This week’s email newsletter article is:
- Get Help with Software Security Updates
Keeping up with all the software updates is a pain.
Fortunately, there’s a good, free tool that helps to notify us that security updates are available for a lot of our software, and can even do many of the updates we need. The program focuses on security updates, not operational updates, bug fixes, etc. — security updates.
It scans on a scheduled basis to see if there are updates available. If there are, its icon in the Windows Notification Area (bottom right-hand corner of the taskbar) turns red. Double-clicking on the icon will open the program and display the programs, most significant updates shown first […]
This Week Online — Blast From The Past
A Look at Articles from Past Newsletters
Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the last few months, you should be well aware that there’s a major change in Windows XP’s status coming soon.
On April 8, 2014, Microsoft will discontinue support of Windows XP SP3, the final service pack version. Support for earlier versions of Windows XP (without any service pack, or with service pack 1 or 2) have already been discontinued.
So, what does end of support for XP SP3 mean? Especially, what does it mean to me? […]
What is Secunia Personal Software Inspector? It is software that checks your installed applications to make sure you have all the security updates installed. And, it’s free
Secunia offers both an Online Software Inspector and their installable Personal Software Inspector. The online version checks fewer programs. Both check programs and also check to make sure that all the Microsoft security patches have been installed.
I’ve been using versions of Secunia’s Personal Software Inspector and Online Software Inspector for several years now […]
I recently modified my home network to increase the accessibility of my printers. I have two printers. Now, both of them work with my desktop computers, my wireless laptop, our iPhones and my wife’s iPad. Installation and setup was surprisingly easy, too.
One printer is an HP Color Laserjet CP1518ni, which is built to be a network printer with its own IP address (no “Windows File & Printer Sharing” necessary). It hooks to the network via an Ethernet cable. The other printer is an older model, an HP Laserjet 1220se […]
Subscriber Carolyn wrote for help reconfiguring her web browser. unfortunately, she left out a critical piece of information — namely, which web browser she was using…
Terry, I hate to bother you but I have a question.
I somehow messed up my favorites bar and now when I click on to my Favorites, the favorites bar as at the bottom of my list rather than at the top.
I want it back on top but don’t know how to get it there. I have Windows 7. Can you help me? […]
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