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Where To Subscribe

Dear Computer Lady, I’ve been receiving your questions and answers for a long time. I enjoy them very much. I learn a lot from them. I am 88 yrs old. My son-in-law would like to subscribe also to the same one. Could you please tell me who to subscribe to. It is free, isn’t it? […]

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How To Prolong The Life of an Older Computer

Dear Computer Lady, I have always appreciated your advice and have learned so much throughout the years by subscribing to your newsletter. I thank you! My question is this: I have an old computer (HP Pro 2012). I know that I am running out of time before buying a new desktop computer but I’m trying […]

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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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I Can No Longer Highlight Text

Dear Computer Lady, All of a sudden I cannot copy and paste. I can highlight but as soon as I take my finger off the highlight goes away. I write a lot and copy for others. Hope you can help? Arthur

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How To Edit PDF Documents

Dear Computer Lady, I have loved your newsletter for many years and found it so helpful, though am no way a senior citizen techie! Recently you gave advice as to how to convert a docx document to a PDF format. Is the reverse possible so that I can edit a PDF document with the revisions […]

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Driver Updater Programs

Dear Computer Lady, I have read your wonderful newsletter for many years and because of your previous recommendation, which I know you now have changed, I opted to use AVG for the past 10 years. I am presently using a 6 month old Lenovo ideapad 110 lap top computer, which is my life-line and very […]

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How To Move Web Browser Window

Dear Computer Lady, Can you please tell me how to shrink my Websites (like MSN or another news website) to fit on my computer screen? The zoom control in the upper right corner does nothing to solve the problem. Someone suggested that I change my resolution but won’t that change the size of everything else […]

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When To Log Off My Computer

Dear Computer Lady, As a new patron, not very computer savvy, and the only user of my desktop, can I remain logged in all the time or should I log off each time? Sidney

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My Cursor Has A Mind Of It’s Own

Dear Computer Lady, I’m becoming very frustrated, because my cursor has a mind of its own and jumps around while I type….HELP!!!! Hugh

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Cleaning Out Duplicate Pictures

Dear Computer Lady, I hope you can help me, I have somehow copied my photos from my phone to my computer multiple times, and now have duplicates of almost every picture in different locations. I know I need to clean them up, but this is going to take forever! Please tell me there is an […]

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