This week’s email newsletter articles are:
- Seventh Anniversary of Terry’s Computer Tips Newsletters
It’s here, at last. I’ve completed seven years of writing my Terry’s Computer Tips weekly email newsletter. This issue is Volume 8, Number 1.
I also wrote a separate online Terry’s Computer Tips weekly newsletter for many of those years. The email and online newsletters had different articles, too. On occasion, I wrote special mid-week issues because of important time-sensitive news.
Most of the articles from the email and online issues are available as posts in my current Terry’s Computer Tips web site. As I transitioned to the new WordPress + Genesis Framework-based site, I added the articles that weren’t time-sensitive. I still have an archive of the old online newsletters, and the earlier email newsletters, too. […]
- The Upgrade Is In Progress
I wrote recently about my plans to upgbrade my desktop computer. It’s happening.
I got everything ordered (I thought!) and started the upgrade yesterday. That’s when I learned a couple things…
First, the SSD kit that I bought from Crucial was the right choice — it included a 3.5-inch (the size of the drive bays in the case) to 2.5-inch (the size of Solid State Drive (SSD)) adapter […]
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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.
- Networking and the Joys of Automatic Settings
Recently, 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 displayed 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: […]
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.