Windows 8

How To Find My Files

Dear Elizabeth, I have been receiving your newsletter for many years now and have learned a lot from you. Thank you very much for this service. I’m hoping you can help me. Since moving from Windows 7 to Windows 8, I have not been able to search and find my files. When I launch File […]

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The Secret To Finding The Control Panel in Windows 10

Dear Computer Lady, Is there a way to access the old control panel in Windows 10? That would make my computer easier to use now that I have upgraded to 10. Thanks so much, June

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How To Share Information Between Computers

Dear Computer Lady, Good evening to you Elizabeth, I have a simple question but yet it is too difficult for me to figure out. I have a desktop PC just upgraded to Win 10. I also have a HP Laptop that use to be Win 8.1 but now also upgraded to Win 10. I would […]

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Security For Windows 8

.Dear Computer Lady, I need to know what security that you recommend for windows 8. Best if free but most inexpensive. I do not do alot of surfing the internet or play games. Thanks, Susan

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How To Organize Photos in Windows 8

Dear Computer Lady, I have finally been able to move pictures to my photos in my documents on windows 8.1. but what I cant do is put several pictures into one folder. Like the Christmas pictures, I want them all together in the Christmas folder. Do I have to download the ‘photos’ app to do […]

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Windows 8 Not Playing AVI Files

.Dear Computer Lady, I have been reading your newsletter for a long time and continue to enjoy and learn from you and many of your readers. I did not like windows 8.1 at first but after giving it a good try I really like the tiles and the touch screen. I am still learning to […]

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Windows 8 Lock Screen

.Dear Computer Lady, I hope you can help me. When I turn on my computer a screen appears that is locked. Normally I can open this with my mouse. Now I cannot get into it. I’ve checked my mouse and keyboard and they are OK. I have windows 8.1. My computer is Lenova. I would […]

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Windows 8 Start Menu Apps

.Dear Computer Lady, A friend is using this http://www.stardock.com/products/start8/ Per my friend, it makes the start screen look like Windows 7. They got Windows 8 and then immediately downloaded the above. My question is since I have Windows 8.1 and have installed some programs and downloaded pictures to the computer, will this application/program make it […]

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Does Windows 8 Require Touch Screen?

.Dear Computer Lady, I have noticed that most or maybe all new computers running Windows 8 come with a touch screen. Does Windows 8 require a touch screen? If so, why? I’m a little fussy about smudges on the screen of my laptop, so I’m not sure I want to have to intentionally smudge a […]

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MS Paint Problems

.Dear Computer Lady, I am having problems with the paint program that is included with windows 8.1. Whenever I try to edit a picture pixel by pixel I get an error that says “there is not enough memory to continue. Try closing some other programs and try again.” There are no other programs running but […]

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