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Outlook 2000 - addressing email

Q: Outlook 2000 - addressing email

I use Outlook 2000 for email. I click the button to send a new message, then click the "To" button to address it, and a box called "Select Names" pops up. There is a drop down menu listing all of my contact lists from which I can choose a person to send a message to. What I want to do is change the order of the contact lists in this drop down menu, so I can put the list I use most in the first position instead of having to always choose it from the drop down menu. Anyone know how to do this?

Thanks!

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NAS devices (Network Attached Storage) just attach to your LAN using the File Sharing,
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1) Internet access to one of YOUR LAN drives is a big security hole, so that's not the
right approach.

2) depending upon the software you use to send/receive, sharing email files can easily corrupt them and you lose everything.

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May be you need some more luck there.

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A:Have email access...but can't pull internet up on browser

Hello, Mudshack, and welcome to Techspot :wave:

Please take a look at the following threads to make your experience here as enjoyable as possible

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Knowing someone's location in the world can be extremely helpful, even if you just put a country.

Also remember to post any problems or questions that you have in the appropriate forums

With regards to your problem, try restarting the router by unplugging it, waiting about 10 seconds then plugging it in again. Make sure that the settings are saved on it though otherwise you'll have to put them all in again.

P.s. this should be in Storage & Networking forum really but i expect a mod will move it for you
 

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I want the connection purely for file transfer.

Static IP address are ok, 192.168.0.1 for hom pc and 192.168.0.2 for laptop.
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Really Really Frustrated now!

Can anyone please try to help.

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A:Networking home pc running XP pro with laptop running Win 2000

This has to be the most asked question,

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reboot the PC's and that should do you.

I always check by doing this

start run "\\machinename\c$
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If this works congratulate yourself for being clever and have a large Rum and coke and a Cigar.

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A:Tools for email trace

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......Many thanks !!!!!!!
 

A:What's the difference between Athlon 64 1800 Mhz & Athlon 64 2000 Mhz ????

razzvanbot said:



Is the power consumption to high(89W - 67W)?Click to expand...

The power consumption is within acceptable limits.

The faster of those two uses older 0.13micron building process, and is cheaper because of that.If you are on a budget and not overclocking, get the cheaper one, because it is faster.
 

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refer to this tutorial
 

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A:Internet connection diesn't work after installing Win 2000

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

You need to download and install Windows 2000 compatible drivers from your laptop manufacturers website.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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Sounds like your seagate is going out. I had just ditched my Seagate Barracuda 2 (250GB) because it was doing something similar. As far as you plugging it in as a slave, that was the proper thing to do as far as trying to get your old files. But you might have missing files if your drive is going out, or got too close to a magnet
 

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as for the USB usage you mentioned, your USB controller (mobo) is going to be the limiting factor in determining how much power can be drawn.

i would edit your post and remove your email address, this is a public webpage and can be viewed by anyone.
 

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A:Sis 300/305/630/540/730 windows 2000 professional drivers

Rick85 said:



Hello, does any one know where I can obtain the Windows 2000 professional drivers for the Sis 300/305/630/540/730 board? Mine's the 630, I've tried numerous drivers and have had no luck with them. Click to expand...

HI havent you tried

http://www.video-drivers.com/companies/955.htm

http://download.sis.com/ (You say 630, so try IGP drivers)

Good luck

Lucan
 

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May sound daft, but have you ran the Internet connection wizard, sometimes it just fixes things.
 

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A:Outlook Express Disappearance

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A:year 2000 Date

Doesn't sound like your computer is reporting the wrong date. As long as it shows the right date in both BIOS and windows, it should be right. Norton Live Update is a paid service, meaning you actually have to pay them (annually i think) to get the updates. If you have legitimately subscribed to their service then i suggest you contact their customer support. If you have not subscribed and do no wish to pay to get virus protection (assuming you're talking about Norton AV), then I suggest you get this very good free antivirus program (better than Norton imo): AVG Anti Virus

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A:Linking A windows Xp And 2000 computer through a hub

Is it really a hub? Hubs, switches and routers are very different kinds of devices.

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A:trying to set up file sharing between 2000 & xp home

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A:Problem in windows xp and windows 2000

5 of your minidumps crash at ialmdev5.DLL. This is your Intel Corporation Component GHAL Driver. Part of your of your Intel graphics drivers. They have a bugcheck of 8E.

0x0000008E: KERNEL_MODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED

A kernel mode program generated an exception which the error handler didn?t catch. These are nearly always hardware compatibility issues (which sometimes means a driver issue or a need for a BIOS upgrade).

1 minidump crashes at TDI.SYS. This is your Windows TDI Wrapper driver. It has a bugcheck of D1.

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A:No keyboard or mouse when booting into win 2000

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A:geforce 4000 mx on windows 2000

Had to look up the full error code for Win2K:
The device cannot start. (Code 10)
Try updating the device drivers for this device.

This means you need to:
a) If there is any on-board or integrated videocard already present, it needs to be disabled. How this is done differs from mainboard to mainboard. It's usually done by a BIOS setting, jumper inside the case or worst-case- disabled in the Device Manager.
b) Install chipset and/or AGP drivers for your mainboard. We cannot give any help here without some more system information. If you are unable to determine your mainboard, take a look at the threads stickie'd in the forums here or google: Everest. Download/install/run this and report it's output. CPU-Z can also be googled as it can report the mainboard model also.
c) Old video drivers should be uninstalled in the Control Panel, and Driver Cleaner Pro (www.drivercleaner.net) can also be utilized if this doesn't work properly.
d) Obtain the latest Forceware drivers from www.nvidia.com
 

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Hi,
I was wondering if it was possible to use a program installed on windows sever 2000 from another computer on the network....If this is possible please fill me in.
Thanks a ton you guys sure have helped me out before :grinthumb
 

A:Network programs through windows 2000 server

You're looking for Terminal Services Application Server - which is built into 2000 Server. You'll have to install the application through add/remove program in a different mode though. Can't remember exactly what the mode is called but it something to the effect of remote use or terminal use installation - been a while since I've done it.
 

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Hi,

Sorry if this is an obvious problem, but I am a complete newbie when it comes to networking especially wirelessly!

I have an XP home desktop pc and a 2000 laptop that both have wireless cards in them which enables them to communicate through my combined wireless adsl modem and router.

I cannot get them to see each other though to utilise file and print sharing...

I have enabled file and print sharing on both (I think...)
I have made sure that they are both in the same workgroup

I can't think what else I am missing...

Belkin have passed me to Microsoft, and Microsoft have passed me to Belkin...

TechSpot you are my last hope! (for my sanity!!)

Any help would be gratefully received!

Thanks

Andy
 

A:Wireless Network Between Xp Desktop And 2000 Laptop

Have you tried accessing the computer by their IP addresses? Meaning instead of typing \\desktop....try \\192.168.x.x for your desktop. You can find the ip address by going to Start>>Run. The type "ipconfig /all" without "s.

BTW
:wave:Welcome to TechSpot:wave:
 

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I recently put together a system with spare parts I had laying around The drivers that windows installs works fine but direct d or any d rendering isn t enabled dxdiag states pci under 2000 Stealth [lockups] III windows S540 that direct d isn t supported on this card which it is obviously So I uninstalled these drivers and reinstalled the drivers available at www diamondmm Stealth III S540 pci under windows 2000 [lockups] com which I presume are the latest drivers for this card since it was discontinued quite a few years ago But with these drivers installed windows locks up just as I get to the desktop The only way for me to get out of it is to physically press the reset button on the computer and enter safe mode to uninstall the drivers I just installed and reinstall the ones that windows installed Which brings me back right to the beginning again with no direct d support It also stumps me because I had this exact same card in another system before I upgraded that one running under windows with the exact same drivers and it ran fine I just want to be able to play Diablo II on this machine blackeye nbsp

A:Stealth III S540 pci under windows 2000 [lockups]

you know what forget it, i found another video card that i had laying around and it works fine. i dumped this card. thanks though
 

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