Re: Changes to Normal.dot message



Clif
07-10-2005, 12:01 AM
Just scanning posts and came across this and it caught my eye as I had the
same thing happen last week. I'd never heard of a '.dot' document and had no
idea what it meant. It went away on its own. Now I know why!


"Suzanne S. Barnhill" <sbarnhill@mvps.org> wrote in message
news:eNWDUjiOFHA.3076@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl...
> It's interesting that you say there's a 22-hour limit, as my experience
> has
> been that over the course of several days, once Word has started asking,
> it
> will keep asking till I break down and give in.
>
> --
> Suzanne S. Barnhill
> Microsoft MVP (Word)
> Words into Type
> Fairhope, Alabama USA
> Word MVP FAQ site: http://word.mvps.org
> Email cannot be acknowledged; please post all follow-ups to the newsgroup
> so
> all may benefit.
>
> "Stan Brown" <the_stan_brown@fastmail.fm> wrote in message
> news:3bgdq9F6g4misU12@individual.net...
>> "Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote in microsoft.public.word.newusers:
>> >If you just started seeing it this week, and if you are in a region
>> >where
>> >the time changed on Sunday, that might be the reason. I have noticed
>> >that
> I
>> >get that prompt every time the time changes.
>>
>> This is a known problem with how Windows handles the change between
>> regfular and DS time. It's beenm like this since at least Windows
>> 98, and affects any program that looks at timestamps of files.
>>
>> The good news is that it lasts only 22 hours. After the day of the
>> time change, the file timestamps don't get confsed any more ...
>> till the next time change.
>>
>> --
>>
>> Stan Brown, Oak Road Systems, Tompkins County, New York, USA
>> http://OakRoadSystems.com/
>

Suzanne S. Barnhill
07-10-2005, 12:01 AM
Did your time just change?

--
Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA
Word MVP FAQ site: http://word.mvps.org
Email cannot be acknowledged; please post all follow-ups to the newsgroup so
all may benefit.

"Clif" <alamodoc@hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:uis%23lamWFHA.3716@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
> Just scanning posts and came across this and it caught my eye as I had the
> same thing happen last week. I'd never heard of a '.dot' document and had
no
> idea what it meant. It went away on its own. Now I know why!
>
>
> "Suzanne S. Barnhill" <sbarnhill@mvps.org> wrote in message
> news:eNWDUjiOFHA.3076@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl...
> > It's interesting that you say there's a 22-hour limit, as my experience
> > has
> > been that over the course of several days, once Word has started asking,
> > it
> > will keep asking till I break down and give in.
> >
> > --
> > Suzanne S. Barnhill
> > Microsoft MVP (Word)
> > Words into Type
> > Fairhope, Alabama USA
> > Word MVP FAQ site: http://word.mvps.org
> > Email cannot be acknowledged; please post all follow-ups to the
newsgroup
> > so
> > all may benefit.
> >
> > "Stan Brown" <the_stan_brown@fastmail.fm> wrote in message
> > news:3bgdq9F6g4misU12@individual.net...
> >> "Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote in microsoft.public.word.newusers:
> >> >If you just started seeing it this week, and if you are in a region
> >> >where
> >> >the time changed on Sunday, that might be the reason. I have noticed
> >> >that
> > I
> >> >get that prompt every time the time changes.
> >>
> >> This is a known problem with how Windows handles the change between
> >> regfular and DS time. It's beenm like this since at least Windows
> >> 98, and affects any program that looks at timestamps of files.
> >>
> >> The good news is that it lasts only 22 hours. After the day of the
> >> time change, the file timestamps don't get confsed any more ...
> >> till the next time change.
> >>
> >> --
> >>
> >> Stan Brown, Oak Road Systems, Tompkins County, New York, USA
> >> http://OakRoadSystems.com/
> >
>
>


Re: Changes to Normal.dot message