Windows 10, just like Windows 7, 8 and 8.1, provides a hidden control panel that pulls many of the various configuration settings to one place. It looks like the image below (notice the scroll bar…the options keep going). (click on the image for a larger version) This control panel does not exist by default. You […]
Ever had a problem where Windows XP would have an internal problem, flash an error message at you, and immediately reboot while you were trying to figure out what happened? One of the default settings in Windows is responsible for that automatic reboot. Fortunately, it’s also one that’s easy to change. In Windows XP, the […]
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 […]
Windows 7 Control Panel shortcut icons are easy to create. I found that out today – and it’s a really cool trick with Windows 7. I’ve been shifting between my HDMI speakers built into my monitor and Logitech Laptop H555 Headset quite often during the last week. But, getting the HDMI speakers to turn off […]
Subscriber Kevin Coughenour has problems with an older Dell computer — his computer can no longer talk to the printer. Similarly, it can not find Kevin’s digital camera (when it’s plugged in <grin>). Kevin’s question was: Hi, I have an older Dell Dimension 2400 and lost the printer and digital camera functions. It tells me […]
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