Getting Along With Your Computer May 2017

Inbox Almost Zero

May 29, 2017 / 6:00 am

While I’m not a believer in Inbox Zero, I am also not a believer in Inbox 8,248. Somewhere in between there will be a comfortable, productive zone for...

That ransomware problem

May 22, 2017 / 6:00 am

Earlier this month, a widely-reported ransomware outbreak scared the living daylights out of people all over the world. What happened, and how can you keep it...

Gosh, that's annoying

May 15, 2017 / 6:00 am

Here's how you can stop two annoying Windows features: Bypass the Word templates and go straight to a new document Stop your computer from dropping your...

Computer distractions

May 8, 2017 / 6:00 am

This column could have been entitled “Why I almost didn’t get my column written on time this week.” I’m usually pretty disciplined, but...

Microsoft control Issues

May 1, 2017 / 6:00 am

Creators Update hid the Control Panel … again. Seize control of your Microsoft account. Playing hide and seek with Control Panel in Windows 10 Creators...