Your mother might fix your computer

Kathleen Atkins

When Lounge member RverDick wrote to the Hardware forum about his laptop’s over-sensitive touch pad, he received perfectly sensible advice.

RverDick plans to follow those suggestions — one of these days. But he’s also happy to post back a solution — devised by his 92-year-old mother. It works, he says, thanks to his mother’s practicality.

The following links are this week’s most interesting Lounge threads, including several new questions for which you might have answers:

Office Applications    
General Productivity Office 365 through iPad?
Word Processing Disabling “Allow row to break across pages”
Spreadsheets Comparing two columns
Databases All-user coding
Visual Basic for Apps Extracting data from Access 2010 database using Word VBA
Microsoft Outlook Email not sending from Office 2010
Non-Outlook E-mail Thunderbird fails to load/send email
General Windows UEFI problem with SSD
Windows 8 Possible to disable Touch Keyboard Toolbar in taskbar?
Windows 7 Recycle bin keeps emptying itself despite settings
  Win7 installation problems
  Missing Microsoft Windows section from Uninstall an update tool
Windows Vista Something seriously wrong with Vista machine: But what?
Windows XP Hard drive thrashing makes computer slow
Internet Explorer Internet Explorer 10 printing webpages
Third-Party Browsers Downloading YouTube videos’ audio to iPod
Networking Can’t clear unknown network from notification area
Social Media Want Blu-ray player: Should it have browser?
Software Development
Web Design & Development Need new software for website
Other Technologies
Security & Scams Kaspersky Rescue Disc will not boot laptop
Maintenance Problems with Macrium Reflect Standard
Hardware Need help disabling touch pad
Graphics/Multimedia Need collage maker
Other Applications How to use AOE Writer to save webpage and convert to PDF?

starred posts: particularly useful

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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.