Archive for 'Email'
Q: If I sign up for a Microsoft account in Windows 8 or 8.1, do I have to change my email address instead of staying with my current e-mail address? Will I have to pay a monthly fee, and will I have to notify everyone of my new email address? A: In a word, no. […]
Posted: April 2nd, 2014 under Email, Internet, Surface For Dummies, Windows 8, Windows 8 For Dummies, Windows 8 For Tablets For Dummies, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 For Dummies.
Tags: microsoft account, old e-mail address
Q: I’m reading through Windows 8 For Dummies. In the book’s Charms bar section, it says that the Charms bar’s Share icon lets you share via email whatever web page you’re looking at. When I try to do that my Charms bar’s Share box says “Nothing can be shared from the desktop.” Isn’t the desktop […]
Posted: March 4th, 2013 under Email, Error message, Internet, Windows 8, Windows 8 For Dummies.
Tags: charms bar, Desktop, Nothing can be shared from the desktop, share from desktop, share icon, Windows 8
Q: My friend sent me a folder with zipped files. When I opened it on my computer, Windows showed the files’ names in green letters, rather than the normal black. And when I tried to copy the zipped folder, Windows sent me this error message: “Confirm Encryption Loss. Do you want to copy this folder […]
Posted: January 30th, 2012 under Email, Error message, Privacy, Safety, Windows 7, Windows Vista.
Tags: _MACOSX, a problem is preventing this folder from being encrypted, apple, confirm encryption loss, do you want to copy this file without encryption, encrypted files, file names in green letters, green file names, zipped files
Q: I just received an e-mail with an attached photo. When I tried to print the photo with Windows XP’s Photo Printing Wizard, I found other, older photos that looked like they’d come from the Internet rather than e-mail. How do I delete those old, unwanted photos from the Photo Printing Wizard? A: Windows Photo […]
Q: Windows XP’s Outlook Express had a Request Read Receipt feature that let me know when the recipient read my e-mail. That feature seems to be missing from Windows Live Mail. Where did it go? A: That feature, called “Request a read receipt for all sent messages,” lives on in Windows Live Mail. But finding […]