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Always Show Thumbnails

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Learn how to make files display with thumbnails of the photos inside. Continue reading

Can I Buy My Own Security For XP?

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Nina is hoping that she can buy her own security protection for Windows XP. We explain why that won’t work. Continue reading

Tiles Not Working In Windows 8.1

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Tiles are not working for Bud and Caroline since they installed Windows 8.1. We troubleshoot. Continue reading

Enough With The XP Drama

Sunday, January 19th, 2014

Suz says it’s time to stop the XP drama. She doesn’t think Windows updates or virus software are necessary. Continue reading

Dennis is big on the touchscreen interface for Windows 8. Continue reading

Will AVG Keep My XP Computer Safe?

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Alice is hoping AVG antivirus will keep her XP computer safe after Microsoft ends support. Continue reading

In part 8 of our Control Panel Tree series we look at east of access settings. Continue reading

Manuel’s hard drive crashed and he wants to figure out how to get Windows 8 activated again on his new drive. Continue reading

John has a copy of Windows 8.1 Enterprise Evaluation. He wants to know how long the license will last and if he can upgrade to a fully licensed copy. Continue reading

The Bing Food & Drink app lets you go hands-free in the kitchen with your tablet. Continue reading

Norman wants to set a photo as his desktop background in Windows 8. We show two ways to make that happen. Continue reading

Did Microsoft Call Me At Home?

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Carolyn has been getting some strange calls form someone claiming to represent Microsoft and wants to know if she’s the target of a scam. Continue reading

Windows 8 Pro Pack Won’t Install

Sunday, December 29th, 2013

Bob is having issues installing Windows 8 Pro Pack. We look for some solutions. Continue reading

Microsoft Warns Of New XP Vulnerability

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Microsoft is warning about new reports of a vulnerability in a kernel component of Windows XP (and also in Windows Server 2003). Continue reading

Windows 8 and 8.1: What’s Your Beef?

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

We want to know what you don’t like about Windows 8 and 8.1. Our team of writers may be able to help. Continue reading

Can I Save Important Data From My XP System?

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Charles is worried about losing important business data from his XP system when he upgrades. Continue reading

End OF XP: Do I Need A New Computer?

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

If you have XP, is it time to buy a new computer or is an upgrade possible? What you need to know. Continue reading

John wants to know if he can upgrade Windows Vista on his laptop to Windows 7 without overwriting his pictures and documents. Continue reading

Internet Explorer Error in Outlook

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

When you try to attach or copy and paste into Outlook and you get an “Internet Explorer Must Close” window, it may be time to update the versions of your software. Continue reading

Can I Replace XP With Vista?

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Colin has an old copy of Vista still in the box. He wants to know if it’s okay to use it to replace XP. Continue reading

Part three of our Control Panel Tree looks at hardware and sound Continue reading

My Weather Widget Looks Terrible After Update

Thursday, November 28th, 2013

After a Windows update, Ray’s weather widgets look all wrong. We look at some possible fixes. Continue reading

Windows XP – Denial, Anger & Acceptance

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Some XP users are taking the end of support for the system hard. We track the path from denial to acceptance. Continue reading

Lynn can’t find the Windows 8.1 update in the Windows store. We look at the possible causes. Continue reading

Could Someone Else Save Windows XP?

Monday, November 18th, 2013

John wants to know if another company besides Microsoft might decide to take over XP. Continue reading

Judith is really concerned about upgrading to Windows 8.1. Does she need to mirror her hard drive first? Continue reading

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