My New Windows 8.1 Notebook Computer

My New Windows 8.1 Notebook Computer I finally broke down and bought a Windows 8.1 notebook. Actually, I’ve been looking for a Windows 8 notebook for well over a year, but I didn’t find a notebook that met my needs well. In part, I wanted speed and capability. Equally important, it needed to have a […]

Terry’s Computer Tips Newsletter – April 20, 2014

This week’s email newsletter article is: My New Windows 8.1 Notebook ComputerI finally broke down and bought a Windows 8.1 notebook. Actually, I’ve been looking for a Windows 8 notebook for well over a year, but I didn’t find a notebook that met my needs well. In part, I wanted speed and capability. Equally important, […]

Backing Up Thunderbird Emails and Folders

I received two questions recently from readers who wanted to back up their Thunderbird emails and email folders. Actually, both subscribers wanted to copy them so they could migrate to new PC’s. But, the "backup and restore" process is ideal for that. Russell Bell was one of those subscribers — Russell asked about Thunderbird and […]

Terry’s Computer Tips Newsletter – April 14, 2014

This week’s email newsletter article is: Backing Up Thunderbird Emails and FoldersI received two questions recently from readers who wanted to back up their Thunderbird emails and email folders. Actually, both subscribers wanted to copy them so they could migrate to new PC’s. But, the "backup and restore" process is ideal for that. Russell Bell […]

Windows 7′s Windows XP Mode

I received a question on my Terry’s Computer Tips web site by a subscriber who was concerned about the End of Life of Windows XP. In order to avoid having to make a major change, and since he was already using Windows 7 in addition to using Windows XP, his planned solution was to use […]

Windows XP Hard Drive with Windows 7

Long-time subscriber Gordon Shaw wrote from the U.K. to ask about using a Windows XP hard drive that was installed on his new system: Hi Terry, Re Dave Drake’s post in your latest Newsletter regarding his old XP hard drive I have a similar situation. I had a Desktop PC built for me last year […]

Terry’s Computer Tips Newsletter – April 6, 2014

This week’s email newsletter article is: How to Make Internet Explorer Show the Home Page in New Tabs Long-time subscriber Mike G. wrote to ask about a frustrating issue that crept in with a new Internet Explorer version… Hi Terry, When I open Windows Internet Explorer the first tab opens the first tab to the […]

MalwareBytes Anti-Malware Pro

As of today (April 5, 2014), you can still find MalwareBytes Anti-Malware Pro. Malwarebytes has just released their new MalwareBytes Anti-Malware Premium, a major upgrade to its MalwareBytes Anti-Malware Pro program.