Tag: software

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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Aug 30

Microsoft Word’s Multilevel List Feature

If you’ve ever been ‘stuck’ or struck with writer’s block — hands frozen at the keyboard — then perhaps instead of fully writing what you need to, you should outline it first. Microsoft Word has more than one way to do this. In the short video below, you’ll see how I begin to use Word’s …

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