Windows 10

The Easy Way To Protect Your Windows 10 Computer With A Password

Dear Computer Lady, I have Windows 10 on my computer and right now, it is not password protected. How do I add a password to my computer? Thanks, Janet

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Stop Automatic Windows Updates

Dear Computer Lady, Is it possible at this point in time to return to a previous version of Windows? I upgraded from Windows 7 about 6 months ago. What I have read on line is that Microsoft has made it impossible. Also it seems to be impossible to stop “automatic” updates. Do you know if […]

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How To Control Windows 10 Sleep Mode

Dear Computer Lady, I just found your website and am loving it. It is so informative. My problem is not serious as computer problems go. I have windows 10. My question is how do I keep my computer desktop on all the time. It seems if I am not touching the mouse, it is like […]

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How To Turn Indexing On – Or Off

Dear Computer Lady, Do you know of an easy way to turn my indexing back on? I have a Windows 10 and somehow it got turned off —so my searches aren’t working properly and when I simply click on turn on indexing is just not working. I’ve googled it but I have a come up […]

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What To Do When Windows 10 is Corrupted

Dear Computer Lady, After the lasted big Win 10 update, our Dell Desktop crashed. We took it to the repair shop and they said Win10 was totally corrupted. They could copy what it was on it for an extra fee which we told them to do. What do we do now? Get a new hard […]

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The Secret To Keeping Windows 10 Awake

Dear Computer Lady, After a few minutes of inactivity Windows 10 goes to sleep. Is there a way to adjust something to make it wait at least an hour? John in Georgia

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The Secret To Searching in Windows 10

Dear Computer Lady, My old computer used Windows 7 and it worked quietly and efficiently in the background. When I had to get a new computer, it came with Windows 10, which I don’t like as well, and find it hard to use. Specifically, Win 7 had a Search feature which enabled a user to […]

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Can I Re-install Windows 10

Dear Computer Lady, I had Windows 10 updated to my Windows 8 and I actually like it. I had a virus and sent my computer out to be fixed but when I got it back it defaulted back to 8. The company who fixed it said they cannot put 10 back on. Is that true? […]

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How To Reset The Windows 10 Clock

Dear Computer Lady, I recently got Windows 10. One night this week the clock reset itself up one hour. Is there anyway to reset the clock in the bottom right hand corner to the correct time. When I go to the time and click over it I get a planning calendar. Thanks in advance from […]

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Windows 10 Control Panel or Settings

Dear Computer Lady, You give easy-to-understand instructions in your answers to all us folks whom you help. Thanks. My question: When I search the start menu for ‘control panel’, the ‘old-style’ control panel display comes up (too many choices). How do I get back to the control panel display that installed with windows 10? Thanks […]

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