Windows Secrets readers — prompted by recent articles about Internet scams, Windows updates, and slow-moving computers — offer stories and suggestions of their own.
Regarding scams with proper skepticism
Re: Woody Leonhard’s Mar. 22 story, “New ‘419’ scam involves PayPal and Western Union”
I checked two things: the source of the e-mail (IP was in Ghana) and the name in the e-mail, which I searched. That brought up lots of negative hits. I replied to each e-mail that I accepted cash only for the first month’s rent; I never heard back from any of them. —Richard Notari
Reader reverses a Win7 update to get Money back
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