This week’s email newsletter articles are:
- Preventing Windows Auto-Restarting on System Errors
Ever had a problem where Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7 would have an internal problem, flash an error message at you, and immediately reboot while you were trying to figure out what happened?
One of the default settings in Windows is responsible for that automatic reboot. Fortunately, it’s also one that’s easy to change. […]
- Power Problems With A Notebook
Subscriber Ken Gibson wrote recently asking for my thoughts to help him diagnose power problems with his laptop:
I have a question. I have an hp laptop about 5 years old. The labtop will not power up. Occasionally it will come on and work well, but then when you try to shut it down it will not do so. In order to shut it down you have to […]
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This Week On-Line — New Articles
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.
- Displaying Hidden Directories and Files
Longtime subscriber Mike G. wrote to ask about a hidden directory on his computer. One of the cleaner utilities reported temporary files in a directory he could not find:
When using “cleanup software”, such as CCleaner, The analysis frequently shows temporary files from the internet at “T:\temp\Temporary Internet Files\IE5….”.
However when I open the windows explorer, the furthest I can get is “T:\temp\Temporary Internet Files” and do not see any sub folders […]
- Outlook Express 6 Prints Email Headers Only
Subscriber Marc Taylor asked for some help solving a problem with Outlook Express 6:
Searched the site but found nothing re: this problem. Currently running OE 6 on a Toshiba laptop running XP SP3 and it quit printing the body of an e-mail. Just prints header info. Have tried different printers. Any ideas? Thanks, Marc […]
This Week Online — Blast From The Past
Articles Newly Posted Online
This is a new article this week on my Terry’s Computer Tip web site that was originally part of my email newsletter.
I love the redesign 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 Framework. On my Terry’s Computer Tips site, I’m using the base Genesis Framework without any of their child themes.