April 2010

How To Make Photos Smaller

Dear Computer Lady, How do you make the very small photos for profile photos.I can resize in my photo program, Picasa, but when you click on the photo, it appears very large. I would like to make it small and keep it small. Thanks, Frances

Continue Reading

Start Button Moved

Dear Computer Lady, I read your e-mails to me and comments in various newspapers faithfully. You are a godsend to computer beginners. I have a problem with my XP Home Dell Screen. The Start Button suddenly moved to the top of the screen and I can’t drag it and the blue bar down to the […]

Continue Reading

Printing Vista Contacts

Dear Computer Lady, I really enjoy your newsletter and have learned a lot from you. We run Windows Vista, and use Windows Mail for our email. I want to print my contact list, but can’t seem to figure out how to do it. I want only the name and email address. Any help would be […]

Continue Reading

Putting Photos in Order

Dear Computer Lady, I have Vista Home Premium and have been scanning my children’s photos in preparation to putting on a disc. Is it possible to change the order of my photos to arrange them in chronological order? I have been going around in circles and getting nowhere. Hoping you can help me. Thanks Elaine.

Continue Reading

Missing Commands

Dear Computer Lady, I am trying to create an e-mail group using my contacts folder in Windows Vista. I have found directions for creating a group, but when I open my contacts folder, the commands that I am supposed to use are not there. How can I fix this problem? C in Wells

Continue Reading

Computer Can’t Sleep

Dear Computer Lady, I have 2 computers a desktop and a laptop. And strangely they both have the same problem. When I try to use Hibernate or sleep it won’t work. It goes through the motions and immediately wakes up. The desk top will hibernate (sometimes) but the laptop won’t do either. I have talked […]

Continue Reading

How To Use A Netbook

Dear Computer Lady, I have a computer hooked to phone line (DSL) I just bought a Netbook to use traveling. I’m lost–how does Netbook one work? How do I get online? Do I need something else from the store? I’m a senior and not very savvy on this new stuff. Thank you so much and […]

Continue Reading