Archives for Security

Virus Protection and Spyware

Blog FEATURE ARTICLE Virus Protection and Spyware Computer security has become a hot topic for many consumers. There are new viruses and programs being released everyday, which can infect your computer and cause your system to crash. However, many people are not aware of the multitude of spyware available. Spyware is created to take over your computer, or intercept and transmit personal information from your computer. Spyware such as adware can enter a computer by clicking links in emails from unknown senders, included with shareware, or visiting sites with “popups”. The adware will then transmit annoying advertisements to the infected
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Categories: Security.
Prominent words: adware, computer, information, spyware, system, and transmit.

Backup important data!!!

Blog FEATURE ARTICLE Backup important data!!! A computer or its hard disk can fail at any time and without warning. When it does all your personal documents, letters, pictures, music, and videos, is lost and in many situations, cannot be recovered or costs lots of money to be recovered. Make sure you have backups of all your important data in case your computer fails.
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Be Prepared for Scams – Yes they do happen!!

Blog FEATURE ARTICLE Be Prepared for Scams – Yes they do happen!! If you’re familiar with the Web, you’ve probably seen a lot of ads for free computers for seniors, such as laptops and home computers and software that makes things easy. Don’t forget there is never a free lunch.Use extreme caution when investigating these offers. It’s true that advertising agencies and big corporations offer legitimate promotions. But, even those PR deals require you to complete certain tasks and provide a lot of information you’d rather not. Additionally, your gift may be real, but there’s a catch. For example, you’re
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Categories: A Bit Different, Google, Internet, Security, Seniors Computer, and Windows.

How to: Type Faster with Multiple Spaces

Blog FEATURE ARTICLE How to: Type Faster with Multiple Spaces How to Type Faster with Multiple Spaces. Instead of typing a period at the end of each sentence and follow by a space, you can double-tap the space bar, or tap once with two fingers, to get the same result. Ironically the iPad soft keyboard doesn’t have a Tab key, but you can tap the space bar with three fingers at the same time to get three spaces, or four fingers to get four spaces. It works for five spaces too if you put five fingers together to press the
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Categories: A Bit Different, Email, Facebook, Google, Internet, Security, Seniors Computer, Social Networking, and Windows.