Category Archives: computer tips

2021 List of DisplayPort 1.2 daisy chainable MST monitors

Here is a current (as of ) list of daisy-chainable DisplayPort LCD monitors: Model number Brand Size, Aspect Ratio, Resolution Price Additional Info VG2249 Recommended 22″ LCD ViewSonic 22″, 16:9, 1920×1080 Check price Easy setup. Excellent choice for small office environments. VG2449 Recommended 24″ 16:9 LCD ViewSonic 24″, 16:9, 1920×1080 Check price Easy setup. Excellent choice for medium sized office environments. ColorPro 24″ VP2468 Excellent choice for photo and video editing, color calibration ViewSonic 24″, 16:9, 1920×1080 Check price XG2530 Recommended

Photoshop CC fix D3DCompiler_47.dll is missing from your computer… [SOLVED]

A question from reader Henry: Hi. Today I did a fresh install of windows 7 pro on my lenovo thinkpad. Then I try to install adobe photoshop cc but I got an error when running the application: “D3DCompiler_47.dll is missing from your computer….” I reinstalled everything but that did not help. Can you help me with this dll problem? Thanks, –Henry Dear Henry, It looks like you are encountering the following error: Please find the following update for your Windows 7

Fatal Error! PIL._imaging.pyd [SOLVED]

Question. I recently had the following popup unexpectedly on my Windows laptop: Fatal Error! PIL._imaging.pyd could not be extracted! I was surfing the internet on my laptop and I am worried that I might have a virus 🙁 Can you help me identify what caused that error? Thx! -Josh Silvija Answer. Hi Josh! Thank you for your question. Fortunately, that “fatal error” should not be an issue. Specifically, I have seen that error occur when Google Drive (now Google Backup and

How to change the Font color in Foxit PDF reader [SOLVED]

How to change the Font color of the typewriter type tool in Foxit: Select the “Comment” tab, Select the Typewriter tool and click on your text box Highlight your text (you may need to double-click it first) Select Font Color under the “Comment Format” tab and choose a color Voila, you can now adjust the “typewriter” tool font settings however you like! 🙂

How to re-claim 100GB Google Drive space

Recently I purchased a LG G6 phone. The first time I opened Google Drive it offered me a free 2-year 100GB Google Drive promotion. I already pay for the 1TB a year plan for my account. However, my wife could certainly use the free 100GB. I actually already pay $1.99 a month for 100GB for her, so with the free plan I could cancel the paid plan and save almost $48 over the course of 2 years. Therefore, I promptly canceled out of the

What does a yellow light on my Amazon Alexa Echo mean?! [SOLVED]

Question: What does a blinking yellow light on my Amazon Alexa Echo mean? Answer: If your Alexa device starts showing a pulsing yellow light, it means that a message or notification* is waiting for you. To hear your notifications you can say things like: “Alexa, play my messages” or “Alexa, what did I miss?” 🙂 *NOTE: if you have not enabled messaging, it could be the new package notification feature… you can also check your notifications by saying “Alexa, what are my