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Will a works database work?

Q: Will a works database work?

We are trying to help out a friend here, and hoping someone can point us in the right direction.

We need to create a database, preferably a works database, because that's the program both of us have. What we need to do is collect statistics at the end of the day, and save all the results to one database. At the end of the year, we need to be able to go back in and total all occurrences of a particular statistic and combinations of certain statistics together.

I am TOTALLY GREEN in this area...can anyone help?? All suggestions are greatly appreciated....if more info is needed, please let me know!



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A: Will a works database work?

Works will only "work" if it has an actual database like Access to enter your data into. You can set up one database and enter the data there directly. If you are on a network you can share the database and have forms set up for data entry. If you are in different locations you could use some kind of program like PCAnywhere and the remote person could dial in and do data entry on the database. There are way too many options so you might want to give us soem kind of idea on what your setup is and how to accomplish it.
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Working With Overtime Hours In Excel will show you how to write the formula in Excel.

It should work in in Works, but am unsure, as I do not use Works.
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don't have works anymore (like a looong time ago) but since it's an Office-Lite product hopefully there's some similarities

maybe try the help feature for:
mail merge

in the database and word processing software (it's likely the same help file, so it may not matter)

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This happens in Excel too, putting a column in alphabetical order is assumed to mean that you want all the rows to still contain the original values.

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Even though it appears you're having the same problem, please start a new thread when you have a new issue. It's very difficult to keep two problems straight and who's working on what in a single thread.

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I see you didnt get a reply.

As far as I remember The connection listed on the network connections page as Blue tooth Pan is a Network Connection allowing you to connect to the internet say via a smart fone or other bluetooth enabled device with an internet connection.

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You did get a reply and it was less than 24 hours after the original posting. Please do not start more than one thread for the same issue. I've closed this thread and moved the other one over to the Business Applications forum.

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A:Internet works, then doesn't work....

I don't see any malware in that log. HijackThis doesn't see everyting out there these days....let's have you run an online scan and see if anything lurks.

Perform an online scan with Internet Explorer with

Kaspersky Online Scanner

Next Click on Launch Kaspersky Online Scanner

You will be prompted to install an ActiveX component from Kaspersky, Click Yes.The program will launch and then begin downloading the latest definition files:
Once the files have been downloaded click on NEXT
Now click on Scan Settings
In the scan settings make that the following are selected:Scan using the following Anti-Virus database:
Scan Options:
Scan Archives
Scan Mail Bases

Click OK
Now under select a target to scan:Select My Computer

This will program will start and scan your system.
The scan will take a while so be patient and let it run.
Once the scan is complete it will display if your system has been infected.Now click on the Save as Text button:

Save the file to your desktop.
Copy and paste that information in your next post.
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* Turn off the real time scanner of any existing antivirus program while performing the online scan
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you have the wireless set to a fixed up
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make the following changes to the wireless to use automatic and also google open dns - see below


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follow these instructions - if wireless - choose the wireless connection

Setup to Automatically get IP and DNS
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Welcome to Seven Forums Zippy2Dix. have a look through this thread:

Internet explorer 32-bit does not work, but 64bit does

Particularly a suggestion in post#38

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would you post an ipconfig /all- see below
also do a tcp/ip reset
What firewall / security suite or anti-virus do you currently have on the PC - or you have ever had on the PC in the past - any trial ware - like Norton, Mcafee , AVG , Webroot etc

ipconfig /all
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post the results in a reply here.
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and paste here.

We would like to see the results from an ipconfig /all - post back the results in a reply here.

This should also work for windows 8
Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD then press Enter to open a command prompt box
(A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on screen ):

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Note that there is a space before the /ALL, but there is NOT a space after the / in the following command.

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Now all you need to do is copy and paste those results into a reply here
to do that:
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all the text will now be highlighted
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TCP/IP stack repair options for use with Vista/Windows 7

Start> Programs> Accessories> and right click on Command Prompt, select "Run as Administrator" to open a command prompt box
(A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on the screen ):

In the command prompt window that opens, type the following commands:

Note: Type only the text in bold and red for the following commands.

Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults: netsh winsock reset catalog and press enter

Reset IPv4 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ipv4 reset reset.log and press enter

Reset IPv6 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ipv6 reset reset.log and press enter

ReStart (reboot) the machine.

If you receive the message
The requested operation requires elevation.
Then please open the command prompt as administrator - as requested above
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(A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on screen ):

Please note and post back - if you receive the following message :-
Access is Denied

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right click in the command prompt box
select all
control key + C key - to copy
then reply here and
control key + V to paste

Details also here
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This may be a conflict between browsers, but first: have you updated Firefox recently? Or do you have it set to update automatically?

This might help, it's from FF Help pages:
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What happens:
What is supposed to happen (What happens on other computers):
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Support + Downloads: Webcam C170 - Logitech

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