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See the latest news on Amazon’s announced drone delivery service and what obstacles it needs to overcome. Continue reading

How Do I Delete Skype Calls?

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Find out how to remove your previously dialed call list from Skype. Continue reading

“NTLDR Is Missing” Error Message

Saturday, June 7th, 2014

Find out what the NT Loader error message means and how to fix it. Continue reading

Big changes are coming to both the Xbox 360 and Xbox One consoles in June! Microsoft hopes these changes will bring in people who aren’t necessarily interested in gaming. Continue reading

Discover how to fix problems with Windows forcing your folders into “read-only” mode. Continue reading

Learn about Facebook glitches that send out friend requests without your knowledge. Continue reading

More XP File Transfer Tips

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Find out how to save your data when upgrading from an outdated Windows XP computer. Continue reading

How Do I Change Icons in Windows 7?

Monday, January 20th, 2014

Learn how to change icons on your desktop in Windows 7. Continue reading

Why Can’t I Eject My USB Device?

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

Find out why your USB drives can’t be safely removed and how to fix the problem. Continue reading

Why Can’t I Hear Sounds In Google Chrome?

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

Find out how to get sound working again in the Google Chrome web browser. Continue reading

How Do I Turn Off Safe Search?

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Find out why your browser always brings up the “SafeSearch” page and how to fix this problem. Continue reading

Find out the difference between Standby and Hibernate and discover how to find the Hibernate feature in Windows XP. Continue reading

Can I Disable My Laptop’s Touchpad?

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Use this tip to disable your laptop’s touchpad while using an external mouse. Continue reading

Use this tip to clear a hard drive of personal data before donating or selling a computer. Continue reading

What’s A Good Alternative To Photoshop?

Monday, September 2nd, 2013

Learn about the different free and paid options available as a substitute for the pricey, subscription-based Adobe Photoshop tool. Continue reading

Discover how to save individual images from PowerPoint presentations with this helpful tip. Continue reading

How Do I Get Rid Of MixiDK V30?

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Use this tip to get rid of annoying toolbars that come bundled with other downloaded software. Continue reading

Use this tip to find out how to associate your PDF files with Adobe Reader. Continue reading

Learn how the Windows 7 notification area works, and how you can prevent icons from appearing there. Continue reading

Preview panel gone missing in Gmail? This tip explains how to get it back! Continue reading

Find out why you have so many Visual C++ entries in your add/remove programs list and whether or not you should delete them. Continue reading

Christa from Lake Charles, La writes: I have a Dell Dimension 3100 running Windows XP. I have not been able to use my system restore for awhile. Even if I just try to go back to the day before it says that my computer cannot be restored to that date. Please help. Continue reading

Carl from Henderson, NV writes: Under COMPUTER I have a Removable Disk F. There is nothing plugged in to generate this drive info. I have no idea where it came from. How can I remove this in Windows 7? This tip shows how to remove a phantom drive letter appearing in the “Computer” menu. Continue reading

Previewing Emails Before Opening

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

Ed wants to know how he can spot e-mail spam. This tip explains how to preview messages without opening them. Continue reading

Is your “new folder” option missing? Learn how to restore it so you can create folders by right-clicking again. Continue reading

Find out how to make a backup recovery disc for your eMachines computer if you’ve lost the original CD. Continue reading

Why does my URL text become garbled?

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Abner from Boynton Beach, FL writes: Whenever I type a URL, instead of the letters I wanted to insert, I get a garbled set of letters that resemble nothing I entered or anything else that make sense. Answer: An add-on is likely the culprit, here’s how to find the one responsible. Continue reading

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