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October 24, 2000

Screen Savers & Energy Save

Sending Attachments

 December 20, 2000

Scanning and Mailing Pictures in Microsoft Photodraw

Removing Corrupt Files from Computer

Finding a Lost File

Tip on Cut and Paste 

January 31, 2001

Cut and Paste

Working with Windows

Additional Shortcuts


February 21, 2001

Reading Attachments

Forwarding Mail


Problems with Internet Browsing—Use the Refresh Button 

March 7, 2001

Finding Files

Deleting and Copying

Making More Space

Organizing Desktop 

May 9, 2001

E-Mail Address Books and Circulation Lists

What to do when an E-Mail is Returned

Mail Merge in Microsoft Word

Printing Envelopes and Labels

Adding Pictures to Microsoft Documents for Mailing

Disappearing Toolbars

 October 3, 2001


Printing and Copying

Scanning to File

Sending and Reading Attachments

Inserting Clip Art, Pictures and Tables in Text

 October 31, 2001

Cleaning up your Hard Drive

Archiving e-mail and old Files

Copying and Deleting Files

Adding Shortcuts to your Most Used Programs

Downloading and Updating Programs from the Internet


November 14, 2001

Virus Protection 

January 9, 2002

Viruses and Hoaxes 

January 23, 2002

Understanding “Two way street” of  Internet Connections and what Others Can Learn from You

Downloads of Documents and Data

Update Downloads and Free Software 

February 6, 2002

Copy a File from Test Disk to “My Documents”

Open a Picture File and a “Word” Document 

February 27, 2002

Office Applications-Spreadsheets and Word Processing

Paintbrush Program in Windows 

March 13, 2002

Spreadsheets- Creating a Telephone Tree Checklist


March 27, 2002


April 10, 2002

Word Processing

Using Existing/new Templates and Wizards

Deleting templates You have Created


Inserting Date and Time

Inserting User Information 

April 24, 2002


Inserting Symbols

Inserting Clip Art

Creating Text in Columns 

May 8,2002

Virus Attack

Problems scanning Text

Scanning Images for Inserting in a Text Document

Printing Notes from this Site 

May 22, 2002

Handling Junk Mail 

September 25, 2002

Adobe Acrobat

Windows Media

October 9,2002

Address Formats

Accessing Mail

File Transfer

Fatal Exception Errors

 October 23, 2002

Accessing Radio and other Media

Getting Documents 

November 6, 2002

Purchasing over Internet

Those Darn Attachments and How to Deal with Them

 November 20,2002

Attachments (continued)

Virus Software

Setting up an Internet Account

 December 4, 2002

Basic Windows Command 

December 18, 2002

Word Processing- Editing and Formatting 

January 8, 2003

Word Processing

 February 5, 2003

The “View Command”

Editing Tricks

E-mail Tricks

“No Printer Present”

 March 5, 2003


Connection to Computer

Installation of USB Equipped Printer

Electronic Cameras and Interfacing with the Computer

March 19, 2003

Buying a Computer

April 2, 2003

Digital Cameras

 April 16, 2003

Online Photograph Printing and Editing

 April 30, 2003

Photograph Printing and Editing from a Photostore CD

Downloading Picture  Images from Yahoo Web Mail

 May 14th, 2003

Managing E-mail

Handling "Spam"

Simple Word Processing

May 28th, 2003

Simple Word Processing (continued)

Problems with lines on an Epson 800 printer

Problem with starting software on a Kodak CD

September 10th, 2003

Installing a new computer

New features in Windows XP

Accessibility options in Windows (setting up magnifier and mouse features)

Viruses and precautions to take to minimize chances of computer malfunction

September 24th, 2003

Backing up "My Documents" by burning a CD

Further precautions on attachments and spoof e-mails which may contain viruses

Antivirus and firewall software

How to subscribe to Microsoft's monthly newsletter containing tips on using software and information on security patches

How to get critical Microsoft software updates using Windows Update

October 8th, 2003

Making a dial up connection to a new ISP

Comparison of webmail and Outlook Express

Downloading attachments from webmail

Setting up a new account on Outlook Express

Settings and preferences in AOL

Task Manager

October 22nd,2003

Set preferences in Outlook Express and Yahoo to block spam and organize your mail

Interesting internet sites

November 5th, 2003

Windows Media Player - playing DVD's and CD-ROM's, recording to the hard disk and accessing streaming audio over the internet

Norton Personal Firewall - installation and setup.

December 3rd, 2003

Microsoft Word Seasonal Formats downloaded from internet

December 17th, 2003

Inserting pictures in text in Microsoft Word and getting the text to flow around the picture.

Print Shop 20 - making cards and editing photographs.

January 28th, 2004

Transferring settings and files from your old computer to a new computer.

Display properties, desktop backgrounds and screen savers - how to customize.

Downloading and using card formats from the Window XP site on internet and producing photocards.

February 11th, 2004

A 256MB USB device for backing up or transferring files.

Use of scanners to insert images in text or in a greeting card.

Subscribing to the Hewlett-Packard newsgram and trying some of their tools.

Restoring program short cuts to your desktop.

Printing TIF files.

February 25th, 2004

Scanning into a file using "My Documents" and "My Pictures"

Simple file operations in "My Documents"

E-mailing pictures

Kodak EasyShare software

Inserting pictures in "WordPad" as icons

Reverse telephone lookups

Customizing Microsoft Word

Removing Pop-up Ads on internet

March 10th, 2004

Using Windows Explorer to carry out file operations

Exploring Kodak Easyshare software

Burning pictures onto a CD

March 25th, 2004

Printing photographs from a floppy disk

Creating and renaming folders

Pop up ads and disabling active scripting

April 7th, 2004

Speeding up your PC, saving disk space, removing unused programs

Speeding up "Browsing".  Tool to remove "Spyware"

Making your computer more user friendly using "Control Panel"

April 21st, 2004

Customizing Microsoft Internet Explorer

Editing messages before forwarding

May 5th, 2004

Access to customer care for your Hewlett Packard or Epson printer

Exploring the use of spreadsheets

The four most common hardware problems with computers

May 19th, 2004

A story of a virus infection and how it was removed

Steps to protect yourself from virus attack

Downloading pictures from Yahoo

September 29th, 2004

Microsoft's new "At Home" website

Microsoft's "Office" website

Windows XP SP2 update - installing and what it does for you

October 13th, 2004

Using "System Restore" to correct computer performance problems in Windows XP and Me

Microsoft Office website document templates and clip art - using in Microsoft Word

Organizing your files in "My Documents" by creating subdirectories to make it easier to backup and keep all the files on ones screen.

October 27th, 2004

Copying audio CD tracks to the computer and also making duplicate CD's

Using Microsoft Word, setting up the composing screen, formatting, templates, inserting pictures, printing envelopes and labels.

November 10th, 2004

Printer maintenance, Windows XP tools for cartridge cleaning and alignment

Electronic cameras, storage media and transferring picture files

Printing pictures from Windows XP

December 8th, 2004

Christmas themes and project for your computer - screen backgrounds, cards, labels, photocards and watermarks.

December 22nd, 2004

Continuation of Christmas and New Year themes - Christmas card, seasonal clip art, 2005 calendars, faxes by internet, Windows Updates, free antispyware.


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