enipuskas, welcome to 7F!

When you say incorrectly you mean all those accents above/beside the letters. The fractions, % signs and ??
Is this all incoming messages or just from certain senders?
Has this just started?
How long have you had your HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC?
Is the dv6 fully updated?

I have to look back in my posts, but there was a similar problem, and it was narrowed down to incorrect encoding by the senders email system.

There could also be a conflict in language packs. Have you installed any?

For the time being you could try running: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker, run it at least three times even if it reports all is okay.
Found that thread, it is different, but if you would like to peruse, it can be found here: Windows Live Mail - Gmail issue

There is an interesting link here at post #18: Windows Live Mail - Gmail issue

If you can not enter the VIP Forum because of your newness, this is the link to JK's thread on WLM: HTLM emails showing as blank with .htm attachment - Microsoft Answers, It is iFiredog's reply to JK.

You may even want to consider asking your question there, click on the radio button at the top of the page. You will see the search bar rotate to Ask.

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I hope somebody can help. I seem to be having real email problems. There are some emails that seem to be pulled off the server, I can see the progress in the lower right hand corner of the screen, and then the emails don't show up in my inbox. It baffles me. The odd thing is that I can see the emails on my Treo. I am beginning to think that there must be a configuration problem between the applications I am using. Can somebody help. I have the following setup:

Outlook 2003
Treo Chattermail
Optimum Online

The other problem is that I cannot delete certain emails. Whenever I try it I get an error message that I already mentioned in a previous mail:
"The messaging interface has returned an unknown error. If the problem persists restart Outlook"
but this does not solve the problem. Those messages also "cannot be displayed in the Reading Pane", so I see nothing but a blank screen on the preview side of Outlook.

Any ideas?

A:Outlook Problems - incoming messages disappear / can't delete some emails

I have moved this over to the Web & Email forum.

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I an using THUNDERBIRD 2.0 EMAIL---
SOME Incoming messages do not show the ORIG TEXT , but I can HIGHLIGHT the blank space where the original text should be and then I see it----This is a pain

Also, when I hit the reply button, the original text is properly displayed along with the message --

I would like to be able to read the incoming message along with the original text that it refers to.
I have toyed with all the options and am unable to fix the problems.

I wonder if this applies on some other EMAIL applications -

Thunderbird is fantastic with the exception of this problem.

Hope you guys can help------Thanks, Ralph

A:Thunderbird Email-original Text Missing From Incoming Messages

Temporarily disable HTML rendering of a message with the issue. If that displays the message ok, then look at your HTML display settings to see if any of those are contributing to the issue (e.g. white text on a white background, etc).


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Recently took my office notebook and accessed wireless internet from hotel last week. Since I logged in at this location the "to box" in every incoming mail message is blank. The box is there, but no content.

I have checked the properties of these mail messages - the bottom line states
"X Watch Guard -IPS: headers checked".

Please help!

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My husband and employer both sent me an email that shows the correct date in the email time line, but Outlook shows a recieve date of April 2008.

It doesn't happen on every email, just some. We've all checked our clock dates and their correct. Talked to my Internet Service Provider and they said it was an Outlook problem.

Any ideas?


A:Incoming email randomly shows incoming date 04/08

Hi helpcook, you dont mention what version of Outlook you are running but this link is the same for most versions http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q197717/ Also check Windows control panel>date & time>time zone. Make sure all is correct.

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After I read a msg in the Inbox of Outlook (Vista Ultimate 64) the "From" "Message" and "Received" information in that line gets very small and turns red. How can I increase the font size so that it isn't so hard to read?

A:Outlook read messages font size change

I just realized that this happens when I have flagged the message. If it isn't flagged, it doesn't turn red and get very small. Still would like to have the font bigger, even if it is red.

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I have a friend that is running a Dell Inspiron with 4 gigs of RAM.  There is a recovery partition built into the computer and has for the longest time had balloon pop ups saying that the partition is full.  The graphic in my computer does show that it is completely full.
Is there any way to reduce the size of this restoration partition?  I would sure appreciate any and all ideas someone might have on this.
Thanks in advance for your assistance.

A:Recovery Partition is full and showing messages to reduce size.

Move any personal data you (actually your friend) stored in the recovery partition to another partition or external media. Don't delete anything other.Recovery partition is so important. If it get corrupted you won't be able to restore the OS. Since it is a Dell system, look for a program named "Dell Data sfae local backup". Open that and you will see an option to burn recovery media. Burn the DVD set and keep it air sealed. 

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I went to SSDs on all of my computers some time back, but I still use WD RE4s and 2.5 inch WD Black HDDs for a variety of backup tasks and for storage in which the data will not be accessed for a period longer than is ideal to use a non-powered SSD for. On my Macs I am using El Capitan with OS X Journeled, GUID map, and FileVault 2 encryption. On my SP3 and desktop I am using NTFS with Win 10 64-bit Pro with BitLocker enabled on both machines. The OS and third party programs are currently up to date.

I've generally used ExFAT and the GPT partition map because it allows me to use it on all of my computers, and I have always used the default cluster size. However, I do not think the default size was the best decision for me because the size on disk is over TWICE the actual size.

If I am correct, the default Win 10 cluster size is 4k, and that going BELOW that is useful for the drives I have many smaller files on. Is this correct? Additionally, the smaller cluster size I go, the slower the drive will write, correct? Also, if so, how low do you advise going? I am still torn between reformatting outright or trying one of the programs that allows changes to a currently in-use drive. Any advice? Thanks!

A:Hard drive cluster size issues? Size on HDD over twice the actual size

For the a sector size of 4k to double your disk utilization you'd have to have a really tiny average file size. From your numbers shown the average size if I calculate it correct is 132kb (unless you have 1 massive file and 17,711 tiny ones) so a 4k size will make no difference.

You could check with TreeSize Free - it will tell you if you right click on the status bar and select it to be displayed.

EDIT - having checked the default for ExFat is 128k for drives over 32GB (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/140365) and when I tried to format an external USB drive that is what it picked. According to macbook - Reformat exFat with specific Device Block Size and Cluster Size - Ask Different OSX picks 128k also.

So if you had 128k as your cluster size minimum disk utilization would be 17,772 files * 128k = 2.17GB. So if all your files were just over this (say 132k which looks like your current average size) you would be using 4.44GB add a couple of big files and it could easily be 6GB.

I would check your average file sizes and also your current cluster size (you can use chkdsk as described in the AskDifferent link above).

The default is 4k for NTFS and I have always formatted ExFat as 4k also. Depending on your current setting reformatting 4k looks like a good idea.

As for how - copying the data elsewhere, formatting and then copying it back has to be the easiest, safest and most likely fastest way. You'll also get the disk defragmented automatical... Read more

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I log into email account for yahoo. Screen opens and it shows Loading... I am using a Vista Home Premium PC. There is nothing on screen but blank page. You see the headings menu in inbox. But, cannot see the inbox and mail. Is there a registry fix or regsvr32 script that I should run, or is there some type of .dll problem? Help or suggestions is greatly appreciated. Thank you...

A:Email inbox show loading messages. Unable to view messages

You have not said what browser you are using so I will just give a guide using IE8.

The most common fix for this problem seems to be to delete your browsing history, cookies, etc. With the browser open click on Tools, Internet Options, then select Delete under Browsing History, on the next page uncheck all the boxes and click on Delete. Give it a minute or two to complete and then reboot the PC.

This will have deleted all your saved passwords so you will have to enter and save any you use.

This address will go directly to the mail page, if you get stuck, and you could also try using the refresh button.


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I have Win XP SP2, all updated, Word 2002, SP3.

Choosing say A4 for page setup, setting it to 100% and viewing as Print layout, at 100% used to give a screen size page which was actually equal to A4 ie 21cm x 29.7cm.

For some time now, the screen size is now larger than that - the ruler at the top and bottom shows the marking as being 21cm x 29.7cm, but the cm units on the ruler are marked off at larger than cm units, consequently the screen size page is larger than actual.

This is annoying as it is not an accurate representation of the page layout for things on the page relative to each other.

Any ideas what has caused this and how to fix?

A:Page size on view menu doesn't match screen size

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150% size zoom in corrupts Chrome and Adobe Reader - Windows Forum - Computer Support Forums
I have my Windows set to 150% zoom (otherwise it becomes hard to aim at the little buttons in order to click them) It's really nice to have the buttons really big in the list of options that come up when I press the Windows button on the left of Alt button.

But the problem is that it blows up Chrome and Adobe Reader so that it almost becomes unuseable.

Firefox and Internet Explorer is ok. Foxit Reader is ok.

Also, time to time the Chrome appears ok when I log in (not sure about Adobe Reader) but then when I sign out and log in again the overblownness appears again.

A:150% size zoom in makes Chrome and Adobe Reader overblown size

My experience is that the 150% only really works if you are using a high resolution, say 1920x1080.

If your native resolution is much lower than that you are going to get bleed over ... text running outside of the buttons they are meant to label... stuff like that.

Have you tried just using large icons instead of blowing up all text and buttons?

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Hi to all.
Can we change taskbar icons' size to a specific size other than two default windows defined sizes?

A:change taskbar icon size to specific size other than small or large?

The guy here told me about two dock apps. See if you like it. I didn't and am still looking into customizing the size of the icons...
Can you specify a custom taskbar icon size?

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Hello Friends,
                      We have DELL R730 servers running windows 2012 R2 and we are using microsoft windows backup option to backup our servers everyday. I used to check backup of our servers everyday and I've noticed that the wbadmin shows backup successful and data transferred 502 GB whereas the actual file location has 700 gb of data with 4 hard disk image file. I am having this issue for long time and whenever I see this, I delete my backup files, run backup manually and reconfigure backup schedule. This function is wokrking fine for next 3 or 4 days (means wbadmin and backup files are as same size) and again I am getting the same issue. Backup files are huge compared to the one showing in wbadmin (More 200gb).
What cause this to be happened all the time ? How can I stop windows occupying huge space ? Actually if the space in wbadmin and original location are same, I dont have any issue. I suspect the backup functionality on my servers. Please advise   

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I was trying to install an HP Printer. It would not install. I called HP and an HP Tech accessed my computer remotely. He pulled up a bunch of error and stopped working messages. He said my computer was about to crash. He wanted a ton of money to fix it. I have no money, so here I am. I have attached a summary of my computer. I am really computer stupid so any help I can get will be truly appreciated.
Annette Manaclay

A:[SOLVED] Error messages and stopped working messages, Windows 7

I don't know where to begin. Let's start be deleting all old versions of Java in your control panel and updating at: java.com: Java + You
Also, stop using ToolWiz and Optimizer Pro These Registry Cleaners cause the kind of problems you're experiencing.

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Hello there, and thank you for viewing my thread!

After formatting my PC, I have made a fresh back up of all of my data onto my external hard drive (as you do). The problem I have, is that the external hard drive is showing as pretty much full, but there's nowhere near that much data on it!

I did a little bit of digging, and noticed that when I right click a folder on the external hard drive and go to 'Properties' that the size of the file shows as one value and the size on disk value is significantly larger in most cases.

In some cases, both values do not reflect the actual size of the file on my desktop.

The ExHD is in ExFat format, and I'm assuming it's something to do with the way it's formatted, I just don't know how to fix it. I've tried it a couple of different ways, with different 'Allocation Unit Size's, but for how long it takes to complete the back-up's each time I'd rather just ask for help and find out where I'm going wrong.

If anyone could help me sort this out I'd really appreciate it.

I edit a lot of home movies of my daughter, some video files are as large as 10GB so I cannot use the 4GB file size maximum given by NTFS.

Thank you so much!


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Thank you for taking the time to read my query.
I just restored a bkf file and the restored folder is smaller than the original bkf file. I need to delete the bkf file which is 12 GB but don't want to until I am sure all the files were restored.
I would like to figure out which files were not restored.
Is there any way to figure out which files are missing. After I restored the files, the report says that hardlinks could not be transferred but does not the size of them. The bkf file size is 33,754,314 bytes larger than the restored file,but the bkf file "size on disk"is 19, 099,648 bytes smaller than the restored folder!!!
When I left click on the bkf file and select properties it does not tell me how many files are in the bkf file only the bytes.

Is there any freeware/program that will tell me the number of files in the bkf properties dialogue box? Or even better let me look at the size and number of files in the three main folders I backed up.? I can not access/explore the bkf file only restore it. That would solve my problem. My backup tree is C:sharedhardlinkdata>beth>documents and settings>beth> and then 3 folders underneath
Thank you

A:bkf files:restored folder's size differs from size of bkf file

Try this




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Lenovo laptop running Windows 8.1 getting random popup messages on the desktop.  When using Internet Explorer I get McAfee Secure messages in the browser window even through the computer is not running McAfee.  Thank you!
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64 
Internet Explorer: 11.0.9600.17278
Run by Ilene at 9:55:40 on 2014-09-29
Microsoft Windows 8.1  6.3.9600.0.1252.1.1033.18.16296.14408 [GMT -5:00]
AV: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
AV: Symantec Endpoint Protection.cloud *Enabled/Updated* {63DF5164-9100-186D-2187-8DC619EFD8BF}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Symantec Endpoint Protection.cloud *Enabled/Updated* {D8BEB080-B73A-17E3-1B37-B6B462689202}
FW: Symantec Endpoint Protection.cloud *Enabled* {5BE4D041-DB6F-1935-0AD8-24F3E73C9FC4}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Display\nvxdsync.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Program Files\IDT\WDM\STacSV64.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
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A:Random Popup Messages Appearing - McAfee messages in IE

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your Desktop.Close all open programs and internet browsers.Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.Click the Scan button and wait for the process to complete.Click the Report button and the report will open in Notepad.IMPORTANTIf you click the Clean button all items listed in the report will be removed.If you find some false positive items or programs that you wish to keep, Close the AdwCleaner windows.Close all open programs and internet browsers.Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.Click the Scan button and wait for the process to complete.Check off the element(s) you wish to keep.Click on the Clean button follow the prompts.A log file will automatically open after the scan has finished.Please post the content of that log file with your next answer.You can find the log file at C:\AdwCleaner[Sn].txt (n is a number).===Download the version of this tool for your operating system.Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (64 bit)Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (32 bit)and save it to a folder on your computer's Desktop.Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.Press Scan button.It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is run. Please copy and paste it to your reply.The first t... Read more

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Windows 10.

I am having much fun grappling with my displays. I say grapple because I CANNOT see the text!

I have a laptop, with a display that has up to 2048x resolution and an external monitor that does 1920x. I have tried to keep both set the same resolution so the mouse will easily go back and fort.

If I bump one setting, others seem to change. Like after an update too!

I need a script, to set, then set again, and again, the
display settings,
the custom scaling level, and
the "change only text size".

Keeping the monitor placement geometry the same would be great for me too.

Oh for a cross reference on Outlook 2013 to the system setting. I keep manipulating the view settings there too.

Probably to get started I could use a "settings display" script.

Help, please

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I cannot resize the address or search windows in Windows Explorer, Windows 7 Pro.  I do have the text size set up to 200%.  No, the user isn't blind, but this is one of those new Dell Laptops with the 3200x1800 resolution.  I have read in
other forums about setting the text to below 185%, but nothing official from Microsoft...  So, Microsoft, how do I resize these input boxes.


A:How to re-size the explorer search box. - Large text size.

According to my experience, high-DPI can cause strange behavior include toolbars, icons, and control buttons, though the link I shared with you previously doesn't include the issue about ratio between address box and search box, the symptom
is somewhat similiar to that.
I recommend that we turn on Windows update, and wait for an update which might address this issue, or as you mentioned, turn to a lower dpi as a temporarily workaround.

Yolanda Zhu
TechNet Community Support

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My 32GB Windows 10 Home PC (recently upgraded from 8.1) is low on disk space. I deleted Windows.old and I have hibernation disabled. Apart from a few browsers, very little else is installed, yet I only have 11.7GB left?

One reason may be the size of the Windows folder:
Size 14.7GB
Size on Disk 9.91GB

From my calculations, Windows appears to be using the higher figure in determining available disk space.

Why is 'Size' so much greater than 'Size on Disk', can I do anything about it? I have a similar 8.1 machine, it does not have this disparity (12.4GB and 12.3GB).

What would be a normal 'Size' for a Windows folder on Windows 10 Home PC very recently upgraded from 8.1 i.e. with few, if any Windows live updates run ?

A:Windows Folder Size greater than Size on Disk

I imagine its because windows compresses some system files currently it may be using 9gb but with all files uncompressed you may be looking at 14 which is why it uses the higher value

Windows 10 will save disk space and no longer require a recovery partition | Windows 10 content from SuperSite for Windows

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I have finally decided to put my screen settings to 1024-768 or what ever that one is lol .. but my only problem now is the font size.. for example up top of this page where it says file,edit, view etc..is really small and same as the name thats down on my bar at the bottom of my screen where my open windows are they are really small and I want to make them bigger how do I do that? also .. my quick launch icons are super small can I make them bigger? I made the ones on my desktop bigger but can't figure out how to make the quick launch ones bigger.. can anyone help me please.. Ty.


A:font size and quick launch icon size

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Hackers Target Microsoft JPEG Hole

Tue Sep 28,10:00 AM ET
Paul Roberts, IDG News Service

Malicious hackers are seeding Internet news groups that traffic in pornography with JPEG images that take advantage of a recently disclosed security hole in Microsoft's software, according to warnings from antivirus software companies and Internet security groups.

The reports are the first evidence of public attacks using the critical flaw, which Microsoft identified and patched on September 14. Users who unwittingly download the poison images could have remote control software installed on their computers that gives remote attackers total control over the machine, experts warn.
The images were posted in a variety of Internet news groups where visitors post and share pornographic images or "binaries." The altered JPEG images were posted to groups such as "alt.binaries.erotica.breasts" on Monday by someone using the e-mail address "[email protected]," according to information published on the online security discussion group Bugtraq and on Easynews.com, a Web portal for Usenet, the global network of news servers.

Corrupt Images

The corrupted JPEG images are indistinguishable from other images posted in the group, but contain a slightly modified version of recently released exploit code for the JPEG vulnerability called the "JPEG of Death" exploit, which appeared over the weekend, according to Johannes Ullrich, chief technology of... Read more

A:[size=4]you Better Apply Last Patch Microsoft Update[/size]

Thanks for the valuable information, Mimo2005.

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Not sure which sub-forum to post this; apologies.

I want to print this image, 1:1 precisely: http://cdn.arstechnica.net/wp-conten...hone-scale.pdf

In Europe we use the A4 image size; and I guess the original was formatted to US paper size (different). I am not a printing expert; do I need any sizing or adjustments?

To add insult to injury I even do not own a printer; I have to bring this thing to a print shop and possibly instruct them accordingly. By the law of large numbers, the print shop will likely use Windows; the 7th.

A:How to print image from US paper size to A4 size 1:1, precisely?

The print shop should have no problem adjusting the print size on there equipment.
The adjustment are not made with Windows 7 they are made with the printer program that came with the printers they use.

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Hi All,

I have a weird situation I don't understand and am concerned it may due to an infection and would like some advice.

The last two backups I performed using Acronis True Image WD edition are around twice the size as before and are around twice the size the program says the image will be when setting up the backup.

This started in Feb of this year. I have also noticed weird behavior of my wireless keyboard and mouse- sometimes not responding immediately. I have also been having intermittent freezing of the computer when left unattended.

I use Norton Internet Security and run Malwarebytes scan periodically but nothing has come up as a threat.

Any ideas how to figure out what the extra space in the backups is from and should I be concerned?

Running Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Acronis True Image WD edition from 2009.

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I use outlook for my hotmail email account. I have a distribution list with 42 contacts. I am able to send plain emails and emails with very small attachments to my group. I am trying to send an email with a 1.7mb one drive attachment and i get the above error. Please help

A:Header size exceeds fixed maximum size 5.3.4 552 5.3.4

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PLEASE help me on this. This has been this way as long as I've had an MYWAY account. I open up any message, and I am not able to respond in any way - reply, forward, send. There MUST be some way to do this.

I would really, really appreciate your response. There is no help through myway, at all.

A:Myway.com messages-can't respond or send messages

Are you using the email through a web browser like Internet Explorer or Chrome or with an email client like Windows Live Mail, Outlook, or Thunderbird?

If through a browser, what browser are you using and have you tried another browser?

I created a free account and I am given options to forward and reply to messages at the bottom or if I right click on the email.

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