This week’s email newsletter articles are:
- Moving the Windows Temporary Internet Files Location
One of the things I needed to do after upgrading my desktop computer to the latest–and–greatest was to make some changes because I installed a Solid State Drive (SSD) instead of a normal hard drive as my C: boot drive.
One of the most important one was to move any kind of frequently–changing files from the SSD to the normal (mechanical) drive that I installed as E: (D: is my DVD-writer).
Why is that important? The problem is that […]
- Moving Internet Explorer Favorites to a New Computer
I received a question recently from a subscriber who was upgrading to a new computer. Of course, they wanted to lose as little information as they had to lose.
In this case, they wanted to how to move their Internet Explorer Favorites from their old computer to their new computer.
Fortunately, that’s a very easy task to […]
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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.
- 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.
The tool I’ve been using […]
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