This week’s email newsletter article is:
- New Year’s Resolutions for PC Users
Long-time readers of my Terry’s Computer Tips email newsletters will recognize many of these New Year’s Resolutions. I’ve updated them a bit and I think they’re still very valid.
New Year’s Resolutions are a traditional, annual opportunity to make decisions and promises to ourselves about the ways we’re going to improve our life in the coming year.
Here are some computer-related resolution ideas you might want to consider […]
This Week Online — Blast From The Past
A Look at Articles from Past Newsletters
- Too Many Q’s
Longtime subscriber Mike G. wrote with an intermittent problem that was bugging him — enought that he termed it a virus.
I was wondering if you have run across what I am calling the "Q virus".
What happens is after booting, anytime a properties selection is made after highlighting a shortcut icon is that the "Target" attribute is overwritten with a string of lower case q’s.
- Adding A Start Button to Windows 8/8.1
As I recently wrote, I finally bought a notebook with Windows 8.1 on it. After all the things I had read about Windows 8, and the improvements in Windows 8.1, and the further improvements of the Windows 8.1 Update, I took the step.
From my point of view, most of the real complaints about Windows 8 from users of Windows 7 (and earlier Windows) users have been handled by Windows 8.1 and the Windows 8.1 Update.
Except for the Start button… […]
- Solving Wireless Computer Networking Problems
I received an email recently from a subscriber who was having problems with his wireless networking from his computer, but his wife’s computer was working fine.
Unfortunately, that’s all too often the type of problem that happens with wireless networking. When it works, it works nicely. When it doesn’t work, figuring out what’s going wrong is a challenge […]
- Quick Tips – Using Google as a Resource
Over the years, Google has expanded well beyond a search engine. But, the search engine has expanded its functionality, too. It’s a great resource for quick information:
1) Want to know about unit conversions? Just type the conversion you want into the Google search bar. Sometimes, you don’t even need to press enter.
Example: 1 gallon in teaspoons […]