Apr - 09 2020

For Windows 10 Apps you can create Desktop shortcuts by choosing Start, Run type in: explorer shell:AppsFolder Then in the alphabetical list you can right click the App you want to create the shortcut for and choose Create Shortcut You will then be prompted do you want to create the Shortcut on the Desktop, choose […]

Mar - 06 2020

A reminder for Android users, after about 3 years from product introduction updates stop being available for Android devices. Android 10, Android 9 and Android 8 are the only versions currently receiving updates in 2020.  Older versions of Android are vulnerable to malware infections. In comparison iPhone and iPad are updated for 5 years. To […]

Jan - 22 2020

If you are getting an error of 80092004 in Windows update on Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, or Windows 7 you can install KB4490628 to fix that issue.  This Service Stack update provides support for SHA-2 hash in signed updates. Installing this service stack update will allow you to install updates for Windows […]

Nov - 21 2019

NVRAM or PRAM If you are having issues with sound volume, display resolution, startup-disk selection, time zone, and recent kernel panics resetting the NVRAM or PRAM on your Mac may help resolve the issue.  The NVRAM or PRAM in the computer store information, by resetting this it can resolve some issues. Apple’s page on resetting […]

Nov - 21 2019

If you have uninstalled a 3rd party antivirus software package on Windows 10, and when you try to check on Windows Defender you get the message You’ll need a new app to open this windowsdefender. You can repair the Windows app Windows Defender in PowerShell Click Start, type in PowerShell, right click the icon for […]

Aug - 19 2019

Microsoft from time to time will update the Service Stack that provides improvements to the update process in Windows along with some other Windows features.  The page linked below has all of the latest Service Stack updates for each version of Windows.  These updates should appear in Windows Update as they are released by Microsoft. […]

Aug - 19 2019

The Microsoft security updates for Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and all supported versions of Windows 10 for August 2019 have an issue that breaks Visual Basic applications, macros and scripts. The updates that cause the issue are: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 – KB4512486 https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4512486/windows-7-update-kb4512486 Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012/2012 R2 – […]

Jan - 14 2019

Microsoft on Friday January 11, 2019 released a fix for the SMBv2 access issue from the January Microsoft Security Updates released on January 8, 2019.  If a user is a Local Administrator on a Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 system and attempts to access a SMBv2 share on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 […]

Dec - 15 2018

Ookla’s Internet Speedtest released a report this week showing that there has been a 35.8% increase in mean download speed and a 22% increase in upload speed. The report is based on 24,283,160 unique users and shows that the United States is ranked as 7th for download speeds, and 27th for upload speeds. To see […]

Dec - 06 2018

Microsoft announced today on GitHub that they are working on a new version of Microsoft Edge that will be based on the open source Chromium browser engine.  Microsoft will contribute to the efforts in the development of Chromium browser.  The new version of Microsoft Edge will be available for Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows […]

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