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    SOLVED iTunes unresponsive

    Many thanks - I finally plucked up the courage to follow your suggestion and iTunes is running again. Something a little odd is happening but I haven't worked out what is is yet and may be linked to iTunes on my iPad. Somewhere along the line i got a message error 0x81000006, which may suggest...
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    SOLVED iTunes unresponsive

    Yesterday I updated my iTunes to 12.10.4.2. on my PC. I had great difficulty closing the program. Today I am unable to open it. I did, apprehensively at age 85, look on Task Manager where itunes.exe was labelled 'disabled' and wondered if I should click on 'end process' or whatever but this...
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    Keyboard symbols

    I posted a thread earlier about my problem with Keyboard symbols, whereby sometimes the @ symbol is found on the " key and vice versa and sometimes I can't find the GBP symbol at all (like now). I marked my thread as solves after a few days with no problems, but now the same thing is happening...
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    SOLVED Keyboard symbols

    All seems to be well now, but i lost track of just what I did, but at least I think you set me on the right track. Thanks.
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    SOLVED Keyboard symbols

    I've just bought a new keyboard because the previous one had developed some strange ways! Occasionally, not consistently, the pound sign came out as #, the 'at' sign as " and the double quotes as @. Lo and behold my new keyboard is doing exactly the same thing. Any suggestions please? Jacspear
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    SOLVED Email links always go to Microsoft Edge

    Thanks, that worked! Jackie
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    SOLVED Email links always go to Microsoft Edge

    That didn't work work for me but a message sent by the moderator has sorted it, though I've no idea what was different! Thanks for responding anyway, Jackie
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    SOLVED Email links always go to Microsoft Edge

    Even when I try to set Chrome as default from within Chrome I am taken to the same place, offering only Edge, IE or apps in the Microsoft Store.
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    SOLVED Email links always go to Microsoft Edge

    I have recently installed Office Professional Plus 16. Google Chrome is my preferred and default browser but when I click a link in an email it always opens in Edge. How can I stop this? According to my Settings I have to choose Edge, Internet Explorer or something from the Microsoft Store...
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    Hyperlinks not working after Windows 10 updates installed

    Problem resolved itself the next day!
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    Hyperlinks not working after Windows 10 updates installed

    Since Windows 10 updates were installed today hyperlinks in Outlook emails are not working; I get the message that Chrome is unresponsive. I can copy the hyperlink and paste it into Chrome & that's fine.
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    How to use Cortana with any browser except Edge

    I can't use Cortana ( no webcam) but am annoyed that if I click on any links in emails they automatically open in Edge although I, too, have set Chrome as my default browser.
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    SOLVED Intel(R)82579LM

    I had to take my computer in for repair to solve the problem. I was told this was a recognised problem after updating to Windows 10 and it was solved by installing a patch.
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    SOLVED Intel(R)82579LM

    I finally plucked up the courage to do as you suggest but regret to report the problem remains the same: no connection when I start up but it's OK when I go through Restart. thanks for your help. jacspear
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    SOLVED Intel(R)82579LM

    I use a desktop connected via Ethernet. When I start the computer I get the message 'Intel(R)82579LM Gigabit Network Connection adapter is experiencing driver-or hardware-related problems'. I find that if I then click on 'restart' the computer does indeed restart, I sign in and the connection is...
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