Webroot..

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.. full title Webroot SecureAnywhere.. It’s recommended by the ‘Geek Squad’ operating in Canada out of Best Buy and Futureshop, and is one of many anti-virus solutions for which one has to pay a subscription. So, what to do when you are tired of paying for subscriptions? Use a free solution of course.. This is… Continue reading

Tough stuff..

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See here.. http://www.howtogeek.com/194993/the-windows-store-is-a-cesspool-of-scams-why-doesnt-microsoft-care/ Microsoft are to blame, BUT Apple and Android are no better. This new way of monetizing an operating system will end in tears for many. The contributors are no different to the multiplicity of junk producers outside of the world of apps. You are not obliged to subscribe to any of it… Continue reading

MS14-045..

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This is a collection of KB’s which has seemingly cobbled Windows computers for some.. More info here and how to remove the affected KBs.. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2982791/en-us Please note two points.. Not everybody is affected, so don’t panic if you have seen no evidence of the ‘known issues’ in the link.. Reports in the IT press have… Continue reading

August updates..

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Another round of Microsoft updates, and no obvious issues either on Windows 8.1 or Windows 7. Patch Tuesday is quite the non-event for me. The only updates that I don’t accept are hardware related because they can incite excitement in the form of hardware no longer responding, and who needs that.. Is my system full… Continue reading