‘Tell your beloved to uninstall his adapter’

Kathleen Atkins

By Kathleen Atkins

As with sniffles and bad moods in a family, if one householder has computer trouble, most likely it will spread one way or another to her relatives.

Lounge member sylviesinc thought IE 9 was responsible for failed connections to websites when she checked in to the Internet Explorer forum for assistance. Soon, she was benchmarking DNS servers — and soon after that, her computer was working fine again.

But along the way, her husband’slaptop lost connection — whereupon her Lounge advisor offered tips by proxy for the husband’s machine. Follow the trail of solutions, one by one. More»

The following links are this week’s most interesting Lounge threads, including several new questions to which you might be able to provide responses:



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Kathleen Atkins

About Kathleen Atkins

Kathleen Atkins is the Windows Secrets associate editor. She's also a freelance writer, editor, and photographer. Prior to joining Windows Secrets, she worked at Microsoft Press.