Archive for the ‘General stuff’ Category


Keyboard Can’t Keep Up

Dear Computer Lady, I have a Toshiba laptop and lately when I type it misses letters, stops typing, etc. I replaced my keyboard but it didn’t help. Have you got any more things I might do? Hoping for a good answer. Thank you very much! Georgia

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How To Download and Store Video

Dear Computer Lady, I wish to download and store video tutorials from youtube and others. How can I do this?? Please try to help me out, Robert

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Burn Playlist to CD in iTunes

Dear Computer Lady, I used to be able to burn CDs using iTunes. However, I updated my iTunes awhile back and now whenever I try to burn a disc, I get a message telling me that if I want to burn items on the disc, to select the playlist that contains the items and then […]

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Clip Art?

Dear Computer Lady, As your followers all say, “your newsletter is the best” and I must agree with them. I’ve been a follower of yours for years. So, as long as you keep writing then I’ll keep learning and that‘s a good thing. Thank you. My question is about clip art and how do you […]

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FLV Media Player Alerts

Dear Computer Lady, I have started getting these messages-pop-ups that I need to download an updated version of a media player. When I do it just brings all kinds of problems. I am using IE 7/ What is trying to download is FLV Media Player Version1.3. Is this something I need? If not, how do […]

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Is Carbonite Easy to Use?

Dear Computer Lady, What would you recommend I do to make a back up for all my PC data if my PC ever goes to Cyber Heaven… I downloaded Carbonite for the 15 day free trial, now they are after me, so to speak, wanting me to sign up for one of their plan offers. […]

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Mac Computer Questions

Hi Elizabeth. You are terrific! I was “talked into” getting a Mac Computer and feel like a stranger to computing again. Can you suggest a web site that will answer my questions and give help? Hugs, Corinne

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Finding A Lost Font

Dear Elizabeth, In the process of changing to newer computer, I lost some of my fonts; one in particular that I need to print a certain document is called Stone Temple. I searched for it and came up with many free offers of the font, if I would only agree to their terms of use, […]

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Adding Text To Images

Dear Computer Lady, Curious what you don’t like about using Irfanview to add text to an image. I have used it for this purpose for many pictures. Also which program do you like to use? Linda

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Strange Phone Call

Dear Computer Lady, I have a Dell computer, Vista 64 bit. About a week ago I shut it down. When I tried rebooting it, it goes into this never-ending loop of ” Configuring updates: 1 of 3″ It restarts, then continues the configuring of updates. Sometimes it even does “Configuring updates: 3 of 3″.I have […]

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