I know this is not a solution but it may be at least practical for now ~ being a mom, it's probably good enough
Look at the top of the page, the links that go MDC forums > welcome to... > etc. Click on the first one (MDC forums), and that will get you the whole list. Or on another one to just get a selection. Once you're used to it, it's probably just as easy, at least till you get around to reinstalling software andthesuch (late 2012??). I do it that way all the time ~ which probably just proves what a dork I am
BTW when something like this happens, do a "cold reboot," i.e. not just "restart the comp" but turn it all the way off and then on again. Microsoft is notorious for leaving all kinds of memory managament things running when just restarting.
Cynthia, when I click on a thread while holding Shift (to open in a new window), the existing window also changes to the new one. Not that it bothers me (I do the rightclick instead and that works fine), but I wonder if, when several posters have these little "ickies" going on, the software itself is a bit buggy (and I have a recent, newly installed version of IE on here. Wow, I am