This week’s email newsletter articles are:
- Silverlight and Windows Live Questions
Recently, subscriber Ed McDowell wrote with questions about Silverlight and Windows Live, both from Microsoft. In his first email, he asked: Terry, Received my new laptop and am busy loading software. OS is Windows 7 Pro 64 bit. I am continually asked to download an update to Windows Live Essential. […]
- Windows XP Desktop Icon Titles
Subscriber Ed McDowell also wrote with another question…Terry, I hate to be a pest but something happened to my desktop last night out of the blue to change the background color under the titles of the icons on my desktop. This was on my older laptop running XP Pro. I prefer no background color under desktop icon titles, then all of a sudden, then a color appeared under the icons. […]
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This Week Online:
With my new design of my Terry’s Computer Tips web site, I now publish articles individually rather than as an on-line issue. That also means that I can link directly to the articles, as I’ve done below:
- Copying Internet Explorer Favorites to a Backup
Internet Explorer Favorites – we don’t want to lose them… This week, long-time subscriber E.J. wrote to ask: Terry, can you tell me how to copy my favorites from Internet Explorer to my external hard drive. Thanks E.J. That turns out to be a pretty easy task… Internet Explorer “Favorites” are simply a set of […]
- Deleted Files From DVD-RW Not Going to Recycle Bin
What happens when you delete a file? It depends on the storage media… Subscriber Richard Fuller wrote this week with a problem. Hullo Terry, I’ve discovered that deleting files from my DVD drive does not send them to the Recycle Bin. Is this normal behaviour for XP SP3? And is there any way to change […]
This Week Online — Blast From The Past
Articles Newly Posted Online
I love the new design 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 Theme Framework.
The following are new individual articles this week on my Terry’s Computer Tip web site that were originally posted in my email or online newsletters.
As above, these are now direct links to the individual articles…
- Sharing a Computer – and the Challenges that Go With It
Subscriber Carolyn Waterson wrote with an interesting question. Computers are great tools. But, when you share a computer with someone else, some cooperation is needed… Hello Terry Me again – with another problem I hope you can help me with. The scenario is two people using the same computer but with different passwords. (My work […]
- Copying Your Data to a New Computer
You bought a new computer — but you need to copy your data from your old computer to your new computer… That’s the question that new subscriber David McCartney asked – he wanted to know how to transfer his data to his new computer: I recently discovered your website and solved a problem following your […]
- Is a Router Enough, or Do I Need Firewall Software, too?
Is firewall software necessary, or is my router provide enough firewall protection? Since I wrote recently about a special short-lived coupon code for VIPRE Antivirus and VIPRE Antivirus Premium (it expired on 12 October 2010), I received a question from Mickey Christiansen: Terry, I know you sell the VIPRE product, but how would you […]