File management in Win7 is just different enough from XP’s that even simple tasks can seem non-intuitive.
Using posts in the Lounge and how-to stories in Windows Secrets should make the switch less painful.
- Organizing files in Windows Explorer
Lounge member and photographer Rebecca Reid organizes her images into custom folders. But she could not sort her photos in Win7 the way she did in XP and neededhelp. Among the many replies, Ian B Brown provided a link to a handy Win7 Explorer add-on. More»
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- Help me remove “Total XP Security”
The particularly nasty Total XP Security malware took over member Rosemary Markham’s PC. Many expert Loungers offered advice on removing the infection — but in the end, she decided that professional computer repair was in order. More»
- Floppies vs. CDs and hard drives for storage
The floppy disk lives! But not for much longer, if Lounger asteven1 has his way. He currently stores his financial records on floppies and is looking for a better media option for the job. More»
Peppurr101 is vexed by a home networking problem. When he turns off his desktop PC, the wireless network goes down. He’s received numerous suggestions, but so far to no avail.
- No wireless broadband when wired computer is off
- Unable to create a System Restore point in Vista
- Can’t find text in PDF files with Win search
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The Lounge Life column is a digest of the best of the WS Lounge discussion board. Tracey Capen is technical editor of WindowsSecrets.com.