This week’s email newsletter articles are:
- Problem Installing XP Service Pack 3
Subscriber Mike Gallagher wrote recently to ask for suggestions on installing Service Pack 3 on his Windows XP computer:
Hi Terry, I have a computer running Windows XP, SP-2. It will not install SP-3, either […]
- Master Disk HDD SMART Capability Disabled
This week, long-time subscriber Tom Sosna wrote with an unusual problem.
Dear Terry,I am an avid reader of your newsletter and look forward to its weekly arrival. I have learned a great deal from it, but unfortunately I may still do some dumb things…Step two involved running the “check disk” tool which is in Windows XP. I checked the fix and repair box as indicated… When I turned on my monitor I got a black screen indicating that the Master Disk HDD SMART capability had been disabled and was further instructed to […]
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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:
- Displaying Movie Video Files on a Television
Subscriber Keith Vogon wrote from Thailand
Dear Terry. Whilst trying to find an answer via Google, I suddenly realized that I have a great Guru So here goes. I have been transferring my movies to a Western Digital Passport Hard Drive and suddenly realized I didn’t know how to connect it to my TV in
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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…
- Notebook’s Touchpad Stopped Working
I received a question this week from a subscriber who was concerned that his computer had been used to send spam during the night.
Terry, Night before last, I left my computer on, something I normally do not do, and beginning about 2:30 A.M., about 20 emails were sent out from my account to everyone […]
- Junk Mail Sent From User’s Account
Subscriber Greg H. wrote this week about a problem he was having with his Acer notebook:
I have a little Acer Aspire 4720Z that now has a frozen cursor. Using the touchpad has no effect, the cursor just sits in one place on the screen. Any suggestions? Thanks First, I wrote back to Greg to […]
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.