Is Your Internet Slow?

By Linda Lindquist, Keeping Your Computer Healthy Often your outer gets ‘stuck’ due to a power surge. Rebooting your router is the easiest way to fix this: Unplug the power from the router (the cord is plugged into he back of the router); count to 30; plug power back into the router; let it cycle

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Getting Prepared to go North

By Linda Lindquist, Keeping Your Computer Healthy Here in Florida, many of our resident are ‘snowbirds’.  They live in Florida during the winter months and go north during the summer months.  They have the best weather in both locations. Many snowbirds have computer equipment in both of their ‘home’ locations.   There are a few

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WHAT I LEARNED FROM DECLUTTERING

By Linda Lindquist, Keeping Your Computer Healthy As many of you know, I have been decluttering my home for the past two years. Although not yet done, I managed to create a presentable, decorated home for the Holiday Home Tours two years in a row. My worst clutter challenge has been paper and too much

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PREPARE YOUR COMPUTER BEFORE THE GRANDKIDS VISIT! – By Linda Lindquist, Keeping Your Computer Healthy

The good news is that your family have decided to visit during the holidays, including some of the grandkids and great grandkids! The bad news is that they will want to use your computer while they are here! The best news is that they bring their own devices and do not need to use yours!

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WINDOWS VISTA: Browser options for Windows Vista Operating Systems after end-of-life

Six months after Microsoft ended support for Windows Vista Operating Systems (April 2017), third party software, such as browsers, no longer work well and are not being updated to work with Vista computers.  This leaves users in a quandary when trying to access secure financial websites like credit card and online banking sites from their

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How Can You Remove Malware From Your Computer?

FINDING AND REMOVING INFECTIONS “HELP! My computer is slow and has pop-ups.” I often hear that “My computer is getting old. It is running slow, just like me.” (From my senior citizen clients) My response is, “It is probably infected. 98% of the computers I service are. I can help you detect and remove the

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SECURITY – AND HURRICANE IRMA

I deal with computer security, removing malware from many computers, on a daily basis, and installing security software that keep those computes healthy.  Read about the methods and software I use in my book “Keeping Your Computer Healthy”, being re-released this month in paperback format on Amazon.com.   During September, we were all concerned with

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Learn about phishing, scams, ransomware and how to protect yourself and your computer from hackers and cyber-criminals.

Learn about phishing, scams, ransomware and how to protect yourself and your computer from hackers and cyber-criminals.