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Archive for the ‘File & Disk Management’ Category



Can I Replace XP With Vista?

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Colin has an old copy of Vista still in the box. He wants to know if it’s okay to use it to replace XP. Continue reading

Part three of our Control Panel Tree looks at hardware and sound Continue reading

Will Google Chrome Keep XP Safe?

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

John wants to know more about Google’s decision to extend Chrome XP support. Will it keep his computer safe? Continue reading

Windows XP – Denial, Anger & Acceptance

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Some XP users are taking the end of support for the system hard. We track the path from denial to acceptance. Continue reading

Cloud storage solves several problems most small business owners don’t know they have. It frees up hard drive space, allows accessibility from any device at any location and eliminates the need to conduct time-consuming backups. Continue reading

Unplugged XP

Monday, November 25th, 2013

Paul’s solution to end of XP support is to unplug from the Internet. We look at how this solution works. Continue reading

Where Can I Get A Copy Of Windows 8?

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Carrie wants to know where to get a licensed copy of Windows 8 and if she could use the Windows 7 that came with her laptop to upgrade her computer. Continue reading

Could Someone Else Save Windows XP?

Monday, November 18th, 2013

John wants to know if another company besides Microsoft might decide to take over XP. Continue reading

Is there a limit to how many times you can use your Windows 7 disk to re-format your computer? Continue reading

John wants to know if an external hard drive is the best way to preserve files when he gets a new computer. We look at the options. Continue reading

What Do I Do With a Hijacked Computer?

Saturday, November 9th, 2013

If you suddenly can’t get past a boot screen that you don’t recognize, odds are that your machine has been hijacked. This is a very hard to repair infection, but there are ways. Continue reading

Sending Large Files Made Easy

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Learn about some free services that will make sending large files easy. Continue reading

Listening to Audicity Files

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Peter is having issues putting Audacity sound files on a CD. We look at possible causes and solutions. Continue reading

Shirleylou needs some help opening her backup CDs. We talk her through the process. Continue reading

How To Remove Eazel Search As A Homepage

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Donald’s homepage keeps getting redirected to Eazel. We explain how to remove this pesky add-on for good. Continue reading

Cheri wants to upgrade from Windows XP Pro to Windows 7 Pro, but first she needs an important question answered. Continue reading

Ed wants to know if he can use a third-party company to provide support for XP when Microsoft ends support. Continue reading

Eve’s having a problem importing her Outlook contacts. An error tells her she doesn’t have permission. We look at the possible cause. Continue reading

MIcrosoft Word Previewer Problem

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

There is a known problem in Microsoft Office programs previewer. The good news is that, while Microsoft works on this, there is a work-around available. Continue reading

Mystery Skype Brings Fun To The Classroom

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

A new educational game called Mystery Skype is helping kids have fun while they learn using the popular Skype messaging service. Continue reading

Bill wants to know if XP Mode in Windows 7 will really let him run XP programs. We explain how it works. Continue reading

I’ve Got A Flash Drive, Now What?

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Lee isn’t too sure what to do with a flash drive. In this quick tip, we’ve got answers to his questions. Continue reading

When Does Windows XP Support End?

Monday, September 16th, 2013

Felix wants to know when support for Windows XP ends. We give the date and talk about why it’s important to upgrade. Continue reading

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

Ralph hopes third-party security apps will protect his XP computer after the end of MS support. Will they? We check it out. Continue reading

Repairing Real Player

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

When your Real player stops working properly, you have two options… reinstall Real player, or go with an alternate video player, such as Gom. Continue reading

Windows SP 1 Won’t Finish Installing

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Barry’s Windows SP1 update won’t finish installing. The problem’s been going on for two years and he’d like a solution. Continue reading

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