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For Our Advance Users...

This article shows away to reinstall Windows 10 without the preinstalled bloatware. ...


Stop the Windows 10 Popups

This article was an interesting read. ...


Fake Blue Screen of Deaths

This is an article that covers a growing style of attack, fake BSoD. ...


New Windows 10 Features Coming

Here is an article about Windows 10 Spring improvements. ...


One of the great SSD questions answered.

When I was building my home PC as few years ago, my business partner was gung ho about solid-state drives (SSD) because of how fast they are. So, I got one for my OS drive, but one of my great fears about SSD technology was the finite amount of writes they could handle. It has been exacerbated by Windows 10 conversion and the newest big update. That is quite a bit of writing on it. Well, I found this article that gave me a little education about the drives and I thought I would link to it. ...


Disable Annoying Autoplay in Your Browser

Sadly this article only covers Chrome, Firefox and Opera. But, if you hate the autoplay ads that are HTML5 based as much as I do and use one of those browsers then it's your lucky day. ...


Learn about Chat apps.

This is a New York Times article about Google's Allo. While it is interesting in its own right, the aritcles gives a good primer to most of the major Chat clients. ...


Death to Windows 10 Bloatware

Here is a guide to using one of my favorite applications to getting rid of some of Windows 10 bloatware. ...


Edge Tips

As I use Edge, I have needed a little help working with the kinks so I provide this link to help others. ...


Busy, Busy

Sorry for the long delay on the new news. We have been very busy lately. Anyway here is an article about the Windows 10 Anniversary Update rollout. It is a bit old but I think it is still relevent. ...


Site Craziness Coming

The site is going to be doing some crazy things on Friday, July 1, we are helping a client out with a product and do to several reasons it significantly simplifies the process to use our production website for the tests because of the interface with their technology. ...


A Windows 10 Top 10 of Things To Shut Off

A series of annoying things that can be turned off in Windows 10. ...


Rollback

This PC World article give visual instructions on how to roll back the Windows 10 upgrade. This will go well with the last article on why you should consider getting your Windows 10 while you can. ...


Get Your Windows 10 While You Can

This guy gives you some of the ins and outs of the looming end of the free Windows 10. ...


Windows 10 Hole

Here is a Windows 10 story about a hole in the system. Remember to run your updates as soon as Microsoft patches it. ...


Hackers Using Websites Against You

This is an article from a strange source for me but is a pretty good laymans explaination of why IT people tell you to do things like get rid of Flash or don't have your account be an Admin account. ...


Beware the Flash

Remember Flash is bad. Don't believe me, well, read for yourself. ...


Exention Support Finally

If you use Microsoft's Edge product, you have probably noticed the lack of extensions. This will soon be no more. ...


Firefox, Protect Your Privacy

While I go the extra length in my privacy settings, this article give you a good starting point to making Firefox better at keeping people out of your browser. ...


Windows Activation

Sorry, for not updating this in a while. We have been working on an exciting new product that will hopefully be ready in 2016. It also was a slow month in interesting news bits. Anyway, if you have had to deal with activation issues this is an interesting video to help you out. ...


Chrome Changing the Status of HTTP

Here is a nice little piece for Chrome Users but important for anyone with a website. ...


How to Opt out of Windows 10

There is alot of talk about Windows 10 and Windows 7 and some more aggressive tactics used by Microsoft. ...


The End of SHA-1, until it wasn't

While I warned about this a while ago and it occurred. Not to our clients but it did occurred. Not sure how I feel about Firefox walking back but I am pretty sure this is not going to be a permanent reprieve. ...


Time to banish Internet Explorer

This is a bigger deal for people who have switched to Edge but still have their antivirus trying to keep them on IE. ...


Say Goodbye to Gmail?

Google is being suprisingly friendly to users on this particular change. ...


How to Stop the Spying, If You Call It Spying.

This is a really nice article because it gets to the heart of Windows 10 spying issue and provides a solution if you still have concerns. ...


SHA2 and No Website Left Behind, Other than the Ones That Are.

I was browsing the web this weekend and found an article that qualifies as a problem that I thought was already solved is not solved. While it won’t bother most people since I am sure most major websites are already well on their way to conversion and smaller sites don’t have a need for encrypted internet, it could be responsible for some outages. ...


New vector of malware infection.

So while on vacation, I noticed an article about a new malware that actually replaces your Chrome install. ...


Just Because Your Paranoid, Does Mean Android Won't Let Everyone Know.

Here is a fun article I ran into while doing my Software Development and Information Technology Consultant, news hunt this morning. ...


Switch up the Edge Search Engine

One of the new technologies in Windows 10 is the Edge browser software. One of the big grips around our Oklahoma City consulting company is not wanting to use Bing, Microsoft’s Search Engine to do its default searches. While Firefox makes switching the default as easy as clicking on the magnifying glass in the corner and selecting your new engine, it is slightly more complicated for Edge. ...


Turn off the Windows 10 Style Talking to Microsoft Features in Windows 7 and 8

One of the things that is real stressful in life regardless if you are a doctor, lawyer, french fries seller or a seller of IT consulting time is the feeling technology only wants to spy on you. ...


A New Scary Reason To Upgrade Your Network Equipment.

Most of the time I read about a new exploit it gets a meh response out of me. ...


Turning on Tracking Protection in Firefox

This is a great feature for Firefox users because it allows you to proactively take your privacy in your own hands. ...


Setting up Windows 10 so It Won't Know You Better than Yourself.

Windows 10 is pretty good. The world seems to agree with that statement and there are some very strong reasons for it. ...


Don't Let Your iPhone Work for the Bad Guys

Even the vigilance from Apple at protecting their customers from spyware applications, a new exploit allows software on your iPhone to take your data. ...


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