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Posts Tagged ‘windows’



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

Why All The Hype Over End Of XP Support?

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

Jeff wants to know why the end of support for Windows XP is getting more attention than the end of support for Windows 2000. Continue reading

What Are Apps In Windows 8?

Monday, November 4th, 2013

John has Windows 8 and he wants to know what Apps are and how he can add to Apps. We break down what apps are and how to get them. Continue reading

Can I Upgrade My PC To OS X Mavericks?

Sunday, November 3rd, 2013

Marlynn wants to know if she can upgrade from Windows XP to OS X Mavericks. We explain why that just won’t work. Continue reading

Making Windows 8.1 Look More Like Windows 7

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

How a few simple changes can make Windows 8.1 look and act more like Windows 7. Desktop? Start Menu? We show you how to make it happen. Continue reading

Help! Can’t Access Windows App Store

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

John can’t access the Windows Store to update apps or get Windows 8.1. We show him how to troubleshoot. Continue reading

Which Is Easier Windows 7 or 8?

Sunday, October 27th, 2013

Tango is upgrading from XP and wants to know if Windows 7 or Windows 8 is easier. We compare. Continue reading

Lean how to find, download and install the Windows 8.1 upgrade. Continue reading

Tablet Operating Systems

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Gary is tablet shopping and wants to know about the various operating systems. We take a look at Android, iOS and Windows. Continue reading

Learn how to pin apps to the desktop taskbar in Windows 8 Continue reading

Apps Battle Insomnia, Give Eyes A Break

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Learn about software that battle insomnia when you are using your smartphones, tablets and PCs Continue reading

How Do I Stop Windows 8 From Timing Out?

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Harold says Windows 8 keeps timing out and going to a screen saver. We show him how to take care of the issue in a few simple steps. Continue reading

Help! Windows 8 Tiles Won’t Work!

Monday, October 14th, 2013

LaDonna’s Window’s 8 tiles have stopped working. We look for some possible solutions. Continue reading

MIcrosoft Word Previewer Problem

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

There is a known problem in Microsoft Office programs previewer. The good news is that, while Microsoft works on this, there is a work-around available. Continue reading

When Does Windows XP Support End?

Monday, September 16th, 2013

Felix wants to know when support for Windows XP ends. We give the date and talk about why it’s important to upgrade. Continue reading

Windows SP 1 Won’t Finish Installing

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Barry’s Windows SP1 update won’t finish installing. The problem’s been going on for two years and he’d like a solution. Continue reading

How To Speed Up Windows: Part 3

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Part three of our series on Windows up to speed. Continue reading

How To Speed Up Windows: Part 2

Monday, August 26th, 2013

More tips for bringing Windows up to speed in part two of our series. Continue reading

Football season kicked off with some good news for Windows Phone users. The ESPN Fantasy Football app is now available for Windows phones. Continue reading

In The News: 8-16-2013

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

In The News: 8-16-2013 – Google Glass as a tool for the disabled, Amazon gets into the fine art business and Microsoft adds an app tool. Continue reading

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