This week’s email newsletter articles are:
- What is .Net and Do I Need It?
Subscriber, friend and fellow computer club member Ralph Campbell wrote to ask for help with Microsoft’s .Net updates:
Terry, no one picked up on my question on ATE, so I’m going to the guru. I plead total ignorance on this subject, and even after reading Wikipedia, I still don’t know anything.
I’m still using Windows XP Home Edition (SP3), and I plan on continuing to do so. I’ll probably expire before it does.
So, what is Windows .NET framework? I’m getting automatic downloads for it, but don’t know why. Many of […]
- Saving a Web Page to Your Hard Drive
Subscriber Chester wrote to ask how to save a web page so he could access it again in the future:
Terry, how do I save a web page to thumbdrive or place on the computer? Help
That’s a pretty good question, but the underlying question is "why would you want to do this?" […]
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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:
I recently wrote that Mozilla was changing its support model for Firefox. They announced that, when they release a new browser version, they will discontinue support for earlier versions. I recommended that all of my readers using Firefox immediately upgrade to Firefox 5, as I had done. Subscriber Richard Fuller wrote from New Zealand to […]
This Week Online — Blast From The Past
Articles Newly Posted Online
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..
- Speeding Up the Slow Computer
Isn’t it amazing? When we first get a new computer, it seems blazingly fast – and much faster than our previous computer. But, then, as we start to use it and install the antivirus, antimalware, and firewall programs, they start running a bit slower. Then, we install the programs we really want to use, you […]
- Getting Control of Auto-Starting Programs
In my article Speeding Up the Slow Computer, I wrote about several ways that a slow computer could be speeded up. Only one of those options involved changing any hardware, and that was adding more memory. I mentioned the problem of all the helper programs that get installed by the computer manufacturers and by other […]
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 Theme Framework.