This week’s email newsletter articles are:
- Notebook Won’t Connect To Wireless Router
Subscriber Howie Kipnes wrote this week with a wireless networking problem. It used to work, and now it doesn’t on one of his computers.
Howie’s question was:
My latest issue involves not being able to connect to the internet with my new laptop. It is a Dell Inspirion and I’ve had it for a month or so. It had been working fine until the other night when I suddenly lost connectivity […]
- Outlook Express Problems Again
Since I had three emails from subscribers this week who were using Outlook Express and were unable to delete their emails any longer, I guess it’s time for another article on the subject.
The problem is that, when you delete an email, it’s not really deleted. It sticks around and can cause you problems later. […]
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This Week Online:
With my new design of my Terry’s Computer Tips web site, I now publish articles individually rather than as an on-line issue. That also means that I can link directly to the articles, as I’ve done below:
- PDF Converter Professional 7 – A First Look
PDF Converter Professional 7 – A First Look Program: PDF Converter Professional 7.0 Publisher: Nuance Communications, Inc. License: Commercial Price: List $99. Price on Apr. 3, 2011 at Amazon: $48.59 . Every once in a while, a program that’s designed for business use is so helpful and priced so reasonably that it’s useful for home
- How do I block spam text messages on my wireless phone?
spam text messages – what a pain! How do I block spam text messages on my wireless phone? I woke up this morning to find that I had received a spam text message on my iPhone. That’s right, some slimeball had sent a text message to my phone, just like spam to an email account […]
This Week Online — Blast From The Past
Articles Newly Posted Online
The following are new individual articles this week on my Terry’s Computer Tip web site that were originally posted in my email or online newsletters.
As above, these are now direct links to the individual articles…
- Silverlight and Windows Live Questions
Recently, subscriber Ed McDowell wrote with questions about Silverlight and Windows Live, both from Microsoft. In his first email, he asked:
Terry, Received my new laptop and am busy loading software. OS is Windows 7 Pro 64 bit. I am continually asked to download an update to Windows Live Essential. I looked at what Windows […]
- Windows XP Desktop Icon Titles
Subscriber Ed McDowell also wrote with another question…
Terry, I hate to be a pest but something happened to my desktop last night out of the blue to change the background color under the titles of the icons on my desktop. This was on my older laptop running XP Pro. I prefer no background color […]
- Recent Scam Emails from Subscriber’s Account
Scam emails – the bane of modern life – trying to get your bank data, credit cards, or just trick you into sending money… Subscriber Jean N. wrote last week with an email problem — not the usual one, but that apparently one of her email accounts was being used in a attempted scam of
- Upgrading from Vista to Windows 7
Reader and friend Sam Boggs wrote recently to say that he was finally going to upgrade from Vista to Windows 7. It’s about time…
Terry: I’m interested in upgrading from Vista to Window 7, and am considering the extra cost of the Professional version for one specific reason: In addition to being consistently unstable, Vista,[…]
I love the new design 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 Theme Framework.