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Changing Arabic Font Size in word 2000 pro

Q: Changing Arabic Font Size in word 2000 pro

Hi all, just 2 weeks back i've come across a new problem in Word2000. I've a friend try to change the font sizes in Word 2000 when using Arabic Fonts. But she is unable to do that. But if she were to try changing the Arabic Fonts size in Excel 2000, she will be able to do that. I've tried logging on as another user id (Windows 2000) but the problem persist.

Have also tried to repair office, un-install/re-install office, re-create a new profile for her, but nothing seems to work.

Any ideas?
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My suggestions: Save some money by making a few changes. You will still get excellent performance and still be able to overclock (if that is what you want to do), while saving money for some other parts.

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no love?

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your raid volumes should not be affected by the upgrade. they are a separte volume from the boot and system volumes. all of the data SHOULD still be there.
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Setting up a secure network is fairly easy, unfortunately the steps vary by router manufacturer, and model.
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A:IP Changing Problem

TechSpot does not help with the activity you request.
You have to be detected in one of the selected countries... It is not a simple declaration.
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what is this!?!?!

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likely you have connected to multiple hotspots (or any number of friends) WiFi sites
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shamanking said:

Hello, I'm planning to change a new hard disk drive.Click to expand...

If you read this over, you'll realize it doesn't make a whole heck of a lot of sense.

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A:Stripe size rules of thumb?

Covered here;
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That's the easiest way

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A:Re-Size clusters on RAID0 partition?

I'm just answering this part:

would having a complete backup of the system drive help? Would restoring the backup onto the fresh install with larger cluster size produce any issues?Click to expand...

Always best to make backups (all support will recommend this as number 1)
Restoring will Not be an issue. Especially if backups made on say DVD Media (actually any external media!)