Best Articles: a Collection

This page lists Ask Leo! articles on topics like security, backing up, Windows, email, the internet, and more. These are the articles I consider my bestmost important articles – the ones I end up referring to most often.

My goal is to help you solve problems and also learn a little along the way, so you can use your technology more effectively and with more confidence.

I consider my single most important article to be Internet Safety: 7 Steps to Keeping Your Computer Safe on the Internet. If you visit only one more page here on Ask Leo!, let it be that one.

Best Articles By Category

Online Security

Windows Security




Social Media



Backing Up



Best Place to Start

Not sure where to start? These three articles give you important information, as well as a sense of the broad range of topics I cover:

  1. Internet Safety: 7 Steps to Keeping Your Computer Safe on the Internet
  2. How do I Back Up my Computer?
  3. If I Had to Do It Over…

Best of Ask Leo!  by email

Hopefully, you’ve signed up for my weekly newsletter. I recommend you also sign up for The Best of Ask Leo!. Once a week you’ll get a full Ask Leo! article from the archives in your inbox. More information here.

All Articles by Date

I’ll warn you: there’s a bunch! Over 1,200 on this site alone (plus another 3,000 over on the old Ask Leo! site). You’ll find the full list – with most recent articles at the top – right here: All entries (by date).

Another view that might be useful is the full list of categories under which the articles are organized. You’ll find that here: All Categories.