Archive for 'Free software'
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: I’m an old dog trying to learn a lot of new tricks in order to use Windows 8. I’m having a terrible time trying to find games like Freecell, Hearts, Spades, and Pinball to play in order to relax as I break away from the awkwardness of learning this new way of doing things. […]
Q: I have had my computer for 14 months. All of a sudden when it boots up there is a prompt for me to sign into Windows Live Messenger. I can’t get it to stop. I do not nor have I ever used Windows Live Messenger. How do I get rid of it? A: Like […]
Posted: May 30th, 2011 under Free software, Software, Windows 7, Windows Vista.
Tags: uninstalling windows live messenger, Uninstalling Windows Messenger, windows live messenger, Windows messenger
Q: I am about to tear my hair out! I’ve nagged the techs who set up this computer until they duck and run. My email name is spelled wrong, and I can’t get it changed on my outgoing emails. HELP! A: When you’ve accidentally misspelled your own name in your e-mail program, how do you […]
Q: On Internet Explorer 8’s Page menu, the “Send Page by E-mail” and “Send Link by E-mail” options are both “grayed out,” and I can’t choose them. I normally log onto a Web site to send and receive my e-mail. A: Windows 7 lacks an e-mail program, which causes more than a few problems. Microsoft […]