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

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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.