Snipping Tool in Windows 10
Dear Computer Lady, One of the main reasons that I have not upgraded to W10 is that I’ve been told it no longer has the snipping tool! I use that tool nearly daily & have no intentions of giving it up without a fight!! If it is included in W10, how do you find/access it? […]
Can I Fix Eudora?
Dear Computer Lady, I’ve been reading your column for years and today I need your help. My problem: Users of the beloved orphaned email client Eudora 7.1 who download their POP Gmail are being affected by what seems to be Google rolling out new SSL certificates. I like having my email stored on my computer […]
How To Uninstall A Program
Dear Computer Lady. Thank you for being my computer guru for so many years. You’re the best! I have a question abut AVG. Because you’ve long recommended AVG, I purchased it a few months ago. When a free download showed up a few weeks ago up for AVG to optimize my computer, I assumed it […]
What is a supercookie?
Dear Computer Lady, I caught a segment of NPR today talking about Verizon being slapped with a fine for using super cookies on their internet service. We use Verizon and I’m wondering exactly what super cookies are and most importantly, how to know if we have anything to worry about and how to it fix […]
The Secret To Adjusting Scrollbar Width in Windows 10
Dear Computer Lady, How do I change the size of the scroll bar in Windows 10? Thanks, Judy Dear Judy, While it is possible to adjust the width of the scrollbar in Windows 10, it requires that you go in and edit the registry. This is not something that I recommend for the average user. […]
2 Simple Ways To Create Shortcuts
Dear Computer Lady, How do I make a shortcut on my desktop? I used to be able to be able to make an icon shortcut by right-clicking and getting the menu. I am unable to do that with Windows 7 How Do I do it? Judy
The Dangers Of Using XP
Dear Computer Lady, I keep getting this message whenever I go onto Google Chrome: “This computer will soon stop receiving Google Chrome updates because Windows XP and Windows Vista will no longer be supported.” If I decide NOT to upgrade my Windows, what are the consequences? Thank you! Tammy
How To Move Lines of Text
Dear Computer Lady, I have a question. How do I move a line or sentence in a document I create up or down? For instance, If I placed a large space between a line and I want to move the line up, how do I do this, or move it down. thanks for your help, […]
What Does Arrow on Icons Mean?
Dear Computer Lady, I am using Windows 8.1. Most but not all of the icons on my desktop have a small curved up-arrow on the lower left corner. What is the significance of that arrow? You do good work. Keep it up, Terry
The Ultimate Clipboard Extender
Dear Computer Lady, Sometimes when working on the computer I have the need to copy and paste several items several different times. With all the technology in our computers I would think someone has come up with a way to save several copies (example: Copy 1, Copy 2, Copy3 etc.) and be able to paste […]