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I went to do something the other day on my computer and it asked me for an “elevated prompt”. What is that?
Hi, Eleanor! Thanks for writing.
I don’t know how long you have been using your computer, but if it’s been more than 24 hours, you should have run across some
Nancy from Wisconsin, asks:
How can I copy a Google doc. into Microsoft Word?
Nancy, this is an interesting question. Fortunately, there are a couple of ways of copying a Google document into Microsoft Word. Let’s take a look at them.
Method 1 – Simple Copy and
Richard from Illinois asks:
Can you tell me the significance of the folder “everywhere” found under “owner – search” in the folder ladder diagram. I show 5000 items that consist of deleted e-mails,copies of still active files, and what appears to be programs. what is it for and can & should it be cleaned out?
Every time my computer boots, it starts to download some file called “Trayapp”. I have tried everything I know to find the program that “needs” this elusive file, but can’t find any information linking it to anything in my system. I have to manually “end program” every time I turn on my computer.
I know this problem must be
Can you write something on how to save files to a CD in Windows 7?
Thanks for the question, Carolyn. While we’ve covered this topic on several occasions, I found no fully illustrated step-by-step directions in our archives, and no instructions at all specifically for Windows 7. However, while the look may
I have a lot of photos in My Pictures folder. The thing is, I can’t see the little pictures of the photos for preview, I can only see icons. Can I change this so that I can see my little pictures again? I have Windows Vista.
Yep, you can change the icons to the
Harold from Austin, Texas asks:
In Windows 7, is there a way to password protect zip files?
A zip file is a file package that has been compressed to a specific format. ZIP, RAR, and 7z are common zip formats. You can also organize your files with data compression programs
Marissa of Tallahassee, Florida writes:
I typed up some things for a project today, and had to look up a lot of things that were stored on my computer. This may not be something it’s possible to do, but is there any way to go back to searches without having to
Beverly from St. Lucia asks:
When I’m trying to open some of my documents, I get the message: Select the encoding that makes your document readable Text Encoding: Windows (default); MS DOS; Other Encoding Everything looks foreign to me, please help.
Beverly, I replicated the message you got, by trying to open a PDF file from Microsoft Word. Before we