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May 21

Computer Maintenance and Protection

Computer Health

Very recent history… a virulent ‘strain’ of ransomware affected hundreds of thousands of computers – most of those in workplaces – in approximately 150 countries. Time to consider a few techniques for basic computer maintenance and protection? There are vendors and experts who advise extreme caution during any (on-line) computer use; at times such warnings …

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Dec 28

Would you like fries with your Windows 10?

Get Windows 10 - Or Not

Actually, I would like fries with my Windows; fries with anything! But if Microsoft’s new operating system serves up everything, maybe I won’t need them. As the image attached to this post indicates, and as has Microsoft itself, the push is on for us to get our free version of Windows 10. I already have it …

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Oct 10

Non-Critical Software Upgrades: Yes or No?

Software Update

I usually want the latest software update or upgrade. In this, I must be a typical nerd. Why? Because I get all excited about new tech features and tools! But I don’t always need the latest. In fact, I’m often cynical. Is the “latest and greatest” really those things? Do I need more functionality in software …

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