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How to cleare recently used programs from start menu in WinXP

All the recently used programs are shown in the left-hand side of the Start menu in WinXP. To clear this follow the steps:-

1. Right click on Start menu

2. Click on Properties

3. Click on Start Menu tab

4. Click on Customize

5. Click on the General tab

6. Click on Clear List

7. Now click on the OK button on all the open windows.

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im missing my short cut to my recent documents


Could you tell me What Operating system you have , if its Windows 7, you can
  1. Open Taskbar and Start Menu Properties by clicking the Start button 4f6cbd09-148c-4dd8-b1f2-48f232a2fd33_818.jpg, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Taskbar and Start Menu.
  2. Click the Start Menu tab. Under Privacy, select the Store and display recently opened items in the Start menu and the taskbar check box, if it isn't already selected.
  3. Click Customize. In the Customize Start Menu dialog box, scroll through the list of options to find the Recent Itemscheck box, select it, click OK, and then click OK again. (To remove Recent Items from the Start menu, clear the Recent Items check box, click OK, and then click OK again.)

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  • To clear the list of items shown in Recent Items, click Start, right-click Recent Items, and then click Clear recent items list.

May 11, 2014 | Computers & Internet

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how to delete chat


Hi,

follow these steps:

Step 1- Open up skype as then click on "tools" in the top right hand corner.

Step 2 - Select "options"

Step 3 - Choose the "Privacy" icon on the left hand side then click on "Privacy Setttings" from the exanded tab.

Step 4 - Look in right side of the menu about the middle vertically. You can see the option " Keep Chat History for" just select "no history" click save and you are done.

To also delete your old chat history just follow the same steps above then

Step 5 - Click on the form button that says "Clear Chat History"

Click save and you are done.

I hope this helps you all out there. I know privacy is a big concern of mine online and I would not want anyone else snooping in my chat history. Good luck

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Nov 16, 2010 | Skype IM

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trying to install office 2007 but keep getting error code 1606 cannot find network location %APPDATA%. What can I do to fix this?


To resolve this issue, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, click Run, type Regedit.exe, and then click OK.
  2. Locate and then click the following registry subkey: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders
  3. In the right pane, verify that the values are the same as the values in the following table. If each value matches the table, go to step 7. For Windows XP and for Windows Server 2003, see the following table. Collapse this tableExpand this table Value name Type Value data AppData REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\Application Data Cache REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files Cookies REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\Cookies Desktop REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\Desktop Favorites REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\Favorites History REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\History LocalAppData REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data Local Settings REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings My Pictures REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\My Documents\My Pictures NetHood REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\NetHood Personal REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\My Documents PrintHood REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\PrintHood Programs REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs Recent REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\Recent SendTo REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\SendTo Start Menu REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\Start Menu Startup REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\Start Menu\programs\Startup Templates REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\TemplatesFor Windows Vista, see the following table. Collapse this tableExpand this table Value name Type Value data {374DE290-123F-4565-9164-39C4925E467B} REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\Downloads AppData REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming Cache REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files Cookies REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Cookies Desktop REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\Desktop Favorites REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\Favorites History REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\History LocalAppData REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local My Pictures REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\Pictures My Music REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\Music My Video REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\Videos NetHood REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Network Shortcuts Personal REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\PrintHood PrintHood REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\Documents Programs REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs Recent REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent SendTo REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\SendTo Start Menu REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu
    Startup REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup Templates REG_EXPAND_SZ %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates
  4. If any Name, Type, or Value does not match the table in step 3, right-click the Value name, and then click Delete.
  5. In the left pane, right-click User Shell Folders, point to New, click Expandable String Value, type the Name value that you want from the table in step 3, and then press ENTER.
  6. Right-click the value that you created in step 5, click Modify, type the value in the Value data box for the Value name, and then click OK.
  7. Locate and then click the following registry subkey: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders
  8. In the right pane, verify that the values are the same as the values in the following table. If each value matches the table, go to step 12. Collapse this tableExpand this table Value name Type Value data Common AppData REG_EXPAND_SZ %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data Common Desktop REG_EXPAND_SZ %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Desktop Common Documents REG_EXPAND_SZ %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Documents Common Favorites REG_EXPAND_SZ %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Favorites Common Programs REG_EXPAND_SZ %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs Common Start Menu REG_EXPAND_SZ %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Start menu Common Startup REG_EXPAND_SZ %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Startup Common templates REG_EXPAND_SZ %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Templates
  9. If any Name, Type, or Value does not match the table in step 8, right-click the Value name, and then click Delete.
  10. In the left pane, right-click User Shell Folders, point to New, click Expandable String Value, type the Name value that you want from the table in step 8, and then press ENTER.
  11. Right-click the value that you created in step 10, click Modify, type the value in the Value data box for the Value name, and then click OK.
  12. Exit Registry Editor, and then restart the computer.

Sep 04, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium with...

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skipping while printing


STEP: Disconnect and Reconnect the Printer Power Supply
Additional Information

1.

Unplug the power cord from the wall socket.
2.

Disconnect the power supply from the back of the printer.
3.

Wait 15 seconds.
4.

Reconnect the power supply to the back of the printer.
5.

Plug the power cord back into the wall socket.
STEP: Perform a nozzle clean on the printer.
Additional Information

The following steps will guide you through running a nozzle clean on the 922 printer:

1. Press the Scan Button and the Up Button at the same time to enter diagnostic mode.
2. Use the Up Button or Down Button to navigate to Clean on the LCD and press Menu to begin the nozzle clean.
3. Check the nozzle clean printout and make sure that it is clear of defects and that all expected color bars exist on the page.

STEP: Clear NVRAM on the 922 Printer
Additional Information

1.

Press the Scan Button and the Up Button at the same time to enter diagnostic mode

2.

Use the Up Button or the Down Button to navigate to the option for Clear NVRAM on the LCD and press Menu to confirm.
3.

Press Menu again when asked if you are sure.
4.

Press Menu again when asked if you are really sure.

Ink Cartridge and Print Quality Issues on Inkjet Printer

STEP: Verify the Paper Settings and Change the Quality Level
Additional Information

1. Click the Start button, point to Control Panel, and then click the Printers and Other Hardware menu item.

2. Click the Printers and Faxes menu item.

3. Right-click the Dell AIO Printer Model Number icon, where Model Number is the model of the printer to troubleshoot.

4. Click the Properties menu and the Printing Preferences menu option.

5. Click the Quality/Copies tab.
6. Click the Paper Setup button.

7. Choose the appropriate paper type based on what is being used in the printer.

STEP: Verify the Printer Ink Levels
Additional Information

Quality problems are most often caused by low ink levels or one or more colors in the color cartridge being completely depleted. Perform the following steps to determine the current ink levels and to check for missing colors.

1. Click the Start button, point to All Programs, and then click Dell Printers.

2. Click the model number of your Dell printer.

3. Click Dell Printer Solution Center.

4. On the main window of the solution center you will see two ink tanks in the lower right hand corner. Verify that the ink cartridges are not empty

To ensure that the quality problem is not caused by one color missing print a test page and verify that the colors in the CMYK boxes appear correct. To do so, perform the following actions from the solution center window:

1. Click the Maintenance button on the left-hand side of the window.

2. Click Print Test Page.

3. Verify that the Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and blacK colors are printing without streaks.

Apr 22, 2009 | Dell 922 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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