Non-powered USB hubs – also known as bus-powered hubs – are great for adding USB ports to your computer. But remember, you are splitting the power of one USB port into four.
Madeline has problems with our links (and probably others’ links too) When I click on windows questions, or tips and tricks, the site turns red but never opens….why? Our answer The most likely reason is this: Your browser is actually opening the link but your browser is not set to switch to new tabs when they are opened.… Read More »
Microsoft Security Essentials version 2 What is it? Free antivirus and anti-malware Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 32bit and 64bit File size: 9.45 MB Download times – about 50 minutes on dialup – a few seconds on broadband connections. If you’ve been reading our newsletters for a few years, you know we’re not too fond of the things… Read More »
Stella wants to know if we’d tell her again how to make her cursor more visible I want to tell you first how much I love your newsletters. I’m 68 years-old and my memory isn’t what it once was. I’m embarrassed to ask this but I’m going to ask anyway. A few months ago you told us how… Read More »
Tip for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 (and most smartphones or tablet computers) Before you go on, you’ll need a Gmail account to use this tip. You can get one free at www.gmail.com . As we’ve been telling you for a couple months now – the world is changing. Last year over one-quarter billion people bought smartphones.… Read More »
For users of Windows Vista and Windows 7 and newer Not all flash drives are created equal. All flash drives can store data safely and conveniently. Flash drives are useful for so many things – backing up files, taking files with you when you travel, sharing files with a friend, storing photos, music, emails, and more. But some… Read More »