How to revert Skype from 7 to a better version 



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Today's Bonehead Award goes to a Pennsylvania girl, 16, who doused school guards with gasoline, then tried to set them on fire Details at Boneheads ______________________________________________________ Today, September 29, in 1962 U.S. President John F. Kennedy nationalized the Mississippi National guard in response to city officials defying federal court orders. The orders had been to enroll James Meredith at the University of Mississippi. More of what happened on this day in history at History ______________________________________________________ If you can find something everyone agrees on, it's wrong. --- Mo Udall ______________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ The Manhattan Commuter train was packed. Suddenly there was a jingle on the floor. Most necks were craned. One elderly gentleman, however, bent down and picked something up. He then asked, "Did anyone drop a half dollar?" "I did," answered three men at once. "Well," said the elderly gent with a smile, "here's a dime of it." ______________________________________________________ >From Lillemor For those of my older generation (like me) who do not really comprehend the need for Facebook: Presently, I am trying to make friends outside of Facebook while applying the same principles. Therefore, every day I walk down the street and tell the passers-by what I have eaten, how I feel, what I have done the night before, and what I will do tomorrow. Then, I give them pictures of my family, my dog, me gardening, and spending time in my pool. I also listen to their conversations, and I tell them I love them. And, it works. I already have three persons following me ... two police officers and a psychiatrist ______________________________________________________ Tim Durkan Photography From Tim: It's been a long but exciting night that I'm just getting home from! Lugging 40lbs of gear around town, months of planning and a TON of good luck weather wise finally paid off! For those interested - the photo I shared is one shot (non layered) taken on a Nikon D750 body with 200-400mm telephoto lens. I had 4 cameras, 4 lenses, 4 tripods and a VERY good assistant tonight THANK YOU Brother Paul Stevenson! Nikon And here is Dallas, sent in by SexySassySatin No name of the photographer yet. Dallas After spending 5 hours on a rooftop with an incredible view of Dallas, the photographer was able to create this composite image showing the moons transition from full moon, to full lunar eclipse, and back. Each moon image was shot approximately 10 minutes apart to capture the entire transition. Shot on a Nikon D810 #Nikon ______________________________________________________ Charlie followed the Priest before the next race. Again, the Priest went to the stables and blessed another horse. Charlie quickly put two dollars on that horse and won close to fifty bucks! The Priest kept blessing horses and Charlie kept betting on them and they won! The last race of the day was the biggest and Charlie saw the Priest with that horse, also! He quickly went to his bank and withdrew his life's savings of $20,000, went back to the racetrack and put it all on that horse! He watched the race in certain anticipation of leaving a millionaire! The horse was last to cross the line and Charlie was dead broke! He couldn't believe what happened so he went looking for the Priest. He found the man and asked, "What happened to that last horse you blessed? Because your blessing didn't work, I've lost all of my money!" The Priest said, "That's the trouble with you Protestants. You can't tell the difference between a blessing and the Last Rites!" ______________________________________________________
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Thanks to Noella for reporting this bonehead! An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Imani Knight-Brantley, 16, Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania
Girl, 16, doused school guards with gasoline, then tried to set them on fire A Pennsylvania girl doused school security guards with gasoline and then attempted to light the victims on fire, according to investigators who have charged the teen with numerous felonies. In retaliation for a run-in last week with a guard, Imani Knight-Brantley, 16, returned Monday to her Pittsburgh-area high school carrying a two-liter Sprite bottle containing gasoline. According to police, Knight-Brantley was booted from Wilkinsburg High School Friday after being caught using a cell phone in class. She later returned to get food at an after-school program, but was again escorted from the building by guard Brandon Murray. As she was being removed the second time, Knight-Brantley threw a milk carton at Murray. As detailed in a criminal complaint, Knight-Brantley confronted Murray upon returning to the school Monday. Police allege that she splashed gasoline on Murray and a second security official. As the guards grappled with Knight-Brantley, she tried to ignite the gasoline with an outdoor grill lighter. After police arrived to arrest Knight-Brantley, students were evacuated due to the smell of gasoline throughout the school. According to court records, Knight-Brantley faces four counts of aggravated assault and causing or risking catastrophe, both felonies. She is also charged with misdemeanor weapons possession and reckless endangerment counts. Knight-Brantley, who has been charged as an adult, is being held in the Allegheny County jail in lieu of $100,000 bond. As seen in the above booking photo, the teen has the word “Love” tattooed on her neck. Pennsylvania law bars anyone under the age of 18 from being tattooed, unless the minor’s parent or guardian has consented to the inking and is present for the tattooing.
______________________________________________________ Tech Support Pits From: Annamarie Re: Skype Dear Webby I was really careful to always refuse to Update Skype to Version 7.0 after I had seen it on my daughter's computer. 7.0 stinks! But today they somehow snuck it in. I had too many tabs open on Chrome, and McAfee was doing a scan, and I had too many programs open. The machine almost crashed, and while I was frantically tryiing to close stuff, they sleazed in their update in the background. Bastids! As you may have noticed, once a Skype update has started, the bastids won't let you cancel or stop it. So I wound up with the ugly and slow 7.0 Yuck! I tried running the carefully saved 6.20 setup, but it bombed with the message that I had a newer version installed. @#$%&!!! Now what? Annamarie Dear Annamarie I found that uninstalling Skype does not mess up the history or the contact list, but it is best to save it anyway. Hit the Windows key and R to get the RUN field above the START. Type or paste: %appdata% You see a huge mess of folders and files about all kinds of programs, including Skype CTRL-drag the Skype folder onto a camera chip or removable drive, where Microsoft can't touch it. You can CTRL-drag it onto the desktop, and from there onto a save place. Once your data is safe, do the Windows key and R trick again and this type paste appwiz.cpl That gets you to Programs, Uninstall in the Control panel without mousing around. Highlight Skype, right-click and select Uninstall. It will whine a bit but eventually 7.0 will go away. Don't worry if the desktop icons will all go blank during that. They will come back. Once everything has settled down, you can run the 6.20 installation and normally all your contacts and history will come back. If they don't, copy the back-up back to where you got them from. Have FUN! DearWebby _____________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________ Amazing! Even Hillary doesn't need that many gunslingers protecting her! ______________________________________________________ If you can help with the cost of the Humor Letter, please donate what you can! ______________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Make Your Concrete Patio Look Like Brick I painted the entire patio with a grey porch/patio paint and was not happy with the look. So I next used narrow masking tape to tape off the brick pattern. I then used a red brick color and an old paintbrush to paint the bricks (I mixed a little black acrylic paint with the red to make it look more authentic). It has worn fairly well and only needed a few touch ups each summer. I love the way my patio looks now and it sure beats the cost of installing brick pavers! By Marianne from Trenton, Ohio You can mix old-fashioned Poly-Filler into the Porch/Patio paint. It makes it less slippery when wet, and MUCH more durable. Don't use any of the soft drywall repair compunds. You need REAL Poly-Filler or Poly-Filla. You can apply it with a large puddle moover squeegee. The small ridges you might wind up with make it look even better. If some of the squeegee ridges are too high, you can sand them with a belt sander. That is when you find out that the porch-patio paint / Poly-Filler combo gets as hard as concrete. Have FUN! DearWebby ______________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ A store manager overheard a clerk saying to a customer, "No, ma'am, we haven't had any for quite some time now, and it doesn't look as if we'll be getting any more." Alarmed by what was being said, the manager rushed over to the customer who was walking out the door and said, "That isn't true, ma'am. Of course, we'll have some soon. In fact, I personally placed an order for them just a couple of days ago." Then the manager drew the clerk aside and growled, "Never, never, never, never say we don't have something. If we don't have it, say we ordered it and it's on its way. Now, what was it she asked if we had any?" "Rapes in the parking lot." ___________________________________________________

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____________________________________________________ During a county-wide drive to round up all unlicensed dogs, a patrolman signaled a car to pull over to the curb. When Bubba asked why he had been stopped, the officer pointed to the big dog sitting on the seat beside him. "Does your dog have a license?" he asked. "No way," Bubba said, "Ol' Blue don't need none. He's getting too shortsighted fer doin' the drivin'." ____________________________________________________
Some of these weird history facts I didn't know.

Today, Sept 29, in
1789 A regular army was established by the U.S. War Department 
 with several hundred men. 
1829 The first public appearance by London's re-organized police 
 force was met with jeers from political opponents. The force 
 became known as Scotland Yard. 
1930 Lowell Thomas made his debut on CBS Radio. He was in the 
 radio business for the next 46 years. 
1943 U.S. Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower and Italian Marchal Pietro 
 Badoglio signed an armistice aboard the British ship Nelson. 
1946 "The Adventures of Sam Spade" debuted on CBS Radio. 
1962 U.S. President John F. Kennedy nationalized the Mississippi 
 National guard in response to city officials defying federal 
 court orders. The orders had been to enroll James Meredith 
 at the University of Mississippi. 
1963 "My Favorite Martian" premiered on CBS-TV. 
1967 The International Monetary Fund reformed monetary systems 
 around the world. 
1977 Eva Shain became the first woman to officiate a heavyweight 
 title boxing match. About 70 million people watched Muhammad Ali 
 defeat Ernie Shavers on NBC-TV. 
1982 In Chicago, IL, seven people died after taking capsules of 
 Extra-Strength Tylenol that had been laced with cyanide. 
 264,000 bottles were recalled. 
1983 The War Powers Act was used for the first time by the U.S. 
 Congress when they authorized President Reagan to keep U.S. 
 Marines in Lebanon for 18 more months. 
1984 Irish officials announced that they had intercepted the 
 Marita Anne carrying seven tons of U.S.-purchased weapons. 
 The weapons were intended for the Irish Republican Army. 
1984 Elizabeth Taylor was voted to be the world's most 
 beautiful woman in a Louis Harris poll. Taylor was at the 
 time in the Betty Ford Clinic overcoming a weight problem. 
1988 The space shuttle Discovery took off from Cape Canaveral 
 in Florida. It was the first manned space flight since the 
 Challenger disaster. 
1990 "Millie's Book" by First Lady Barbara Bush was the 
 best-selling non-fiction book in the U.S. 
1992 Brazilian lawmakers overwhelmingly voted to impeach 
 President Fernando Collor de Mello. 
1993 Bosnia's parliament voted overwhelmingly to reject an 
 international peace plan unless Bosnian Serbs returned land 
 that had been taken by force. 
1994 The U.S. House voted to end the practice of lobbyists 
 buying meals and entertainment for members of Congress. 
2008 The Dow Industrial Average lost 777 points. It was the 
 largest one-day decline to date. The drop came after the U.S. 
 House of Representatives had voted down a $700 billion bank 
 bailout plan. 
2010 In China, Canton Tower became operational. 
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