Ask Leo! #441 – Why don’t people back up? Password reset disks, Office 2013 subscription, running without a net and more…

Backups are one of the ways that people can protect themselves from everything from hardware failure to virus infections. So why don’t people backup?

Ask Leo! #439 – Replacing my hard drive, flakey Bluetooth, how viruses spread and more…

I recently replaced the primary hard drive on my primary machine with an SSD. I’ll walk you through the steps I took that made the process relatively pain-free.

Ask Leo! #438 – No need to hate Windows 8, Outlook.com on the other hand, my use of cookies and more…

I recently upgraded my primary desktop machine to Windows 8. I did so with some trepidation after hearing many complaints. My reaction: what’s all the fuss about?

Ask Leo! #436 – Removing yourself from Google, malware traces, router passwords, Internal RAM sticks and more…

Removing yourself from Google, malware traces, router
passwords, Internal RAM sticks and more…

Ask Leo! #435 – Free email services, sudden scrolling, mail-to links, ethernet cards and more…

Free email services, sudden scrolling, mail-to links, ethernet cards and more…

Ask Leo! #434 – Forwarding email you shouldn’t, Apple viruses, full drives, Laundromat WiFi and more…

Forwarding email you shouldn’t, Apple viruses, full drives, Laundromat WiFi and more…

Ask Leo! #432 – Hubs, Switches and Routers, “Your computer is at risk” messages and more…

Hubs, Switches and Routers, “Your computer is at risk” messages and more…

Ask Leo! #431 – Are You – no, YOU – backed up? Also, broken computers, cyber cops malware and more…

Are You – no, YOU – backed up? Also, broken computers,
cyber cops malware and more…

Ask Leo! #430 – Spam, Spam, Spam and Spam, passing robot tests, work-at-home sites and more…

Spam, Spam, Spam and Spam, passing robot tests,
work-at-home sites and more…

Ask Leo! #429 – Changing your email address, lost cookies, Macrium passwords, clean shut-downs, phone photos and more…

Changing your email address, lost cookies, Macrium passwords, clean shut-downs, phone photos and more…

Ask Leo! #428 – Staying Safe on the Internet, why progress bars suck, retrieving the Windows admin password and more…

Staying safe on the Internet, why progress bars suck,
retrieving the Windows admin password, and more…

Ask Leo! #425 – Reverting to Windows 7, Fix-it’s that don’t, protecting external drives, Leo’s signature and more…

Reverting to Windows 7, Fix-its that don’t, protecting external drives, Leo’s signature and more…

Ask Leo! #424 – Disable Java, disposing of old hard drives, flash memory wearing out and more…

Disable Java, disposing of old hard drives, flash memory
wearing out and more…

Ask Leo! #423 – Closing and resizing Windows 8 apps, Ransomware, Win 7 in Win 8, proving email was sent and more…

Closing and resizing Windows 8 apps, Ransomware, Win 7 in Win 8, proving email was sent and more…

Ask Leo! #422 – The Windows 8 Start Menu, Dropping Dialup Connections, Banking with Linux and more…

The Windows 8 Start Menu, Dropping Dialup Connections, Banking with Linux and more…