How to Create, Edit, and View Microsoft Word Documents for “FREE”

How to Create, Edit, and View Microsoft Word Documents for
  There was a time when you had to have Microsoft Office installed to create, edit, or even view a Microsoft Word document. Thankfully, that’s no longer the case. There are a number of free alternatives for working with those Word documents people occasionally send you. Word Online is Microsoft’s own cloud-based solution for working with ...

Protect yourself from “Ransomware”

Protect yourself from
In order to protect yourself from ransomware, it is important that you use good computing habits and security software. First and foremost, you should always have a reliable and tested backup of your data that can be restored in the case of an emergency, such as a ransomware attack.

My computer is SO SLOW !!!

My computer is SO SLOW !!!
you know how you fixed my printer back in July? Well now my internet doesn’t work. Do you think you broke the internet? Seriously?  WOW! Aren’t we Special…

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