This week’s email newsletter articles are:
- Controlling Windows 7’s Automatic Reboot from Errors
Windows 7, like earlier versions of Windows, has a what I consider a bad habit. It may be OK for most people, but I like to solve problems and not just see that they occurred.
The default action for Windows, if it has an internal problem, is to flash an error message at you, and immediately reboot while you were trying to figure out what happened. […]
- Destroying Files and Folders
I’ve been using a freeware file & folder shredder for a while. Every once in a while, I need to delete a electronic file that has personal information in it, such as a purchase receipt or perhaps old tax information.
Rather than just delete the file, I want to totally wipe it from the drive, similar in concept to shredding a paper file so that it can not be recovered. […]
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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.
- Toshiba Satellite L300 Completely Maxes Out
Site visitor Tom Howkins asked about his poorly performing Toshiba Satellite L300:
Hi, I have a Toshiba Satellite L300 and for those of you who know the computer it is fairly old, and does not contain very much RAM at all.
I am also a promising music producer and DJ, so having a computer which maintains a stable cpu when running various production and dj software it vital for me.
However when running my traktor software for djing the cpu completely maxes out and i am unable to even load a song onto a deck.
- Windows 8 Is Coming
Microsoft hit a big milestone this week — Windows 8 was released to manufacturing (RTM). This means that they released the completed version to their OEM (original equipment manufacturers), which would be companies like HP and Dell, as well as for their own manufacturing of boxed packages.
Developers and IT professionals can get access to the RTM version on August 15th, through their subscriptions to MSDN and TechNet […]
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.