Column: Using forums to answer questions about Windows XP



Kathie Werner
07-10-2005, 01:04 AM
New Column: Using forums to answer questions about Windows XP

Columnist Joli Ballew explains how to successfully search for solutions and
post questions in non-Microsoft discussion groups.

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/helpandsupport/getstarted/ballew_forums.mspx

Ask questions or post comments about the article here.

This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights.
Thanks,
--
Kathie Werner
Tech editor, vendor [MS]

Malachi19
07-10-2005, 01:07 AM
"Kathie Werner" wrote:

> New Column: Using forums to answer questions about Windows XP
>
> Columnist Joli Ballew explains how to successfully search for solutions and
> post questions in non-Microsoft discussion groups.
>
> http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/helpandsupport/getstarted/ballew_forums.mspx
>
> Ask questions or post comments about the article here.
>
> This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights.
> Thanks,
> --
> Kathie Werner
> Tech editor, vendor [MS]
>

JOE needs help.
07-10-2005, 01:07 AM
"Kathie Werner" wrote:

> New Column: Using forums to answer questions about Windows XP
>
> Columnist Joli Ballew explains how to successfully search for solutions and
> post questions in non-Microsoft discussion groups.
> I have a certin amout of,Windows hotfix on my computor.Do i really need them, as thy are taking up space on my computer,and can i cancel them without doing any damage to my computer?
> http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/helpandsupport/getstarted/ballew_forums.mspx
>
> Ask questions or post comments about the article here.
>
> This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights.
> Thanks,
> --
> Kathie Werner
> Tech editor, vendor [MS]
>

Joli Ballew
07-10-2005, 01:10 AM
I have a certin amout of,Windows hotfix on my computor.Do i really need them,
as thy are taking up space on my computer,and can i cancel them without
doing any damage to my computer?
> >

Joe, I do think you should leave all of the hotfixes in place, Hotfixes
"fix" problems with Windows, such as security holes. If you want to delete
stuff from your computer, try running Disk Cleanup, deleting old photos,
music, movies, and documents, and uninstalling programs you don't use.

Joli Ballew

"JOE needs help." wrote:

>
>
> "Kathie Werner" wrote:
>
> > New Column: Using forums to answer questions about Windows XP
> >
> > Columnist Joli Ballew explains how to successfully search for solutions and
> > post questions in non-Microsoft discussion groups.
> > I have a certin amout of,Windows hotfix on my computor.Do i really need them, as thy are taking up space on my computer,and can i cancel them without doing any damage to my computer?
> > http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/helpandsupport/getstarted/ballew_forums.mspx
> >
> > Ask questions or post comments about the article here.
> >
> > This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights.
> > Thanks,
> > --
> > Kathie Werner
> > Tech editor, vendor [MS]
> >

markymark
07-10-2005, 01:38 AM
hi kathie
im new to this forum ,and i hope you can help.
im trying to down load an old recommended update from 12march 2004 but i am
getting nowhere or should i say being sent in circles the update is q327405 i
can get the info on it but cant find anywhere to download it,its getting
rather frustrating ive tried the download centre but it does not tell how to
get it.
hopr some one can help
regards mark

"Kathie Werner" wrote:

> New Column: Using forums to answer questions about Windows XP
>
> Columnist Joli Ballew explains how to successfully search for solutions and
> post questions in non-Microsoft discussion groups.
>
> http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/helpandsupport/getstarted/ballew_forums.mspx
>
> Ask questions or post comments about the article here.
>
> This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights.
> Thanks,
> --
> Kathie Werner
> Tech editor, vendor [MS]
>

Ramy
07-10-2005, 01:43 AM
Kathie,
I am comming up with errors that tell me i need to install a dictionary when
I do a spell check on Word and in my email programs. How do i find the
dictionary? I have a new laptop with XP and I am so confused on where to
find this Dictionary
thanks!
ramy

"Kathie Werner" wrote:

> New Column: Using forums to answer questions about Windows XP
>
> Columnist Joli Ballew explains how to successfully search for solutions and
> post questions in non-Microsoft discussion groups.
>
> http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/helpandsupport/getstarted/ballew_forums.mspx
>
> Ask questions or post comments about the article here.
>
> This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights.
> Thanks,
> --
> Kathie Werner
> Tech editor, vendor [MS]
>


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