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Why Can’t I Print?

Monday, September 9th, 2013

Sanford’s computer says he needs a printer, even though he’s got one hooked up. What’s going on? We check it out. Continue reading

Script Error When Printing From E-mail

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

Ardis can’t print from Outlook Express, instead she gets a script error. We look for a solution. Continue reading

Need A New Printer: Which To Buy?

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Kay from Dallas, Texas writes: I have a Dell desktop computer. I recently, like a fool, had Windows 7 installed on this computer. I originally had Windows XP. To make a long story short, my printer, a Dell, is not compatible with Windows 7 and I have been told that I need to get a new one. What do you recommend? I have been advised NOT to purchase a Dell. Your help will certainly be appreciated. I do so enjoy reading all of your advice on helping those of us who are a little behind on today’s technology. Continue reading

Windows 8 Fax & Scan – Multiple Pages

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Ron from MD writes: I’m using Windows 8 Fax & Scan. I can’t figure out how to scan a multi-page document into a single computer file. Every page scans into a separate file. I didn’t have this problem when I was using Microsoft Office 2003 scanning software. However, I’m now using Microsoft Office 2007, which doesn’t seem to contain the scanning software. I can’t imagine scanning software that won’t do what I want to do. Can you explain what’s going on? Continue reading

Mobile Printing: How It Works

Monday, December 10th, 2012

In the new age of technology, we exchange and receive more and more important documents using mobile devices. As a result, we frequently find that it is essential to have printing capabilities enabled via our smartphones, laptops, and even tablets. Take the following scenarios into consideration: You’re traveling on business, and you receive an important PowerPoint presentation that you need to print right away. Or, you’re away from the office and suddenly receive a detailed spreadsheet recapping the day’s events, but you are struggling to make sense of the miniscule type on your phone. Continue reading

Getting Printed Copies Of eBooks

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Who would of imagined that the two worlds would collide some 20 years later into the eReader and eBook revolution we have today? You can download many popular eBooks at your local public library and buy nearly any text or newsletter in eBook format. Continue reading

Ever wanted to add a bit of flavor to a document? Make text in a photo or video stand out? Make a headline in a presentation really pop? Well, the vast array of fonts in your computer (or if you’ve bought font packs) can help do th Continue reading

Recycle Old Cartridges for $$$

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Don’t you hate buying new cartridges for your printer? Well read this article to find out how you can save money and recycle. Continue reading

If you’re looking to buy a printer, you’ll need to decide if a laser or an inkjet printer is right for you. This article explains the main differences and helps you come to a purchasing decision. Continue reading

Wouldn’t it be great if you could save money on ink and paper by seeing what you print before you print it? Maybe only selecting the pages you want, or being able to put multiple pages on one sheet of paper? GreenCloud lets you do it! Continue reading

Envelope Printing in

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Looking to print professional looking envelopes from Look no further… here’s what you need to know to get the job done right! Continue reading

Printing on Your Backside

Friday, January 27th, 2012

Can you print on the backside of a piece of paper that has been used on one side? Yes! Continue reading

Learn how to include or remove headers and footers when printing in Google Chrome. Continue reading

MS Outlook 2010: Printing A Specific Page

Monday, September 19th, 2011

On first glance it doesn’t appear that you can choose to print specific message pages, but the options are there and easy to find once you know where to look. Continue reading

Shrink to Fit in Open Office

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

No shrink to fit in Open Office? Here’s how to do the same thing in a few more steps. Continue reading

Chrome Print Preview

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Version 13 of Google Chrome is going to change the way you print images and pages from the Internet. It’s a revamped Print Preview window and I think you’re really going to like it! Continue reading

Reversing the Printing Order

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Bob asks:

I have an HP printer installed on my XP computer and it prints the last page first, the next to last page next, and so on. How can I change it so the pages will print in the reverse order, beginning with the first page? Thank you in advance for your help

Converting Images to Text

Friday, December 10th, 2010

Daniel, from Florida asks:

I’m able to copy documents I’ve typed on Word into the body of an (AOL) e-mail but I can’t copy any text that was scanned into my computer. How do I copy scanned documents into the body of an e-mail? I’m not talking about an attachment.

Converting Images to Text

Today, everything seems to be about speed. There… Continue reading

Epson Printer Tricks

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Robert from Pittsburgh asks:

I have an Epson printer which is primarily used to print documents, so I only use the black ink. The darn thing will not work if any of the cartridges are empty. I was wondering if there was a way to trick it into printing, since I only want black and have no need for cyan, magenta, and yellow. Any ideas?

Epson… Continue reading

Print to File Explained

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Jim from Hernando Beach FL asks:

When printing, the box pops up for you to choose printer. In that box there is a little square to check that says “print to file”. How do you print to a file?

Why Print to File

Printing to a file is useful for documents… Continue reading

Print Part of an Email

Monday, July 19th, 2010

There are times when you’d like to print out an email you’ve received. The problem is that you don’t want to print out the whole kit and caboodle – the email header, the chit chat or the signature. Can you print out just a section of an email? Continue reading

Special Printing in IE 7

Sunday, March 8th, 2009

Special Printing in IE 7

As I’m sure you know, the headers and footers that always print along with a Web page can be rather irritating. I know very well which page I’m printing, so it’s not useful to me to show the URL at the bottom of every printed page. So, if you’d like to turn the headers and footers off when you print out certain Web pages in… Continue reading

Installing an “Old” Printer in Vista

Friday, December 5th, 2008

Installing an “Old” Printer in Vista

I have a couple of questions for you today! Have you ever tried connecting your old printer to your new Windows Vista computer? Ever had to face a “PCL6 Driver Not Compatible” error message in Vista? If so, read on, because I have some good news for you!

When installing your still functional legacy printer (like the NEC SuperScript 1450, for example) onto your… Continue reading

Printing Possibilities

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008

When I go to print something, there are so many choices and I’m not sure what all I should be choosing. Can you please give me a brief rundown of the Print window? Thank you!

First of all, I just want to say that I completely understand what you’re saying. I feel a little overwhelmed every time I go to print something out too. Whether it’s… Continue reading

Lost Printer Installation Disk

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

I just got a new computer and when I went to install my printer on it, I realized I don’t have the installation disk anymore. Is there anything else I can do to get my printer installed? Please help me!

You’ve come to the right place! I have some information I think you’re really going to like. So, here’s the deal: you get a new computer… Continue reading

Laser Printer Safety

Friday, December 14th, 2007

I saw something the other day about laser printers being bad for your health. Is there any truth in that? If so, please explain!

I’m glad you asked! I actually received a phone call a couple days ago from another reader asking about laser printer safety. Their inquiry was more about the safety of leaving a laser printer turned on


Friday, November 2nd, 2007

The other day, I saw something about a new product called Zink. It sounded pretty cool, but I wasn’t able to find much on it. Do you know anything about it? If so, please share!

You’ve come to the right place! Fortunately, I have heard of Zink and I do happen to know a few things about it. I actually saw something on WorldStart’s… Continue reading

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