Articles tagged: answercast 152

System and System.sav

How do I Repair My System if the Registry Can’t Be Loaded?

We can certainly find a way to repair your system registry. But my concern is, why did this happen in the first place?

Password Hash

Why Can’t Online Services Tell Me What My Password Is?

It’s for your own protection, and actually the result of fascinating mathematical wizardry. And if they can tell you your password? They’re doing security wrong.

Thunderbird Junk Settings

Someone Is Signing Me Up for Newsletters I Don’t Want — What Can I Do?

If someone, even someone you may know, is targeting you with spam – it’s still spam. We’ll treat it as such.

Email

How do I tell who really sent an email?

It’s unlikely, maybe impossible. I’ll walk you through why that is, and one way you might get lucky.

Touch Screen

Why Are Touch Screen Monitors so Much More Vivid?

Touch screens are normal screens with touch detection built in. There’s no obvious reason it would be brighter, but I have a few thoughts.

HTTPS

If we login to a site securely will our other activities be secure?

Once you are out of https pages you are out of encryption. But there is one good way to secure all your online activities.