Vista

Quickly Create New Folder

Dear Computer Lady, I am so tired of all the menus that I have to go through just to create a new folder on my desktop. Isn’t there an easier way? I’m using Windows Vista. Thanks, Dan

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Registry Questions

Dear Computer Lady, What is the Windows XP registry? How can you see how it works, and is there anyway to clean it up if necessary? Are there any decent programs available to clean it up? Thank you in advance for your assistance. Respectfully, Robert

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Can’t Click the OK Button

Dear Computer Lady, I increased the size of my icons & mouse pointer using Control Panel–Personalization—- I made it too large & want to go back to just large. My problem—the print is so large, when I try to change back to just large I cannot go down to the bottom of the screen to […]

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Printing Vista Contacts

Dear Computer Lady, I really enjoy your newsletter and have learned a lot from you. We run Windows Vista, and use Windows Mail for our email. I want to print my contact list, but can’t seem to figure out how to do it. I want only the name and email address. Any help would be […]

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Missing Commands

Dear Computer Lady, I am trying to create an e-mail group using my contacts folder in Windows Vista. I have found directions for creating a group, but when I open my contacts folder, the commands that I am supposed to use are not there. How can I fix this problem? C in Wells

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Snipping Tool

Dear Computer Lady, A friend of mine sent me a site WildEarth pertaining to Africa and wild animals where there are web cams at feeding holes etc. and she uses what she call the snipping tool to capture pictures and then print. She said to go to start hit search and it would bring up […]

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Adding Items to SendTo

Dear Computer Lady, I frequently move pictures to a special folder that I have created. In the past, when I had Windows XP, I could add that folder to my Send To menu that appears when I right click on a file. Now that I have Windows Vista, I can’t figure out how to add […]

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Move the Taskbar

Dear Computer Lady, Thank you for your great newsletter, I always learn something new. I just read over your lesson on the taskbar, I can’t wait to see the same topic in a Windows 7 tutorial. I just wanted to make an observation. Since many notebooks and monitors now come with wider screens with less […]

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Time is Always Wrong

Dear Computer Lady, I have a HP laptop. In the bottom right hand corner is the time.. It never is right. I go to control panel, set the time, click on apply then OK, and it is the right time, but then it runs 2 hours behind time. Can you help? Thank you, Barb

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Show Notification Icons

Dear computer lady, I too have received important help from your informative emails. Thanks so much. I have a question about the little far right box on the status bar. It only gives time of day, day of week, and date. By hitting the little arrow head other programs appear for a very, very short […]

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