Computer Guide


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Back issues of Q & A columns for 2007
By George Skarbek

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Below are the columns that have appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald and the Melbourne Age
Some have appeared at other times in the West Australian

January 30 How good are the re-writable discs?
February 6 How good are the re-writable discs?
February 13 Backing up Outlook
February 20 Transferring mail to a new computer
February 27 Do I pay for unread mail?
March 6 Transferring address books
March 13 Adding hard drives
March 20 How to speed up your computer
March 27 Removing AutoComplete entries in Firefox
April 3 Should I upgrade to Vista?
April 10 Receiving mail that is not mine
April 17 How much System Restore do I need?
April 24 My PC is running very slowly
May 1 Setting Australian English as the default
May 8 Windows problems after a fresh re-install
May 15 Time stamp on received mail
May 22 Is NTFS better than FAT?
May 29 Deleting duplicate files
June 5 My wireless connection is dropping out
June 12 Creating slideshows with music for DVD players
June 19 What is the best backup?
June 26 Removing noise from MP3 files
July 3 Using mail when travelling
July 10 Blocking Spam
July 17 Printing the Address Book
July 24 Don’t run unsolicited programs
July 31 Logging on as Administrator
August 7 Stopping junk mail
August 14 Keeping my mail at two locations
August 21 Recording TV shows on the computer
August 28 Capturing Video Tutorials
September 4 How do I sort my Favourites?
September 11 Creating home movies
September 18 I want Australian dates
September 25 How do I save my address book?
October 2 What is a U3 USB drive?
October 9 Where is my disk space going?
October 16 Copying contacts to Vista
October 23 Stopping USB drives
October 30 Who is stealing my data?
November 6 How to prolong laptop battery life
November 13 Batch conversion of photos
November 20 Do I need two firewalls?
November 27 Am I at risk during boot up?
December 4 How do experts maintain their computers?

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