Archive for 'Windows 7 for Dummies'
Q: Windows 8 doesn’t seem to offer a way to edit images, as you could in Windows 7. In particular, I’d like to edit my photos for their exposure, color balance and fix otherwise wonky pictures. Do I have to buy another program, or am I missing something? A: Neither Windows 7 nor Windows 8 […]
Posted: March 18th, 2013 under Free software, Software, Windows 7, Windows 7 for Dummies, Windows 8, Windows 8 For Dummies.
Tags: editing photos in windows 8, photo editing, photo gallery, Windows 8, windows live essentials
Q: You said earlier that there may be trouble when putting a System Image onto a different PC. I always thought that when my PC finally goes kaput, I could put the old PC’s System Image onto the new one. That way I’d be right where I started. What should I do? A: First, a […]
Posted: April 16th, 2012 under Books, Hardware, Upgrading and Fixing Computers Do-It-Yourself For Dummies, Windows 7, Windows 7 for Dummies.
Tags: backup, installing a system image on a different PC, system image
Q: My husband and I have separate user accounts on the same computer. But we can’t share photos with each other in our Picture libraries. My husband copied some photos into the Public Pictures folder in his Pictures library, as you recommend in Windows 7 For Dummies. But for some reason, that Public Pictures folder […]
Posted: February 27th, 2012 under Windows 7, Windows 7 for Dummies.
Tags: adding public folder, missing public folder, public folder, sharing, sharing files between user accounts, sharing files on one computer, sharing photos
Q: I can’t find the arrow next to the Home page button mentioned on page 150 of Windows 7 For Dummies. I want to use several Home pages, each opened with its tab along the page’s top. What do I do? A: Microsoft released a new version of Internet Explorer through Windows Update, which replaced […]
Q: In Windows 7 for Dummies, I cannot find any reference on Sticky Notes. How do I use and save Sticky Notes to highlight a point or a text in a document? A: With Windows 7’s Sticky Notes, what you see is what you get: They’re an electronic equivalent of a real-life sticky note: A […]