Two Functions On A Keyboard Key
Dear Computer Lady, Hi! I am trying to do a ‘screenshot’ but not having any luck. My ‘printscreen’ key is the same as the ‘end’ key. Every time I hit printscreen the only thing that happens is the page advances upwards. I’ve tried several ways–windows key with the printscreen key, alt key with it, control […]
Convert Pagemaker Files to Word
Elizabeth, I just wanted to thank you WHOLEHEARTEDLY for a recent article of yours that has helped me with almost a year-long search for a program that could and would convert my Adobe Pagemaker files into readable Word Processing files. You recently came up with LibreOffice that not only does that, but it’s FREE! Boy-oh-boy, […]
Windows Live Mail in Windows 10
Dear Computer Lady, I use Windows Live Mail. Since I updated to Windows 10, which was a while ago, Windows Mail often opens without anyone prompting it to do so. I often close Windows Live Mail and go to search the internet and Windows Live Mail will open even though I closed it a few […]
Emsisoft And Malwarebytes
Dear Computer Lady, Since you switched to Emsisoft, do you still use Malware bytes? I would like to get rid of both AVG and Malware bytes. Thank you in advance, Tom
How To Store Your Photos
Dear Computer Lady, My question: technology is changing so fast–most new computers do not have a cd drive- I was putting all my pictures on cd’s so what would you recommend to store your pictures?? I was thinking about a jump drive. Hopefully you can be of help. Thanks and have a great day, Barb
Can I Clean Out My Tablet?
Dear Computer Lady, Is there a way to clean out a tablet? Must it be thrown out? Thanks, Cindy
How To Get Rid Of Email Pop-Up
Dear Computer Lady, I have enjoyed your letters for a long time and now I have a question. How can I get rid of this popup: “remove the ad on the right and get an expanded view of your inbox by making att.net your default search engine”. It keeps popping up and I can’t get […]
Do I need Cleaner and Driver Update Programs?
Dear Computer Lady, Thank you for your newsletter – I find it very helpful. I recently purchased a new Dell computer with Windows 10 and Microsoft Office Home and Student 2016 with Word, Excel, Power Point and One Note. I regularly get messages from Slim Cleaner Plus and Driver Update asking to scan the computer […]
Should I Scan and Fix?
Dear Computer Lady, I have a Toshiba 1T hard drive with a lot of things saved on it. Lately when I plug in the device to the computer a message box from Microsoft Windows will come up with: ” Do you want to scan and fix Toshiba EXT (H )” There might be a problem […]
How To Clean Out Old iPad
Dear Computer Lady, I have an iPad 2 that is five years old. I have since replaced it with an iPad 2 air. I want to clean the old one out and gift it to someone who might be able to tolerate the slower speed. If I go to “restore to manufacture settings” (or similar […]