Despite my suggestion that everyone uses a password manager to generate unique complex and long passwords, few do (excluding those who have already been subject to a breach). For such people an alternative (or better yet, an addition) exists: Two Facto… more »
If your PC is running on Windows XP this would be a good time to consider its future. This is driven by Microsoft announcing that all support for XP and Office 2003 will cease on 8th April 2014. That means they will not be publishing patches to securi… more »
Having updated an 8.0 system three times I have the following thoughts.
This is not a service pack or regular Windows update - it is a new installation; at the end you will be left with a C:\Windows.old folder
I have a faster than average comput… more »
The absolute best way to clean your computer of all sorts of scareware is to pay me to do it, but what if you want a quick and dirty DIY approach ?
How do you know you have been infected ?
Any of the following are apparent: Performance is much slower… more »
There is a strong likelyhood that at some stage of your Windows computer's life it will benefit from having software reinstalled. Getting the installation kit for most programs is fairly straight forward, locating the product key or serial number that… more »
If you own your home you probably have a Will written by your solicitor that instructs your executor how to dispose of your tangible assets when your number is up. But what to do with your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest and other socia… more »
Increasingly it is possible to sign into websites you have never visited before by associating the sites credentials with some other, Facebook commonly but often Google or a Microsoft account. Doing this saves you having to remember another password or… more »
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