This week’s email newsletter articles are:
- Big Green Checkmarks Over Thumbnails of Images
I received a question this week from would-be subscriber Frank Spencer. Actually, rather than a question, initially, it was a bug report:
Your link, in the offer to subscribe to your computer tips fails to produce a result. It indicates the site cannont be found,
Yes i did
- Accidentally Clicking the Windows Key Causes Unexpected Problems
New subscriber David Wiesner wrote me to report a problem he was having with mis-keying. Sometimes, the mis-key would cause severe problems:
Sometimes when typing I accidentally hit my Windows key, bringing up the start menu. Then my next keystroke brings up one of the options on the menu.
If I happen to select the option to shut down.
Many times I can simply cancel but sometimes
This Week Online — Blast From The Past
A Look at Articles from Past Newsletters
- Snipping Tool Missing From Windows 7
After last week’s article regarding the Windows 7 Snipping Tool, subscriber Delmer Tegarden wrote seeking help:
Just read your latest newsletter; fascinated with the article on the Snipping Tool. I DO NOT HAVE IT.
Followed your instructions to the letter, but it is just not there. Googled “Missing Snipping Tool” and found all kinds of things…..Said make sure under Control Panel, Programs, Turn On/Off Windows Services that Table PC was turned on.
It was; but I turned it off; restarted pc as requested
- Fixing A Messed Up IE Favorites Bar
Subscriber Carolyn wrote for help reconfiguring her web browser. unfortunately, she left out a critical piece of infromation — namely, which web browser she was using…
Terry, I hate to bother you but I have a question.
I somehow messed up my favorites bar and now when I click on to my Favorites, the favorites bar as at the bottom of my list rather than at the top.
I want it back on top but don’t know how to get it there. I have Windows 7. Can you help me?
- SD Memory Card Not Recognized When Inserted Into Computer
I had a question recently about a flash drive problem. Well, it wasn’t really a flash drive — it was an SD card from a camera… but the symptoms and the procedures are the same.
In this case, a family member had taken some pictures with her camera and then removed the SD memory card from the camera to plug it into her HP computer’s built-in memory card reader.
All went well when she did this. After she copied the photos from the card to the computer, she ejected the SD card and put it back in the camera. At that point, she took some more pictures.
The problem occurred when she removed the SD card from the camera and plugged it into the computer again. […]
- Outlook Express Unable to Delete Email Messages
I answered a question recently from someone who was having problems with Outlook Express.
This particular problem is one that creeps up on long-term Outlook Express users, who think they’re doing everything they need to do.
I’ve written about the problem in a general manner before, in my article Deleting an Email Completely.
The issue is that every email program has one or more files (usually one per folder in the email program) that actually hold the emails. When you delete an email in your email program, the program does two things: […]
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