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#1 geno368

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Posted 20 April 2009 - 08:44 AM

How do I mark a topic I started as solved?

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Posted 20 April 2009 - 08:55 AM

I think only moderator or site admin can do that.

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Posted 20 April 2009 - 11:32 AM

A variation of this suggestion was recently discussed at length in the following thread:

"A simple Suggestion":

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...t&p=1148138

The following is a somewhat related thread from a few years ago:

"Let's Archive The Solved Computer Issues To Help Others, Close out the solved threads, and archive them":

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...st&p=457009

To answer the original question: I think the best you can do for now, and something that everyone reading will appreciate, is simply to make a "last post" in the thread saying something like
  • "the suggestion/technique to ... solved the problem" (if the solution was contained in one of the reponses), or
  • "I fixed the problem by ..." (if you discovered the solution on your own and it wasn't one the suggestions contained in the responses).

Edited by M..., 20 April 2009 - 11:35 AM.


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Posted 20 April 2009 - 02:52 PM

geno368,

Please follow the last suggestion by M...

A moderator may or may not close the thread.
At least others can read what worked for you.
The only easy day was yesterday.

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