TechRepublic Questions of the Week - September 14, 2009

The questions highlighted in this Questions of the Week post address issues with network file storage, remote desktop, wireless access, Word for Macs, and more.

With the help from the TechRepublic community, we've compiled a list of questions from last week that had great answers and/or large appeal. If you want to submit your favorite Question of the Week, using those guidelines as criteria, please send them to

We received another question from a TechRepublic member that we'd like to feature in this post. Please explain your answer(s) in the discussion thread.

Question by TR member ihsscj:

"I am currently laid off from an IT position that I had for three years. I do not have a computer of my own. I use public computers, such as those available at libraries. I need an efficient means of storing data. I have a flash drive, but I tend to forget it, leaving it in the jack when I leave the computer. Of course, when I do that, I don't generally find it again -- they're $10 and up! Is there such a thing as networked file storage for individuals? What companies offer such a thing, if any?"

Here are some additional questions from last week: