The Ask Leo! Podcast https://askleo.com Audio versions of new articles as they’re posted on http://askleo.com Sun, 20 Jan 2019 01:42:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.3 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 What Does “Relaying Denied” Mean? https://askleo.com/what-does-relaying-denied-mean/ Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:00:13 +0000 http://ask-leo.com/what_does_relaying_denied_mean.html https://askleo.com/what-does-relaying-denied-mean/#comments https://askleo.com/what-does-relaying-denied-mean/feed/ 10 <p>"Relaying denied" is an error you may receive in a bounce reply to an email message you sent. I'll look at what relaying is, and why it might be denied.</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/what-does-relaying-denied-mean/">What Does “Relaying Denied” Mean?</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> "Relaying denied" is an error you may receive in a bounce reply to an email message you sent. I'll look at what relaying is, and why it might be denied. "Relaying denied" is an error you may receive in a bounce reply to an email message you sent. I'll look at what relaying is, and why it might be denied. Leo A. Notenboom clean 7:06 How Can I Make the Text on My Screen Larger? https://askleo.com/how_can_i_make_the_text_on_my_screen_larger/ Thu, 17 Jan 2019 16:00:00 +0000 http://ask-leo.com/how_can_i_make_the_text_on_my_screen_larger.html https://askleo.com/how_can_i_make_the_text_on_my_screen_larger/#comments https://askleo.com/how_can_i_make_the_text_on_my_screen_larger/feed/ 152 <p>There are several ways to adjust the size of text and items on your screen. I'll discuss a commonly-used wrong way as well as the right way.</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/how_can_i_make_the_text_on_my_screen_larger/">How Can I Make the Text on My Screen Larger?</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> There are several ways to adjust the size of text and items on your screen. I'll discuss a commonly-used wrong way as well as the right way. There are several ways to adjust the size of text and items on your screen. I'll discuss a commonly-used wrong way as well as the right way. Leo A. Notenboom clean 6:25 The Journey to My New Computer: Taking Stock https://askleo.com/the-journey-to-my-new-computer-taking-stock/ Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:00:34 +0000 https://askleo.com/?p=69231 https://askleo.com/the-journey-to-my-new-computer-taking-stock/#comments https://askleo.com/the-journey-to-my-new-computer-taking-stock/feed/ 3 <p>It's time for me to buy a new computer, and I'm taking you along for the ride.</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/the-journey-to-my-new-computer-taking-stock/">The Journey to My New Computer: Taking Stock</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> It's time for me to buy a new computer, and I'm taking you along for the ride. It's time for me to buy a new computer, and I'm taking you along for the ride. Leo A. Notenboom clean 5:29 A One-step Way to Lose Your Account … Forever https://askleo.com/a-one-step-way-to-lose-your-account-forever/ Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:00:39 +0000 http://askleo.com/?p=15584 https://askleo.com/a-one-step-way-to-lose-your-account-forever/#comments https://askleo.com/a-one-step-way-to-lose-your-account-forever/feed/ 44 <p>I see people lose access to their important accounts all the time. Most frustrating is that it's often their own fault that they can't regain access.</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/a-one-step-way-to-lose-your-account-forever/">A One-step Way to Lose Your Account … Forever</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 see people lose access to their important accounts all the time. Most frustrating is that it's often their own fault that they can't regain access. I see people lose access to their important accounts all the time. Most frustrating is that it's often their own fault that they can't regain access. Leo A. Notenboom clean 5:28 Why Does My Email Program Keep Prompting for My Password? https://askleo.com/why-does-my-email-program-keep-prompting-for-my-password/ Fri, 11 Jan 2019 16:00:56 +0000 http://ask-leo.com/why_does_my_email_program_keep_prompting_for_my_password.html https://askleo.com/why-does-my-email-program-keep-prompting-for-my-password/#comments https://askleo.com/why-does-my-email-program-keep-prompting-for-my-password/feed/ 21 <p>When your email program starts repeatedly asking you for your password, it's a sign of a problem. Most of the time, it's a simple problem.</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/why-does-my-email-program-keep-prompting-for-my-password/">Why Does My Email Program Keep Prompting for My Password?</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> When your email program starts repeatedly asking you for your password, it's a sign of a problem. Most of the time, it's a simple problem. When your email program starts repeatedly asking you for your password, it's a sign of a problem. Most of the time, it's a simple problem. Leo A. Notenboom clean 6:04 How Do I Move the Taskbar Back to the Bottom? https://askleo.com/how-do-i-move-the-taskbar-back-to-the-bottom/ Thu, 10 Jan 2019 16:00:11 +0000 https://askleo.com/?p=18341 https://askleo.com/how-do-i-move-the-taskbar-back-to-the-bottom/#comments https://askleo.com/how-do-i-move-the-taskbar-back-to-the-bottom/feed/ 32 <p>Occasionally, the Windows taskbar can end up on either side (or even the top of) your screen. I'll show you how to move the taskbar bar back to the bottom.</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/how-do-i-move-the-taskbar-back-to-the-bottom/">How Do I Move the Taskbar Back to the Bottom?</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> Occasionally, the Windows taskbar can end up on either side (or even the top of) your screen. I'll show you how to move the taskbar bar back to the bottom. Occasionally, the Windows taskbar can end up on either side (or even the top of) your screen. I'll show you how to move the taskbar bar back to the bottom. Leo A. Notenboom clean 2:09 What Is “About:blank” and How Do I Get Rid of It? https://askleo.com/what_is_aboutblank_and_how_do_i_get_rid_of_it/ Wed, 09 Jan 2019 16:00:06 +0000 http://ask-leo.com/what_is_aboutblank_and_how_do_i_get_rid_of_it.html https://askleo.com/what_is_aboutblank_and_how_do_i_get_rid_of_it/#comments https://askleo.com/what_is_aboutblank_and_how_do_i_get_rid_of_it/feed/ 57 <p>About:blank is a special blank page within most browsers. It can appear due to problems, malware, or if malware has been removed. It can also be a useful home page.</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/what_is_aboutblank_and_how_do_i_get_rid_of_it/">What Is “About:blank” and How Do I Get Rid of It?</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> About:blank is a special blank page within most browsers. It can appear due to problems, malware, or if malware has been removed. It can also be a useful home page. About:blank is a special blank page within most browsers. It can appear due to problems, malware, or if malware has been removed. It can also be a useful home page. Leo A. Notenboom clean 4:15 Is the Cloud Dangerous? https://askleo.com/is_the_cloud_dangerous/ Mon, 07 Jan 2019 16:00:00 +0000 http://ask-leo.com/is_the_cloud_dangerous.html https://askleo.com/is_the_cloud_dangerous/#comments https://askleo.com/is_the_cloud_dangerous/feed/ 38 <p>As security compromises happen regularly, many are asking, "Is the cloud too dangerous?" It's as safe as you make it.</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/is_the_cloud_dangerous/">Is the Cloud Dangerous?</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> As security compromises happen regularly, many are asking, "Is the cloud too dangerous?" It's as safe as you make it. As security compromises happen regularly, many are asking, "Is the cloud too dangerous?" It's as safe as you make it. Leo A. Notenboom clean 8:13 How Do I Decompress All the Files that Windows Compressed for Me? https://askleo.com/how-do-i-decompress-all-the-files-that-windows-compressed-for-me/ Fri, 04 Jan 2019 16:00:59 +0000 http://ask-leo.com/how_do_i_decompress_all_the_files_that_windows_compressed_for_me.html https://askleo.com/how-do-i-decompress-all-the-files-that-windows-compressed-for-me/#comments https://askleo.com/how-do-i-decompress-all-the-files-that-windows-compressed-for-me/feed/ 6 <p>Windows includes the tools needed to uncompress files that you (or prior versions of Windows) might have compressed using Windows File Compression.</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/how-do-i-decompress-all-the-files-that-windows-compressed-for-me/">How Do I Decompress All the Files that Windows Compressed for Me?</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> Windows includes the tools needed to uncompress files that you (or prior versions of Windows) might have compressed using Windows File Compression. Windows includes the tools needed to uncompress files that you (or prior versions of Windows) might have compressed using Windows File Compression. Leo A. Notenboom clean 7:11 Out-of-Office Replies are Evil https://askleo.com/out_-of-_office_replies_are_evil/ Thu, 03 Jan 2019 16:00:16 +0000 http://ask-leo.com/out_of_office_replies_are_evil.html https://askleo.com/out_-of-_office_replies_are_evil/#comments https://askleo.com/out_-of-_office_replies_are_evil/feed/ 25 <p>Out-of-office replies can ricochet through email lists like spam and even put you in harm's way. Are they evil?</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/out_-of-_office_replies_are_evil/">Out-of-Office Replies are Evil</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> Out-of-office replies can ricochet through email lists like spam and even put you in harm's way. Are they evil? Out-of-office replies can ricochet through email lists like spam and even put you in harm's way. Are they evil? Leo A. Notenboom clean 3:53