Messenger Service Popups

Dear Computer Lady, I have a PROBLEM!! I do have ad-aware and Spybot installed on my computer in addition to the Norton Anti-virus program.  I have a free pop-up-ad stopper installed on my computer also. However, for the last two weeks I have been receiving pop ups from “Messenger Service” I have no idea what […]

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Computer Running Slow

Dear Computer Lady, I have a fairly new computer and its running very slow.  There is plenty of room on the hard drive so I just don’t understand. One of my daughters friends said that the memory may be full. What’s the difference between the memory and the hard drive? Also can I clean out […]

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Protect Your Computer From Spyware

Did you get a new computer for Christmas? If you have a new computer and want to protect it from the dangers of the internet, I have three programs for you to install that will keep your computer running smoother, longer.

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Start Menu Icon Size

Dear Computer Lady, I am a long-time reader of your wonderful newsletter.  I have not just fallen of the turnip truck by any means computer-wise and your newsletter continues to give me absolutely great info.  Question: XP Pro, I have pinned many programs to my start menu but there are too many items and they […]

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Resize Photos in Irfanview

Dear Computer Lady, A friend introduced me to your site…I love it and I thank you.  How would I reduce a JPG photo that was taken by some else and downloaded on a CD for me? I have reduced it but I can not download the reduce one that I copied to my document folder. […]

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OE Blocks Attachments

  Dear Computer Lady, I really enjoy reading your e-zine. Thanks for taking your time to help all of us that are not so computer literate! My Outlook Express has started blocking attachments. No settings were changed by me. I do not find where I can “unblock” them.  Any suggestions?  Thanks! Brenda R. in Tyler, […]

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Safely Delete OE Messages

  Dear Computer Lady, I read you column each week, like some folk do the Bible. I’m a “Newbie” at this game of computers and do not fully understand the e-mail system in Outlook Express. But I’m stymied when I receive e-mail from someone I don’t know and to be honest I’m scared to open […]

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