Archive for the ‘Internet’ Category


How To Get Rid Of Yahoo Home Page

Dear Computer Lady, Please help me, I’ve got a major problem I just can’t seem to solve on my own. I used to have Yahoo for my e-mail. At no time did I ever give them permission to become my home page. I decided to part ways with Yahoo completely so I cancelled my e-mail […]

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Where to Find Malwarebytes

Dear Computer Lady, My computer was compromised, and somewhere in the fix, I lost my Malwarebytes Free Anti-Malware program. I had it for years, installed by the place that fixed my PC years ago. I download the free version, that I found in the search engine, but it only lasted about 30 days, and it […]

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Spark Trust?

Dear Computer Lady, I read your column every week! I was on your website today and opened the Spark Trust link because my wife’s laptop has become very slow. It scanned her computer and listed hundreds of problems! I expected malware but that was the only item that was clear. Before paying to have them […]

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Is Malwarebytes Needed?

Dear Computer Lady, I did a clean install of Windows, and everything seems ok again. I turned on Windows Defender. I have been advised to install Malwarebytes as well. What is your opinion on what is needed with Windows Defender? Thanks again, Brenda

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How To Get Rid of Start Saving BHO

Dear Computer Lady, I have somehow acquired an add-on called Start Saving BHO. It has literally taken over my internet service, especially my e-mail. I use Internet Explorer 11 right now as my primary. I also have Chrome. This add-on is on both. When I try to disable it, disable is not allowed. I have […]

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How To Get Rid of PC Cleaner

Dear Computer Lady, A program PC Cleaner has attached itself to my Computer and try as I may I cannot delete it. Do you have any suggestions? Appreciate your input. Cliff

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Updating Adobe & Java

Dear Computer Lady, I really enjoy this column, but the advice to the woman regarding updating Flash Player needed to emphasize that she needs to go to the Adobe site. Recently I clicked on the helpful prompt to update Flash Player and I ended up with a series of malware downloads that I am still […]

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How To Import Favorites into Chrome

Dear Elizabeth, I enjoy your advice and have learned several things from your columns. I am switching from Internet Explorer to Google Chrome. Can you tell me how to transfer my Favorites from IE to become Bookmarks in Chrome? Thank you, Debi

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How To Email a WebPage Link

Dear Computer Lady, How do I email a webpage with gmail? Their “send from gmail” doesn’t do anything! Thank you, George

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How To Stop Pop Ups

Dear Computer Lady, How do i stop pop ups? John

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