Your email should be able to open image files if your Windows Explorer can. Fortunately, I have a few possible solutions to this problem.
Free services should not ask for a credit card. While this could be a scam, there are some legitimate reasons why a site may ask for a credit card number.
Using an external drive is not going to work like you think in the long run. In the end, a backup image is the most convenient tool to use when reinstalling Windows.
Once something is posted online, it can remain public virtually forever. It’s important to understand how that works and take steps to protect yourself where needed.
Search engines have numerous (and quite amazing) ways to gather information on people and the way they search. It’s nothing to worry about unless you have some critical need for privacy.
Any backup system puts you ahead of the game. But a few “gotchas” could sneak up on you when relying on cloning a hard drive.
The symptom described is usually a leftover startup entry. Fortunately, there are some easy ways to remove this.
Several technologies run wireless mice and keyboards, so you should be able to find the features that you want.
This might be a feature that you can adjust in the Windows Control Panel. If not, we might have to dive a little deeper.