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How to set font, font size and text color

Q: How to set font, font size and text color


Would someone please tell me how to permanently set the font, size of font and font color in MS 2010 Outlook so that I don't have to set it everytime I type an email.


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A: How to set font, font size and text color

Quote: Originally Posted by C32C3


Would someone please tell me how to permanently set the font, size of font and font color in MS 2010 Outlook so that I don't have to set it everytime I type an email.


I don't use Outlook anymore, so I can't give you step by step instructions..

Have a look at this tutorial :
Change Default Email Font Settings & Theme In Outlook 2010

***Adding : The website opens slowly, please give it a few extra seconds.
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A:Print spooler zero size

Hmm; is the print driver the latest version?

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Take a photo.

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A:External HDD showing 0MD size due to delayed write failed errors
Check the drives for errors as instructed in the link above^. This may take a few hours depending on the size of the drive. If this fails then we will resort to other options. After doing some research, it seems as if this error occurs a lot in XP.
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A:Incorrect memory size

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check another monitor on pc check pc on different monitor

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I'm just answering this part:

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Same problem here too

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Are the new drives in RAID configuration too? And you replaced the old drives by replacing one, then letting the array rebuild, then replacing the other drive and rebuilding again?

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TAPPSRV.EXE is a Toshiba Notebook applet and is perfectly safe.

Go and read this thread HERE and post a HJT log as an attachment into this thread.

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First, Techspot is not focused on coding techniques and you will get a bigger
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127 GBs is a lot anyway, isn't it......?

Just kidding, don't get all bent.

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A:SATA HDD not being recognised at actual size

Hi Goldengypsy and welcome to the TechSpot Forum :wave:

Isnt this something to do with having to have SP2 installed in XP so that the drive is recognised as the correct size.?

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