Tag Archives: Microsoft

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
– Copy and paste Continue reading

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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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4 free antivirus tools from Microsoft

There are many tools available for preventing, detecting and removing viruses and malware on PC computers.  Microsoft offers 4 such tools, all free, that I use and recommend Microsoft Security Essentials Microsoft Safety Scanner Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool Windows … Continue reading

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