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IE Certificate Error

Why am I getting security certificate errors?

If you are seeing this across a family of sites or just one site, it’s possible (in fact it’s even most likely) that it’s a problem on the server’s side. It may be a designer error. It may even be a malicious site.

A Cloud (not THE cloud)

Does My Information Get Deleted from the Cloud If I Delete the Associated Software?

Make sure you understand how any software you use keeps personal data in the cloud and the steps necessary to delete, or secure, that data.

Hard Disk

Should I update my hard drive?

I like to follow the old saying, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” But there are some considerations here where replacing the hard drive would make sense.

CCleaner Drive Wiper

Can I use a backup image to wipe free space?

There’s an app for that! An easy combination of programs can help you clean a computer before you sell it or give it away.

HTTPS

Why Does My Browser Warn Me that “Only Secure Content Is Displayed?”

Often, when a secure https site is fetching images from its unsecure http counterpart your browser will flash a security warning. It’s common, but is it something to worry about?

Will it cause a problem if Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant warns me that a program is incompatible, but it works?

It’s hard to know what the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant is looking for when it gives an upgrade warning. It may be a serious problem, it may only be flagging incompatibility with other Windows 8 programs.

What’s the Easiest Way to Upgrade an Older Machine?

Upgrading a computer can be a lot of work, is going to cost some money, and depends on your needs. I’ll show you where to start.

Do I need to have a separate data backup if I backup my system regularly?

If you are doing regular image backups of your computer, and incremental backups of new data you’re good. But what about the files you are working on today?

Why Does the Size of My Office File Grow Excessively after I Make Simple Changes?

Microsoft Office documents can sometimes grow larger as you save them. There are a few options to explore to reduce the likelihood, and the space used.