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This is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Time to take a comprehensive measure of your computing vulnerabilities. Here’s an update on anti-malware tools, the state of phishing, and privacy when social networking.Read More
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If you’re still on Vista, check that you’re receiving security updates — and start planning to move to a newer version of Windows. Also, a quick tip on winter computing; how to keep working during an unexpected power outage.Read More
Here are some safe and easy ways to find out if your PC’s anti-malware tools are actually protecting you. Do-it-yourself anti-malware testing consists of two parts: proactively probing your PC’s defenses using simulated malware attacks, and performing routine verification tests to ensure that your PC remains free of real malware.Read More
Moving to a new PC is a bit like moving to a new home; packing and unpacking all your stuff takes time and effort. But specialized applications can assist with the tedious process of transferring applications, settings, and data — if you’re willing to pay for the help and you know the limitations.Read More
The current branch of Windows 10 Anniversary Update has more than a few lumps. With Version 1607 installation failures, nearly weekly cumulative fixes, and problems with the Sept. 29 cumulative update, keeping AU up to date requires some careful steps.Read More
Windows to Go is a version of the OS that can be booted from USB devices. It’s designed as an enterprise tool, but it showed up in Win10 Pro Version 1607. Also, Windows BitLocker is an easy tool for encrypting vulnerable flash drives and other removable storage.Read More