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Bank of America Phishing Scam
I just received this email. I have a Bank of America account yet I instantly know this was fake. Here is what it looked like and how you can tell it’s fake. First of all, Signin isn’t a real word. This … Read More
0x0000007a Print Error
Windows 7 pro 64 bit OS. Brand new install with all updates and service packs installed. When I plugged in the printer, it searched Windows Updates and installed the printer. It looked good in “Devices and Printers” but when I … Read More
PC Repair Tips to Improve Performance
PC Repair Tips to Improve Performance Windows computers and laptops need ongoing repair to keep them running smoothly. Don’t waste time with slow computers. Proactively repair and maintain your PCs ti keep them from breaking. Check your Anti-virus Anti-virus programs … Read More
Facebook Privacy, An Oxymoron?
Recently I posted an article about your Facebook Account Settings. This article will go into your Facebook Privacy Settings. Facebook Default Privacy The first thing you will see is your Default Privacy. Public means anyone and everyone can see your stuff. … Read More
New Email Virus Scam
This morning, I almost did it. I almost clicked on a link in an email. I actually had my finger on the button and then I heard myself screaming at me “DON’T CLICK THAT!”. Sure enough, it was another fake email … Read More
LinkedIn Hacked, Passwords released to Hacker Community.
Just a quick PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT. LinkedIn may have a bit of an issue to deal with. They are investigating that potentially over 6 million password have been compromised. Here are some reports to date: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18338956 http://www.businessinsider.com/linkedin-hacked-2012-6 http://www.thestar.com/business/article/1206692–linkedin-users-read-this-then-change-your-password Please pass this … Read More
Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner
Well, Fiesta Del Sol is over and we have some winners. The Winner of the “Like Us on Facebook for a chance to win 1 Year Free Computer Repair” is Vanessa Trevino. If you liked us on Facebook before 10AM … Read More
Do you know Who Has Your Facebook Account Information?
I continue to be amazed by the liberties Facebook takes with your information. Today I was talked into trying Spotify instead of my usual Pandora. If you don’t have a Spotify account, the only option is to sign in with Facebook. … Read More
Do Not Use MSconfig to Control Startup
Many people frequently use MSconfig as a long term solution to control startup processes and services. You will also see many websites condoning use of MSconfig and teaching you how to use it for controlling startups. This is a very bad idea for … Read More