Final Warning – Windows 10 Free Upgrade is Ending! As a friendly reminder, I thought I would mention that Microsoft announced on May 5 that Windows 10 Free Upgrade will end on July 29, 2016. After that date, the Operating System will cost $119, and […]
This is the third installment in the Using Browser Extensions series. Reminder: As always, please be sure to have virus and malware protection prior to downloading unknown software. Google and Firefox vet their extensions, but there is always the chance that a piece of malware
Internet Safety Continued This is Part 2 of Using Browser Extensions – Internet Safety. We will be covering the two types of programs that probably have the ability to keep you safer than all the others combined: Password Generators/Managers, Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and Proxies.
If you have read any of my posts, you know I am all about moving forward with Windows 10. However, there are circumstances when that is not possible, particularly with Windows XP. Some proprietary programs or games just won’t work with an upgrade. Also, many
Why Use Extensions? If you are on the internet a lot, and most people are, then why not do it with the right tools available. Now that Microsoft Edge will be introducing extensions, that means that every major browser out there has extensions that can
Bypassing The User Account Controls Do you ever get annoyed by the constant messages generated by the User Account Control dialog box? Frankly I get a little tired of getting the message “Do you want this app to make changes to your PC?” Yes, yes
Extensions For Edge Browser The title might be a bit misleading because until the new version of MS Edge is released there are no extensions but get ready, they are on their way. While you might not have the ability yet, it is still great
Closing In on Windows 10’s Anniversary It was just about a year ago I wrote my first article for DCT. “Discovering Windows 10”. I thought it was time to see just how well Windows 10 is being accepted and what works and what does not.
We Are Still Watching You! Just a few weeks ago, I mentioned that using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) can help keep your Internet Service Provider (ISP) from spying on your activities and selling some of the information to others. It is just one good
Multiple Desktops Many people are not sure why you might want to use more than the one desktop provided in Windows. That is a valid question and I will try to address that in this post and hopefully you too will soon be benefiting from
From Then To Now I have to admit that I have always been attracted to cameras and I have had quite a few over the years. Also, through the years I managed to evolve from a basic Brownie to those wonderful (at the time) throw-away
Chrome, A Memory Hog? If you have ever wondered why your Chrome browser can be such a memory hog, try looking at it in Resource Monitor. To access Resource Monitor: press Ctrl + Shift + ESC to open Task Manager. Now select the Performance tab
What Is a VPN? A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a group of computers and or networks working together that allow users to use a Private Network to communicate over a public network, usually the internet. This includes not only the WWW like websites but
What is TOR? Tor is a free software browser that is designed to defend against traffic analysis. Traffic analysis is a fancy way of saying that there are individuals and organizations who monitor your internet traffic and use that information in many ways. By knowing