The Ask Leo! Podcast https://askleo.com Audio versions of new articles as they’re posted on http://askleo.com Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:36:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 I help people use technology more effectively by writing books and answering their questions at Ask Leo!. The Ask Leo! podcast is an audio-only version of the questions asked at Ask Leo! and their published answers. Ask your questions at askleo.com Leo A. Notenboom clean Leo A. Notenboom apl@notenboom.org apl@notenboom.org (Leo A. Notenboom) Copyright Ask Leo! Tech Questions? Get Answers! The Ask Leo! Podcast https://img.askleomedia.com/2014/itunes.jpg https://askleo.com TV-G Woodinville, Washington 4 per week How Do I Remove this Error on Startup? https://askleo.com/how-do-i-remove-this-error-on-startup/ Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:00:52 +0000 http://ask-leo.com/how_do_i_remove_this_error_on_startup_after_a_virus_removal.html https://askleo.com/how-do-i-remove-this-error-on-startup/#comments https://askleo.com/how-do-i-remove-this-error-on-startup/feed/ 3 <p>Most malware tools remove most malware fairly well. Occasionally, a removal will leave behind startup entries. I'll show you how to clean up.</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/how-do-i-remove-this-error-on-startup/">How Do I Remove this Error on Startup?</a> from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com">Ask Leo!</a>.<br /> Get the newsletter: <a href="https://newsletter.askleo.com">https://newsletter.askleo.com</a></p> Most malware tools remove most malware fairly well. Occasionally, a removal will leave behind startup entries. I'll show you how to clean up. Most malware tools remove most malware fairly well. Occasionally, a removal will leave behind startup entries. I'll show you how to clean up. Leo A. Notenboom clean 7:21 Can I Use My TV as a Second Display? https://askleo.com/can-i-use-my-tv-as-a-second-display/ Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:00:44 +0000 http://ask-leo.com/can_i_use_my_tv_as_a_second_monitor.html https://askleo.com/can-i-use-my-tv-as-a-second-display/#comments https://askleo.com/can-i-use-my-tv-as-a-second-display/feed/ 48 <p>Most modern TVs and computers can be connected easily, but there are a few issues to be aware of.</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/can-i-use-my-tv-as-a-second-display/">Can I Use My TV as a Second Display?</a> from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com">Ask Leo!</a>.<br /> Get the newsletter: <a href="https://newsletter.askleo.com">https://newsletter.askleo.com</a></p> Most modern TVs and computers can be connected easily, but there are a few issues to be aware of. Most modern TVs and computers can be connected easily, but there are a few issues to be aware of. Leo A. Notenboom clean 7:51 Is Changing My Password Enough? https://askleo.com/is_changing_my_password_enough/ Mon, 18 Mar 2019 15:00:00 +0000 http://ask-leo.com/is_changing_my_password_enough.html https://askleo.com/is_changing_my_password_enough/#comments https://askleo.com/is_changing_my_password_enough/feed/ 69 <p>Changing your password is a common response to account hacks. Unfortunately, it isn't enough.</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/is_changing_my_password_enough/">Is Changing My Password Enough?</a> from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com">Ask Leo!</a>.<br /> Get the newsletter: <a href="https://newsletter.askleo.com">https://newsletter.askleo.com</a></p> Changing your password is a common response to account hacks. Unfortunately, it isn't enough. Changing your password is a common response to account hacks. Unfortunately, it isn't enough. Leo A. Notenboom clean 7:18 How Do I Get Rid of Ask.com? https://askleo.com/how-do-i-get-rid-of-ask-com/ Fri, 15 Mar 2019 15:00:21 +0000 http://ask-leo.com/how_can_i_get_rid_of_askcom.html https://askleo.com/how-do-i-get-rid-of-ask-com/#comments https://askleo.com/how-do-i-get-rid-of-ask-com/feed/ 14 <p>You should be able to remove any toolbars or browser settings that have been added to your computer.</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/how-do-i-get-rid-of-ask-com/">How Do I Get Rid of Ask.com?</a> from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com">Ask Leo!</a>.<br /> Get the newsletter: <a href="https://newsletter.askleo.com">https://newsletter.askleo.com</a></p> You should be able to remove any toolbars or browser settings that have been added to your computer. You should be able to remove any toolbars or browser settings that have been added to your computer. Leo A. Notenboom clean 3:44 Why Don’t I Get Sound from My Computer? (A Checklist) https://askleo.com/why-dont-i-get-sound-from-my-computer/ Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:00:12 +0000 http://askleo.com/?p=11930 https://askleo.com/why-dont-i-get-sound-from-my-computer/#comments https://askleo.com/why-dont-i-get-sound-from-my-computer/feed/ 57 <p>A lack of sound can happen for a variety of reasons. Here's what to look for if your computer isn't making sound.</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/why-dont-i-get-sound-from-my-computer/">Why Don’t I Get Sound from My Computer? (A Checklist)</a> from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com">Ask Leo!</a>.<br /> Get the newsletter: <a href="https://newsletter.askleo.com">https://newsletter.askleo.com</a></p> A lack of sound can happen for a variety of reasons. Here's what to look for if your computer isn't making sound. A lack of sound can happen for a variety of reasons. Here's what to look for if your computer isn't making sound. Leo A. Notenboom clean 4:47 Coping With Gray Text https://askleo.com/coping-with-gray-text/ Wed, 13 Mar 2019 15:00:40 +0000 https://askleo.com/?p=72427 https://askleo.com/coping-with-gray-text/#comments https://askleo.com/coping-with-gray-text/feed/ 49 <p>Gray text is a problem for many people. Unfortunately, there's no simple solution, though there are some (very) ugly ones.</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/coping-with-gray-text/">Coping With Gray Text</a> from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com">Ask Leo!</a>.<br /> Get the newsletter: <a href="https://newsletter.askleo.com">https://newsletter.askleo.com</a></p> Gray text is a problem for many people. Unfortunately, there's no simple solution, though there are some (very) ugly ones. Gray text is a problem for many people. Unfortunately, there's no simple solution, though there are some (very) ugly ones. Leo A. Notenboom clean 5:22 What Security Software Do You Recommend? https://askleo.com/what_security_software_do_you_recommend/ Mon, 11 Mar 2019 15:00:00 +0000 http://ask-leo.com/what_security_software_do_you_recommend.html https://askleo.com/what_security_software_do_you_recommend/#comments https://askleo.com/what_security_software_do_you_recommend/feed/ 438 <p>I have recommendations for specific security software and techniques in various places on the site. Here's a short summary.</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/what_security_software_do_you_recommend/">What Security Software Do You Recommend?</a> from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com">Ask Leo!</a>.<br /> Get the newsletter: <a href="https://newsletter.askleo.com">https://newsletter.askleo.com</a></p> I have recommendations for specific security software and techniques in various places on the site. Here's a short summary. I have recommendations for specific security software and techniques in various places on the site. Here's a short summary. Leo A. Notenboom clean 8:53 How Do I Get My Web Browser’s Menu and Toolbar Back? https://askleo.com/how_do_i_get_my_menu_and_toolbar_back_in_internet_explorer/ Fri, 08 Mar 2019 16:00:00 +0000 http://ask-leo.com/how_do_i_get_my_menu_and_toolbar_back_in_internet_explorer.html https://askleo.com/how_do_i_get_my_menu_and_toolbar_back_in_internet_explorer/#comments https://askleo.com/how_do_i_get_my_menu_and_toolbar_back_in_internet_explorer/feed/ 60 <p>The menu bar and toolbars in web browsers are very easy to hide, often by accident. I'll show you a couple of ways to get them back.</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/how_do_i_get_my_menu_and_toolbar_back_in_internet_explorer/">How Do I Get My Web Browser’s Menu and Toolbar Back?</a> from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com">Ask Leo!</a>.<br /> Get the newsletter: <a href="https://newsletter.askleo.com">https://newsletter.askleo.com</a></p> The menu bar and toolbars in web browsers are very easy to hide, often by accident. I'll show you a couple of ways to get them back. The menu bar and toolbars in web browsers are very easy to hide, often by accident. I'll show you a couple of ways to get them back. Leo A. Notenboom clean 3:14 How Do I Clean Up After Windows Update Breaks Other Applications? https://askleo.com/how-do-i-clean-up-after-windows-update-breaks-other-applications/ Thu, 07 Mar 2019 16:00:27 +0000 https://askleo.com/?p=72173 https://askleo.com/how-do-i-clean-up-after-windows-update-breaks-other-applications/#comments https://askleo.com/how-do-i-clean-up-after-windows-update-breaks-other-applications/feed/ 14 <p>Software rot can result in odd behavior, including a Windows update causing other software to fail. Here's one approach to try to get things working again.</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/how-do-i-clean-up-after-windows-update-breaks-other-applications/">How Do I Clean Up After Windows Update Breaks Other Applications?</a> from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com">Ask Leo!</a>.<br /> Get the newsletter: <a href="https://newsletter.askleo.com">https://newsletter.askleo.com</a></p> Software rot can result in odd behavior, including a Windows update causing other software to fail. Here's one approach to try to get things working again. Software rot can result in odd behavior, including a Windows update causing other software to fail. Here's one approach to try to get things working again. Leo A. Notenboom clean 6:41 Do I Need a New Email Address if Mine’s Involved in a Breach? https://askleo.com/do-i-need-a-new-email-address-if-mines-involved-in-a-breach/ Wed, 06 Mar 2019 16:00:43 +0000 https://askleo.com/?p=72170 https://askleo.com/do-i-need-a-new-email-address-if-mines-involved-in-a-breach/#comments https://askleo.com/do-i-need-a-new-email-address-if-mines-involved-in-a-breach/feed/ 10 <p>If you discover that your email address is part of a breach, you probably do not need to change it. But there are steps to take to protect yourself.</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/do-i-need-a-new-email-address-if-mines-involved-in-a-breach/">Do I Need a New Email Address if Mine’s Involved in a Breach?</a> from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com">Ask Leo!</a>.<br /> Get the newsletter: <a href="https://newsletter.askleo.com">https://newsletter.askleo.com</a></p> If you discover that your email address is part of a breach, you probably do not need to change it. But there are steps to take to protect yourself. If you discover that your email address is part of a breach, you probably do not need to change it. But there are steps to take to protect yourself. Leo A. Notenboom clean 3:57