Articles in Category: 2011
Living without installation media, loaning your computer to the wrong
person, 2012 doomsday predictions and more.
When Explorer (the other one) crashes, dead machines with important files, an Ask Leo! announcement and more.
Avoiding nasty trojans, erasing hard disks (completely) and more.
Embarrassing auto-complete, another Google toolbar, and an announcement
about the newsletter.
Backups, backups, a new recommendation and more backups!
Sharing files in Win7, Blaming add-ons in IE, Software Rot, and more…
What’s slowing down your machine, giving your password to strangers, Removing IE, and more..
Backing Up Infected Drives, Wireless & Router safety, Broken IE9, Custom
Icons and more..
What’s this SATA, PATA and IDE stuff? Links in PDFs, Dropbox, Spam on a NEW!
Domain and more..
RAW vs. JPG, recovering from a BAD infection, a peek at Evernote, protecting your
address book and more…
Installing an ISO, SendTo and Hotmail, removing a Win 7 partition, Backup
Q&A, and more.
Bad email etiquette, accidentally moving files, slow disk defraggers,
Outlook’s PST, Macrium Reflect and more.
Super cookies, repairing PSTs, Windows 7’s backup, and fixing viruses when you can’t even boot.
Facebook charging? Windows Live, recovering encrypted data, passwords & more…
Preventing copying & printing, accidentally deleting your hard drive, closing Hotmail, Windows 8 & more…
Free internet, backing up encrypted data, why Microsoft (probably) won’t fix your bug & more…
Adobe Air, sharing your Internet, sniffing encrypted email, natural disasters & more
Windows Installer issues, email bounces, TrueCrypt video, legal mp3 files and more…
desktop.ini & desktop.ini, mobile broadband security, foistware, ZIP
encryption & DNS.
Sniffing’s easy, connecting while traveling, wireless without encryption, clicks in search results, and a back-to-school sale.
IP address ownership, tracking illegal sites, router passwords, more
passwords, and Ask Leo!’s 8th anniversary!
Keeping malware at bay, discovering search history, good passwords,
Hotmail’s reputation and more…
Smartphone safety, details in Explorer, recovering data after a crash, keep
on buying those new computers, and more …
Email bounces & bots, banking on a dedicated machine, .BAK files, virtual machines and more …
64-bit Flash, installing MSE video, WinPatrol, getting statements by email,
getting Windows XP, and more …
Calls from Microsoft, contextual advertising, encrypting a hard drive, slack
space & a new family member.
Slack space, determining file types without using file extensions, VC redistributables, sending a .exe, “Crazy Facts” & more.
MS System Sweeper, security in the cloud, pasting into Word, aborting a
download and a Win 7 toolbar tip.
This week: 8 character passwords, ignoring Windows Update, Spyware, IE9 (or not), keyboard rrrrepeat.
This week Firewalls, UAC in Windows 7, Backing up Webmail, +1, and the first monthly webinar.
This week: top level folders, disappearing menus, staying safe from viruses and a new PDF recommendation.
This week: Print to File, No Signal, CHKDSK, Uninstalling IE9, & my new book!
This week: Accounts in Outlook 2010, Windows Passwords & Fonts & Reverting to XP – plus my rant(?) to website owners.