November 2012

DVD Stuck In Drive

[ad]Dear Computer Lady, I can not eject my DVD from my mac computer. Please help. I have tried so many things to eject it, but no luck. Thank you, Tom

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Why Do I have Green Check Marks?

[ad]Dear Computer Lady, I love your site,. THANKS All of a sudden my desktop shows green check-marks on all sites I have there. Did I do something wrong, or, do you have an answer why this is happening. Margaret

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How to Change The Font in WordPad

Dear Computer Lady, I would like to change the font in wordpad. In fact I would like to use word pad instead. I save my recipes on the computer and would like to change the font and it will not stay. Keeps asking me if I change the font I will lose all the formatting????? […]

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Upgrade From Vista To 7?

Dear Computer Lady, When I purchased my Hewlett Packard computer it came with windows vista. Can I change it to Windows 7? Thanks for your help. Charlotte

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Free Safe Books Online

Dear Elizabeth, I`m still in Honduras and still starving for good books to read. After my last computer was stolen, it took me a few months to save the $ for another one, an HP Mini. Now I want to learn how I can access and read free books online. So far, I`ve only found […]

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How To Save Excel File to A USB Drive

Dear Computer Lady, I am not familiar with exactly how to use a data disk. I have a Microsoft spreadsheet file that I would like to put on a disk. If I do and make changes to the file how do I get the changes to the disk on the disk? I have Windows 7. […]

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Shelf Life of Flash Drives

Dear Elizabeth, In your last newsletter you commented that disks have a “longer shelf life” than a flash drive. I always thought of flash drives as huge floppies as it were, with large capacity, easier to use, and what I thought of as fairly permanent way to save or copy files, photos, anything…. What IS […]

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How To Sort Files and Folders By Date

Dear computer lady, I really enjoy your information but I would like to file info onto my data stick by date and not alphabetically. Can you help me? Mary K

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How Do I Uninstall Windows Live Mail

Dear Computer Lady, I have a Samsung computer which came with windows 7. It has Windows Live Mail which I never signed up for. I have my email account with roadrunner.com. My computer was getting bogged down and I realized all my emails from my roadrunner account are also going to Windows Live Mail. Can […]

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Question About Excel Email Cell Format

Dear Computer Lady, I am baffled by a cell format issue in Excel (ver. 2003). For some unknown reason, when I enter a person’s email address in a cell, Excel automatically formats the entry with a “Mailto” format or tag. So when I click on the cell, my email client opens up with a blank […]

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