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The Ask Leo! Tip of the Day

The Ask Leo! Tip of the Day

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Ask Leo! Books

The Best of Ask Leo! - Volume 1The Best of Ask Leo — Volume 1

Each week I hand-select, lightly update, re-publish and send to my Best of Ask Leo! mailing list one of the articles that has proven, for one reason or another, to stand out above the rest. Even in the fast-paced world of technology some articles stand a test of time and remain particularly relevant, well received, and occasionally even critical long after their initial publication.

I’ve collected the first 26 together in a single place, for your reference and convenience as The Best of Ask Leo! – Volume 1. These are some of the most valuable, and most enduring articles — The Best of Ask Leo!.

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The Best of Ask Leo! — Volume 1

Just Do This: Back Up! - Updated

Just Do This: Back Up!

Just Do This: Back Up! outlines a step by step arrangement for backing up your desktop or laptop PC that just works. You’ll be protected against everything from hardware failure to malware infestation and all the minor-to-major inconveniences in between.

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Just Do This: Back Up!

Backing Up In Windows 10

Backing Up In Windows 10

Backing up is confusing and harder than it should be.

Unless you have help, that is. Backing Up In Windows 10 is here to help.

Using the tools already included in Windows 10 (and a free alternative for a tool that’s about to be removed from Windows 10) I’ll show you how to set up a backup system that will protect you from almost any disaster.

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Backing Up In Windows 10

The Ask Leo! Guide to Staying Safe on the Internet - Expanded Edition

The Ask Leo! Guide to Staying Safe on the Internet – Expanded Edition

Now in its thoroughly revised and greatly Expanded 4th Edition.

You can use the internet safely!

In this book I cover the the things you must do, the software you must run and the concepts you need to be aware of – to keep your computer, your data, and yourself safe as you use the internet.

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The Ask Leo! Guide To Staying Safe On The Internet – Expanded Edition


Saved! Backing Up With EaseUS Todo

Saved! – Backing Up with EaseUS Todo

Let me show you – step by step – how to backup your Windows computer using this powerful and reliable backup software.

You’ll feel confident, and safe. Ready for anything.

Start backing up now!

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Saved! — Backing Up With EaseUS Todo

Saved! Backing Up With Macrium Reflect

Saved! — Backing Up With Macrium Reflect

Prepare for the worst – Bounce back from the inevitable

Now Updated for Macrium Reflect Version 6

  • Never lose data again!
  • Recover quickly from even the worst malware
  • Get back that file you accidentally deleted

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Saved! — Backing Up With Macrium Reflect

The Ask Leo! Guide To Online Privacy

The Ask Leo! Guide to Online Privacy

The Ask Leo! Guide to Online Privacy tackles topics in terms you can understand. Using the plain language, examples, and comparisons that I’ve become known for, The Ask Leo! Guide to Online Privacy will help you understand what’s at risk, what steps to take, and what to do when you’re not sure.

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The Ask Leo! Guide to Online Privacy

What Those Words Mean – Clearing Up Some Backup Confusion

What Those Words Mean – Clearing Up Some Backup Confusion

My readers told me that terminology is the biggest obstacle to backing up.

The words got in the way.

That’s why I created this special report that lays out in ways you can understand some of the major terms used when talking about backing up.

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What Those Words Mean – Clearing Up Some Backup Confusion


Ask Leo! Patronage

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Ask Leo! patrons, pledging ongoing support monthly or yearly, help me to keep doing what I do best: helping people with their technology.

There are different levels of patronage, and with each come an assortment of benefits and bonuses as my way of saying “Thank you!”

Learn more and become an Ask Leo! Patron today!


Other Projects


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I keep saying, you don’t have to … really. But if none of the products above appeal to you, here’s the deal:

You can

Buy me coffee
or You can

Buy me beer

Your choice. Either will be put to very good use.

I thank you,

Leo