Archive for the ‘Windows 7’ Category


System Restore in Windows 7

Dear Computer Lady, Myself and two of my friends have windows 7 and none of us can use stem restore successfully. We never had a problem when we had XP. Thanks for your input, Barbara

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How To Fix Sudden Problems

Dear Computer Lady, I have searched your site and cannot find a solution. Please help! My son’s laptop (ASUS, Microsoft 7) has all of a sudden been dropping the wifi connection. It seems to only occur when he navigates to “Library” area. This area looks like it contains music, files, pictures, etc. Do you have […]

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How to Tile Windows

Dear Computer Lady, When I used Windows XP years ago I learned how to TILE, that is – to place 2 photographs side by side or 1 above the other on the computer screen. It was very handy to compare 2 similar photos of the same scene or object to decide which ‘shot’ was the […]

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How to Create More Space for System Restore

Dear Computer Lady, I have been using your problem solving and suggestions for several years now, however this the first time I have a problem that I do not recall your addressing before. Recently I had occasion to restore my system however I was surprised to find all but one of my restore points have […]

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Can’t Open XLS files

Dear Computer Lady, Hi, I did a system restore and now am unable to open xls files and others that are sent to me by email. I am running windows 7 prof 64 bit. Thank you, Roni

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Selecting Multiple Items With The Ctrl Key

Dear Computer Lady, I have recently discovered a problem with trying to delete icons on my windows explorer page, I am using Windows 7 ultimate. When I try to highlight the icons I want deleted I first of all start highlighting the icons while holding down the control button, the first two or three will […]

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Windows 7 or Windows 8?

Dear Computer Lady: I learn a lot from you newsletter. I purchased your book “7 Things You Should Know Before You Buy Your Next Computer” It is really good information. My question is, now that I am ready to purchase a computer, I am asked the question “do I want Windows 7 or Windows 8?. […]

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Can I Install Windows 7 On My New Computer?

Dear Computer Lady, I got a new laptop and I hate windows 8. If I can find a windows7 DVD can I just install it? And also do you know where I can buy a 7 DVD? Thank you very much, Gladys

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Missing Volume Icon

Dear Computer Lady, I enjoy your questions and answers and find them very helpful. However now I have a question of my own. I am using windows 7 on a laptop and I used to have a volume icon on the bottom task bar. It has disappeared and I would like to know how to […]

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Viewing Files & Folders in Windows 7

Dear Computer Lady, Hi! Love your site. My questions is about Windows Explorer – Windows 7. I use folders and subfolders to keep track of tons of documents for work. When I sort a top level folder by name, it shows me not only all the documents in the folder I’m in, but also all […]

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