Subscriber Kurt wrote about a troubling, recurring file missing or file corruption problem: Terry, I’m having a problem with probable corruption of the urlmon.dll on my system. I’m running Windows 7 Professional on a system I build myself (because I wanted lots of power in my system). Certain programs give me the following message "unable […]
Windows provides us with a number of different ways to copy files from one place to another, move files from drive to drive or folder to folder, and to create shortcuts for quickly opening files and their related programs. We can right-click on a file, click Copy (or Cut, if we want to move the […]
I’ve been using the free file archiver 7-Zip for a number of years. I needed an archiver that understood and could unpack more than just .zip files. 7-Zip turned out to be the solution, since it supports a lot of formats. It can pack and unpack files into 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and […]
I’ve been using a freeware file & folder shredder for a while. Every once in a while, I need to delete a electronic file that has personal information in it, such as a purchase receipt or perhaps old tax information. Rather than just delete the file, I want to totally wipe it from the drive, […]
Reader jack Carmena wrote me with a question: I am now caught up. Many thanks. The 3/11/07 issue has a very good article on file sharing that I think a lot of dummies like me will appreciate and learn something from. Question: Why do files default to “read only”? When I am moving, copying files, […]
Thank you for visiting my site — I hope you found the site and articles helpful. Disclosure: We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. Products and services that are discussed, recommended or linked from my site may pay me a referral commission for your purchase or your visit.