Quick Tips

When Your Computer Hangs

Last week I told you about click on when your computer hangs to try to close errant progams. This week I’ll give you one more thing to try if that doesn’t work.

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Windows Magic Reset Keys

helpOld Windows 95 and Windows 98 users know that when the computer hangs you can press three magic keys to try to get it going again. Here’s what you need to know about those keys.

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Mouse Pointer Personalized

If you are tired of looking at the white-arrow that appears when you position your mouse on something, don’t worry, you can change it. I often change the mouse pointer from white to black because I think it is easier to see. Here is how to do it.

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How to Find Downloaded Files

Download files and programs is something that often trips up new users. Downloading itself is pretty easy, but finding the file after it’s downloaded can be cumbersome. Here’s a quick tip that can help.

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Look Before You Click

tipofweekThe bad guys are out there. They will often send you an email with a link that they want you to click on. They pretend to be from your bank, from eBay, or from PayPal. Here’s how to tell if you should click on the link they sent you or not.

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Add a Plain Line to Bulleted List

Creating a bulleted list in your word processing or email program can be an effective way to highlight your points. Yet sometimes you want to add a new line without a bullet or number. Here is an easy way to do that.

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Make Web Page Larger

Find the text on a webpage too small to read? This tip will give you an easy way to instantly make it larger.

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