This week’s email newsletter articles are:
- 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
- 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
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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:
- Upgrading from an XP Desktop to a Win7 Notebook
Subscriber Cosby Chaney wrote to ask about upgrading his computer:
Terry, I’m thinking of replacing my aging desktop. Do you think I would do just as well to purchase a large screen laptop rather than another desktop? And if so, please give
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…
- Careful With Those Dialog Boxes!
Sticky Keys and a sticky mess… Reader Greg H. wrote with an unusual problem — his keyboard didn’t work after he inadvertently made some changes to Windows 7 settings…
Hi Terry, Well, here’s another off the wall problem: I was typing a Word doc and apparently hit the shift key repetitively or something and a
- Slip-streaming Windows 7 SP1 into a Windows 7 DVD
Subscriber Robert Herzog wrote to ask me about how to merge the Windows 7 Service Pack 1 into Windows 7. Why would you want to do that? Read on…
Hi Terry, I purchased a computer with Windows 7 Home Premium pre-installed with an OEM installation CD. I recently installed SP1 and now when I want
- Using Antivirus Software to Get Rid Of A Trojan
All antivirus/antimalware software is not created equal… Subscriber John Paul Plauche wrote for help with malware reported by his anti-malware scanner:
Terry, greetings. I recently ran Spybot – Search & Destroy which returned that virtumode.sci Trojans C-03 is residing somewhere in my computer. When I click on to fix or remove, I can’t recall which it is, I am informed that virtumode.sci cannot be removed because
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.