October 2013

Game Crashes after IOS Update

[ad]Dear Elizabeth, First I want to thank you for all the help you give via your website and e-mail. Now, Since I updated to the ios7 on my ipad whenever i finish playing bejeweled blitz it freezes. I have to shut to pad off (sleep) and back on several times, sometimes even have to shut […]

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Safari Start Page

[ad] Dear Computer lady, I have a problem with my iPad 3 that I need help with, please. I thought I was bookmarking some sites for my favorites list and they ended up on my Safari page as a box with their name site in it. I can’t find a way to delete them from […]

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Deleting Sent Items

[ad#acronisti] Dear Computer Lady, My question is how do I permanently delete sent items? They are in  my outlook express box for  a year– Thanks, Harriet

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RTF and DOC Files

[ad#acronisti]Dear Computer Lady, If the Microsoft .doc is essentially an .rtf file, will any application that can write and read an .rtf file open a .doc file?   Perhaps too simple to always be true, but at the moment, that is the opinion I hold and thus save anything that I might expect to send […]

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Line Spacing in Word

[ad]Dear Computer Lady, I need your help. Every time I copy a recipe and send it to Word, it comes out 1.5 spacing and I want single spacing. I have to highlight everything and open a box above and change it to single spacing every time I use it. Can you please tell me how […]

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Plain Text Program in Windows 8

[ad#acronisti] Dear Computer Lady, I have been subscribing to your Newsletter for many years now, and I always learn new things from you. I hope you can help me with my Windows 8 problem. When I am typing a message in Gmail, my Windows 8 flips me back automatically to the home page/tile page, sometimes […]

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Find My iPad

Find My iPad The, “Find My iPad” app helps you find your iPad if it becomes lost or stolen. In the past, if it was stolen, all the thief had to do was turn off the app. Now, with IOS7, you have to enter your Apple ID password in order to disable Find My iPad. […]

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Too Many Pictures

Elizabeth, Thank-you for a good newsletter. I am having a problem with all my picture programs. I use Picasa 3 ( I have windows 7) & the pictures (some of them) also go into My pictures & also into Walmart pictures so therefore I have repeats of lots of pictures. Is this taking up a […]

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Print to OneNote

Dear Computer Lady, I have an HP lap top computer, Gateway NV35A AMD Phenom ii X2 n660 running Windows 7. It has a program called OneNote that comes on every time I want to print something and wants me to send it to a “place”. I do not want this but cannot find a way […]

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Capacitive touch screens

Capacitive touch screens Capacitive touch screens are usually found on tablets and smart phones. Capacitive touch screens sense your touch on the screen based on the electrical impulses in your body. (Usually the tip of your finger when you tap or swipe it across the screen) Because it senses the electrical impulses, you do not […]

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