Posted on October 25th, 2019
Applies to: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1
Windows 7 support will end on January 14, 2020. If you continue to use Windows 7 after support has ended, your PC will still work, but it will become more vulnerable to security risks and viruses becau...
Posted on September 17th, 2019
Hey QTIPS: When I get a new computer should I use a migration utility to transfer my data and settings from the old one?
It’s not that Apple’s Migration Assistant or other similar utility is bad software. Actually it works pretty we...
Posted on July 9th, 2019
Do not adjust your screen. The logo above is displayed upside down as a comment on Zoom.
Zoom Video Communications (NASDAQ ZM) is a provider of video conferencing and IP phone services. Zoom Meeting Client apps have found their way onto Macs and ...
Posted on February 12th, 2019
It’s Patch Tuesday and Microsoft is pushing out a new Cumulative Update to Windows 10 users, taking the OS to build 17763.316.
Like all Cumulative Updates, the new build brings fixes but no new features, with the improvement...
Posted on December 3rd, 2018
Microsoft is throwing in the towel with Edge and is building a new web browser for Windows 10, this time powered by Chromium.
3 Dec 2018
Microsoft's Edge web browser has seen little success since its debut on Windows 10 in 2015. Built ...
Posted on May 17th, 2018
It’s no surprise that risks abound online. However, you may be surprised that security researchers point to computer user behavior as the #1 risk factor. It’s true, cyber attacks occur mostly as a result of users’ innocent (or careless) mistakes a...
Posted on November 2nd, 2017
Sometimes it works. Sometimes it doesn’t. When will Microsoft get their store thing right?
Take for example a recent attempt to renew a client's Office 365 subscription. We know that one of several subscriptions has expired. Which one?
Posted on July 12th, 2017
The alert below appears on HP’s various support and web store sites. Similar alerts also appear on websites of Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and others.
HP’s alert can apply to calls from any strangers claiming to be security or technical ...
Posted on April 19th, 2017
From Apple Support posted April 19, 2017
Use these tips to avoid phishing scams and learn what to do if you think your Apple ID has been compromised.
Scammers use phishing and other types of social engineering to try to trick you into sharing pe...
Posted on April 3rd, 2017
Microsoft Malware Protection Center Blog posted April 3, 2017
Millions of users continue to encounter technical support scams. Data from Windows Defender SmartScreen (which is used by both Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer to b...
Posted on March 21st, 2017
From The New York Times, by J. D. BIERSDORFER MARCH 21, 2017
Q. I have a PC and put many photos on a USB drive for use in a digital picture frame. Can someone add pictures to this USB drive if they have a Mac or does it need to be formatted diffe...
Posted on January 30th, 2017
To save money and give your consultant the best chance of meeting your expectations efficiently, prepare as best as you can the items below before your consultant arrives:
Outline items you’d like done, provide product documentation, installation ...
Posted on January 26th, 2017
From Microsoft | TechNet Microsoft Malware Protection Blog posted January 26, 2017
The Gmail phishing attack is reportedly so effective that it tricks even technical users, but it may be just the tip of the iceberg. We’re seeing similarly simple ...