This week’s email newsletter articles are:
- New ISP Router Broke Wireless Printing
Subscriber Flo Bogaenko wrote me with an unusual, or what should be an unusual, problem — her Internet Service Provider upgraded her equipment and broke her ability to print wirelessly on her home network:
My ISP is Verizon. I have always printed wirelessly. Recently Verizon replaced my old router with an Actiontec and then I could not print wirelessly.
- Customizing Windows Display Options
Having trouble reading or seeing some of the items and text on the Windows Desktop and in windows?
Or, maybe you just want to make some changes that can speed up Windows[…]
This Week Online — Blast From The Past
A Look at Articles from Past Newsletters
Subscriber Evelyn Summeras wrote to ask about a Windows Desktop problem — she has lots of strange icons showing on her desktop…
Love your computer tips. Here’s a good on I have for you.
I do not know how it happened BUT on my home page there are 84 small white square boxes (about the size of a half postage stamp) with different letters & numbers under each one,such as FAP EAC 9tmp, 3ZA6tmp,58BEtmp,FAPF031 and so on.
I never click on any as I thought it to be some kind of spam. any Idea’.? NO way to click it off.
Tried shutting of my computer over night. Still on in the morning.
Subscriber Terry Stevens wrote to ask for help solving an earlier change to his Windows installation. Unfortunately, he didn’t mention which version of Windows he as using (almost always a helpful piece of information)…
Last winter I downloaded a Christmas theme from Kim Komando; however, her themes also add a decorative screen to the first screen that appears when I boot up. So for nine months I have seen "Christmas" on my desktop upon booting up (my regular desktop is different).
How do I change the Christmas boot up screen back to the blue screen that it was before?
Longtime subsscriber Arthur Wood wrote to ask for help:
Terry, I have a Samsung wireless Computer, I have a CANON Pixma MX 712 wireless printer, am unable to print from my email to my printer have checked everything I can think of, any ideas ???
Last week, I wrote about backing up Firefox bookmarks using the features that came in the Firefox program.
After I sent that issue, long-time subscriber Richard Fuller wrote from New Zealand to remind me that there was a free third-party program that handled the process much more easily, as well as backing up other facets, too […]
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