November 2010

Can’t read Word Files

Dear Computer Lady, I cannot open attachments in word form.  When I open the attachment all I get is a bunch of odd printing.  Can you tell me how to correct this? Thank you,    John in California

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Desktop Picture Size

Dear Computer Lady, I have an Acer laptop that is running Windows 7. I like to take pictures, and then use them for my desktop background. My problem is that I can’t see the whole picture because it is too big to fit my desktop. Can you help me fix this problem? Thanks, Cheryl

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Slow Starting Computer

Dear Computer Lady, Thanks so  much for the service you offer via your newsletter. I’m not entirely a novice at the computer, but neither am I a whiz. Yet there are some things that just have me stumped. This particular issue is really getting to me. I have Windows XP, and when I turn on […]

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Multiple Pictures and Copying

Dear Computer Lady, When I look at my picture in Windows Photo gallery, I find that where I had one copy of a picture, I may have 6 or 8, sometimes 50 of one shot.  I have run a full scan with my virus program and it found nothing. I have Vista Home Premium. I have tried to delete […]

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Internet Explorer Freezes

Dear Computer Lady,   I have a question regarding Internet Explorer.   Lately I’ve been having trouble with pages freezing up and have to Alt/Cntrl/Del.   The Windows Task Manager comes up and will say the site I was on is not responding.    I’ll hit end now and then have to try and re-connect.     I have IE […]

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