Archive for Computer Security

Has Microsoft Hijacked your Computer? Here’s how to get it back

Microsoft has been aggressive in upgrading computers to Windows 10 – often without you realizing you did give them permission – you just didn’t realize you did.  So, if you, like many others, has just recently found you are now on Windows 10 and want to go back here’s what you do.   NOTE – […]

Be careful using “Out of Office” replies

This weekend I sent out an email marketing campaign. My inbox then was flooded with dozens of “Out of Office” emails and it reminded me again why out of office emails are not a good idea. At least, not without careful planning and thought. Here’s why. 1. You just sent out a blaring message that […]

Tech Support Scams. Is it really Microsoft calling?

Ok, I’m mad.  This weekend I am getting to spend time, which I didn’t have much of, fixing an issue on my mom’s computer.  It’s not the fixing my mom’s computer that has me mad – it’s why we have to do it in the first place.  What happened to her is happening to lots […]