This week’s email newsletter articles are:
- Program Icons Get Lost and Show Up As Default Windows Icons
New subscriber Joe Dobrovolny wrote recently with an unusual icon problem with multiple versions of Windows:Hi Terry,
I just subscribed to your newsletter and am testing your invitation to send you a question…
When installing Windows 7 (I have done them all — from Starter Edition to the Enterprise) invariably I do experience that some desktop icons lose their regular graphic. The picture is replaced by generic Windows desktop icon that suggests that Windows lost the link to the program. However, the always link works.
This is happening[…]
- Firefox 15.0 Released
The Mozilla Foundation released the latest update of their flagship web browser Firefox with little notice or fanfare.
Recent updates have happened automatically. But, in this case, the update didn’t come to my computer until I went looking for it. Perhaps I went looking before the update got to me […]
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This Week Online — Blast From The Past
Articles Newly Posted Online
These are new articles this week on my Terry’s Computer Tip web site that were originally part of my email newsletter.
- 7-Zip – a Free File Archiver
I’ve been using the free file archiver 7-Zip for a number of years. I needed an archiver that understood and could unpack more than just .zip files.
7-Zip turned out to be the solution, since it supports a lot of formats. It can pack and unpack files into 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIM archives.
It can unpack even more types […]
- How To Add Additional Files & Folders into a Zip File
Ever create a Zip file and then realize that you want more files and or folders in the Zip file? What if they were elsewhere on the hard drive, in a different directory, or even on a different drive?
That’s no problem with 7-Zip.
Let’s start with a Zip file containing the same files as used in my article 7-Zip — a Free File Archiver. We’re going to add another directory of files and folders into […]
I love the redesign of my Terry’s Computer Tips web site — it makes article posting and maintenance much easier than before. I’m glad I switched to WordPress and the Genesis Framework. On my Terry’s Computer Tips site, I’m using the base Genesis Framework with a child theme of my own to customize it.