Basics

Driver Updater Programs

Dear Computer Lady, I have read your wonderful newsletter for many years and because of your previous recommendation, which I know you now have changed, I opted to use AVG for the past 10 years. I am presently using a 6 month old Lenovo ideapad 110 lap top computer, which is my life-line and very […]

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How To Move Web Browser Window

Dear Computer Lady, Can you please tell me how to shrink my Websites (like MSN or another news website) to fit on my computer screen? The zoom control in the upper right corner does nothing to solve the problem. Someone suggested that I change my resolution but won’t that change the size of everything else […]

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When To Log Off My Computer

Dear Computer Lady, As a new patron, not very computer savvy, and the only user of my desktop, can I remain logged in all the time or should I log off each time? Sidney

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My Cursor Has A Mind Of It’s Own

Dear Computer Lady, I’m becoming very frustrated, because my cursor has a mind of its own and jumps around while I type….HELP!!!! Hugh

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Cleaning Out Duplicate Pictures

Dear Computer Lady, I hope you can help me, I have somehow copied my photos from my phone to my computer multiple times, and now have duplicates of almost every picture in different locations. I know I need to clean them up, but this is going to take forever! Please tell me there is an […]

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Do I need Cleaner and Driver Update Programs?

Dear Computer Lady, Thank you for your newsletter – I find it very helpful. I recently purchased a new Dell computer with Windows 10 and Microsoft Office Home and Student 2016 with Word, Excel, Power Point and One Note. I regularly get messages from Slim Cleaner Plus and Driver Update asking to scan the computer […]

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How To Copy & Paste Multiple Items

Dear Computer Lady, Your weekly column and E-mails are great sources of information for me and I am grateful to have them. Perhaps you have addressed my question before, but I have not found it. There are times when I want to go through a document and highlight information and put it on the clipboard […]

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Can I Upgrade My Old Laptop?

Hi, Computer Lady, Years ago (when I had time) I loved to read your helpful hints and they really got me more computer savvy. Thank you for that. I have gone through several computers in the last few years. Two HPs with cracked screens, Apples (that as a PC person, I could not adapt to), […]

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What to do with old notebook

Dear Computer Lady, Thanks for all the hints in the Sentinel every week. One question, I recently purchased a new HP Notebook. I have the old Toshiba notebook which is 7 years old. What do I do with it. All the docs and pix have been transferred that I want. Thanks, Jack

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Font Size

Dear Computer Lady, I purchased new laptop with windows 10. I am having a problem with the font size – without touching anything on the computer (other than moving the mouse) the screen will get large or very small. There is a small magnifying glass looking icon in upper right hand corner that I have […]

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