#1003 - The Surprising Ways Your Videos Can Expose Your Location
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Location, location, location
When we think about how we might "accidentally" expose our location on social media, the first thing that comes to mind is the "meta-data" that might be included with our photos and videos. This can include precise GPS coordinates.
This week's featured video isn't that. Instead, it's about how the visible information in the photo or video itself might be all someone needs to know exactly where you are.
Also this week
- Malware from just opening email?
- Reinstalling software without media?
- Making a Windows backup image?
- Windows 11 with only a local account?
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The Surprising Ways Your Videos Can Expose Your Location
It's probably not what you think.
Something many people do every day may expose their location in ways they don't know.
Read: The Surprising Ways Your Videos Can Expose Your Location
Also This Week on Ask Leo!
Can I Get Malware From Opening an Email?
|It used to be that simply viewing a malformed email could allow a virus to spread. Thankfully, that's no longer the case.
Read: Can I Get Malware From Opening an Email?
How Do I Reinstall Software Without Installation Discs or Download Files?
|If you bought it, save it -- even if it is just a downloaded installation .exe file and activation code.
Read: How Do I Reinstall Software Without Installation Discs or Download Files?
How to Make a Windows Image Backup
|While it's not the best tool, it's a tool you already have. Here's how to use the Windows 7 backup tool to create a Windows image backup.
Read: How to Make a Windows Image Backup
Set Up Windows 11 With Only a Local Account
|Setting up a Windows 11 machine without a Microsoft account is possible, though it's not obvious how.
Read: Set Up Windows 11 With Only a Local Account
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Set Up Windows 11 With Only A Local AccountSetting up a Windows 11 machine without a Microsoft Account is possible, just not in the least bit obvious.
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How To Make A Backup Windows ImageWhile it's not the best tool, it's a tool you already have. Using the Windows 7 backup tool to create a backup Windows image.
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How Do I Reinstall Software Without Installation Discs Or Download Files?If you bought it you can, and should, save it. Even if it is just download files and activation code to reinstall.
Watch: How Do I Reinstall Software Without Installation Discs Or Download Files?
The Surprising Ways Your Videos Can Expose Your LocationSomething we do frequently might be exposing our location in ways we didn't even think about.
Watch: The Surprising Ways Your Videos Can Expose Your Location
Can I Get Malware From Opening An Email?It used to be that simply viewing a malformed email could allow a virus to spread. Thankfully, that's no longer the case.
Watch: Can I Get Malware From Opening An Email?
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