When printing problems occur, you need to troubleshoot your printer. You can troubleshoot your printer by following the tips outlined here.
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Adding contacts is critical if you want to use Windows Messenger. You need to add contacts to Messenger so that you can see which of your friends are online, see who's away, see who's too busy to chat, [more…]
Your laptop’s System icon opens a window or dialog box that serves as a central location for gathering information about your laptop's hardware, controlling that hardware, and performing minor troubleshooting [more…]
Viruses travel not only in e-mails and programs, but also in screen savers, themes, toolbars, and other Windows add-ons.Because Vista doesn’t include a built-in grogram to protect your computer from viruses [more…]
You may find the need to move information from one application in Windows Vista to another application. For whatever reason you need to copy and paste or cut paste info from one application to another, [more…]
E-mails consist of more than just words. To send or receive a file with your e-mail, you send or receive an attachment. An attachment is a file that piggybacks onto an e-mail message. [more…]
Unlike a broadband connection, which is always on, a dialup connection requires you to dial in to your ISP whenever you want to use it. Before you do anything, ensure that your laptop is properly wired [more…]
Buy the right kind of blank CDs and DVDs when burning content to them. You can buy blank CDs and DVDs in recordable and rewritable formats.
Stores sell two types of CDs: CD-R [more…]
When you're using a dial-up account from your laptop, keep in mind that you don't need to be connected to the Internet while you read your e-mail. Especially given how much power the modem draws, you should [more…]
Before writing to a CD or DVD, you must determine whether your computer can burn CDs and DVDs. To determine whether your computer can burn CDs and DVDs, look for the letters [more…]
When visiting certain Web sites, you will see a notice that you must download a plug-in to view the site. You download plug-ins from the Internet by allowing them when a site pops up a window that requests [more…]
Windows Defender is new in Windows Vista. Windows Defender stops some spyware from installing itself automatically and pries off spyware that’s already latched onto your PC. [more…]
Every time you open Internet Explorer, it displays your home page. This page should be one of your favorite sites, one you visit frequently. To make Internet Explorer open to your favorite site, follow [more…]
You often need to close or move windows in Windows Vista to be more productive. You close a window by clicking its Close button. You move a window by dragging its title bar. [more…]