Posts tagged ‘PC tips’

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!

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

From “Ugh!” to “Ahhh!”: Making Windows 8 more Windows 7 / XP friendly

Tired of Windows 8’s “Metro” look and it’s big “charm” tiles”? Do you long for the old Windows 7 (or Windows XP) Desktop?

You’re not alone. I’ll show you a great piece of software that will make the most stubborn Windows 8 computer look and purr just like the old Windows that you know and love.

Continue Reading September 12, 2014 at 3:10 am 2 comments

Hope for Victims of RansomCrypt and CryptoLocker


For those who’ve had their files hijacked and unreadable by the CryptoLocker “ransomware” virus– a nasty piece of code that encrypts your files and demands you pay them to get the “encryption key” to read them again–there’s hope.

Go to this web site on WinTips.orghttp://www.wintips.org/how-to-remove-cryptolocker-ransomware-and-restore-your-files/#comment-3532 .  There’s a lot there, so read everything (including the Comments) first before trying this.

Thanks to blogger Lakonst  in posting the solution. If you have questions, you can contact me or Lakonst.

~CC, The Computer Cat

May 27, 2014 at 9:59 am Leave a comment

Free texting from your computer!

Did you know that you can send “Texting” from your computer? Here’s how you can text using your computer for free.

Continue Reading March 6, 2014 at 1:26 pm Leave a comment

Buying Your First Computer

The first thing people ask my Human when they find out she’s The Chief Geek is “I want to buy a new computer. What kind would you get?” If you’re buying your first computer or going to buy a new one for going back to school, here’s some of The Chief Geek’s tips to save you some time, money, and aggravation.

Continue Reading August 20, 2013 at 9:30 am 8 comments

Chicken Soup for Computers

Is your computer losing it’s spring? Not performing like it used to? Here are the five most common computer problems and their remedies.

Continue Reading April 25, 2013 at 7:55 am 1 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

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