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Using a VPN to Help Protect Your Privacy

Most of you have heard that the US Government has passed a law that allows Internet providers to sell data about your online activity. Yes, this means you have less privacy. Keep in mind that some of your privacy may have already been lost when you did searches on Google …

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Working With Zip Files Is Basic Computer Skill

It happens too often. A user downloads a file from one of our Web sites. Soon afterwards we get a message telling us that they tried to open the file in an application and they were told it was corrupt. First, let me make it clear that there are corrupt …

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Most Popular Passwords of 2016 are Horribly Insecure

No matter how often you hear about it, people are still using horrible insecure passwords. In related news, those people should expect that their accounts will get hacked if they haven’t already suffered multiple hacks. The list of most popular passwords of 2016 has been released and it really isn’t …

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CorelDRAW Menus, Windows 10, 32 vs 64-Bit

If you can somehow get CorelDRAW X5 or earlier running on Windows 10, the menus will be white on white. You have to hover over a menu to see the text. I received a message from a user of CorelDRAW X6 who said this was happening. There isn’t a giant …

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Did Your Devices Hack the Internet?

There was a major attack on the Internet last Friday and it brought many major sites to their knees. The attack came from compromised devices, but it wasn’t computers or mobile phones. Instead it was security cameras and other “Internet of things” devices like refrigerators. Anything that connects to the …

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Don’t Get Scammed by Fake Microsoft Support!

I recently heard from a friend who was afraid they had been scammed. They had, but it seems as if any damage has been reversed. Today I want to describe what they saw so that none of you will fall for a similar scam. The friend was using Microsoft Edge …

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Eliminating Banding In Graphics for the Web

While working on a recent project, the only copies of a logo were fairly low-resolution bitmaps. The quality of them was good, just at too low of a resolution for the desired usage on a Web site. By asking a few questions, I was able to determine who had originally …

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Keep Microsoft Edge From Becoming Default PDF App

Last week in Removing Unwanted Windows 10 Apps That Don’t Want to Go Away, I wrote about my frustrations in Windows 10 taking over file formats every time an update was installed. I was able to get the Photos app removed so it didn’t take over bitmap formats, but Microsoft …

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Removing Unwanted Windows 10 Apps That Don’t Want to Go Away

With each new version of Windows come improvements. Yet is also seems like Microsoft wants to force some things upon users whether they like it or not. At times in the past they have even gotten into legal trouble because of this. Today I want to write about default apps …

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Three Common Requests and Practical Solutions

Every week I get a variety of requests for assistance. Some of those requests have very specific answers and only apply to a small number of situations. This week I got three requests that had answers that apply to a large number of situations. I’ve paraphrased each request below and …

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