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Issue #731: July 25-31, 2021

Q: I recently noticed that the list of emails in my iPad were different from my desktop. I always thought as I deleted an email from one device, the other would be the same. Today I noticed that they were different.  What’s going on?  – Spouse PeripheralBluewater Bay, Florida A: Regular readers will recognize the […]

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Issue #730: July 18-24, 2021

Q: I have been using my daughter’s online newspaper account for about two years. For the past two months, the website won’t accept what I am certain is the correct username and password on either my iPhone or iPad using Safari. No one else in the family has this problem. My wife accesses it every […]

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Issue #729: July 11-17, 2021

Q: I am running the latest version of Windows 10 and am using their Edge browser. I have had my opening page set to duckduckgo.com for search. The latest update to Edge reset my opening page to their Bing search engine and I attempted to reset the opening page to duckduckgo.com as I had before. […]

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Issue #728: July 4-10, 2021

Q: I just learned that Windows 11 will require a TPM module in the computer before the update can be installed. What is it and how can it be installed in a laptop?  I am running an HP Pavillion 64-bit laptop that is probably at least 5 years old. It has 6GB of RAM and […]

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Issue #727: Jun 27 – Jul 3, 2021

Q: I have a Dell Inspiration desktop with an HDMI port. I’ve connected a TV it and am not happy with the results. The monitor display is not the same as the TV display. I have to “set up” the computer for the site, etc, I want and then disconnect the Monitor from the Computer. […]

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Issue #726: June 20-26 2021

Q: I tried submitting this before, but if you responded I did not see it, so here goes again. I handed down my older computer to my wife, who uses it in our home office primarily to play games and an occasional check of Facebook. Several years ago, whenever we started her computer, we would […]

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Issue #725: June 13-19, 2021

Q: How do I delete and remove old unused websites and the associated passwords? I’m trying to clean up my passwords.  – Sam D.Niceville, Florida A: It must be spring cleaning time!  Your question makes an excellent follow-up to last week’s question from Reader Marianne K. on freeing up hard disk storage.  As usual, some […]

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Issue #724: June 6-12, 2021

Q: I’m trying to keep my laptop clean and fast, and I notice that the Downloads folder has a lot of high MB files. I’ve deleted the easy ones – like the puzzles from the Daily News that I print in the AM. But what about old ZOOM calls, and updates such as Dell Display […]

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Issue #723: May 30 – Apr 5, 2021

Q: I am seeking help with getting older PC legacy games to run under Windows 10.  I’m talking really old ones — going back to earlier versions of Windows prior to XP even all the way back to DOS 6.22 and Win 3.11. I have numerous older PC games that I would like to re-visit […]

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Issue #722: May 23-29, 2021

Q: Several of the companies from which I regularly receive email send me information that I need to scroll through to read each part of the items they are trying to sell me. Many times, when I get to the bottom of the email it says “[Message clipped]” with a link next to it that […]

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