Lexmark suggested that I use the Image Capture program on my 2009 i Mac, which runs OS X 10.7.5, the newest version of the Lion operating system.
But I can’t get the new software to connect to the printer’s scanning equipment. Roxanne Markoff, Minneapolis A: Your Mac and printer are OK, they just need some new software drivers to be compatible.
Depending on your current operating system, it can be a real hassle to switch to the latest version of Windows.
Here's what you need to know and how to switch from earlier versions of Windows: Be sure to If you are not logged into your Microsoft account, enter the Store, go to the Charms menu, select Settings, click the "Your account" option, and sign in.
Windows Vista was released over 10 years ago, so Microsoft has turned its attentions to newer products including Windows 7 and Windows 10. Your machine will continue to work, but it won't be safe.
According to Microsoft: "It might become more vulnerable to security risks and viruses.
Microsoft routinely retires older versions of its Windows operating system.
Windows XP has officially been put out to pasture, while Windows Vista users are no longer receiving mainstream support (free patches and fixes).
During that process, you may be questioned about “two-factor authentication,” which is, in effect, an optional double-password system. Q: About six months ago, the scanning part of my Lexmark Office Edge Pro4000 printer quit working, although the printing portion kept functioning.However, please note that Microsoft Security Essentials (or any other antivirus software) will have limited effectiveness on PCs that do not have the latest security updates.This means that PCs running Windows Vista will not be secure and will still be at risk for virus and malware." Yes, you can upgrade your PC to the latest version of Windows, Windows 10, however be sure to check that your PC is able to handle it.Q: My i Phone 6 became locked after I installed an update.I don’t recall having a password, so how can I get the phone unlocked?
Q: I read in your column that Windows 7 isn’t updating properly (see tinyurl.com/zzhdlyf).