Recent Comments


Comment by Keith H on [TAXES] Free Tax Filing Options (March 1, 2017 03:56 AM)
Will you please comment on "Credit Karma" tax program/software? Thanks....
Comment by bobdeloyd on How To Eliminate 94% of Windows Vulnerabilities Easily (March 1, 2017 01:26 AM)
I used to do this , but I just gotten lazy. I will start a new user id with standard settings and get doing it again :)...
Comment by Alan Miller on How To Eliminate 94% of Windows Vulnerabilities Easily (March 1, 2017 12:15 AM)
I tried adding someone else and I got this error message in red "We Cannot connect to Microsoft family right now, so your family on this device might ...
Comment by Joe Dorin on How To Eliminate 94% of Windows Vulnerabilities Easily (February 28, 2017 11:08 PM)
In Let’s Create your account If you select “I don’t have this person’s sign-in information” then you have to Get a new email address and in...
Comment by CT on How To Eliminate 94% of Windows Vulnerabilities Easily (February 28, 2017 10:28 PM)
The easiest and safest way to change all this in Windows 10 is to create another account that is an administrator account as described above. Then ch...
Comment by Bob Greene on How To Eliminate 94% of Windows Vulnerabilities Easily (February 28, 2017 09:13 PM)
@Joseph Hayes-- Many must run Windows XP for legacy software and other reasons. Yet, they do so with only marginal loss of security, compared to later...
Comment by Ken Dwight on How To Eliminate 94% of Windows Vulnerabilities Easily (February 28, 2017 09:07 PM)
This is useful advice, but not for the main reason you stated. Malware creators figured out a long time ago how to elevate privileges, so that even a...
Comment by Linda on How To Eliminate 94% of Windows Vulnerabilities Easily (February 28, 2017 08:35 PM)
Thanks very much, Bob. Very helpful information once again!...
Comment by Jon on How To Eliminate 94% of Windows Vulnerabilities Easily (February 28, 2017 08:11 PM)
Update --- As noted in the comments, use Danny G's idea. Adding a new Admin and then changing the original Admin to user keeps all functions and setti...
Comment by abrogard on How To Eliminate 94% of Windows Vulnerabilities Easily (February 28, 2017 08:08 PM)
I just did this, convinced, scared, by the info. The first thing that happens is user account control wants you to provide an admin login. I didn't ...

Cloud Articles

 

[SIGH] The Phish That Wasn’t

Cybercrooks thrive on FUD - Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt. When a massive breach of a retailer’s customer database occurs, crooks swoop in to con panicked consumers. Every tax season, when people are tearing their hair out, con artists impersonate the IRS. And when Microsoft reneges on a promise and its customers rebel, phish start flying. Huh, what? Read on for the details; all will be revealed...

...

[POOF] What if Google Disappeared?

A recent tech kerfluffle involving a home-automation service first got me irritated because the media, again, inaccurately spun a story to create FUD (Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt). Then I got thinking, “What if this happened to something that matters, like Google?” Let's explore that thought...

...

Cloud Storage: Secure and Private?

Are you using cloud services like file storage, online backup, webmail and document sharing? Most people don't know much about the safety and security of cloud computing. Are your files and sensitive data safe and secure in the cloud, or are they vulnerable to hackers and other threats? Here's the scoop on cloud storage security...

...

Stashing Your Stuff Online?

The cloud storage market has come a long way since 1983, when CompuServe offered its members 128 kilobytes of disk space to store any files they wished. Now it's common for cloud providers to offer multiple GIGAbytes for free. Let's take a look at the best places to store your files online...

...

Will YOU Pay the Netflix Tax?

This month, the City of Chicago extended its 9% “amusement tax” to include “electronically delivered amusements” such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, and even pay-per-view cable TV programs. And these new taxes could be headed to your city next. Here's what you need to know...

...

Juggling Free Cloud Storage Services?

I’ve written about how you can amass over a Terabyte of permanently free cloud storage space by signing up for multiple cloud storage services. The only problem is that you end up with multiple sign-ins, multiple places to search for files, and hassles in moving files from one cloud service to another. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Check out these tools that make your cloud storage look like files and folders on your local hard drive...

...

Cloud Storage: Is it Secure?

Are you using cloud-based services like online backup, webmail and document sharing? Most people don't know much about the safety and security of cloud computing. Are your files and sensitive data safe and secure in the cloud, or are they vulnerable to hackers and other threats? Here's the scoop on cloud storage security...

...

Hive: Free Unlimited Cloud Storage?

I get suspicious when a website offers me “free unlimited” anything. So when I saw Hive's offer for free and unlimited cloud storage, I was both hopeful and skeptical. Read on to learn what I discovered about Hive...

...

7 Cool Things You Can Do With Dropbox

You can do more than just drag-and-drop files to Dropbox, and you don’t have to jump through a lot of hoops to do so. Here are seven of the coolest things you can do with Dropbox…

...

Save Money With Hybrid Cellular Phone Service

How does this sound to you, savvy mobile communications customer? A mobile smartphone that does talk, text, and web over WiFi for only $5/month? Or unlimited talk & text even without WiFi for $10 a month? Or talk, text and data for $25/month? Read on to learn how it's possible...

...

Eight Free Cloud Services You Should Know About

Cloud computing is a simple, versatile concept. Just turn over your data and software needs to the experts up there in “the cloud” of the Internet. Let them worry about storing your data, keeping it secure, organizing it, and maintaining software that lets you manage it. Check out these different types of cloud services that offer convenience, productivity, security and even entertainment...

...

Is Cloud Storage Secure?

Are you using cloud-based services like online backup, webmail and document sharing? Most people don't know much about the safety and security of cloud computing. Are your files and sensitive data safe and secure in the cloud, or are they vulnerable to hackers and other threats? Here's the scoop on cloud storage security...

...

Backup and Sync with SkyDrive

The latest version of Microsoft SkyDrive gives other cloud storage services a run for their money. SkyDrive offers the most free storage space of any major service, and has some compelling features. Here's what you need to know to get started with SkyDrive...

...

Seven Free Cloud Services You Should Try

Cloud computing is a simple, versatile concept. Just turn over your data and software needs to the experts up there in “the cloud” of the Internet. Let them worry about storing your data, keeping it secure, organizing it, and maintaining software that lets you manage it. Check out these seven different types of cloud services...

...



.
.
Copyright © - by - All Rights Reserved
Privacy Policy