This week’s email newsletter articles are:
- Migrating Files When Moving from a Vista Computer to a Windows 7 Computer
After last week’s article mentioning the backup program I use Acronis True Image Home 2011, I received an email from subcriber Keith Vigon with a question about using it as part of his process of upgrading his operating system:
Hi Terry. Usually when I switch computers, I have the same basic (very) problem, namely moving my email details, contacts, old messages etc to the new computer, the same applies to bookmarks in the various search engines, also of course the files, photos etc. Basically everything I might want from the old computer to be available on the new one […]
- Displaying Internet Explorer 9 Favorites
New subscriber Martin Rogers wrote me with a problem he hadn’t been able to solve, and his web searches hadn’t helped. Martin subscribed to my newsletter and then wrote me his question…
Hi, I have just downloaded IE9, and have lost my Favourites Toolbar. I have browsed a few of the self help sites, but have found them of no help to me. […]
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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:
- Should I Upgrade from Acronis v8 to v2011?
Subscriber and fellow computer club member Choppy Cusachs wrote me this week to ask about Acronis True Image Home 2011:
Hello Terry, I’ve been enjoying your Computer Tips. Now I have a decision to make. I’ve been using the NTI backup program for years, but it has one irritating limitation. It can’t make a complete backup of the “C” partition as WinXP has some system files locked. So I dug up the copy of Acronis 8. […]
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…
- How to Copy IE Favorites to Another Computer
I answered a question in a computer help mailing list this week about Internet Explorer Favorites. The computer user had just upgraded to a new Windows 7 computer and he wanted to move his Favorites to the new computer.
One way that he could do this would be to use the Export and Import functions […]
- Problems Updating the BIOS on a Dell Laptop
Sometimes things just work out right, despite the dark cloud that’s appears to be looming ahead…
Hi Terry, I love your newsletter and need some help. Just received a notice to update bios on my Dell laptop so I downloaded, extracted and ran. Midway through the process, WinPatrol pops up informing of the changes. Here’s […]
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.