Carol Hart has an extra hard drive hanging around. She asked me what she can do with it.
Tgood37 asked the Answer Line forum how to add checkboxes to Excel spreadsheets, and make sure that checking a box will have an effect.
Jack McCabe wants Windows to identify his data drive as D:, but D: is already taken.
A recent convert to Gmail, RLConner asked the Answer Line forum about organizing mail into what Google calls "labels,' although they're similar to other services' folders.
The mouse may be the most intuitive way to control a browser, but it's not the most efficient. As MLStrand56 learned on the Answer Line forum, browser shortcuts can be valuable.
Windows doesn't always allow you to safely remove a flash drive or external hard drive. Klaatu asked the Answer Line forum for advice.
Kat Korsmo asked how to play music off an external hard in Windows Media Player library. (My answer covers iTunes, as well.)
Mgentry2 asked the Windows forum to recommend password managers that can " keep track of both online passwords and desktop application passwords (Outlook, Quicken, etc.)."
Rommel asked the Utilities forum for advice on cleaning files off a hard drive so that they can never be restored
Duplicate-file-finding programs expect you to manually check each file for deletion. That's not practical for Edward Derbyshire, who has "121,000 duplicates" to delete.
Gamersim17's laptop was "getting intensely hot." He turned to the Laptops forum for advice
LouieB62 needs administrator-level access to his Windows PC, but he doesn't have the password. He asked the Answer Line forum for help.
Walter Bott asked how he could better control Windows 8's built-in Photo app--the one that usually presents a small slide show in its Start page tile.
Snuffing out viruses and malware is serious business. Here's how to diagnose, treat, and protect an ailing PC.
Larry wants to make a video available, via streaming, to friends and family, and only to friends and family