This week’s email newsletter articles are:
- Networking and the Joys of Automatic Settings
This week, one of my printers stopped working. The symptoms were that I could print from my program (whatever type: browser, Word, etc.) but couldn’t actually get anything to show up on the printer.
Windows 7 showed me a printer icon in the icons displayeed at the bottom right-hand part of the task bar — the section that shows notification icons. When I hovered over the icon, it told me that there was one documented pending for me. No hint as to why, though.
When I opened the Start Button and selected Devices and Printers, the Printers and Faxes section looked like this:[…]
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This Week Online — Blast From The Past
Articles Newly Posted Online
These are new articles this week on my Terry’s Computer Tip web site that were originally part of my email newsletter.
- Keep Control of Your Computer With WinPatrol
WinPatrol is one of my favorite tools for keeping my computer running efficiently, by controlling which programs are allowed to run automatically. Although it has a number of different capabilities, the most significant from my point of view is that it will show me which programs are set to automatically start up (many more than […]
- PC Upgrade Time Again
One of the joys/problems/challenges of modern technology is how fast any particular piece of equipment becomes obsolete, or at least less capable of running the latest in software and hardware. Keeping your computer upgraded can be a challenge. It’s been two years since my last upgrade to my main computer (my desktop). At that point, […]
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 with a child theme of my own to customize it.