January 2010

USB-2 in Windows XP

Dear Computer Lady, I just installed a new XP OS on my computer. I have usb-2 connections on my comp., but when I use one, Windows tells me I only have usb-1 and should upgrade to the faster usb-2. Why don’t the OS recognize my usb-2? Don

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Word 2007 Files compatible

Dear Computer Lady, I recently installed Office 2007 on my computer, and now when I send a Word document attached to an email, no one is able to open it. What happened, and how can I save all my documents so that others can open them? Thanks, Nancy

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Internet Explorer Status Bar

Dear Computer Lady, I have learned so very much from your newsletter that it is beyond words how much I appreciate all the information. I do have a question that I can’t seem to find the answer to. How do I get the magnifying thing back in the bottom right hand corner of Internet Explorer. […]

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Internet Explorer Version

Dear Computer Lady, Short description, I bought new Dell AMD Hard Drive, after seven days of help (for hours) from computer wizs at Dell, they finally fixed the drive, problem I.E. 8. Removed it and everything worked fine. I don’t know if I am at I.E. 7 or I.E. 6, and I never want to […]

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Typing Fractions

Dear Computer Lady, Please tell me how to make fracions. I am copying my recipes to the computer. Thanks, Joan

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Backup Software

Dear Computer Lady, Would you recommend software program for back-ups of my hard drive I’ve been told that Acronis is the best but I find it a little hard to understand. I got CMS’backup software called BounceBack Ultimate when I bought the external drive. I have had a lot of trouble installing it and aren’t […]

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OpenOffice and Windows 7

Dear Computer Lady, Is Windows 7 fully compatible with the free download of Open Office? Dick

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Recover Data on Flash Drive

Dear Computer Lady, I have a USB flash drive that will not connect when I put it in the USB port. The light (on the flash drive) will flash once (so it’s getting power) but the computer does not recognize it and the light goes off. I get nothing on the computer screen and the […]

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Webpage AutoFill

Dear Computer Lady, I just set up an entirely new system, with Windows 7 and MS 2007. Wow! It’s like dealing with an alien it’s all so different! Like learning how to use a computer all over again! My question is that in XP, on the Internet there was the AutoFill feature that allowed me […]

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Missing Favorites Folder

Dear Computer Lady, I really like your website and your newsletter. I have vista home premium on a HP desktop and using Internet Explorer 8 . When I click on favorites it tells me it is at a location that is unavailable. I had favorites when I purchased this in may but about 4 weeks […]

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