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Good Substitute For PictureIt?

Monday, January 26th, 2015

Luc is looking for a substitute for PictureIT. We have some options. Continue reading

Where’s The Print-Friendly Version?

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Meha thinks we need print-friendly versions of our articles. We’ve got good news. Continue reading

Windows 8.1 Software Compatibility

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

William wants to know some software that is compatible with Windows 8.1. Continue reading

XP Forever

Monday, January 19th, 2015

Torrence loves Windows XP. He really loves it. What XP holdouts can do to stay safer. Continue reading

Free Program To Open CVS Files

Sunday, January 18th, 2015

Christine wants a free program that will help her open .cvs files. Continue reading

Where Can I Find A Tablet With USB?

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Joanne wants a tablet with a USB port that will work with Skype. Why her options are limited to just one OS. Continue reading

Why Don’t You Talk About AOL?

Monday, January 12th, 2015

Natalie wants to know why we don’t write more about the AOL browser. Continue reading

Transfer Files From Tablet To PC

Monday, January 12th, 2015

Elizabeth wants to know if she needs a special cable to transfer files from a tablet to a computer. Continue reading

How Do I Get An Answer To My Question?

Sunday, January 11th, 2015

Prakash wants to know if there’s a secret to getting his tech questions answered. Continue reading

What’s The Most Popular Browser?

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Geoff wants to know which browser is leading the pack. A surprising look at which one is surging and which browser is losing users. Continue reading

How Do I Upgrade Kubuntu?

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Bob wants to know where he can find the latest version of Kubuntu. We show him where to find the latest versions of you Linux operating system. Continue reading

William needs to know how to copy information to an external hard drive right now. We explain. Continue reading

Is Vista Safe To Use?

Sunday, January 4th, 2015

Norma wants to know if it’s safe to use Windows Vista. We check out how long the operating system will be supported. Continue reading

How Do I Eject A DVD From My Laptop?

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Unice writes:

How to eject a CD/DVD from a Acer Windows 8 laptop?

Since I’m not sure which model of Acer laptop you have, I can give you a quick tip that should work on any Windows Device. Go to  This PC by typing it in the search charm and clicking the result.

Find and select the DVD

Internet Explorer Stopped Working

Monday, December 29th, 2014

Tom’s Internet Explorer won’t close without errors. We suggest a fix. Continue reading

Can’t Access Yahoo Mail

Monday, December 29th, 2014

MV is having issues with Internet Explorer 8 and Yahoo! Mail. We explain what’s behind the problem. Continue reading

Why Are My Icons Moving?

Sunday, December 28th, 2014

Mark’s smartphone icons keep moving around and he wants to know why. Continue reading

Why Do I Make Copies Accidentally?

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Every accidentally make copies while selecting with Ctrl+Click? Why it happens and is there anything to be done about it. Continue reading

How Do Scammers Know To Call Me?

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Rita wants to know how software security scammers know what programs are on her computer. Continue reading

Refreshed Windows 8 – How Can I Get 8.1?

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

After a Windows refresh, Monica can’t find her 8.1 update. We show her the steps to take to get it back. Continue reading

What’s My OS?

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Shirley writes:

How do I find out what I have as an operating system.  XP, 7 etc.?

Open your Start Menu and go to Control Panel – then choose System.

Clicking on System should show you which version of Windows you are running.

~ Cynthia

Scammers Target System Mechanic Customers

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Scammers are calling consumers at home, pretending to represent System Mechanic. Continue reading

I’m Afraid To Report Spam

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Kathryn is receiving spam from her own e-mail address and she’s afraid to report it. Continue reading

VLC Android Media Player

Monday, December 15th, 2014

VLC Player for Android is out of the beta testing stage and that’s good news for users. Continue reading

Exponents On Windows 8 Calculator

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

How do you find exponential values in the Windows 8 calculator? Continue reading

How Do I Change My BookBub E-mail Address

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

How to change your BookBub e-mail address. Continue reading

How Do I Remove SHAREit?

Monday, December 8th, 2014

Laura wants to know what SHAREit is and how it got on her computer. Continue reading

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