Signs You Might be Infected with Malware

Malware is everywhere these days!  Just today I read an article that a Facebook post claiming that Fox News was reporting Brad Pitt dead was infecting computers when users clicked on it. For the record, Brad Pitt is alive and still getting divorced!   You have to be vigilant at all times!!!!!!   Here areContinue reading “Signs You Might be Infected with Malware”

Changing your password in Windows 10 and Office 365

You need to change your password in Windows 10.  How do you do that?   Simply hit the keys on your keyboard: Control-Alt-Delete and this screen will come up.   See the 4th choice down “Change a Password” this will change the Windows 10/Network Password. Your password should be at least 8 characters, a capitalContinue reading “Changing your password in Windows 10 and Office 365”

Windows 10-Free Upgrade Ends July 29, 2016

You have exactly 1 day to upgrade your computer to Windows 10 for free!!!!! What are the reasons you should upgrade your computer to Windows 10?   It’s FREE!!!!!!   If you have Windows 8 kiss the Start Screen only bye bye!   You will get the Start      Menu back AND the StartContinue reading “Windows 10-Free Upgrade Ends July 29, 2016”

What is Sway?

  Sway is a program included in Office 365, just login into your Office 365 account! Sway is a new presentation program brought to us by Microsoft. You can create a website in a presentation format using images, text, and other media. It’s very user-friendly! Much easier to use than most people would find PowerPoint is toContinue reading “What is Sway?”

Chatting or Skype Etiquette

Someone in our office brought up a very good point recently, what is the proper business etiquette for Skype or for chatting in general?   So, I decided to do some research on this. 1. Ask the person first to make sure they are available. Look at the icon next to their name, and seeContinue reading “Chatting or Skype Etiquette”

How to Help Prevent Ransomware Attacks

What is Ransomware?  According to Wikipedia it is the following: Ransomware is a type of malware that restricts access to the infected computer system in some way, and demands that the user pay a ransom to the malware operators to remove the restriction. Some forms of ransomware systematically encrypt files on the system’s hard drive,Continue reading “How to Help Prevent Ransomware Attacks”

Remove QuickTime From Your Systems!

In case you haven’t heard, Apple is discontinuing QuickTime Updates for Windows.  There are currently known security flaws in it, so you should uninstall QuickTime from your Windows computers.   HOWEVER, if you are running Adobe Creative Cloud, you may need to keep it on your computer a little while longer because it will breakContinue reading “Remove QuickTime From Your Systems!”