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  • Open docx, xlsx, and pptx files

  • If you’ve been sent a file with the extension .docx, .xlsx or .pptx and you don’t have the latest version of Office then you’ll share the frustration that many users have experienced.

    Windows cannot open this file: document.docx

    Find out how to get around this problem…

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  • Microsoft Excel will not open two documents with the same name

  • Microsoft Excel will not open two documents with the same name and instead will display the following error:

    A document with the name ‘%s’ is already open. You cannot open two documents with the same name, even if the documents are in different folders. To open the second document, either close the document that is currently open, or rename one of the documents.

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  • TinySong TCL script for Eggdrop

  • If you've not heard of TinySong, you're missing out!

    TinySong allows you to share music using a short URL using Grooveshark.

    I have created a very simple script that connects to the TinySong API.

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  • WhoisX relaunch

  • We’re ready now…

    So, we've been running WhoisX since 2004, it was slightly updated in 2007, since then not a lot has happened…

    Until now…

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  • Report a virus

  • I’m always coming across new viruses that haven’t even been added to the latest anti-virus software.

    If I download a file that I suspect is a virus, the first thing I will do is check it against my internal scanner.

    If that doesn’t detect it as a virus, the next obvious step is to check with a third party virus scanner. I use VirusTotal as it checks against about 40 anti-virus engines.

    Once you’ve established that it might be a virus, how do you report it?

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