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    Today, 09:54 AM
    Digerati replied to a thread Really scumbags? in The Lounge
    Yeah, I have seen that before but note that is actually a different scenario. Each word there has the same number of letters and syllables. "Implemenet", besides being misspelled, has 4 syllables while the correctly spelled word, "implement",...
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    Today, 08:48 AM
    Digerati replied to a thread Really scumbags? in The Lounge
    You are welcome. I don't know who taught me this but it really works. Even with things like forum posts where our typing fingers often have minds of their own. Read it back silently and that void between the ears auto-corrects by automatically...
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    Yesterday, 10:07 AM
    Shame, it felt very much like the kind of 'silent' block/kill that WinPatrol would do. Maybe go a step further and temporarily prevent WP from loading with Windows and reboot, then try to run (you guessed it) OSK? I'll have another think on...
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    Yesterday, 09:12 AM
    Digerati replied to a thread Hey in The Lounge
    Time keeps marching on! Hope you've been doing well.
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    Yesterday, 08:31 AM
    Can you check Windows Error Reporting, the final category in MSInfo, I was expecting to see at least the Explorer crash reports. There are some outsider possibilities loaded but first try turning off WinPatrol.
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    Yesterday, 07:56 AM
    Have you checked which process calls the 'Could not start On-screen keyboard' error when the Cryptographic Service is running? Can you run MSInfo32 and click through each of the subcategories to ensure they populate (some might not load,...
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    Yesterday, 06:49 AM
    Okay, when you get the OSK 'referral returned from server' error leave it onscreen and hover over the Icon for it in the Taskbar, if there's no icon, look in TaskMan for the source, there should be something running for it if it isn't from OSK...
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