June 2010

Saving Information from Emails

Dear Computer Lady, I am a stay at home mom with a home party plan business. I do a lot of training through emails. My question and dilemma is this, when I receive an email I “move” it to a folder in my email account. Is there a way to save that folder and its […]

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Picture Icons changed

Dear Computer Lady, All of a sudden the pictures in my “pictures folder” are icons of a cat with legs sprawled out. How can I get my pictures to show again without opening each one directly? Arlene

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Windows 7 Pictures Screen Saver

Dear Computer Lady, I have Windows 7 and would like to use all of the pics in “my Pictures” for screen saver. Only some of the ones that were in the folder come up. What do I need to do? Gail

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Office Trial Product Key

Dear Computer Lady, I have a new laptop which came with Microsoft trial which, as you probably know, allows you to access MS a number of times (I forgot how many) and you have to enter the key number each time until you are not longer able to access it. The problem I am having […]

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How to Change Sound Schemes

Here is a quick Windows 7 tip for you. Did you know that you can change the sounds your computer makes during different system events like starting up, error sounds, new mail sounds and more? Windows 7 comes with several different sound schemes, and you can try them all out. Here is how:

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Registry Questions

Dear Computer Lady, What is the Windows XP registry? How can you see how it works, and is there anyway to clean it up if necessary? Are there any decent programs available to clean it up? Thank you in advance for your assistance. Respectfully, Robert

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Office 2010 Ribbon

Dear Computer Lady, Through my workplace, I was able to purchase Microsoft Office 2010 for home us at a ridiculously low price. While I was happy to be able to have it to prepare myself for when my company makes the switch, I find I’m not really happy with it. In particular, I hate the […]

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How To Create Sub-Folders

Dear Computer Lady, In the software program, Word Perfect, you create folders and then you can also create sub folders within those folders. Can sub folders be created in MS Word. I have Windows XP version. The folders are much easier to manage with sub folders because you don’t have all of these different folders […]

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Searching Email Messages

Dear Computer Lady, When using Outlook for Office I’m often searching for emails. The default is apparently to start a search at the oldest date and work forward, as that is way the results come onto the screen. It seems most people, and especially me, would like to search the most recent emails first and […]

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How To Do a Complete Backup

Dear Computer Lady, I run vista and was wondering how to do a complete backup Thank You Juanita

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