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How to set up AutoPlay on your Mac and PC

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

How to set up AutoPlay on your Mac and PC

When you insert a disk or a flash drive, or even connecting a camera, you can automate how some of these items will open and the program or app used to read the files. Such automation is...

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Beware: Never click on any link contained in an email

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

Beware: Never click on any link contained in an email

Every time I open my email, it seems there is another attempt to try and fool me into believing that Microsoft is going to shut down my email, or a bank that I don’t even belong to,...

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Online map shows frequency of virus attacks against the U.S.

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Online map shows frequency of virus attacks against the U.S.

Have you ever been curious about virus attacks against the United States, such as how often they occur or where the attacks come from? If you’ll take a moment to look at the Norse Attack Map, you’ll...

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Power eraser is a free tool to help clean viruses

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Power eraser is a free tool to help clean viruses

If you have never used Norton’s Power Eraser to help manage the security on your computer, I recommend you do so to be certain your computer is clean. This is a free tool that anyone can use,...

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You should often verify your firewall is enabled

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

You should often verify your firewall is enabled

Even though I have written about this before, with malware and virus attacks, along with the data breaches in the past several months, I recommend you make certain your firewall is turned on to help protect your...

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Selecting your default search engine for Microsoft Edge

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Selecting your default search engine for Microsoft Edge

Like Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge also allows us to change our search engine preferences. Bing Search is the default after you installed Windows 10, but perhaps you’d rather use something else. Open Microsoft Edge and once open,...

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Repairing permissions on your Mac will help keep it running smoothly

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Repairing permissions on your Mac will help keep it running smoothly

If you have an older Mac, you should still periodically repair the permissions and other procedures to keep your Mac running well. This is a refresher for those machines that are unable to upgrade to macOS Sierra...

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How to remove used files from Windows 10

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

How to remove used files from Windows 10

Most of us know that when we surf the Internet, update Windows and install/uninstall programs, useless files are left on our computer that can be removed and doing so may help speed up the performance of our...

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Choose what you want searched by Spotlight

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Choose what you want searched by Spotlight

If you haven’t customized your Spotlight searches yet, you may be receiving results from subjects and areas that you don’t need or even want. Here’s how to have greater control over what your Spotlight searches and its...

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You can receive feedback using the Feedback Hub

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

You can receive feedback using the Feedback Hub

Windows 10 features the “Feedback Hub” where you can provide comments to help make Windows better, try new Windows software before the public, and even receive responses to your feedback. Here’s how to take part in these...

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