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Alt - A = backward-sentence
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Alt - A = backward-sentence
M-a = Move back to the beginning of the sentence (backward-sentence).
I've got my backwards's confused ...QuoteM-a = Move back to the beginning of the sentence (backward-sentence).http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/emacs.pdfSo alt-a or esc-a moves the cursor backwards in some programmes, not reversing characters in the sentence.If for some reason you want to write backwards there are websites which do this e.g. ... http://www.awestyproductions.com/tutorials/flash-tutorials/reverse-a-string-and-reverse-each-word-in-a-string-with-actionscript/ekatsim ym rof yrros
Neil, I like that computer:)
It's starting to try to communicate with you. I would be proud to call it my friend...
And reading you first I tried my best to get that cool effect, I saw how it would 'light up' office environments and give me that 'instant fame' with the fairer S&6 (f*k that Porsche:)..So now I'm deeply disappointed RD, but it was still cool reading And yes, I would guess that someone is playing tricks on you Neil.But I wouldn't worry if so, they seem to have the same taste for 'pranks' that you have yourself:)
We go to all kinds of places on the Internet, and at times we are lazy and just hit that 'ok' when asked, and that's that:) So either I think someone have 'loaded it' directly on your computer to 'prank' you. or you yourself have gotten it from somewhere. You need a good anti virus program (freeware) not American. All American anti virus programs, according to some sources I used to have, have a 'backdoor' in case of, ah, difficulties (NSA)?Now you don't have to believe this, but if you get a European one this problem won't be, if it's correct.
Myself I'm using http://www.free-av.de/And then a 'free ware' firewall Zonealarm. You don't need to buy it, it's enough to use its free parts. Close also 'automatic updates' let it tell you instead, and check first what it downloads. You will see if it is something you need. Myself I don't want them, nobody can get into my computer as I've set it up, as long as they don't have physical access to it. Then you close this idiotic "remote assistance" and "Remote Desktop Connection" as that is a free way into your computer.And if you look in your 'properties' for your 'connection to your local network' you will find 'file and printer sharing for microsoft networks' make sure that this 'box' is empty (not checked).
That should give you a rather stable computer, at least on a XP pro. I don't really trust the stability of Vista yet. I'm sloow:) And I don't see why a operative system needs to be ten GB? (XP pro is around one GB)If you want the graphical 'lull lull' they use to make Vista look more 'new' then goggle for it, it exists for the XP too, and it's free. And your new computer should come with the possibility to use XP instead. That will give you a much more stable and faster computer, especially if you have a laptop
You could also try Linux, but if your laptop is too 'new' there might be hardware drivers missing.I use both, but I'm quite satisfied with my XP.Oh, close the fire wall that's 'built in' after installing Zone alarm, you don't need two.There is also something called IPSEC in windows that are quite advanced, but that you don't really need to configure, if you're not like me that is:)
My computer will 'only' be mine, nobody else invited in it.If you use a 'router' for getting out you should read the manual for it, there will be a firewall somewhere in it, learn how to use it.
As for Nat that is a way for your router to bypass the 'unique ip-number' setting for each 'device' (that once was a innocent idea when the Net was new, and you sort of thought that it was people you connected to, not NSA or crackers etc etc)Such a router will use just one IP-number, and for each 'machine' using that number to get 'out' it will instead assign a 'port number' that is unique for that machine. That way nobody from the 'outside' will know what machine it is speaking too, as there is only one IP-number connecting your machines to the Internet. Also it will protect you even if you only have one machine as the IP-number only goes to the router, not to your computer, that's where the routers port-number threads in (takes over:)Originally a solution to the problems with IPV4 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IPv4 that had to few IP numbers.Good Luck.
--------But, if you're really worried, you need to make a clean (new OS) install, then fix it up with antivirus and firewall, check your routers firewall, and, do fix those other points I talked about in your new Windows. You can always back up your old OS on DVD:s before doing this, if you need to save stuff. Then when you load back those DVD:s your new OS that's not compromised will warn you if you had viruses on your DVD:S (Old OS)---It's always best to fix a clean and safe environment before trying those old files..