This week’s email newsletter article is:
- Strange Changes to Msconfig’s Settings
Subscriber Peg had some interesting problems with her Windows 7 computer recently — and that’s "interesting" as in "I sure didn’t want THAT to happen and I wonder why it did…"
I have a problem and do not know how to solve it. In fact, I’ve never heard of the problem or seen reference to it on the internet or any of your news letters, which I faithfully read.
For some reason, all entries on the msconfig start menu but one […]
This Week Online — Blast From The Past
A Look at Articles from Past Newsletters
Apple changed the default iTunes user interface several versions ago. They dropped the Windows Explorer-like user interface in favor of a more modern one. Unfortunately, I didin’t like the new one.
Although the default changed, we can select some options in iTunes to restore the look &mdassh; and uasability — of the Explorer-like interface. Even better, it takes a few steps, but they’re easy steps.
The first step is to select the option pulldown in the top left corner of the iTunes window […]
With the advent of Office 2007, Microsoft introduced the Quick Access Toolbar. Located on the top line of the Window, above any other toolbars, the Quick Access Toolbar initially has very minimal functionality.But, it can easily be customized by you to add your favorite functions within that program.
The Quick Access Toolbar is different[…]
When I got started originally with spreadsheet software, I was using an Apple //e computer and Apple’s AppleWorks software. For those not familiar with the software, it was a combination word processor, spreadsheet, and database. This was back in 1984.
I knew that, one day, I would have an IBM PC at work and I wanted to understand how the software worked, having learned the basic concepts, so that I could hit the ground running.
In using the spreadsheet, I could easily do the cell calculations for plus, minus, division, group calculations by parentheses, etc. But, I wanted to learn more about the capablities […]
Longtime reader Keith wrote with an interesting problem that has implications for many other readers:
I have a small problem, and I need some help. I live in Chiang Mai Thailand and the internet is not the fastest.
When I do speed tests downstairs by the main router, I get between 12.5 & 15.5 Mbps, but in the upstairs office room it was 1.5 to 2.5 Mbps […]
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