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Any ideas on how to come up with window treatments fast and cheap for my new house that has tons of windows?
It is an old cottage with lots of charm. I plan on painting it all light, and sanding the wood floors light, so I want the curtains to be light too.
I need ideas for window treatments that are affordable, but creative. This house is covered with lots of windows, and I dont know what Im gonna do.
Answer: You know how people throw the sheets up well i have revised it since it is a cottage style Sheet's are a wonderful window treatment amd they already have a slot for the rod this is what i did for the mean time and the mean time is been like 5 years already ..lol .....UKAY i bought some cheap sheets at a discount store with flowers and plaid bright soft colors. then i went to my local harware store bought some dowels (round wood rods)usally 3-4' tall 5/8-1/2" and if i had a larger window i used a closet rod and cup hooks to hold them and this is the afforable but creative treatment. In the kitchen i divided the window and covered half and the other half i draped the top rod so i could have some sunlight in. Oh yes i used material glue for the edges. I didn't want to sew. It was fun easy and afforable and I am into victorian look so it was chic to me .
Category: Decorating & Remodeling
What is the difference between windows word 2003 and 2007?
I have Windows Word 2003 and all my school computers have Word 2007. Can Word 2003 do the same things as Word 2007 for Word documents and excel work? Or can it transfer stuff that is from 2003 to 2007?
Answer: You might as well stay with Office 2003. There are definitely some nice feature in Office 2007. So if you like to have the latest then go for it. You can download the office 2007 compatability pack from Microsoft. You can not save up only down.
Get the Home and Student Office 2007 edition for around $125
You can buy it from Amazon.com
This version allows you to install it on up to 3 computers as long as you are not using it for commericial use
Home and Student Office 2007 COntains
There is also OpenOffice. Its a free Office Suite in the opensource community. It is a very mature product.
Writer – Word Equivalent.
Calc – Excel Equivalent.
Impress – PowerPoint Equivalent
Base – Access Equivalent
As Apple Gains PC Market Share, Jobs Talks of a Decade of Upgrades
It may have dropped the word computer from its name, but Apple is certainly selling plenty of Macs. Driven in part by what analysts call a halo effect from the iPod and the iPhone, the market share of the companys personal computers is surging. Two research firms that track the computer market said last week that Apple would move into third - Sales of Apple computers are surging, and shipments in fiscal fourth quarter are expected to move Apple into third place in US market behind Hewlett-Packard and Dell; Steven P Jobs says new Leopard version of Apples OS X operating system, which hits market on Oct 26, will anchor schedule of product upgrades that could continue for as long a decade; says Leopard, which has single price, $129, is better value than Microsofts Windows Vista operating system, whose Ultimate edition costs $250; both Apple and Microsoft face similar problems: maturing industry with no obvious radical innovations to jump-start growth; photos (M) - By JOHN MARKOFF
BEHIND THE WHEEL/2007 Saturn Aura; Aura, a New Age of Saturn
FOR most of its brief existence as a carmaker, Saturn has been best known as a producer of underpowered compacts whose short list of appealing features barely went beyond their ding-resistant plastic body panels and a haggle-free buying experience. But now, in its hour of greatest need, the bosses at General Motors have given Saturn a midsize sedan - Review of 2007 Saturn Aura; photos (M) - By PETER PASSELL
i have long short windows...i was wondering what type of curtains i should hang?
the windows are 8 1/2 (width) feet by 2 feet (length). i cant seem to find any curtains that would look right. most windows arent this short. web sites would help to look at. but if not then opinion also help.
Answer: Drapes should either fall just below the window sill or extend to the floor. However, they may extend to the ceiling, even if the top of the windows is considerably below the ceiling.
You could hang both long and short drapes to break up the width. For example, you might hang two-foot wide floor length drapes on the left and right sides and four-foot wide short drapes in the middle.
Be sure that the drapery rods are installed so that, when the drapes are open they do not block the window.
Consider other ways to break up the length, such as placing folding screens or large plants on either side of the window.
Category: Decorating & Remodeling
Whos Who, and What They Paid
IN a city where real estate is both spectacle and obsession, the Time Warner Center has played a prominent role in New Yorks millennial epic. Emerging from years of struggle over the future of Columbus Circle, the project passed through the crucible of Sept. 11, 2001 (steel was going up and condominium sales were in their fourth week when the - Time Warner Centers two towers have given current Manhattan residential real estate boom its most expensive apartment ever: 76th-story full-floor condo David Martinez bought in 2003 for $42.25 million; Louise M Sunshine, whose company markets apartments at center, developed by Related Cos and Apollo Real Estate Advisors, says they are about 85 percent sold; puts total sales so far at $810 million; buyers and sources of their wealth noted; photos (M) - By WILLIAM NEUMAN
Windows 8.1 release date, news and features | News | TechRadar
10 hours ago ... Windows 8.1 release date, news and features - Here's everything we know about the Windows 8.1 update, launched today by Microsoft. Buying ...
How do i put my display picture on windows live messenger beta to the right?
i was using windows live messenger 8.1 before...but i was told that i needed the new version to be able to sign in...i thus downloaded it.. the only problem is that the display picture is to the left and its kinda weird...
help me please
Answer: I don't know who told you that you had to change from your 8.1 Version, but it's not true. I'm still using my 8.1 from three years ago and it's working fine!
Yahoo did make versions 7.0 and older obsolete, but you certainly didn't have to uninstall what you were using. Either you go back to your older version, or get used to what you're using now. There's no changing the photo placement on the app, it is what it is.
Category: Other - Yahoo! Messenger
How to download Windows 8.1 Preview | PCWorld
8 hours ago ... Ready to try Windows 8.1? Here's what you need to know.
Download Windows 8.1 Preview - Microsoft Windows
ISO files are not yet available. You can install Windows 8.1 Preview through the Windows Store or by using ISO files. Windows 8.1 Preview ISO files will be made ...
With Windows 8.1, Microsoft Wants To Own The Kitchen, As Well As ...
Microsoft is adding a bunch of new things to Windows 8.1, as the first part of its "rapid release" plan for its desktop OS. One aspect of the update..
How to Download and Install Windows 8.1 Preview
A step-by-step guide for how to install Windows 8.1 Preview on your Windows 8 device.
GAME THEORY; The Charm of 2-D, With a 3-D Engine
DUKE NUKEM: MANHATTAN PROJECT (Developed by Sunstorm Interactive and published by Arush Entertainment for Windows 98 and later; $29.99; for ages 17 and older.) WHERES THE BLANKET, CHARLIE BROWN? (Developed by The Web Production and published by Tivola for Windows 95 and later and Mac OS 8.1 and later; $19.99; for ages 4 to 10.) IT was a simpler - Charles Herold Game Theory column reviews video games Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project and Wheres the Blanket, Charlie Brown; photos (M) - E-mail: Herold@nytimes.com - By Charles Herold
Is the Gateway NE56R31u laptop good enough to run the sims 3 and expansions?
Here are some of the specs:
Intel® Celeron® B830
Graphics media accelerator HD
I need to know if this laptop will run the sims 3 games and expansions and on low or high settings?
Answer: From what I've read, AMD is better than Intel, so I would recommend finding one of the NE series ones that has AMD. And just from experience with Gateway (I for my currently laptop about three years ago, and it's an NV53), it might be beneficial to have a little more GB storage. Mine has 320 and runs pretty well, but it could be better.
I'm not a big computer whiz though, so I don't even know if all that I think affects the game actually does, I'm just kind of basing it on what I assume would be good to have.
Category: Laptops & Notebooks
Watch Microsoft Unveil Windows 8.1 Preview Live Here | TechCrunch
Microsoft is kicking off its Build developer conference today at 9am. The company has already announced that it will unveil Windows 8.1 in a Preview version t..
Is this processor, ram, and memory enough?
Im an engineering student but I dont know much about laptops. I dont want to spend a lot and pay for stuff I dont need but at the same time I dont want a laptop that isnt good enough to fulfill my needs. I use my computer a lot. I browse the internet with many tabs open, watch video, and use programs such as photoshop, microsoft visual C++, and autocad. I can live without some of the more heavy duty programs and just use them in computer labs but I would rather not. So what type of ram, processor, other stuff that is important do I need? I will give a best answer. Any help would be appreciated.
So I found a laptop I like and I am wondering if it is good enough for my needs.Also its a sony. Is that a good brand?
-1.8 GHz Intel Core i3-3217U ultra-low voltage, dual-core processor (3 MB cache)
-4 GB of installed DDR3 RAM (Fixed onboard memory; 1600 MHz; 8 GB maximum)
-Hybrid Hard Drive system with 500 GB hard disk drive (HDD, 5400 RPM) and 32 GB solid state drive (SSD)
I am worried about the i3 processor but since its a third generation I am not sure if that means its ok. I cant upgrade it (unless that is something you can do after you buy a laptop) because I found a deal on amazon so I have to take it with these specific specifications if I buy it
@MIke. A lot of my friends laptops become extremely slow and difficult to use when trying to run autocad etc so I know that there are many laptops out there that wont work for what I want. If I was just planning to use it for facebook and netflix then you would probably be right.
Answer: Not a good choice in your field.
Understanding that only Asus and MSI are brand manufacturer-designers and the rest are about procurement and subcontract, As Sony uses better keyboards, trackpads, LCD screens, their CPU and graphics pays the price for an equal cost system.
i3-3217U is low voltage to extend battery life, but the cpu speed/performance is poor.
Find CPU Passmark average reported scores here:
With i3-3217U at 2058, more like a 1st generation i3 Intel Core i3 M 370 @ 2.40GHz, and below the AMD budget one level back AMD A6-3420M. When talking autocad, that is a serious CPU and RAM user, and you don't want to go to lunch after you push a button.
4 GB RAM is considered minimal in autocad. You would love 16GB, but will probably have to settle for 8GB, and what isn't in the system needs an upgrade, and "fixed on board" in a slim system means soldered RAM. Yuck. You want a thin light laptop which is a fancy netbook to actually perform like a real computer? Guess again or spend $2000+ on a MacBook Pro that still weighs quite a bit.
State your price point and reconfirm a USA location.
Your best bets will usually be Lenovo.com for a Y480 or Y580 with all of graphics, CPU, and RAM power, and the 1080p of the Y580 is exactly what you want, but it is $1000.
Otherwise, aim at CPU and RaM and then HDD speed in that order assuring Intel 4000 or better graphics and at least CAD and advanced software will run.
Category: Laptops & Notebooks
Is Windows 8.1 Service Pack 1 for Windows 8 and when is it released?
My mom showed me a website that said Windows 8.1 is going to be released soon. When will it be released and is it basically Service Pack 1 for Windows 8?
Answer: Perhaps just a rumor. It's also rumored that Microsoft will be initiating 'Live Updates' instead of service packs on a annual or biannual basis.
Microsoft Launches Windows 8.1 Preview With Start Button, Deep ...
Microsoft today officially launched Windows 8.1 Preview, the first public beta of its flagship operating system's next version, at its Build developer co..
Hands On With Windows 8.1 Preview | PCMag.com
13 hours ago ... Microsoft's flagship desktop operating system gets an impressive update, from the Start button to the interface, to the apps the OS runs.
PC Demand Helps Microsoft Beat Earnings Estimates
Lifted by strong demand in the consumer market for personal computers, Microsoft reported solid quarterly gains in sales and profits yesterday that slightly surpassed Wall Streets expectations. Microsoft said that it expected revenue and earnings for the current quarter to be somewhat higher than the average estimates of securities analysts. - Microsoft Corp reports sold gains in sales and profits in its fiscal first quarter, surpassing Wall Street expectations; earnings were 24 cents per share, up from 19 cents in year-earlier quarter; revenue rose 6 percent, to $8.22 billion, compared with $7.75 billion year ago; chief financial officer John Connors comments (M) - By STEVE LOHR
Windows 8.1's little changes are a huge improvement - Jun. 26, 2013
14 hours ago ... With Windows 8.1, Microsoft isn't running way from last year's drastic redesign. It's doing the opposite.
BASICS; An Entire Bookshelf, in Your Hands
WHEN Paul Biba, a lawyer in Bernardsville, N.J., finds himself stuck waiting, he likes to pull out his Nokia E61i cellphone and read one of the 20 or so books he usually stores on it. The virtual bookshelf in his pocket currently has science fiction like Falling Free by Lois McMaster Bujold, all of the novels of Anthony Trollope and Charles - Basics columns discusses options for reading electronic books; variety of devices including cellular telephones, personal digital assistants and dedicated e-book devices allow users to read books and other materials anywhere they go; while some tools offer ease of use and features that enhance experience, many drawbacks such as cost and quirks of relatively early technology keep readers from switching from traditional books; photo (M) - By PETER WAYNER
Why is my yahoo mail format different on my new Laptop with Windows 8?
I get 2 different formats with Windows 8, 1 from the new windows format and 1 from their desktop window. They are both different and the windows format is missing the send and delete buttons.
Answer: It may be possible that the new windows format is having something of a browser glitch. I believe it comes defaulted with IE 10. Try the following:
As a test, you should try out a different one of our supported browsers. Use this link to download one that is NOT the one you are currently using:
Once you have tested another browser, and are sure that it works, you can try to get your old browser to function by performing some browser troubleshooting on it. This is, of course, assuming you don't wish to just keep using the new browser you downloaded. Use the following link to help troubleshoot your original browser:
Category: Other - Yahoo! Mail
How can i cancel updates for the Windows Live Messenger Beta?
Everytime i wanna sign into my messenger is giving me to install the new version Windows 2009.I dont like this version for some reasons, so i prefer the older one.
Any advice to stop the "forced" instalation?
Answer: I believe this is just an optional upgrade. I think there are some security issues on WLM 8.5 version that is why they are prompting users to upgrade to WLM 9.0. If you want, you can downgraded your WLM to version 8.1 by uninstalling it and then installing the WLM 8.1 version.
You can download the said which is in archive at:
Category: Other - Yahoo! Messenger
How do i get rid of msn messenger plus?
hey guys, i keep getting those annoying pop up ads from msn messenger plus even though i have removed it from my computer, from add and remove programs, and it no longer appears on my msn messenger.
i have also tried uninstalling msn and reinstalling it to no prevail. im currently running windows messenger 8.1.
what should i do?
Answer: A similar thing happend to me.
Theres nothing YOU can really do, im pretty sure you have to take it to a computer shop and they can get rid of it for you.
They are super genuis computer nerds :)
You might be able to do something but not that i know of.
Sorry, hope i helped just a little bit.
Windows 8.1′s Start Button Isn't A Start Button | TechCrunch
10 hours ago ... The headlines are loud and clear today. Microsoft brings back the Start Button in Windows 8! Huzzah! ZONG! But don't believe the hype. We've ...
Do you think Windows 8 could be a Marketing Ploy?
Kind of like what happened with new coke? Windows may come out with something called Windows Classic in the future or something because of people hate towards Windows 8 and then gain a huge amount of sales and increase their revenue by a great amount due to peoples admiration for the classic windows desktop with the start menu and people will want to run back to windows with the classic desktop environment and ecosystem. I think it may be possible especially considering they are bringing back the start button in Windows 8.1/Blue. Do you think Windows 8 is a marketing ploy?
Answer: No. MS have spent millions on windows 8 because they see it and the metro interface as how we want to use our computing devices, not just pcs but smartphones, xbox etc.
This is just like vista all over again. It may be fine for small home machines that have touch screen capabilities, but it'll never be adopted in business.
Upgrading to Windows XP
To the Editor: Re Bugs and Dust Balls: A Clean Installation (Basics, Oct. 24): I, too, was faced with the degradingly poor performance of Windows 98 on my machine and took a dive to fix the problem. However, I chose to partition my hard drive and install SuSe 8.1, a Linux distribution, rather than pay for Windows XP. Am I glad. SuSe 8.1 was - Gordon Mills letter suggests Linux system instead of expensive Windows XP upgrade (Oct 24 article)
What can I use instead of windows live messenger as this isnt compatible with my computer?
It come up with the message Sorry but windows live programs cannot be installed on windows server windows xp professional x64 edition or windows operating systems earlier than windows xp service pack 2. What can I do about this?
►for a previous XP version and XP without SP2 use MSN messenger 7.0
►if you want to use windows live messenger with XP SP1 try installing FIRST this program
►Windows update agent
►or get SP2
then try using this one
►windows live messenger 8.1
►or use an older MSn version
►MSN Messenger 7.0.
get more older versions here
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What is this Pokki **** that suddenly popped-up on my laptop (Windows 8)?
Microsoft was supposed to be releasing Windows 8.1 as an update. This Pokki thing cant possibly be the magic 8.1 blue that is going to make us all forget about how much we hate Windows 8. It keeps pestering me to download it and I dont want it.
It doesnt even appear to be from Microsoft. Is it?
Answer: Its a third party developer that created a start menu addon program / app store for Windows 7 or 8. It's in no way associated with Microsoft. Windows 8.1 won't be available in beta until June 26.
Residential Sales Around the Region
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Will downloading league of legends hurt the laptop, Toshiba Satellite P845T?
I have a Toshiba P845T and the specs are
intel core i5, Intel HD, 6GB of ram, 750 gb of storage, Windows 8, 1.7 GHZ with turbo boost up to 2.6
I was wondering if I download league of legends, will it hurt or fry my system anyway or possibly slow it down? I know that some of you guys will say go to Can you Run it , but I want to know what the effects will be instead of knowing if the performance would be good on this system. If anybody of you guys have the same or almost same specs as me, please feel free to share your experience of downloading the game.
Category: Laptops & Notebooks
Microsoft Adds 3D Printing Support To Windows 8.1 For Developers ...
Microsoft is doing its bit to help push forward the 3D printing revolution, by adding in native 3D printer support in Windows 8.1. A new API will let developers on its platform put 3D printing capabilities right into their apps, so that ...
What is the newest version of windows live messenger?
I have Windows Live Messenger 8.1 or 8.5, but all my friends have a newer version. When I ask them what version it is, they just say Windows Live Messenger. So, what is the newest version of Messenger? The one where you can make your msn name a colour, and you can send sounds and such. Thank you VERY much! :)
Answer: Well, go to the download center (the link below) and download the "Messenger Beta" in the right and-middle-ish section of the website, and that's the newest version.
Category: Other - Yahoo! Messenger
Microsoft Launches Windows 8.1 Preview With Start Button, Deep ...
14 hours ago ... Microsoft today officially launched Windows 8.1 Preview, the first public beta of its flagship operating system's next version, at its Build ...
Windows 8.1 Preview – Windows Enterprise - Microsoft
Windows 8.1 builds on the bold vision and solid foundation of Windows 8 and includes many great new features for your employees allowing them to stay ...
Microsoft Releases Windows 8.1 Preview at Build - Bonnie Cha ...
Windows 8.1 also offers support for animated background images. This reminded me of the live wallpapers on Android smartphones, and is more of a vanity feature than anything. Perhaps more useful is the fact that the Lock ...
Windows 8.1 in-depth hands-on: features, apps, impressions and ...
The last time we wrote about Windows 8.1, we had lots to talk about, but very little to share in the way of hands-on impressions. You see, though.
GAME THEORY; Old Favorites, Renewed: A Tale of Metamorphosis
BAD MOJO REDUX Developed by Pulse Entertainment and published by Got Game Entertainment for Windows 98 and later and Mac OS 9.0 or the Classic emulation of Mac OS X; $19.99; for ages 13 and older. THE LEGEND OF ZELDA:THE MINISH CAP Developed by Flagship and published by Nintendo for Game Boy Advance; $34.99; for all ages. ROCKETBOWL Developed and - Charles Herold Game Theory column reviews Bad Mojo Redux, The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap, Rocketbowl and The Number Devil; photos (M) - E-mail: Herold@nytimes.com - By Charles Herold
How to transfer files from android to windows 8?
Seriously, I really need to know how to transfer my music, photo, and video files from my Android to my Windows 8.1 laptop.
Category: Other - Computers
In Cornwall, Restoring a Modern
GILLAN, England Jeremy Turner was a child of about 8 when he first encountered the unusual-looking house with a flat roof and curved walls on the coast of Cornwall. At the time, the British-born Mr. Turner was attending an English boarding school while his parents lived in what is now Malaysia, where his father worked in the British Colonial - By BETH CARNEY
Windows 8.1 Preview Gets Redesigned Windows Store - TechCrunch
For the Windows 8.1 Preview, Microsoft took a close look at its Windows Store and decided to give it a facelift and make a few changes to the way the operatin..