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It’s the time of year when kids are back in school.  And many of them took along bright new shiny computers. Computer users need to be vigilant in keeping viruses and malware off their systems.  Today’s “I Knew That!” serves as a reminder to keep your computer properly updated and protected. Click, hold down, and […]

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My brother tom’s Lenovo Thinkpad notebook computer was giving him all kinds of problems. He had put it aside some time ago as he was unable to use it.  It just woudn’t run properly. I told him I might be able to help. He gave me the computer and I installed Linux. Specifically, I wiped […]

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Have you heard about the DNSChanger malware? No? well, you may want to check out the above video and in addition visit here. Another helpful article is located here. In a nutshell, you need to check your system to make sure you don’t have this nasty bit of malware because the safety net is going […]

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I often write about how wonderfully secure Linux is. It’s immune to Windows viruses, Trojans and malware.  However, Linux is not immune to carelessness and user error. As an example, I recently received an email which looked like it may have come from Yahoo.  It explained that I had won an Apple iPad.  All I need do […]

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A recent blog post dealt with my suggestion that PC users should switch to Linux and ditch Windows. Once they make the move to Linux, they’ll no longer need to pay for computer repairs (antivirus, spyware cleaning, etc.), especially those offered by online services are constantly advertised on cable television. The article resulted in some […]

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