January 2018

What To Do When Windows 10 is Corrupted

Dear Computer Lady, After the lasted big Win 10 update, our Dell Desktop crashed. We took it to the repair shop and they said Win10 was totally corrupted. They could copy what it was on it for an extra fee which we told them to do. What do we do now? Get a new hard […]

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Where is The Network Map?

Dear Computer Lady, In Windows versions previous to Windows 10, I was able to open the Network and Sharing Center then click on an option to see a “map” of every device connected to my router’s network. Since I live in a densely populated apartment building, I used to check the map to see if […]

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How Can I Get My Original Version of Office Back?

Dear Computer Lady, I look forward to getting your newsletter every week because you make computer so simple and understandable. I also have a question. I upgraded my computer from Windows 7 to 10 by using Microsoft’s free offer. I also updated this Window 10 a few times as the updates became available. Before the […]

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The Secret To Keeping Windows 10 Awake

Dear Computer Lady, After a few minutes of inactivity Windows 10 goes to sleep. Is there a way to adjust something to make it wait at least an hour? John in Georgia

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How To Stop Automatically Connecting To WiFi

Dear Computer Lady, Is it possible to set a wi-fi default in Win7? I have numerous offline tasks and prefer to keep wi-fi off until I need it. Thanks, Margaret

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Too Many Junk Email Messages!

Dear Computer Lady, I am using “Outlook” for my email and am constantly getting dirty emails in my junk folder which, when I attempt to block them, seem to be coming from my own email address. Would you tell me how I can fix this. I tried blocking them, phishing scams, and just plain deleting […]

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The Secret To Copying Files Instead of Moving

Dear Computer Lady, I have many, many (like thousands probably) embroidery designs on my desktop. I got a laptop a year or so ago and copied and transferred these designs to the laptop. I have since got a lot of new designs (probably a couple hundred or so) and now I want to keep the […]

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Google Note Taking Program

Dear Computer Lady, Do they have a “one note” in the google chrome world or is it a stand alone product? Thanks, Jane

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How To Move Web Browser Window

Dear Computer Lady, Can you please tell me how to shrink my Websites (like MSN or another news website) to fit on my computer screen? The zoom control in the upper right corner does nothing to solve the problem. Someone suggested that I change my resolution but won’t that change the size of everything else […]

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The Secret To Searching in Windows 10

Dear Computer Lady, My old computer used Windows 7 and it worked quietly and efficiently in the background. When I had to get a new computer, it came with Windows 10, which I don’t like as well, and find it hard to use. Specifically, Win 7 had a Search feature which enabled a user to […]

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