September 2013

How To Email Photo From iPad

Dear Computer Lady, How do I put a picture from my iPad into an email to send to my granddaughter? I have tried to figure it out, but all I get is frustrated. Thank you for helping me with my iPad! Gretchen

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Eye Relief Program

Dear Computer Lady, I just needed to know the name of the eye saving program you mentioned you used. I am having problems with my eyes and am spending toooo long on my computer without taking breaks. My eyes get very tired among other things. The acupuncture doctor feels it is probably caused by tension […]

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Computer Headaches

Dear Computer Lady, I am having so much trouble with my computer. It constantly freezes up and will not respond at all for several minutes. And when it does respond sometimes it is so erratic I never know what will happen. I was told that this is the fault of my internet provider. Is that […]

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D Drive is Full

Dear Computer Lady, My D drive is almost full (99%) Is there a way I can clean just this one drive? I would appreciate your help. Thanks for your email and website. Betty

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Transfer Pictures From Kindle Fire to Computer

Dear Computer Lady, I have a question about my Kindle Fire. I have transferred some pictures from my computer to my Kindle and would like to know how to transfer pictures from my Kindle Fire to my computer in order to increase available memory. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! Rexette

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Quickly Find Programs & Files in Windows 8

Dear Computer Lady, I just bought a new computer, and of course it has Windows 8 on it. The programs menu looks totally different, and I am having a hard time finding my programs and tools. I know they are there… but where are they? Can you help? Darlene

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Computer Vocabulary: RAM – Random Access Memory

RAM – Random Access Memory RAM stands for random access memory. This is a type of memory on your computer that can be accessed randomly, without touching the data that comes before it. Think of an old fashioned cassette tape. To get to your favorite song, you had to either play or fast forward through […]

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Internet Explorer Has Stopped Working

Hi Elizabeth I have an HP Pavilion laptop using Vista Home Premium. I use Internet Explorer. Internet Explorer keeps stopping. I get the following message: “Internet Explorer has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available.” I never do […]

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Running Programs From Old Hard Drive

Dear Computer Lady, New Computer –Windows 7 Professional. If I put my old hard drive-XP- in a case and use as an external hard drive on the new computer, will I be able to use the Microsoft Office 97 which is on the old hard drive? I don’t have Microsoft Office on my new computer. […]

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How Often Should I Change Screen Protectors?

Dear Computer Lady, Any advice on how often to change the screen protector? Mine came in a package of three, but no guidance. Thanks, Mary

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