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    How To Identify, Deal With Phishing Scams

    Phishing: is the attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details (and, indirectly, money), often for malicious reasons, by disguising as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication – Wikipedia Phishing scams have been around for some time, however, as our everyday use of mobile devices and the internet in […]

  • 20 Tips & Tricks to Make Windows 10 Easier

    Whether just getting started with Windows 10 or looking to improve your experience, here are links to 20 tips and guides to help you get to know the new operating system better, all in one place for your convenience: 3 Must-Do Things: Three essential steps for getting started with Windows 10. 2 Ways to Safe […]

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    Wallpaper Randomizer – Free Wallpaper Changer

    Windows has the ability to change wallpapers or background pictures on your computer at random, but sometimes you need a little bit more convenience and control. Wallpaper Randomizer One program I use is Wallpaper Randomizer, from Sector Seven. Wallpaper Randomizer is a small System Tray wallpaper changer. It is also free and portable– no installation […]

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    How To Speed Up Your PC

    If you do a search on-line for tips about speeding up your computer, you’ll find a ton of tips, tweaks, and programs claiming to help you speed up your system. Most programs that you download which promise to speed up your system are crap. Especially if they insist on running in the background all the […]

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    How To Fix Common Windows 10 Problems

    Windows 10 Windows 10 is a great Operating System (OS). Its only competition is Windows 7, in my opinion. However, it does have its own set of quirks; a work in the making, if you will. There’s an old saying among computer programmers– “A program is never finished.” Nothing truer could be said about Windows […]

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    When You Just Can’t Leave XP

    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 retired people living on fixed incomes are using PC’s that […]

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    How To Add Windows Defender To Context Menu

    Missing in Action What’s wrong with this picture? Well, I see a Malwarebytes option to scan a file or folder, but where is Windows Defender? I’m sure it was there in previous versions of Windows, that is, pre-Windows 10. I wanted that option back in the context menu to scan individual files and folders and, […]

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    How To Use Edge Browser Extensions

    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 news that Microsoft has finally introduced the ability to add […]