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Internet On The Go

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Terri wants to get internet at her mom’s house, but her mom has no need for internet service, so Terri wants to look at her options. Here are a couple, including pay-as-you go or as part of your plan through your wireless provider. Continue reading

Part 3 of our special series on transferring files from XP to Windows 7. Continue reading

Making the move to a new operating system can be a challenge, but there are ways to make it a little easier. In part 2 of our special series we look at how Windows Easy Transfer can help you make the move from XP to Windows 7. Continue reading

In The News 04-11-14

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

In The News 4-11-14: Microsoft offers Windows for free, but not for everyone. The Mozilla CEO steps down over gay marriage backlash and Kodak gets back in the game. Continue reading

Why Did Microsoft Let XP Go On So Long?

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Lloyd wants to know why Microsoft continued to support XP so long, since it has more security issues than newer operating systems. Continue reading

DVD Plus or Minus

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

DVD – R and DVD + R are both available in most electronics stores. Which would be the correct format for recording? Continue reading

Can a Kindle Fire make up for an XP computer not being able to go online for security purposes? Continue reading

Can you detect an IP address or DNS address without connecting to the Internet? Continue reading

In The News 03-28-2014

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

In The News for 3-28-2014: Sprint expands LTE service, Microsoft offers $50 bucks to switch from XP and YouTube plans kid-friendly channel. Continue reading

Can I Make A Keyboard DVD Eject Shortcut?

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Bob is burning a lot of CDs and wants an easier way to open the CD drive. We give him some options and a look at what could be a better alternative. Continue reading

XP computers are 6 times more likely to be attacked than Windows 7 machines. The CEO of AVAST Security issues a warning about the dangers of using XP. Continue reading

Solving CAPTCHA

Friday, March 21st, 2014

CAPTCHA software was designed to keep websites safe from “bots”, but, like so many other security “features” of websites ends up punishing the good for the sake of the bad. Here are some suggestions for helping the visually impaired solve CAPTCHA. Continue reading

Ninety-five percent of ATMs are still running XP. So will Microsoft extend support? Continue reading

Is Gmail telling you to upgrade to a modern browser? Why it’s happening and what can be done about it. Continue reading

Saving Your Memories

Monday, March 10th, 2014

You want to keep your old photos safe forever, and the best way to do that is safe storage and redundancy. Continue reading

Change Windows 8 Startup Sound

Sunday, March 9th, 2014

Learn how to change your startup sound in Windows 8. Continue reading

Alan can’t restore his computer from a restore point. We troubleshoot what might be causing the issue. Continue reading

Bob is thinking about trying to bring back a Windows 95 computer with Ubuntu. Is that possible? Continue reading

Help! Authentication Error On My Tablet!

Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

Authentication error on your device? We look at what might be calling the problem and how to fix it. Continue reading

A problem with Java 7 put many of us who play games on Pogo.com out of commission. Thank goodness, it is resolved now, but here is the information on it, just in case a similar issue happens in the future. Continue reading

New Folder Options Missing In Windows 7

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Missing the new folder option in Windows 7? Learn how to get it back. Continue reading

Why Stop XP Support?

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

A lot of you want to know why Microsoft is stopping XP support. But I have a question for you. Continue reading

How Safe Is Free WiFi?

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

You see free WiFi almost everywhere, but how safe is it? Learn what you need to keep your data safe when using a public network. Continue reading

The Kuerig Cold promises to let your make your own Coca-Cola at home, one serving at a time. Continue reading

PS4 vs. Xbox One Part 3: Not Just For Gaming

Saturday, February 15th, 2014

There is a lot that you can do with your consoles other than simply game… movies, sports, even CRUNCHY ROLL! Continue reading

Is it safe to run both Windows 7 and Windows 8 on the same computer? A look at how it’s done. Continue reading

Why Not Just Improve XP?

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

William wants to know why Windows doesn’t just improve XP, why I say that Windows has actually adopted that strategy. Continue reading

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