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Some web browser extensions are trustworthy and very valuable; others, not so much. The trick is knowing the difference. Start by being skeptical.
I’m taking a break from Facebook. Here I discuss why, what Facebook brings to the table, and what alternatives I’m using instead.
Email headers are geeky magic, but understanding a few can help identify spam and diagnose some email problems.
How Do I Run a Full Scan Using Windows Defender (aka Windows Security)? Five Clicks, and When to Do It
Here’s a step-by-step guide on running Windows Security to scan for malware.
Malware on the flash drive can be copied to your computer.
When it comes to links on webpages and HTML mail, what you see is not always where you go. Hovering over a link is an important technique to look before you leap.
“Invalid password” messages frustrate a lot of people, particularly when they’re certain they’ve typed in the right thing. I’ll review how what you enter might still be invalid.
Problems with the power to your computer can damage your computer and data. I’ll cover how much protection you might need.
Most malware tools remove most malware fairly well. Occasionally, a removal will leave behind startup entries. I’ll show you how to clean up.
Smartphones are a popular way to take snapshots and videos. Tools like OneDrive are great for making sure those are backed up automatically.
A vault is a place where programs like Windows Defender put suspected malware rather than deleting it. Typically, it’s managed by the program.
Kindle is much more than a physical reader. Amazon has made Kindle reading applications available for FREE on most popular platforms.