FORGOT YOUR PASSWORDS?

Linda Lindquist, Computer and Internet Help, 239-567-0104     It is recommended not to use the same password for multiple websites.  A hacker who gains access to one website might be able to then gain access to all your ...

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WINDOWS 7 END OF LIFE – WHAT TO DO NOW?

Linda Lindquist, Computer and Internet Help, 239-567-0104   Microsoft released the Windows 7 operating system on October 22, 2009 – 10 years ago.  The last retail Windows 7 computer was sold in October 2014. In my opinion, this was ...

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HOW TO RELEASE A HIJACKED BROWSER

Linda Lindquist, Computer and Internet Help, 239-567-0104 Now what?!?  You are on the internet and suddenly your computer freezes with an alert to call Microsoft tech support immediately or else you will lose all your files.  Sometimes a ...

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Chrome Notifications

​​​​​ HOW TO STOP ANNOYING CHROME NOTIFICATIONS Linda Lindquist, Computer and Internet Help, 239-567-0104   A new strain of malware has been annoying users recently.  It is being delivered by way of Chrome browser ...

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ADVANTAGES OF A CHROME SYNC ACCOUNT

Linda Lindquist, Computer and Internet Help, 239-567-0104 The Google CHROME browser has some advantages if you sign into it with a Gmail account and set the SYNC option. It can remember your favorite bookmarks and your saved passwords. With so many of ...

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Protect Your Computer During Summer Storms

Linda Lindquist, Computer and Internet Help, 239-567-0104 During the summer months, the biggest threat to your computers come from disturbances to the power in your homes.  This is most often caused by severe thunder and lightning storms, ...

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Anatomy of a Phone Call Refund Scam

By Linda Lindquist, Certified Malware Removal Specialist, Keeping Your Computer Healthy ** Pay attention – Do not be hacked by calling scammers ** 1: The caller claims that you are due a refund for prior tech support, because the company went ...

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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.