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HOW TO SET GOALS AND ACHIEVE THEM IN 2019

By Linda Lindquist, Certified Malware Removal Specialist, Computer and Internet Help January is a time for new starts in the new year – or at least for revisiting and revising what you want to accomplish during the coming year.  Without goals, you may just drift through another year.  The problem with setting New Year’s ‘resolutions’

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GET READY FOR TECH BLACK FRIDAY by Linda Lindquist, Computer and Internet Help

Black Friday is a perfect time to save on new technology. But … who wants to venture out to the stores and stand in long lines the get the deals? You don’t have to! What, you say? I have learned to shop at Amazon.com and have the items delivered directly to my doorstep, sometimes the

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How to Select a New Computer

As your computer gets older, it may be time to replace it with a new one, especially if your operating system is XP, Vista or even Windows 7.  You may be surprised that the price is not as much as you think. There are three types of computers to select from: Towers All-in-ones Laptops  

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WRAPPING UP CYBER SECURITY AWARENESS MONTH

As a Certified Malware Removal Specialist, I am not only an expert on removing malware from your computers, I am also an expert in keeping it out of your computers.  I use a proven package of three security software products that work together to keep your computer healthy.   The Basic Healthy Computer package contains

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Congratulations! You Now Recognize How to Avoid Scammers and Malware

If you’ve been following along with the free handout and the follow-on tips, you now know how to recognize and avoid scammers and malware, how to detect if you have malicious software on your computer, and even how to recover from some of the consequences of malware and scammers.  You also now know that a

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How to Release a Frozen Computer

The cool thing about learning how to fix a frozen browser or stop the scammers from sounding sirens constantly is that you get to be in control – YOU get to outwit the scammers.  Doesn’t that feel good! And… I’ve done it lots of different ways. And there is always that thing about knowing what

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How can you tell if your computer has malware?

Have you ever wondered why your computer is running so much slower that it used to?  Do you know how to speed it up?  Do you confidently say, YES!  Or, do you painfully admit that you’re still working on it? Malware is the #1 reason for slow computers!  If you want to know if malicious

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NEXT STEPS TO SAFER COMPUTING

Over the next 30 days in this series, you’ll be safer from scammers and malware that want to steal your identity and money,  and I want to help you.  Are you ready to get started? When I started helping senior citizens with their computer problems, I was shocked to find that 98% of their computers

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7 EASY WAYS TO RECOGNIZE SCAMMERS AND MALWARE

In honor of Cyber Security Awareness month, here are a few tips to make you more aware of how scammers appeal to your emotions of fear or greed to get you to do what they want. Recognize them to avoid malware and having your identity or money stolen! 1. Microsoft Calling? You receive telephone calls

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Take Computer Literacy Training Classes

I hope you have enjoyed the simple instructions to make your computer easier to use. I look for things that will bring value to you, my clients. Many of you have self-described yourself as “computer illiterate”. You struggle with how to get the volume of messages in your e-mail inbox under control. You want to

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