This week’s email newsletter articles are:
- Hardware Upgrades to My Notebook
At one time, my main computer was a Dell laptop. When I finally decided it was upgrade time, Dell had decided to join everyone else and stop offering Operating System DVD’s, choosing to supply only pre-built Recovery DVD’s. They tried to get too cute in the order process, so I cancelled my order for a very expensive Dell top-of-the-line desktop-replacement notebook and plans for a smaller Alienware for portable use.
Instead, I saved a fortune by building my own desktop and buying a cheap notebook. I’ve written before about my notebook computer — and how it was a pleasure to be able to find one that was small, light, fast and cheap. All four! (The old adage was that you could pick three of the four.)
This week, I decided it was time for a cost-effective upgrade. With notebooks, there is little available for the user to upgrade — just the memory and the hard drive. So, I decided to do both […]
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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.
- Drivers Needed When Upgrading From Windows XP to Windows 7
Subscriber Bill Thompson wants to upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7
HI TERRY THIS IS BILL THOMPSON.I HAVE A SONY DESKTOP AND ITS HAS WINDOWS XPME.I WANT TO UPGRADE TO WINDOW 7 BUT I AM HAVING TROUBLE FINDING ALL THE DRIVERS I NEED WITHOUT SPENDING A LOT OF TIME AND MONEY. CAN YOU PLEASE […]
- Thunderbird Adventures With Email Filters
Something bad happened to my Thunderbird installation recently. Almost all of my email filters somehow changed to move the emails into one specific email folder.
I think the mess-up happened as part of the update to the latest Thunderbird version 11.0.1. Maybe not, but it was about that time. Tech Tip: What’s an email filter?[…]
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 of child theme of my own to customize it.