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Issue #774
Volume 15 Number 43
August 10, 2018

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A comment from Ron (and a tip!)
I'd like to compliment you on your constant emphasis on how important it is to keep a good backup image file of a computer's working operating system. I do that and am so glad, especially with this computer eating system they call Windows 10. Twice now this past year I have had to revert back to the 1709 version because the 1803 played havoc with my laptop! And I mean havoc! The last time, about a week or two ago. it destroyed all my settings, eliminated all my permission rights, turned the desktop black, and there was nothing I could do about any of it.

Windows 10 totally destroyed any way of repairing itself 2 other times. I tried every means possible to get it back to being "normal", whatever that is. Two friends of mine lost their laptops due to Windows 10 updating them and taking them into the vast wasteland of The Land Of No Return, No Repairs Allowed. Remember the old computer virus called "Stoned"? Maybe that was before your time. That was back in the day of the 5 1/4" floppies when internet access to downloads was just coming on the scene. As bad as that was, when Windows 10 runs off the rails, you want to hang on tight!

BUT! When you have a recent and good backup image file, all is not lost. You just have to be sure you know how to utilize it before the Train of Destruction comes roaring down the tracks headed right in your direction. And you folks' constant reminder to do that is a great time saver and can save a trip to a 'shrink' too! Thank you so much for so many things you do to save us a heap of trouble we don't want and don't need!

Keep up the good work!  Ron K

A comment from Jean
I doubt there are any words /phrases/sentences left in the English language to express my thanks to you, TC and Darcy for always being here to help with the different issues that arise in this sometimes crazy computer land. TC went out of his way this week to help with my problem internet/Wi-Fi. As usual, all problems solved and my PC is doing great. Thanks so much, TC and blessings to both of you!

A comment from Darlene
I want to thank Darcy for setting up Thunderbird as my desktop email. I used to use Outlook but it had become a nightmare. And I'm not crazy about Gmail's online setup. I LOVE Thunderbird; especially because I found a way to enlarge the files and folders.

A comment from Gail
TC just finished work on my computer and I couldn't be happier. I wish I had done this ages ago - thank you again TC for the wonderful, fast, great service. Gail

A comment from Paula
I want thank TC  for fixing my computer and doing it so quickly. Your technical skill became obvious as you moved from place to place on my computer changing settings and fixing things up. Thanks so much TC. Thanks to you and Darcy we have a place to go that we can trust to get computer help and get things fixed without worrying about being taken advantage of. Your service and your prices are excellent. Paula

A big Cloudeight "Thank you!" to Ron, Jean, Darlene, Gail, Paula  and everyone who wrote to us last week. We appreciate your kind words and your support very much! EB & TC

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Tony wants to put emoji in the subject line of Thunderbird emails
Can you please explain how emojis are put into the subject line of Thunderbird emails?

Our answer
You can  use any non-image emoji in a subject line in Thunderbird (and most other Webmail and email clients).  You'll want to use Unicode emoji like the ones on this page.

You can copy & paste them into an email or subject line. Also you can use the emoji in Windows 10. If you have Windows 10 version 1803 or newer, you can open the emoji pad by pressing Windows Key plus . (the period key). If you're using an older version of Windows 10, you'll find emoji on the On-Screen Keyboard (OSK).

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Some mail programs won't display them correctly, some recipients may see a code like

=?utf-8?Q?smile-and-hearts_=E2=9D=A4

instead of an emoji.

Hope this helps you, Tony.

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Gregory wants to save the photos from Windows 10 Lock Screen
Good Afternoon! Is there a way to extract the photos out of the win 10 startup process? The photos during the login process are pretty spectacular and would make good desktop photos. Thank you in advance.

Our answer
Hi Gregory. I'm guessing here... but if you're referring to the background images (wallpaper) used on the log in screen, there are numerous ways to save those. In fact, we compiled a pretty hefty zip file containing over 160 of them which you can read more about and/or download here.

You can also extract all the background photos used Windows 10's log in screen by using a program like Spotbright, It will help you save all the pictures that Microsoft downloads in the background and uses for background to the Lock (log in) screen. Keep in mind we have not tested that program in a couple of years, but it worked well the last time we used it.

I hope I've guessed right and answered your question.
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Gregory wrote back: "Hi TC. Thank you for the quick response. Sorry, I couldn’t think of a better way to describe them but you were correct. I did download your zip file, the Spotbright app and a bunch of their photos. They were exactly what I was looking for. Thank you very much and have a good evening."

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Barbara wants to get rid of spam
I receive "Spam" or "Junk" email and I send them to my "Junk" email file. I find it very annoying that they all have an "unsubscribe" feature and when you click on it, you always get a message saying that the feature is not available. Is there any way a person can by-pass this and permanently be rid of them?

Our answer
Hi Barbara. One of the worst ways of dealing with spam is clicking the "unsubscribe" link. Why? Because not only does it not work (as you have found), what it actually does is tell the spammer that your email address is working and verified. Actually, you verified your email address twice:

1. By opening the spam email

and

2. By clicking a link in the email (albeit the unsubscribe link)

We receive several thousand spam mails every week and without using Gmail to filter all our other accounts (our ISP accounts, our Thundercloud.net email addresses, our Outlook.com addresses and more) we would have to waste many hours trying to get rid of the spam and getting to the good email we need to answer.

Gmail, while not quite 100% perfect, is far better than anything else we've ever found to control spam - especially if you follow a couple basic rules...

1. If you should on occasion find spam in your Gmail inbox, take time to mark it spam by highlighting the email and clicking on the spam icon (it looks like an octagon with an exclamation point in it). If you do that, email from that sender will never show up in your inbox again.

2. On the rare occasion when good email shows up in your spam folder, you highlight it and mark it not spam.

Read our article on how to set up Gmail to filter spam from all your email accounts here.

We hope this helps you corral and control spam.

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John wants to know if he can keep using MS Office 2010
I am using Win 10, latest version (1803). On my computer I have Excel & Word 2010 ( Microsoft Office 2010). Is there any reason for updating to a later version of Office?.

I use Excel 2010 a great deal, and it contains much important data. If upgrading; what version should I get; most data is text. John

Our answer
Hi John. As long as it works there is no reason to upgrade. But - with 2 new versions of Windows 10 being released each year, my guess is that eventually Office 2010 will no longer work. You can stick with a current version of Windows 10 for about 18 months before it will be unsupported... so even if a new version does create a problem you'll still have 18 months to use Office 2010 before you switch.

I just pay $6.99 a month and always have the latest version of Office. If you pay for it by the year, it's $70. So you no longer have to fork out $200 for a new version of Office. And if you don't want to pay anything you can always use a free office suite like Open Office or Libre Office - both can create and open Word and Excel documents.

Anyway, you should (no guarantees) still have - at the least - 2 more years you'll be able to use Office 2010. Remember that's just our opinion. Microsoft can do whatever it wants :) And some words of comfort for you. I don't see a time in the next decade when you won't be able to at least open the Excel and Word documents you've created with Microsoft Office 2010. I think that's a very safe assumption.

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Ian wants to know how to change his Microsoft account password
How can I change my log in password in Windows 10?

Our answer
Hi Ian. Since you're using a Microsoft account you have to change your Microsoft account password.

Do this: Open Settings > Accounts >Your Info and click on "Manage my Microsoft Account".

Follow the instructions on-screen. Keep in mind this will not only change your Windows log-in password but your Outlook.com password as well.

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Pam wants "copy-to" "move-to" back
I finally installed the April 2018 Update for Windows 10. Now my "Copy to/Move to" doesn't work. I'm so upset. I use it all the time. How can I get it back? Thanks in advance. Pam

Our answer
Hi Pam. Every major Windows 10 update is going to remove "Copy to" "Move to" from your right-click menu, because - according to Microsoft - it's not supposed to be there. Of course, for those of us who have been using it for over a decade - it's such a handy feature, we miss it when it disappears.

But it's always an easy fix to get it back. And we try to remember to feature this tip right after a new Windows 10 version is released.

Check out the following tip from our InfoAve site - you'll find it contains the info you're looking for plus a small zip file you can download and use to put "Copy to" and "Move to" back on your Windows 10 right-click context menu.

A reminder: You can go to our Infoave site any time search for specific tips, tricks, freeware picks, etc.. it has a huge data base of thousands of tips, tricks and articles from our newsletters. The direct link to our InfoAve web site is  http://www.thundercloud.net/infoave/new/.

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Cloudeight InfoAve Premium -Tips & Tricks

Clean Bloatware From a New Windows 10 Computer Without Any 3rd-Party Programs
Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update(version 1709), April 2018 (version 1803) and newer.

Back in the day there was a program called PC Decrapifier. It is a freeware program you could use to rid a new computer of all the junk that computer manufacturers load on new computers trying to monetize and make more money.

That was then and this is now.  Windows 10 has a feature called Fresh start that allows you to remove the manufacturer’s pre-installed bloatware and trialware.  It comes with all versions of Windows 10 and you don’t have download any 3rd-party programs .

Microsoft describes Windows 10’s Fresh start feature this way:

Fresh start

Start fresh with a clean and up-to-date installation of Windows.

Start fresh by reinstalling and updating Windows. This will keep your personal files and some Windows settings and remove most of your apps, including Microsoft Office, third-party anti-virus software, and desktop apps that came pre-installed on your device.”

Fresh start is easy to do:

You can do a Fresh start this way:
1. Type Fresh Start in taskbar search
2. Click on “Additional info” under “Fresh start”
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3. Click “Get Started”
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(Or If you want to know more about Fresh start before you “Get started”, click on “Learn more”.)
Here’s what Microsoft says if you click “Learn more”:

Warning: Before you use Fresh start

Keep these important points in mind before you begin a Fresh start:

Microsoft recommends that you back up your files before making changes like a clean installation of Windows to your device.

Fresh start will remove all apps that don’t come standard with Windows, including other Microsoft apps such as Office, third-party antivirus software, and desktop apps that came pre-installed on your device. It will also remove all other Windows Desktop apps installed by your device’s manufacturer, such as your manufacturer’s apps, support apps, and drivers. It will keep only Microsoft Store apps installed by your manufacturer.

You will not be able to recover removed apps and you will need to manually reinstall these apps later if you want to keep using them.

Make sure that you have access to all reinstallation media (such as CDs), product keys, license or login information, or other materials needed to manually reinstall and reactivate the apps or app-related content you want to keep using.

You may lose your digital licenses, digital content associated with apps, or other digital entitlements for apps, which may impact your ability to use apps or app-related content you paid for.

Make sure you meet the system requirements. Learn more at Windows 10 Specifications.
If you just purchased a new device that includes Office 365,
please see Download and install Office 365 Home, Personal, or University on your PC  for information about reinstalling Microsoft Office after the clean installation of Windows. If you have Office 2010 or earlier, you will need to locate your Office product key. For tips on locating your product key, check Find your Office 2010 product key or enter the product key for your Office 2007 program.

Almost always, when a brand new computer is slower than it should be, it’s because the manufacturer has loaded it down with bloatware and bloated limited-time trials security applications – particularly McAfee or Norton.

So, if you have a new computer and it seems slower than it should, the first thing you should do is run Fresh start.

If your computer is not new and you have numerous serious issues:

You can run a Windows 10 Reset or Fresh start. Windows 10 Reset gives you the option to save all your personal files and reinstall Windows or remove everything and reinstall Windows. Fresh start will clean install a fresh, updated version of Windows 10 and keep all your personal files and some settings.

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Get Rid of Annoying “This Website Uses Cookies” Popups
Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 - Chrome, Firefox, Pale Moon, and Opera Browsers

Now you can tell sites, “I don’t care about your goofy cookies! I’m sick to death of hearing about them! Stop it! I tells ya!”

You don’t have to take it anymore. There are browser extensions for Chrome, Firefox, Pale Moon (a Firefox derivative) and Opera, that blocks those annoying popups that you see everywhere (but not on our site!) that say “This site uses cookies”.

You can download the “I don’t care about cookies” extension:

For Chrome, from here;

for Firefox, from here;

for Pale Moon, from here;

and for Opera, from here

According Daniel Kludnik, creator of the extensions for Chrome, Pale Moon, and Opera:

“Remove annoying cookie warnings from almost all ‘infected’ websites!

The EU regulations require that any website using cookies must get user’s permission before installing them. Imagine how irritating that becomes when you surf anonymously or if you delete cookies automatically every time you close the browser…”

Just install the extension and almost all those silly “this site uses cookies” popups will be banished forever.

Hey, EB, I have an idea. How about we put a popup on our site that says “This site bakes cookies!” Or “TC eats cookies”? 

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The Emoji Panel in Windows 10
Windows 10 (all versions)

Recently, we wrote a tip about enabling the Emoji panel in Chrome.  Today, we’re going to show you how to open the Emoji Panel in Windows 10 Version 1803 (and newer) with a Windows key shortcut.

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And here’s how you do it. Hold down the Windows key and tap the . (period) key. That’s it./p>

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You can try the Windows Emoji in email, forums, Facebook and other social media sites and web pages. They won’t work in all of them, so you try them and see what works. It’s ye olde trial and error method.
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Before You Reset Windows 10 Try This Tip
Windows 10 (All versions)

If your computer is running poorly and/or Windows 10 features seem to be missing, not working or slow to load, resetting Windows 10 will almost always help. Resetting Windows 10 will keep all you personal files, but  you'll have to reinstall all the programs you installed that didn't come with Windows 10. And if you have a lot of programs installed that you need and use, it can take a while.

Before you resort to resetting Windows 10, always try this tip first.

1. Type CMD in taskbar search.

2. When you see Command Prompt appear, right-click it and choose "Run as administrator".

3. At the prompt type:

SFC /SCANNOW

and press Enter. (Note the slash between SFC and the slash.)

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SFC (System File Checker will take some time to run. It will tell you when it's done. When it's done, do not close the Command Prompt window.

4. When SFC is done, type the following  at the prompt in the Command Prompt window:

DISM /Online /Cleanup-image /RestoreHealth

Be certain  you copy & paste that command - or type it exactly as shown - including the spaces.

DISM stands for Deployment Image Servicing and Management. You can use DSIM /Online/ Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth to scan the Windows image for component store corruption and perform repair operations automatically. It can take from 10 minutes to over an hour to run .. depending on how much needs to be repaired.

Running this two commands in this order can fix many Windows problems and the risk level is zero. So, if you're having serious problems with Windows 10, this tip may save you a lot of time... and a lot of work.

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Want more computer tips & tricks?

How to Enable the  Emoji Panel in Google Chrome

Windows 10’s Ease of Access Part One: Color Filters

We have thousands of Windows tips, tricks and more on our InfoAve web site.  Come see for yourself
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Cloudeight InfoAve Premium -Tips & Tricks

Print Clean. Print Friendly.

At the top of all our articles on our InfoAve site,  you’ll see a green button labeled Print Friendly. If you click that button you’ll have the option to print our article without any distractions like ads, menus images, etc. You'll also  have the option to resize the text for printing,  create a PDF of the page, or share the article with anyone you like by email. Try it - if you like -  by going to http://www.thundercloud.net/infoave/new/ and selecting an article. Once you've found an article that interests you, just click the green Print Friendly button near the top.

 The Print Friendly button on our website works just like the PrintFriendly browser extension.

The Print Friendly extension is available free for most popular browsers. Once you add it, PrintFriendly adds a small  button to your browser's toolbar When you to print a page , click the PrintFriendly button in your browser's toolbar and it will make almost  any page or article much more  print friendly.

Luckily the developers are very thrifty with words, and they describe their browser extension this way:

About PrintFriendly

PrintFriendly cleans and formats web pages for perfect print experience. PrintFriendly removes ads, navigation and web page junk, so you save paper and ink when you print. It’s free and easy to use. Perfect to use at home, the office, or whenever you need to print a web page.

Features

Print Preview: Optimizes and displays content for print.
Edit Before Printing: Remove images, text, and print only what you want.
Print or Save as PDF: Print now, or save for later as a PDF.

You can download the PrintFriendly extension for Chrome, Firefox, Edge, or Internet Explorer from the links below:

Print Friendly Extension for  Chrome

Print Friendly Extension for Firefox

Print Friendly Extension for Edge

Print Friendly Extension for Internet Explorer

Or if you just want to read more about PrintFriendly, be our guest.

Here are some screenshots for you… but the best, quickest and easiest way to find out how PrintFriendly works is to try it is to click  the green PrintFriendly button at the top of any article on our InfoAve website.

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Above: MSN.COM being MSN.COM

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Above: MSN.COM article rendered ready-to-print by PrintFriendly Extension (Chrome).

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Above: Yahoo being Yahoo – note the messy page.

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The Yahoo article tidied up – but with the relevant (?) picture included.

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Same Yahoo article, with the relevant (?) picture removed and text size increased by PrintFriendly. This article is ready to print!

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Above: PrintFriendly’s friendly toolbar. You can edit the page or article to clean it up before you print it. You can increase or decrease the font size and size of images. If you don’t like your changes you can click “Undo”. Note also that once you clean the article or web page up the way you want it, you can print it, you can download it as a PDF file (and print it if you like) or you can share the article by email.

I’m wondering if Darcy got loose in that nail saloon… 

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Cloudeight InfoAve Premium - Essays , Rants, etc.

Goodbye Ellen Raspberry

So many years ago, we were young and full of life, and now, well now, we’re old and our vigor has drained away like the sand in the hourglass of life. All we are left with are our memories. The road behind us is sunny and bright; the road ahead is dark and poorly lit.

What did we do Ellen? What did we do? We lived a long life, both of us, that’s what we did.

We forged ahead. We lived our lives. And we went right down that dark road, walking, hobbling, rolling – however we could manage to move and we cursed that darkness – to hell with lighting a candle. It wouldn’t be enough light to see by anyway – not with our old eyes anyway.

We forged ahead. We lived our lives. We went right down that dark road, walking, hobbling, rolling – however we could manage to move - and we cursed the darkness – to hell with lighting a candle. It wouldn’t be enough light to see by anyway – not with our old eyes anyway.

Most of our lives we spent looking for ways to travel faster, kill time, have fun, and live life in the fast lane. Looking back, we saw the folly in that – too late to be of any use of course. We wasted our youth and didn’t realize were doing it. Isn’t life grand? If life wasn’t so serious, it would be funny.  No one has to kill time – none us have that much time. Time is killing us.  I know younger folks won’t believe a word of this but, they’ll learn when I say:  Trust me. Whether you live 60, 70, 80, 90, or 100 years – there is never enough time. We could certainly all use some of the time we killed when we were younger. But like most things killed, it’s not coming back.

So, Ellen, I am very glad I got to know you.  We sure loved watching those game shows together – it was especially entertaining watching “Jeopardy” with you. Some days you were a whiz and some days  I was,. And some days neither of us did very well – but good days and bad, we sat there together and tried… didn’t we?

Annie Edison Taylor Circa 1901Remember the question about Annie Taylor? Nah, not Elizabeth Taylor, Annie Taylor – the school teacher who was the first person to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel. She lived, but it didn’t do her much good though, her manager embezzled all the money she made from the stunt. You could say he had her over a barrel. When Alex said… “She was the first woman and the first person to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel.” I said “George Stathakis” and you laughed. You remember Annie Taylor, I didn’t. I was impressed...

Read the rest of this essay here.

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What are icons anyway? 

We use them every day on our computers and on the web, but what are icons anyway?

EB is an icon. She represents the social elite, the elevated class, the aristocracy. When you see the EB icon, you think of Rolls Royce, Diamonds, Caviar, and Ned's Upholstery. An icon is a symbol kind of, it represents something else. EB is really something else.

Anyway, the icons on your computer represent something else, usually a program, but it may represent a file, folder, drive, etc.

Cloudeight InfoAve Premium NewsletterIcons are usually shortcuts to something else.

 Shortcuts work just like links to web sites. When you click the EB Icon, on the left, you are whisked off to a beautiful yet informative site.

When you click an icon on your desktop, let's say the Google Chrome icon, your Chrome browser opens, because the icon is a link to the program's executable -- it's just like a Web link, only it links the icon to the program.

The link would look like this: C: \ Program Files (x86)\ Google\ Chrome\Application\Chrome.exe

(There are no spaces in the actual file path. We put spaces in the path so it wouldn't appear as a link in this newsletter. All we need is people clicking a link that doesn't work :-)

See? That's just like a Web site address, only in Windows the slashes are backwards, probably because Bill Gates is left-handed, or something.

Now purists who love DOS will try to tell you that real computer users know all these links (commands) and don't need sissy icons to open programs. That's why there's UNIX. They love to type arcane commands in the command line (link) every time they want to do something or open a program. Now, if you have that kind of time to waste, God Bless ya! Those purists are missing out on beautiful icons...like the famous EB icon... designed by yours truly.

Just remember. An con is just a picture or symbol that links to something else or represents something else -- whether that is a program, a file, a web site, a folder or a drive, doesn't matter, Clicking the icon takes you to the item it represents -- even the EB icon up there takes you to the site it represents.

EB is so famous, she's become an icon. TC is not an icon. He's just an old, withered hump. :-)

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