October 2010

Printing parts of a page

Dear Computer Lady, In response to your request about copying the part that Hugh wants:   I would copy and paste the piece that I want to save;  paste it into a Word document, then print it from there.   Do you have a better suggestion? I should be interested to know what it is […]

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OE Outbox Messages Stuck

Dear Computer Lady, All of my email that I try to send accumulates in my outbox. I have a windows XP. I use outlook express. I send email and then have to get in outbox and click send and then delete it so it isn’t sent twice. I have called frontier, they told me to […]

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Windows 7 Help Manual

Dear Computer Lady, Just got Windows 7. Is there something written so that I might read the “how to” when I have a question?  Of course I would like to have it free, or without very little cost. I don’t see “help” on this computer. Thanks, Janice

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Email Font Size

Dear Computer Lady, Just got Windows 7 and so far, I dislike it…………. but I am willing to learn. How do you set the view of your e-mails so that the font is larger to read?  Thanks, Janice

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Scan & Edit Articles

Dear Computer Lady, I would like to be able to scan an article into the computer and then be able to edit the article. Is it possible, and how do I do it. Thanks, Steve

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Sharing an Email Address

Dear Computer Lady, I have a question. My wife and I share the same email address. She has Outlook on her PC and I have Windows Live on my laptop. We don`t receive the same emails. She gets a lot more than I do. Why is that and how can I fix it? Thanks Jeff

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Mail Merge

Dear Computer Lady, Thanks for your newsletter. I always look forward to reading it. I have Windows XP, along with MS Word 2000 and Excel 2000. I have a spreadsheet in Excel that contains about 200 names, addresses, and phone numbers. Could you tell me how to print labels from Excel using this spreadsheet? Do […]

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Don’t Skip the Recycle Bin

Dear Computer Lady, My question is this: When I delete files, etc from my computer they do NOT show up in the recycle bin. I would like for them to so I have that 2nd chance before finally deleting anything. How can I fix this problem? Thanks so much for your help, Jan

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Word Non-printing characters

Dear Computer Lady, I currently work in Word 2007. In previous versions of Word you could view how a document was created (if a table was used to format were pictures were placed and where text was placed etc.) It could be viewed but did not show up when printed.   I am unable to […]

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Save Scan as pdf

Dear Computer Lady, I have Windows 7.  When I scan a document it scans into My pictures as a jpg file.  I cannot figure out how to convert it to a .pdf file. I don’t see anything on any drop down menu when I “Save As” or send it to “Documents” that allows me to […]

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