Archive for the ‘Windows’ Category


How To Make Windows 8 Automatically Log In

Dear Computer Lady, Have been reading your newsletter for several years and have learn a lot from them,Thank you!! I have a new PC with Windows 8, the HP Pavilian. What can I do to keep from having to log in all the time? I know one can set it so any one can use […]

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Installing XP Mode in Vista

Dear Computer Lady, I am now running Vista on my older computer and an old Pfaff program 3D File Assistant will not run on Vista and will not run on Windows 7 or 8 ( this is the only way to get embroidery designs from my computer to my Pfaff machine) it runs fine on […]

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Closing Apps in Windows 8

Dear Computer Lady, I have a new computer and am still learning windows 8, needless to say, it has been hard. I learned too late that if there is a document in an e-mail that I open up to read, that I have to go back to the email to get this document off the […]

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How To Restore Previous File Version With Carbonite

Dear Computer Lady, I have been using Carbonite for the past few months but I had a problem that I thought Carbonite would have saved me from but it did not. I had a virus (or something) that caused a number of my files to get corrupted. So, I went to Carbonite to recover my […]

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What is up with Windows 8?

Dear Computer Lady, What’s the big deal about Windows 8? They’re always coming out with new versions – what’s so different (and awful) about this one? Everybody I know just groans & rolls their eyes when it’s mentioned, and says stay away from it as long as you can. I’ve adapted to every one that […]

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Troubles Using Windows 8

Dear Computer Lady, I am new to windows 8 and find it very confusing, things keep disappearing etc. Right now I don’t have any audio anywhere except on my desktop sounds. Can you help? Thanks in advance! Lynda

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Virtual Memory Is Low

Dear Computer Lady, L O V E your newsletter! I get this error; “Virtual memory low” from time to time and it makes my computer run VERY slow. How can I resolve this and increase my virtual memory file(s). P.S. I’ve learned SO much from reading your newsletter. Gary

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Vista Won’t Respond in Sleep Mode

Dear Computer Lady, After many years of following your newsletter and using things to improve my knowlegde, I now have a question. I have a HP Computer with a replacement HP monitor. I am running Windows Vista Home Premiun 64-bit edition. When my computer goes into sleep mode, it will not come back up. I […]

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Missing Volume Icon in Windows 8

Dear Computer Lady, I am using Windows 8. The speaker icon that was on the taskbar disappeared. How to I get it back on the taskbar? Amy

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What Will Happen in April 2014

Dear Computer Lady, Please help me figure out what to do in April when I hear Microsoft will no longer support Outlook Express. Our computer dates from 2003 so I think it will be affected, but does it mean that OE will cease to exist? Besides OE for our emails, we do some web browsing […]

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