Archive for the ‘Internet’ Category


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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Hundreds of Errors

Dear Computer Lady, About 4 outfits have written me Pop-ups saying I have between 500 and 700 errors I need to get rid of to maintain or regain the speed of my PC. I have a 3 yr old Asus with a terabyte of memory. How do I pick the best, cheapest, most thorough company, […]

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Skype Tutorials

Dear Computer Lady, Do you have step-by-step intructions for initiating and using skype? Camera is mounted and hooked in, but knowledge is lacking. Very much appreciate your help. Thank you, Herb

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Is It Safe To Download Java?

Dear Computer Lady, I have a window that always pops up from Java Autoupdater from Oracle America and asks if I want the following program to make changes to my computer. I think this one is safe but just wanted to check before I click yes. I know that there was some issues with Java […]

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Yahoo Password Change

Dear Computer Lady, At 1:30 a.m. my iPhone notified me of a text message. It said: “Your Yahoo password change verification code 84853 for XXXXXXX. More info at ryahoo.com.” There was a second message that said: “Your Yahoo password change verification code: 67489 for XXXXXXX. More info at ryahoo.com.” I had been sound asleep–not changing […]

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