Re: [Y-Mail] Re: Lost a lot of functionality when I upgraded to IE7 provided by
- If you were using IE7 on XP, your "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\User Agent" should be "Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Win32)". Check and see if that's the case.
Manufacturers may not distribute the OS on CDs these days, but XP allows you to create one set of recovery disc. You should be able to use them for repair if needed.
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From: Chris Gendron <redscare61@...>
Sent: Tuesday, November 7, 2006 1:35:55 PM
Subject: [Y-Mail] Re: Lost a lot of functionality when I upgraded to IE7 provided by
Thanks for the suggestions bookwormer32 and James.
bookwormer32: How quaint that you think that a
manufacturer would include CDs with the laptops they
sell (although the compaq that I bought 21 months ago
did so). This laptop is an Acer that my wife purchased
for me as a birthday present at the end of September
2006, and the only CD that accompanied it was a Norton
Antivirus 2006 proprietary to Acer products. The dual
processors came in FAT32, which I converted to NTFS
for a variety of reasons. The OS hard loaded is XP Pro
5.1.2600 SP2; it makes no sense to me why Acer would
not include the CD with the laptop (I have been trying
to reach an actual person there to answer my questions
for over a week) precisely to resolve the kinds of
issues that I am currently experiencing, with the
ultimate result that I will never buy nor recommend an
James: My regedit settings do not match those listed
in the xvsxp posting; consequently, I did not make any
changes to the registry at this time. I do appreciate
your kindness however.
I did become momentarily excited when I joined this
group, as I was given the choice of using the html
toolbar when I submitted my first question through the
'join up' site, but it was extremely short-lived. This
email is being sent in plain text with no html options.