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    I "cleaned" a laptop when I bought a new desktop...

    I "cleaned" a laptop when I bought a new desktop and use it only for banking. I use strong passwords which are not saved by the computer (I enter them myself when I sign on) and I use all the...
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    Oh Hey! Now you hit a sore spot here! I'm 76 and...

    Oh Hey! Now you hit a sore spot here! I'm 76 and remember using DOS when Windows was just a twinkle in Bill's eye! It's not about age, or gender or anything other than interest and ability.

    A...
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    I also manage three Yahoo! groups and have had,...

    I also manage three Yahoo! groups and have had, mostly, satisfaction for a decade or so.
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    I also use Avast, and have for years - but!...

    I also use Avast, and have for years - but!
    There is a good article about security at
    http://krebsonsecurity.com/tools-for-a-safer-pc/

    and that's all free too!

    ps I find that Krebs often...
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    There are some good pop-up blockers that might...

    There are some good pop-up blockers that might help. I use adblock plus, and have my browser pop-up blocker also activated. (it's under "privacy" in the options section)
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    I would add to have off-site backups. Two...

    I would add to have off-site backups. Two businesses here burned to the ground a while back. Fortunately, their backups were elsewhere.
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    There are obviously enough people falling for...

    There are obviously enough people falling for this scam for the crooks to profit from it. I'm impressed with the people here who help, and rescue, friends and family! You swing the balance to the...
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    Some of them are like bloody leeches wanting all...

    Some of them are like bloody leeches wanting all sorts of info - where I went to school, where I live, etc. I'm going to enter "none of your damn business" one of these days. I don't need 6000...
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    Thanks Ruirib! Sometimes I just get tired of...

    Thanks Ruirib! Sometimes I just get tired of change for change sake, that doesn't improve anything that I can see or use. Guess for folks using the services it is useful. Maybe I'm just feeling...
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    :=) I confess, I know little about Apple. For...

    :=) I confess, I know little about Apple. For one thing, their products exceed my budget. So, what other options are there? I don't want to be connected all the time, or have my info sitting in...
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    Looks like time to switch to Apple! :mad:

    Looks like time to switch to Apple! :mad:
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    I'll give it a try FUN! Thanks.

    I'll give it a try FUN! Thanks.
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    F.U.N. - I use paint.net and wondering how to do...

    F.U.N. - I use paint.net and wondering how to do this "set it to keep adding to the selection"??

    Thanks
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    Mr Jim! The Club Smart Car site does just what...

    Mr Jim! The Club Smart Car site does just what you were looking for ... but for Smart Cars! Hope you were able to fix your Merc.

    I did notice some relationship between Paperblog and WordPress in...
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    Thanks Satrow. Daisy, being a dog of exceptional...

    Thanks Satrow. Daisy, being a dog of exceptional wisdom suggested I bring it up on this forum. :)
    I presume they would make money somehow, and the email does mention ads. I tend to be tho, on the...
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    Know anything about paperblog.com?

    I received an email inviting me to join my blog to "Paper blog". Does anyone know anything about this site? Nothing in search here, lots from Google but who put it there? :rolleyes:

    This is the...
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    A-Ha! So it's about the little black box, and...

    A-Ha! So it's about the little black box, and not providing the correct cord.
    Thank you for clarifying.
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    I feel really dumb! :-) What is an external...

    I feel really dumb! :-) What is an external power supply?
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    Can't resist adding my vote for AdBlock Plus! ...

    Can't resist adding my vote for AdBlock Plus! Used it for years and love it.
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    There were warnings about Java a while ago. ...

    There were warnings about Java a while ago. Suggestions to uninstall it.
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    First thing I would do is change my password in...

    First thing I would do is change my password in my email account. Should be done regularly anyway. I keep a little notepad by my computer to record them so I don't forget what I made up. Then - if...
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    I find the same problem sometimes in Firefox and...

    I find the same problem sometimes in Firefox and Realplayer. First I try a video I know is available for download - not all are. If the download window shows there, I presume the new video is not...
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    Warning

    I just rec'd an email following up on this thread. I didn't click on the link but came here to report it....
    complete header

    From Windows Secrets Lounge Tue Jul 3 22:10:15 2012...
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    Our information is all over the place and privacy...

    Our information is all over the place and privacy is a myth. Google has integrated all the sites we're on, and owns quite a few of them. My information from FB and my blog appear in surprising...
  25. Glad it worksfor you too, "webww" :-)

    Glad it worksfor you too, "webww" :-)
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