When you want to make a change to one of the settings in Windows 7, one of the challenges is to find open the Control Panel and then try to find where that setting is controlled. Fortunately, Microsoft set up a feature that we can use, although they did not make it readily available for […]
This week, one of my printers stopped working. The symptoms were that I could print from my program (whatever type: browser, Word, etc.) but couldn’t actually get anything to show up on the printer. Windows 7 showed me a printer icon in the icons displayed at the bottom right-hand part of the task bar — […]
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 […]
I wish there were a few more options for the Windows 7 User Access Control (UAC) Settings dialog box. Some programs, especially utility programs, trigger the UAC warning every time I start them manually, but not if started as a Windows Service or started by the Windows scheduler or Windows start-up routines. For example, WinPatrol […]
I wish there were a few more settings options in the Windows 7 User Access Control (UAC) Settings dialog box. Some programs, especially utility programs, trigger the UAC warning every time I start them manually, but not if started as a Windows Service or started by the Windows scheduler or Windows startup routines. For example, […]
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