June 2013

Windows 7 or Windows 8?

Dear Computer Lady: I learn a lot from you newsletter. I purchased your book “7 Things You Should Know Before You Buy Your Next Computer” It is really good information. My question is, now that I am ready to purchase a computer, I am asked the question “do I want Windows 7 or Windows 8?. […]

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How To Sort Photos

[ad]Dear Computer Lady, I hope you can help me. I have many photos loaded on my computer. My husband died in December 2012, and I would like to gather the photos of him, all together in one folder, and then send them to a service and have a book made. Is there an easy way […]

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How To Change Cursor Color

Dear Computer Lady, I want to know how to change the color of my mouse pointer. Thank you, Helen

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Printing Contacts in Outlook

Dear Computer Lady, I enjoy your column. I have Outlook 2010 and Windows 7. I would like to print out my addresses/data in Outlook and don’t know how. I like to have a hard copy in case something happens I used to be able to do this with Palm Pilot. Periodically I would print out […]

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Do I Need Virus Protection For My iPad?

Dear Computer Lady, I just purchased an IPAD, and I was wondering, do I need to install any virus protection on it? Thanks, Laura in Chicago, IL

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Bold Folders in Outlook

Dear Computer Lady, You are a great help to this 86 year old! I am not ‘tech minded’ as you might guess but do use my computer a lot for my Genealogy work. I use Microsoft OUTLOOK for my e-mail program and file many messages from other researchers. I would like to Make & Open […]

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Facebook message Legit?

Hi Elizabeth – I am Jean from Iowa and a Navy Mom also that has contacted you before. You have helped me so much and though I rarely use Facebook I did make some comments on our Grandaughters Exeter, NH Graduation Ceremony photo’s last night. Now I have received this message and I wondered if […]

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Don’t Uninstall Internet Explorer

Dear Computer Lady, I have an important note for the person who asked about uninstalling IE. I would not do that – sometimes Microsoft programs don’t work well with other browsers. For example, right now I am having trouble

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Can I Change iPad Battery?

Dear Computer Lady, Is it possible to replace the battery on my iPad? I can’t find a way to open it to access the battery. If I can’t replace the battery, how do I make sure it lasts as long as possible? Thank you for your help, Irene

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How To Uninstall an App

Dear Computer Lady, How do I uninstall an app from my iPad? I have tried a few apps that I don’t like and I don’t want them on here any more. Thanks, Harold

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