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Encrypted viruses and certificate issues for web email access

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Encrypted viruses and certificate issues for web email access

I have noticed another activity that hackers are using more and more to keep viruses and malware undetected and active on your computer, whether you use a Mac or PC, that involves encrypting files. Even though this may...

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Internet Service Providers, modems and routers

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Internet Service Providers, modems and routers

Although this isn’t going to be an “all-inclusive” article about service providers, modems and routers, there will be information you may find helpful as you decide what is the best Internet provider for you and the equipment...

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Give your Mac or PC a Wi-Fi tune-up

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Give your Mac or PC a Wi-Fi tune-up

With both Macs and PCs that use Wi-Fi network connections, it is important to periodically check your settings and perform various maintenance. Here is a quick way to give your machines, what I like to call the...

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Manually clean up log files in MacOS Sierra

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Manually clean up log files in MacOS Sierra

Even though this will be an article short on words, it can be very valuable to help keep your Mac clean. Over time, log files can occupy a large amount of space on your hard drive and...

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Manage Active Hours for Windows Updates

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Manage Active Hours for Windows Updates

Another new feature that comes with the installation of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, is an active hours setting. This feature allows you to set a period of time where your machine is usually active and it...

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Organizing your favorites and bookmarks in Safari

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Organizing your favorites and bookmarks in Safari

For the last six months, I have been saving websites to my bookmarks and to my favorites to the point that it is out of control. I pride myself on organization and clarity, but my list of...

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Manage Windows 10’s new Action Center

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Manage Windows 10’s new Action Center

The Action Center in Windows 10 became more useful as it creates one place for notifications about your system and its programs. It also allows easier and faster access to some settings. The Action Center icon is...

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Gatekeeper is Mac’s defense against malware

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Gatekeeper is Mac’s defense against malware

In macOS Sierra, the Gatekeeper feature received an upgrade too, and you should check your settings to make sure they are set to cover your Mac the way you want. If you do a search of your...

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Windows 10 Anniversary Update offers periodic Defender scanning

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Windows 10 Anniversary Update offers periodic Defender scanning

If you have installed the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, you can now set Windows Defender to do periodic scans for malware. This is a break from the past because before now, when you installed third-party antivirus software,...

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It’s time to talk about Yahoo email

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

It’s time to talk about Yahoo email

If you are still using a Yahoo email account you may want to read this article and see if you can find a correlation between your email account and some behaviors I believe are associated with it....

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