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Back issues of Q & A columns for 2006
By George Skarbek

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Below are the columns that have appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald and the Melbourne Age
Some have appeared at other times in the West Australian

January 31 Just fro you, the thunking spill checker that's slipshod-proof
February 7 There's no place like home - I just wish it was over at eBay
February 14 Why wait when the Internet can supply?
February 21 Attaching images into the body of mail
February 28 Associating programs
March 7 Simple way to remove those annoying signs
March 14 XP calls for a reinstallation of Word and Excel
March 21 Don't trip up while backing up
March 28 My links are not displayed
April 4 A tick in Excel
April 11 Back to basics with buttons
April 18 Recovery position looks promising
April 25 Sorting Favourites
May 2 Running a program at shutdown
May 9 Changing program associations
May 16 I want a quick logon
May 23 Cheap phone calls over the Internet
May 30 A Security Breach?
June 6 Cannot view Media Player movies
June 13 Associating a viewing for Windows Picture viewer
June 20 Do I need to upgrade from Windows 98?
June 27 Column was not published
July 4 I want to see thumbnails
July 11 Should I turn my computer off or leave it running?
July 18 Duplicate digital camera picture names
July 25 Deleting user files
Aug 1 Removing that most annoying pop up
Aug 8 Printing folder contents
Aug 15 Australian English Spelling
Aug 22 Is there a good PDF creator?
Aug 29 Sorting my favourites
Sep 5 Don't recover using the Recovery CD
Sep 12 Is Ethernet better than USB?
Sep 19 Making small videos bigger
Sep 26 End Program - ccApp Annoyance
Oct 3 Rooting out rootkits
Oct 10 Extracting soundtracks from DVDs
Oct 17 Converting from American to Australian English
Oct 24 Blocking Pop-ups
Oct 31 Should we switch to Linux?
Nov 7 Converting photo formats
Nov 14 Recovering corrupted Word files
Nov 21 Best value-for-money Internet security
Nov 28 Stopping the annoying Word macro warnings
Dec 5 Printing Outlook Express Contact Lists
Dec 12 How good are the re-writable discs?

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