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Posts Tagged ‘windows’



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

What Is System Time?

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Betty wants to know what system time is. We explain how it works and why its important. Continue reading

Jeanne says the text on her tool bar is just too darn small and needs advice on how to make it larger. Continue reading

Microsoft is hoping to offering $100,000 in prizes to game developers who create apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone. Continue reading

How To Speed Up Windows

Monday, July 29th, 2013

Windows running way too slow? Check out these tips to speed it up. Continue reading

Windows 7 or Windows 8?

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

Janice needs an upgrade but she’s not sure if she should go with Window 7 or Window 8. We try to help her decide. Continue reading

Ben has a watermark in Windows 7 after installing SP1, but wants get rid of it. We look at the cause and the solution. Continue reading

Microsoft has some critical security patches ready for Windows. That includes one for Windows Defender and a vulnerability that lets hackers get to your computer through TrueType font files. Continue reading

What’s new with Windows 8.1? The Start Button Is Back, but there’s more. We check out the changes and let you know when 8.1 will be available. Continue reading

In The News – 7-12-2013

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

In The News – 7-12-2013 HTC ends updates to HTC One S, Bebo founder buys back company after making $849 mil profit and Windows 8.1 Smart Search will have Bing Ads. Continue reading

Windows 8 Passes Vista, XP Still Popular

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Windows 8 has finally passed the equally unpopular Windows Vista in the number of users, but Windows XP is still hanging in there. Continue reading

Leo wants to know how to switch his mouse to single click. This article explains the easy steps to make that happen in Windows 7. Continue reading

Patty’s Taskbar and Start Menu got switched to a color she hates. We’ll explain how to turn it back to a shade she likes in a few simple steps. Continue reading

Windows Store Updates Nook App

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

The Windows Nook App is getting a big update along with a big discount for users. We detail the changes and the price cut. Continue reading

Windows 8 Bing Weather App

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Take a tour of the nifty Bing Weather App for Windows 8. There have been a lot of complaints about Windows 8 apps, but this one is pretty nice. Continue reading

Microsoft has a new program that allows students to ask friends and family to chip in and buy them a new PC. The company is dubbing it a “student PC crowdsourcing program.” Continue reading

Users hoping that Microsoft would bring back the Start Button with the Windows 8.1 update are going to be disappointed. Instead, Microsoft will offer something called a Start Tip, a Windows logo that appears when you hover the cursor over the lower-left corner. Continue reading

Navigating 8

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

Windows 8 is out, up and running. Here are some tips for navigating the first major overhaul to the interface in Windows’ history. Continue reading

I have Windows 8. When I use movie maker, I see an option to put to movie on YouTube, but no option to make a DVD. How can I make a DVD? Continue reading

Back Up That Hard Drive

Sunday, January 13th, 2013

How to back up to that new external hard drive. Continue reading

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