Posts tagged ‘IE’

How to get rid of the gray (text on websites)

Tired of trying to read web sites that use gray text for writing?

You’re not the only one. In this edition of The Computer Cat Corner, I will show you how to get rid of your gray text and dye it back to black! Woo hoo!

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Continue Reading November 1, 2014 at 8:35 pm Leave a comment

April 8 Windows XP “deadline”: Do you really need to upgrade?

Remember the fervor (more like a panic) over Y2K? Well the same “fervor” is happening in the last few weeks as people’s XP computers are suddenly getting pop up windows saying their system will no longer be safe after April 8th, and everyone show go to Windows 8 immediately. But do you really need to upgrade? I’ll give you a checklist so you can make the choice on whether to upgrade your XP (and likely your actual computer) and what you can do to keep XP and still stay safe.

Continue Reading April 7, 2014 at 10:18 pm Leave a comment

Givin’ Some “IE 10 Love” to Windows 7

My Human is very excited today. Out of months of saying “no new IE for Windows 7 users”, Microsoft has finally relented and announced that the more secure IE 10 will now be available for Windows 7 (and Server 2008 too!). Find out more on how to get it for your Win 7 machine!

Continue Reading April 21, 2013 at 5:05 pm 3 comments

More “Need Bigger Words” – The Google Chrome Browser

One of my first–and most popular–blogs was “Need Bigger Words”. There, I showed you nice humans how to make text bigger on the major browsers at that time. Now, I’m going to show you how to do it on Google’s Chrome browser.

Continue Reading March 27, 2013 at 3:41 pm Leave a comment

New Attack on IE Browser Users

Yesterday, a new way to attack computers that used IE was revealed. Today there is a patch to fix that security hole–I’ll tell you what you should be aware of and how to get the patch.

Continue Reading September 19, 2012 at 10:30 pm 4 comments

Java Might Be Bad For Your Computer – Hackers exploit hole in Java security

This week, experts around the world have detected a nasty piece of virus that can use your internet browser to take control of PCs and Macs.

Without being too geeky, I’ll tell you a little about what this is, what you can do to keep it from infecting your computer, and how to tell if your computer may be a risk.

Continue Reading August 31, 2012 at 6:19 pm 4 comments

Bigger Words, Episode 4 – “Bigger Printing”

We now all know how to make words bigger on your computer screen. And thanks to a little bird, I’m going to show you how you can make your printing bigger too.

Continue Reading July 22, 2010 at 1:44 pm Leave a comment

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