You Can Still Get Windows 10 for Free

You Can Still Use an Old Key with the Anniversary Update   As part of Windows 10’s November update, Microsoft changed the Windows 10 installer disc to also accept Windows 7 or 8.1 keys. This allowed users to perform a clean install Windows 10 and enter a valid Windows 7, 8, or 8.1 key during installation. ...

Layered Security

Layered Security
In the connected world we live in, we all share one weakness. We’re connected to the internet ALL the time with our computers! This constant connection is convenient and provides us with fast access to our friends and family through Social Media. We shop online, bank online and entertain ourselves online. What a wonderful opportunity ...

Back to the Future?

Back to the Future?
You just upgraded to the latest OS from Microsoft but you’re not feeling good about it? Maybe not quite ready for it? It’s not always wise to upgrade your OS if you are still using older versions of software. Many of the older versions of Word Perfect, Microsoft Office and other productivity software carried over ...

Security is only as good as your password!

Security is only as good as your password!

Adobe Flash Player? (NOT!)

Adobe Flash Player? (NOT!)
Just look at the steps presented by this seemingly “SAFE” update. Step 1 Download the malware infected file.   Step 2 Follow the “Bold” printed directions (ignore the real intent by not reading the obscure language in the almost unreadable portion of the license agreement. Notice the “Decline” button is almost invisible!       ...

Couponarific

More like coupon-horrific, this nasty piece of malware is stubborn and difficult to remove. Couponarific is an adware program that is commonly bundled with other free programs that you download off of the Internet. Unfortunately, some free downloads do not adequately disclose that other software will also be installed and you may find that you ...

I finally used my copy of Vista

I finally used my copy of Vista
After 7 years I finally found a use for my copy of Windows Vista and it works GREAT!!! to kill crickets… Posted using Tinydesk blogging app

XP is DEAD!

Once again this week Microsoft has made it clear that NO ONE should be using Windows XP anymore. The calls have been pouring in from customers who are having their computers lock up or their PC has become extremely slow on boot-up. Upon investigation, it turns out that this is affecting everyone using Microsoft Security ...

The End of all things is near.

The End of all things is near.
Well, sort of…  Like a horse gone lame, Microsoft is putting down our beloved OS as of April 8th. Windows XP support is being discontinued by Microsoft and the ageing OS will no longer receive the monthly security updates on “Patch Tuesday” While this is a bit distressing for many die-hard XP users, I like to ...

Microsoft Office 2010 Starter

Microsoft Office 2010 Starter
Hey!! Does your computer show you this window every-time you try to open a Word or Excel file? Microsoft released a Windows update in September that is responsible for breaking A LOT of Windows 7 computers. Don’t worry! It can be fixed easily. Check out this article on how to get your Office 2010 Starter ...