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Archive for the ‘File & Disk Management’ Category



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

How To Speed Up Windows: Part 3

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Part three of our series on Windows up to speed. Continue reading

Getting Info Off of Your Kindle Fire

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Jacob has files stuck on a Kindle with a smashed connector. Is there any way he can get them off? We look at the options. Continue reading

Script Error In Internet Explorer

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

Ever get this message: “A script on this page is causing IE to run slowly. If it continues to run, your computer might become unresponsive.” Learn how to fix it. Continue reading

What Is System Time?

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Betty wants to know what system time is. We explain how it works and why its important. Continue reading

Duplicate files clogging up your folders? Learn how to take care of them. Continue reading

How To Speed Up Windows

Monday, July 29th, 2013

Windows running way too slow? Check out these tips to speed it up. Continue reading

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

Ben has a watermark in Windows 7 after installing SP1, but wants get rid of it. We look at the cause and the solution. Continue reading

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

Is an external hard drive the best place to store pictures? We look at why it’s a good idea and other storage options for backing up your images. Continue reading

Kimbonita wants to know how to copy folders she’s created to a flash drive or CD. We walk her through it step-by-step and tell her what to look out for. 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

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