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Is It Safe to Delete Windows.old Folders?

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Beverly from Taunton MA writes:

I have an ASUS CM5570 that is 4 years old as of Aug 9. It came with VISTA and a Win 7 Home Premium upgrade. I then purchased Win 7 Ultimate. Now I have all of them aboard under Windows, Windows old, Windows old.000 and windows old .oo1. Could I remove any of them because my HD is 3/4 full

Task Manager – How Does It Work?

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

Are you getting the most out of Windows task manager? Continue reading

How to Boot to Safe Mode in Windows 7

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Learn how to boot to safe mode in Windows 7. Continue reading

Why Does Skype Drop My Computer Volume?

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

Does your computer volume drop during Skype calls? Why it happens and how to fix it. Continue reading

Is It Safe To Delete My Bank Information?

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Marie wants to know if deleting her bank info from her desktop will affect the information on her laptop. Continue reading

WordPad – why this free productivity tool may be the only word processor you need. Continue reading

Where Did My Hibernate Option Go?

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Joanna has lost the option to hibernate in her start menu. We look at one trick to get it back. Continue reading

Does Anyone Still Use Windows?

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Samara wants to know if anyone is still using Windows. We’ve got the surprising numbers. Continue reading

How Do I Turn Off My WiFi?

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

James wants to know the quickest way to shut his WiFi off in Windows 7 and 8. We walk him through the process. Continue reading

How the Win + X shortcut can make it easier to handle important functions on your laptop. Continue reading

Turn on Windows 7 natural language search for a different spin on your searches. Continue reading

How Can I Find Files In Windows 7?

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Jerry is having trouble finding folders in Windows 7 now that he’s switched from XP. We help him with the search. Continue reading

In The News 08-15-14

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

XP Share Dips Below 25%

Windows XP can still be found on just under 25% of computers accessing the Internet, according to NetMarketShare.  That’s down from just under 40% in July of 2013. 

Security support for the XP ended back in April and users have been slow to let go.  Windows 7 is the most popular operating system, found on 51% of

Windows XP, 7 & 8 On The Same Computer?

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Is it possible to have Windows XP, 7 and 8 on the same computer? Learn how to make it possible. Continue reading

Should I switch from XP?

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Should you still be using XP? How can you switch? Continue reading

Is Windows 7 Support Ending?

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

John is confused about how long support will last for Windows 7. We explain how long Microsoft plans to support Windows Vista, 7 and 8. Continue reading

James just upgraded to Windows 7 and he wants to know if there’s an easier way to save documents and files to flash drives. Continue reading

What Is A Start Button?

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Zel is not sure what’s up with a start button. We explain how it works in this Quick Tip Continue reading

Help! My Desktop Icons Won’t Work!

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

None of Dan’s desktop icons will open and they all have an .LNK extension on the end. We look at what’s behind the problem and how to fix it. Continue reading

Which OS Is Best For My Club?

Friday, June 13th, 2014

Patty needs a new computer for her club, but she’s not sure which operating system to go with. Should she choose Windows 7 or 8.1? Continue reading

In The News 06-06-14

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

In The News 06-06-14 The security app that grabs selfies of thieves, Windows 7 gets more popular and Amazon feuds with a big publisher. Continue reading

Step-by-step installation instructions for Professor Teaches Windows 7 Continue reading

Learn the trick that can almost hacker-proof you computer. How to set up a limited user account. Continue reading

Have kids using your computer and want to limit their use? Windows has built in tools to help you! Continue reading

Jenna doesn’t have admin permission even though it’s her computer and she’s the only user. We look at how to restore them. Continue reading

Installing Updates In Windows 7

Monday, May 12th, 2014

How to install updates and set up automatic updates in Windows 7 Continue reading

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