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Issue #853: Nov 26 – Dec 2, 2023

Q: Since last Dell firmware update, my photos are lost. I can see the folder names, but the check boxes have an arrow in them.  When I try to open a folder, I get a message that it may have been changed or moved.  I don’t think I moved or changed anything.  – John P.Crestview, […]

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Issue #852: November 19-25, 2023

Q: I wish to digitize the old family album photos. I’m not tech savvy, so I would need something very user friendly, with good clear results. My price point would be less than $200. I was looking at the Epsom Perfection V39. Thank you for your time and any help you can offer.  – Barbara […]

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Issue #851: November 12-18, 2023

Q: I have followed your column for years and learned so much! Thank you.  My question: I bought a new computer loaded with Windows 11. I wanted to use my old keyboard (Logictech SR 34 – about 7 years old) and bought a PS2 to USB converter to make it work. It didn’t. Bought two […]

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Issue #850: November 5-11, 2023

Q: I’m running Windows 11, and using File Explorer to view pictures as extra large icons.  I right-click on a thumbnail and select rotate right or left, and get a pop-up box that says “You cannot rotate this image.  The file might be in use or open in another program, or folder might be read-only.”  […]

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Issue #849: Oct 29 – Nov 4, 2023

Q: Using the Edge browser with no home page specified. It comes up with multiple (pages and pages) of stories to click on. When I click on one, a new tab is created, the selected page comes up for a few seconds, then a blank page comes up and just sits there. Nothing on the […]

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Issue #848: October 22-28, 2023

Q: Is there an easy way to display iPad Air 2 photos/videos on my Sony smart wide screen TV? The TV is a Bravia 65 inch just a couple of years old.  – Tom A.Shalimar, Florida A: Well, Tom, there are multiple ways to display photos from a pad device to a Smart TV.  Like […]

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Issue #847: October 15-21, 2023

Q: I encountered hundreds (maybe thousands) of empty folders and used 4dots Empty Folder Cleaner to find and nuke them on a safe drive, external to my PC. It seemed to work fine, but before I repeat the process on my C: drive, I wanted to run the wisdom of such a clean-up by you […]

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Issue #846: October 8-14, 2023

Q: My computer had a problem where it did not know the correct time nor did it know its correct location. It displayed west coast time and Stanton California as its location. I focused on the incorrect time using, “the google” to find a solution. I was directed to msc services-windows time-properties-startup type. I set […]

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Issue #845: October 1-7, 2023

Q: I really miss your ppresentationsssss at NWFC. My problem, as you can see, is an errraticc keyyboard. Sometimes iiiit doesnt respond unttttil after severraaal tries, most of the tiiiime it jjjjjust repeats A keystroooooooookkkke several times. Also, my mouse is iiiintermittannntly nonresppponsive. Anyyyy iiideas??????? – Bill F.Freeport, Florida A:  I almost always have “iiideas,” […]

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Issue #844: September 24-30, 2023

Q: This may not be in your wheelhouse but here goes. I used Fitbit for several years to lose weight. When I went off of it, of course, I gained. I would like to print off my food logs from 8/1/19 thru 3/9/21. I tried to do this but could not understand the downloaded file, […]

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