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You can access an article from Carol Sabbar's technology column from the Kenosha News by clicking on its date, below.

Date

Headline Topic
3/2/08 Free software can help play DVDs on a computer VLC Media Player will help you play DVDs
2/24/08 Use commands in a DOS window to troubleshoot connection problems Useful DOS commands for troubleshooting
2/17/08 You can save your document as a PDF in Microsoft Word 2007 Saving Word documents in PDF format
2/10/08 You can find local Kenosha information on-line Links to Kenosha internet sites
2/3/08 Spam and phishing e-mails look more authentic - Watch out! Recognizing recent spam and phishing attempts
1/27/08 Control panel in Windows Vista takes some getting used to Learning to use Vista control panel
1/20/08 The internet can help you select the right Presidential candidate On-line tools to help you decide who to vote for
1/13/08 Gadgets for Windows Vista can bring fun and function to your desktop Using gadgets in Windows Vista
1/6/08 Dead CMOS battery can be the missing link in a computer problem Problems caused by dead batteries
12/30/07 Fixing a down computer is a long road but possible Rebuilding a down computer
12/23/07 You can troubleshoot the cause of a catastrophic failure Troubleshooting problems where a computer won't boot or start up
12/16/07 Watch out for new greeting card scam over the holidays Greeting card e-mail scam
12/9/07 Start here to fix a messed up Windows computer Fixing big Windows problems
12/2/07 Sell your stuff on Ebay in time for Christmas Selling on Ebay
11/25/07 Use MailMerge to send your Christmas letters Using MS Word MailMerge
11/18/07 You can displey your computer output on your TV Computer to television connectivity
11/11/07 Web resources pay tribute to veterans Web sites that honor veterans
11/4/07 Watch out for these common computer misconceptions Misconceptions about firewalls, anti-spyware, shareware, Mac to PC sharing
10/28/07 Photoshop Elements provides plenty of capability at a modest price Features of Photodopy Elements
10/21/07 Re-booting can fix a host of problems Restart computers to clear errors
10/7/07 Newer versions of software aren't always better Finding older versions of software
9/30/07 Getting connected to wireless in Windows Vista is different but easy Connect to wifi networks in Vista
9/23/07 Make your Vista desktop look more like "home" Customizing Vista desktop
9/16/07 Use an external hard drive to boost your disk space Choosing and using an external hard drive
9/9/07 Clean up your computer if you're out of drive space Clean hard drives; delete files
9/2/07 You can diagnose your start-up and shut-down errors Diagnosing start-up, shut-down errors
8/26/07 Use the Help feature to solve unidentified problems Using Windows Help feature
8/19/07 Know what technology gear to take to college Computers equipment for college
8/12/07 Keyboard shortcuts take on new meaning when surfing Use keyboard shortcuts for internet browsing
8/5/07 You can make catchy posters, calendars, and more in MS Word MS Word to make posters, calendars
7/29/07 Use hibernate and other power tips to extend battery life Tips to save power, extend battery life
7/22/07 These web sites can help you get useful information Useful web sites
7/15/07 You can listen to radio broadcasts on-line Listen to radio broadcasts via internet
7/8/07 Make a compilation music CD with Windows Media Player Create an audio CD with Media Player
7/1/07 Use your computer to research movies Research movie reviews on-line
6/24/07 Google Earth shows location with satellite imagery and more See locations in Google Earth software
6/17/07 Choose map software that gets you to your destination bes Choosing map software: Mapquest, Yahoo, Google
6/3/07 You can customize your Start menu in Windows XP Custime the Windows XP Start menu
5/27/07 What really protects your computer from viruses? Anti-virus, OS updates, protect your computer from viruses
5/20/07 Why does so much spam amke so little sense? Understanding spam
5/13/07 Can you really get "free stuff" using the internet? Getting free items via the internet
5/6/07 Send an on-line gift or e-card for Mother's Day Send an e-card or gift on-line
4/29/07 Make a music CD for the road from iTunes Create and audio CD in iTunes
4/22/07 Manage your printers and print jobs Cancel print jobs, add printers, etc.
4/15/07 You can read and submit reviews of hotels and more Review hotels on Tripadvisor.com
4/8/07 Learn to use these e-mail features E-mail features: draft, signature, folders
4/1/07 Find and watch entertaining videos on YouTube Watching YouTube videos
3/25/07 Understand ads to get the right laptop Selecting a laptop using advertisements
3/18/07 Find the music you want on-line Finding musing files on-line
3/11/07 Consider wireless broadband for internet connection Nationwide wireless broadband
3/4/07 Is your computer ready for daylight saving time Testing your computer for new DST
2/25/07 Doing taxes on-line can be a good choice Doing taxes on-line
2/18/07 Get your computer ready for new daylight saving time Changing settings for DST
2/11/07 Consider these issues if you want to buy Office 2007 Compatibilities of Office 2007
2/4/07 Troubleshoot your computer's battery Troubleshooting battery problems
1/28/07 Decide if you and your computer are ready for Windows Vista Deciding if you want to upgrade to Windows Vista
1/21/07 Search on-line and save the planet Web sites that promote conservation
1/14/07 Eliminate error messages and warnings on startup Fixing startup errors
1/7/07 Start the new year with a cleaner computer Cleaning unneeded files from your computer
12/31/06 Store, manage and display digital photos on your iPod Using digital photos on your iPod
12/24/06 Get the most of the iPod you get or give Playlists, games, and calendars on your iPod
12/17/06 Create and share photo gifts Use digital photos to create gifts
12/10/06 You can use your keyboard instead of your mouse Keystrokes replace menus, etc.
12/3/06 Scams and phishing attempts are on the rise Recognize and protect yourself from scams and phishing
11/26/06 Can you save money and time shopping on-line? Realities of shopping on-line
11/19/06 Try these powerful computer tricks Shift-click, task manager, paste, re-size columns
11/12/06 Add fonts to your computer for free Downloading and installing free fonts
11/5/06 You can fix some web browsing problems What to do if you can't access a web site
10/29/06 Slowness and pop-ups can still be a problem Resolving pop-ups and computer slowness
10/22/06 Reader provides Windows tips; others ask about cleaning Windows tips from readers
10/15/06 Readers get answers on how to solve Windows problems Resolving common Windows problems
10/8/06 You may be able to revive a dead computer Getting a non-working computer to start again
10/1/06 Getting rid of old computers isn't so easy Disposing of older computers
9/24/06 Make your home wireless network more secure Securing a wireless network
9/17/06 How risky and dangerous is using wireless? Risks of wifi use
9/10/06 Change your Windows settings for older eyes and hands Settings for better accessibility
9/3/06 Use your favorite picture as desktop wallpaper Setting Windows wallpaper
8/27/06 You don't need an iPod for podcasts Listening to podcasts
8/20/06 Get the right spacing in your Word documents Tips for formatting Word docs
8/13/06 Microsoft templates provide a wealth of sample documents Templates from Microsoft.com
8/6/06 Get more power from your favorite keyboard shortcuts Keyboard shortcuts
7/30/06 Can computer-based passtimes be good for you? Interesting computer-based puzzles, etc.
7/23/06 Google searches, calculates, and defines Using Google in new ways
7/16/06 Insert special symbols into your Word documents Creating special characters and symbols in MS Word
7/9/06 Copy and paste text, pictures, files and more Best ways to use copy and paste
7/2/06 Tips make using MS Word more efficient Tips for using MS Word
6/25/06 iPods can do more than just play tunes Using an iPod to store data and more
6/18/06 Use MS Photo Editor to modify digital pictures Using MS Photo Editor
6/11/06 Use Windows QuickLaunch for easy access to your favorite software Adding applictions to the QuickLaunch area
6/4/06 Readers ask questions that might help you too Answers to questions about pictures not displaying, My Documents

5/28/06

Manage your digital pictures using Picasa from Google Manipulating digital pictures with Google's Picasa software
5/21/06 You can change your view in Microsoft applications Selecting different views in Microsoft applications
5/14/06 You can control the toolbars and icons that you see Viewing and customizing toolbars in Microsoft applications
5/7/06 Extended warranties may or may not be a good deal Evaluating extended warranties and service plans
4/30/06 Buy the multi-function device that meets your needs Selecting a scanner/printer/fax device
4/23/06 More readers and colleagues provide useful tips Tips on group chat, good passwords, and more
4/16/06 Tips from readers provide tested advice Tips on spam, credit reports, foreign language characters, ink cartridges
4/9/06 Use these on-line resources to plan travels to Europe Useful web sites for planning a trip to Europe
4/2/06 Block unwanted web sites with simple file update Blocking URLs on your computer
3/26/06 Save electricity and prevent damage to your computer When to turn off your computer; using power management
3/19/06 Blogs provide an outlet for self-expression Understanding and using blogs
3/12/06 Share your home printer between multiple computers Accessing a home printer from different computers
3/5/06 A Macintosh might resolve your computer headaches When a Macintosh makes more sense and has less problems
2/26/06 Remove unwanted and annoying programs Uninstalling applications in Windows
2/19/06 See what is running on your computer right now View running processes and kill unneeded ones
2/12/06 Learn to recognize scams and phishing attempts Recognizing scams and identity theft attempts
2/5/06 Use MSCONFIG to choose what processes start up when you boot Determine startup processes with MSCONFIG
1/29/06 New virus will delete files on February 3 Warning about Black Worm virus
1/22/06 Your children will and enjoy and maybe learn from these web sites Fun and educational web sites for kids
1/15/06 Manage your favorites for more efficient web browsing Organizing favorites in IE
1/8/06 Use keyboard and translation tools to write in other languages Foreign language tools: Keyboards and translators
1/1/06 Use RSS to keep up on news and more RSS for news feeds and other uses
12/25/05 Record sound and dictate with buil-in Windows software Using sound recorder and the language bar to record dictation
12/18/05 Use free software to view and create PDFs How to view PDFs and create them using Acrobat Reader and PDF995
12/11/05 Use free web-based e-mail from anywhere Selecting a web-based e-mail provider
12/4/05 Choose the high-speed Internet service right for you Selecting a broadband Internet service provider
11/27/05 Select a gift for people who love electronics Best Christmas gifts for techies
11/20/05 See far-away family with a web cam Using a web cam to chat with friends and family
11/13/05 Instant messaging is easier than you think Using instant messenger programs
11/6/05 Use legal ways to download music Downloading music with iTunes, Napster, or Walmart
10/30/05 Video is king on customized gaming computers Customizing a gaming computer
10/23/05 Look for 'sweet spot' when buying a computer Selecting a computer by cost per features
10/16/05 Is it time to upgrade or replace your computer?  
10/9/05 Automatic backups protect your documents Using automatic backups in MS Word
10/2/05 Daily updates protect your Windows computer Setting Windows update to download daily
9/25/05 See your back yard from space with Google maps Using Google maps to see satellite images and maps
9/18/05 Use Google desktop search to find lost documents Search desktop with Google search
9/11/05 WeatherBug shows you local and national weather See up-to-date weather with WeatherBug
9/4/05 Use the right terms when describing computer problems Use the right technology terminology
8/28/05 Right-click to find out about your computer  
8/21/05 Bust the myths about Mac and PC incompatibilities  
8/14/05 Customize the taskbar to meet your needs Customizing your Windows taskbar
8/7/05 Sometimes old DOS commands come in handy Useful DOS commands
7/31/05 Get started on Ebay as a buyer Buying on Ebay
7/24/05 Decide if it's time to upgrade or replace your computer Knowing when to upgrade or replace a computer
7/17/05 USB Devices Offer Convenience and Ease of Use Understanding various USB devices
7/10/05 Understand Cookies to Practice Safe Computing All about cookies
7/3/05 Is your anti-virus really protecting your computer? How to set up and use anti-virus properly
6/26/05 Web Resources Can Help you Strengthen your Faith Web sites that are related to the Christian faith
6/19/05 Create your own screensaver from your pictures Creating a screensave from your own pictures
6/12/05 Be sure Computer is covered by Insurance Insurance coverage for computers
6/5/05 Shortcuts Provide Easy Access to your Favorite Programs Creating and managing Desktop Shortcuts
5/29/05 Stay connected on vacation Access your e-mail on vacation
5/22/05 Configuring your laptop for wireless
5/15/05 Tips on installing your wireless network router Setting up a wireless network router, part 2
5/8/05 Set up wireless network and relax with laptop Setting up a wireless network, part 1
5/3/05 (tuesday) Using keyboard shortcuts
4/24/05 Try to fit grad's new computer to the college Selecting a computer for graduation gift
4/17/05 Spring Cleaning your Computer
4/10/05 Be strong when choosing your passwords Develop good password habits for better security
4/3/05 Is booking online a good idea or not? Pros and cons of making travel reservations on-line
3/27/05 Find vacation planning resources on-line On-line vacation planning web sites
3/20/05 Files won't open? Here's what to do File/application correlations and how to fix them
3/13/05 Here's how to back up your Windows files to CD Backing up to CD in Win XP
3/6/05 Develop a plan in case of computer meltdown Disaster planning for your home computer
2/27/05 E-mail attachments
2/20/05 A hoax is nearly as annoying as the virus itself Virus-like scams
2/13/05 Low-cost web site is good for business Creating a web site for businesses
2/6/05 Use your computer to do your taxes Income tax software
1/30/05 Send an e-card to say hello - for free Sending e-cards
1/23/05 Cleaning tough viruses
1/16/05 Don't go mad over school science projects Science project resources on the web
1/9/05 Need information? These Web sites useful Most helpful web sites
1/2/05 Resolve to keep your computer happier Resolve to keep your computer clean and healthy
12/26/04 You can go back to 'how it was before' Using Windows Restore
12/19/04 Two ways to fight those paralyzing pop-ups Get rid of pop-ups
12/12/04 Don't get caught by those e-mail 'phishers' Avoiding e-mail scams
12/5/04 Digital Photography
11/28/04 Be smart, safe when shopping online On-line shopping
11/21/04 Three things to check if computer is slow Causes of slow computers