I’ve written extensively on why administrative rights are bad, and how to drop administrative rights if you have them, but it occurred to me that I never told you how to just see if you have administrative rights in the first place, so shame on me! Here’s how: In any desktop version of Windows (XP, […]
I have had limited experience with Windows 8, but it’s enough to advise my clients at the moment to not touch Windows 8.
How much money are you and your staff wasting by not upgrading your old computer?
Evernote is a cloud-based service for taking notes and storing all kinds of data. I use it mostly for text and photo snapshots, but will also store documents and audio files from time to time. Without a doubt, it is one of my favorite applications, which I use on Windows, Macintosh, iOS and (sort of) […]
As always, there is a tradeoff between security and convenience. What you need to decide is how inconvenient it would be, not if you had to decrypt your data before restoring it, but if someone else got their hands on your data.
Reprinted, with permission, from the November 2010 SANS Institute Security Newsletter for Computer Users
A concept users frequently have difficulty understanding is the difference between “logging off” a system, “restarting a system,” and “shutting down” a system. This article will clear that up.
Today marks the end of life (all forms of support) for Windows 2000 and Windows XP Service Pack 2.
Google has decided to ditch Windows and move employees to Macintosh and Linux PCs
The Mozilla project recently expanded their popular and successful (and free) Plugin Check service to support non-Mozilla browsers.