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LandzDown Lounge / Re: Beautiful songs
« on: January 19, 2020, 02:01:56 PM »
THE PRAYER

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FK5VulNn3so

The Prayer (Lyrics) Celine Dion

I pray you'll be our eyes, and watch us where we go.
And help us to be wise in times when we don't know
Let this be our prayer, when we lose our way
Lead us to the place, guide us with your grace
To a place where we'll be safe

La luce che tu hai
I pray we'll find your light
nel cuore restera
and hold it in our hearts.
a ricordarci che
When stars go out each night,
eterna stella sei

The light you have
I pray we'll find your light
will be in the heart
and hold it in our hearts.
to remember us that
When stars go out each night,
you are eternal star
Nella mia preghiera
Let this be our prayer
quanta fede c'e
when shadows fill our day

How much faith there's
Let this be our prayer
in my prayer
when shadows fill our day
Lead us to a place, guide us with your grace
Give us faith so we'll be safe

Sognamo un mondo senza piu violenza
un mondo di giustizia e di speranza
Ognuno dia la mano al suo vicino
Simbolo di pace, di fraternita

We dream a world without violence
a world of justice and faith.
Everyone gives the hand to his neighbours
Symbol of peace, of fraternity
La forza che ci da
We ask that life be kind
e il desiderio che
and watch us from above
ognuno trovi amor
We hope each soul will find
intorno e dentro se
another soul to love

The force his gives us
We ask that life be kind
is wish that
and watch us from above
everyone finds love
We hope each soul will find
around and inside
another soul to love
Let this be our prayer
Let this be our prayer, just like every child

Need to find a place, guide us with your grace
Give us faith so we'll be safe
Need to find a place, guide us with your grace
Give us faith so we'll be safe

E la fede che
hai acceso in noi,
sento che ci salvera

It's the faith
you light in us
I feel it will save us

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Suggestions and Site Feedback / Re: Not saving log in password Edge
« on: January 17, 2020, 05:51:03 PM »
I think it is a Microsoft Edge Settings issue.

If you go to Settings, by clicking the three dots on the right upper corner at Edge, first make sure that in the Section Privacy and Security the cookies are not disabled (attachment 1). Then, select Choose what to clear and make sure the option Always clear this when I close the browser is not enabled (attachment 2). Of course, in the Section Passwords and Autofill, the option Save passwords has to be enabled. You will be asked by Edge if you want to save the password the first time you fill in your details.

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Meet & Greet! / Re: Happy New Year!
« on: January 05, 2020, 08:00:26 AM »
Happy New Year to all from a very smoky Australia.  :'( :'( :'( :'(


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The stuff about what icon should be in my task bar if only running the windows store Skype app is confusing to me.  What icon version should it be for that?

Yes, it is, but that's how things have with it now:

In Start menu, the S is blue (like it is in the Microsoft Store). But when you open the app, or when you pin it on the taskbar, it is white. So you are fine with what you have. It's the app's icon and not a remnant.

If you install the Desktop version, provided be Corrine's link, it will be white S in the Start menu (in a Skype folder), and white S again on the taskbar.

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In addition to what Corrine wrote:

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Actually, it does open and close the skype app screen.  It also opens panels that lead to settings and such.  So it is operating as a taskbar icon normally would. Its just the wrong icon.

You are right. Things changed from when I last used Skype. Although in the Microsoft Store the S is blue, when you open the app, it is white. So the icon on your taskbar it is the Skype app, not something else.

I downloaded Skype for Desktop, from curiosity, and it needs sign in with Microsoft account. So, what's the difference from the app?  :o

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So to be clear, using system restore would bring back the old Skype version even though it is not a windows system function?

Yes. The Skype app, as well as everything else you installed after the specific restore point, will get also uninstalled. If System Restore solves the problem (and to be clear we are not sure about this yet), you will be able to use Skype as before. Nothing to worry about its updates. You will have them as before.

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I only have the Microsoft store Skype app installed right now. In task manager, it shows  the app icon, but when the tree is opened,  I see both icons (screenshot attached). The icon on my taskbar is the desktop version with the white S. So maybe something is confused?

Actually, that is not the Skype, but Skybridge, which is a process that belongs to Microsoft Skype. As for the icon on your taskbar, is probably just an icon. If you click on it, it will lot lead you anywhere, because the program is not installed. You can just remove it from the taskbar.

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If I'm understanding you correctly,  I could uninstall the Windows app Skype,  then reinstall the desktop skype and THEN run the free version of Revo UNInstaller?  Or would it be better to use Revo to uninstall both the  store app and the desktop?

It's as you said it in the first sentence above. Remember that you can uninstall the Skype app if you find it in the Start menu, right click on it and then uninstall. You can't uninstall Windows apps either from the Control Panel or the Revo Uninstaller.

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The article you linked me to recommends IOBit Uninstaller.  Is one better than the other?

I used many times Revo Uninstaller. I didn't use the IOBit, so I can't have an opinion about the specific product. Considering that IOBit has also other products, as optimizer, cleaner etc. which are not recommended at all, I would personally go with Revo. There is also this link from Malwarebytes, which perhaps makes you go with Revo too: https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/199116-malwarebytes-premium-blocking-all-iobit-software-why/

If Corrine agrees, you could post the FRST logs, as instructed here. Perhaps they would be helpful to see if there are Skype remnants. I would recommend uninstalling the Skype app first. But let's wait for Corrine.  :)




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Meet & Greet! / Re: Happy New Year!
« on: January 03, 2020, 06:09:23 AM »
Happy New Year from me too!

Good health, happiness, prosperity... Nothing else!!!


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Hi, pastywhitegurl. Happy new year.

Some questions/points for the better understanding of your issue:

1. Have you tried to go to an older system restore point, when Skype was working properly?

2. Which Skype versions do you now have installed on your computer? The Skype app from the Microsoft Store, the Desktop version of Skype for Windows or both? The Skype app has a blue letter S in a white background. The Desktop version has a white letter S in a blue background.

3. If you want to uninstall the app, you can just find it in the Start menu, right click on it and then choose Uninstall.

4. Revo Uninstaller (as well as the Control Panel) doesn't show the Windows apps installed on the computer. You can use it to remove the Desktop version of Skype, however. To do this of course, Skype has to be installed on your computer. That's why I asked the second question above. If you think you have remnants you want to remove, and the Desktop version is not installed, then you have to install it and then uninstall it using Revo.

5. You can find the Revo Uninstaller FREE version here: https://www.revouninstaller.com/products/revo-uninstaller-free/
However, the free version does not include the option "Forced Uninstall – remove remnants of already uninstalled programs". So perhaps you should consider using the Trial Pro version for now. You can go to Products, and from there choose Revo Uninstaller Pro. From the new page, choose Download Free Trial. I think you can use it for 15 days. Then you can uninstall it.

6. You can check this link and see if it helps:
Here's what to do if video isn't working on Skype

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Meet & Greet! / Re: Happy Birthday, DR M!
« on: December 27, 2019, 06:32:32 PM »
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I did it!  :)

Glad to see you haven't lost the balloons!!  ;D

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Meet & Greet! / Re: Happy Birthday, DR M!
« on: December 27, 2019, 05:26:36 PM »
Cheers, plodr! Thank you.

And thank you too, Ria. Perhaps you should consider an exchange of your iPad with one of my computers. Your life will become much easier.  ;)

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Meet & Greet! / Re: Happy Birthday, DR M!
« on: December 27, 2019, 08:01:56 AM »
Hope your birthday was grand!

Thank you, my Liverpudlian friend. It was.  :)

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Meet & Greet! / Re: Happy Birthday, DR M!
« on: December 26, 2019, 04:52:23 PM »
Thank you, Corrine.

For the wishes, the cake, the roses and everything!


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Meet & Greet! / Re: Celebrate The Season!
« on: December 22, 2019, 07:07:15 AM »
Merry Christmas, and best wishes to all.

May the new year be a better one for everyone.

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Meet & Greet! / Re: Happy Birthday, winchester73!
« on: December 18, 2019, 09:09:40 AM »
Happy birthday from me too. Wishing you whatever beautiful and gently you want.


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LandzDown Lounge / Re: Post your Christmas songs!
« on: December 02, 2019, 12:36:13 PM »
I love this album with Christmas songs by the Ray Conniff Singers:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=webAICxp5Zs

Merry Christmas!



00:00 Ray Conniff - Frosty the Snowman (1959)
02:13 Ray Conniff - Sleigh Ride (1959)
04:36 Ray Conniff - Jingle Bells (1959)
07:17 Ray Conniff - Winter Wonderland (1959)
09:49 Ray Conniff - The Twelve Days Of Christmas (1962)
13:58 Ray Conniff - Rudolph,the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1959)
16:03 Ray Conniff - The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You) (1959)
18:46 Ray Conniff - Ring Christmas Bells (1962)
21:08 Ray Conniff - Santa Claus is Comin' to Town (1959)
23:30 Ray Conniff - Medley Jolly Old St. Nicholas, The Little Drummer Boy (1962)
28:09 Ray Conniff - White Christmas (1959)
30:52 Ray Conniff - Medley The First Noel, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, O Come, All Ye Faithful, We Wish A Merry Christmas (1962)
37:03 Ray Conniff - Medley Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!, Count Your Blessings (Instead of Sheep), We Wish You A Merry Christmas (1962)
42:13 Ray Conniff - Here Comes Santa Claus (1959)
44:33 Ray Conniff - Silver Bells (1959)
46:57 Ray Conniff - Christmas Bride (1959)
49:42 Ray Conniff - Medley O Holy Night, We Three Kings Of Orient Are, Deck The Halls With Boughs Of Holly (1962)
57:19 Ray Conniff - Greensleeves (What Child is This?) (1959)

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