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Microsoft’s generous Windows 10 upgrade offer and poor execution

Microsoft extended the free upgrade to Windows 10 offer for people that use assistive technologies.  This was a generous offer by Microsoft but poorly executed due to the fact that the upgrade failed to work. This is an account of … Continue reading

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ransomeware and WannaCry (WanaDecrypt0r, Wanna Decryptor)

Ransomeware holds your data for ransom by encrypting it then demanding a payment to unencrypt it. This is a crime. Here are my notes on the recent WannaCry (WannaDecrypt0r, Wanna Decryptor) ransomware. Continue reading

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Using Windows Part 1

There are a lot of user guides out there. Here is one more. This guide is based on my experience with Windows users. It has information for both beginners and experienced users.
Part 1 covers the following skills
– Mouse
– Navigating Windows
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Safer computing with Windows XP after Microsoft ends support

Microsoft ended support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014. This is not the end of the world for people still using Windows XP but Windows XP users need to be extra careful to stay safe and secure on the Internet. Here are my 5 suggestions for … Continue reading

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End of support for Windows XP

FREE COUNTDOWN WIDGET . Microsoft has announced the end of support for Windows XP as of April 8, 2014. This means that after that date Microsoft will no longer produce security updates or offer support for Windows XP. People that … Continue reading

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