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    Speechless

    My initial email:

    Greetings;

    You’ve been granted access to the Preferred Name lookup tool.
    With this tool you enter a PID, hit enter, and it will display the name of the student.

    To install the application please do the following:

    1: Navigate to the folder: G:\Software\MSU\PreferredNameLookup
    2: Click on the setup.exe icon
    3: Let me know if you have any problems.

    -Meh Gerbil


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    Meh Gerbil,

    Where is the G:\Software….. file located? I tried in Excel, Word, internet and cannot fund that link there. Can you please help/assist me in finding access to this, please.

    - Bimbo
    Actually YOU put Trump in the White House. He wouldn't have gotten 1% of the vote if it wasn't for the widespread spiritual and cultural devastation caused by progressive policies. There's no "this country" left with your immigration policies, your "allies" are worthless and even more suicidal than you are and democracy is a sick joke that I hope nobody ever thinks about repeating when the current order collapses. - Darth_Executor striking a conciliatory note in Civics 101

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    Was she breast-feeding?

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    Someone needs to teach her how to use MS-DOS.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Melody Maker View Post
    Someone needs to teach her how to use MS-DOS.
    Start -> Run -> copy and paste? DOS isn't really needed, just basic computer skills...
    "What has the Church gained if it is popular, but there is no conviction, no repentance, no power?" - A.W. Tozer

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    Gerbz,

    when this happens to me at work, I just think of it as job security. As long as people like this are there, you have a job.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Littlejoe View Post
    Start -> Run -> copy and paste? DOS isn't really needed, just basic computer skills...
    You guys do realize that what was 'basic skills' ten years ago is now done by the computer (user friendly - like HiFi - is a term of the past). Give it five more years and most kids in college won't know what a start button is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Melody Maker View Post
    Someone needs to teach her how to use MS-DOS.
    Seriously, why?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Teallaura View Post
    Seriously, why?
    That's where I learned about how to parse file paths into drive letters and folders (then called directories).

    Now that I think about it, learning MS-DOS might a bit overkill. Windows Explorer would be sufficient for learning how to navigate between drives and folders.
    Last edited by The Melody Maker; 05-20-2017 at 08:29 PM.
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    The thread title made me think of this:
    Hofstadter's Law: It will always take longer than you expect, even if you take into account Hofstadter's Law.

    "Metal is an apple--everything's good but the core."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Littlejoe View Post
    Start -> Run -> copy and paste? DOS isn't really needed, just basic computer skills...
    My version of Windows doesn't have 'Run' when I bring up start.
    I'm not here anymore.

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