This week’s email newsletter articles are:
- How to Start Windows 7 – Without Putting In Your Password
Occasionally, I hear a question from a Windows 7 user who would like to automatically log-in to Windows 7 when they boot, without stopping to pick the user ID and password.
You can do this, but the steps are not particulary intuitive […]
- Web Site Problems This Week
If you visited my web site this week, or tried to link to one of the web site articles from a link in my newsletters, you may have noticed a problem.
I had some database corruption problems that resulted in the home page not showing any article excerpts. The articles where there and accessible if you went directly to an article, but the home page listing didn’t work.
I finally had to […]
- Fun With a Spoof Web Site
When you have a web site design program, you can have fun with it. Back in the days of Microsoft Frontpage 98, I developed a fake web site to tease my son.
It was developed in a wild fit of humor. My son was a student at a local high school with the initials PBS. One Friday night, our family went out to dinner and our conversation turned to school.
I got a wild hair and mentioned that the school had a new website for parental support. Of course, I exaggerated about this non-existant […]
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This Week Online — Blast From The Past
Articles Newly Posted Online
The following new article this week on my Terry’s Computer Tip web site was originally posted in my email or online newsletters.
As above, this is a direct links to the individual article.
- Securely Erasing Data Files
When I ran Windows XP and 32-bit Windows 7, I would routinely destroy some files using a file-wiping program.
This was similar to the disk-wiping programs that you can use to securely wipe everything from a hard drive before discarding it, giving it to someone, or donating it — but destroys files and folders, not everything on a hard drive. Not familar with hard-drive wiping programs?[…]
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