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So. Much. Information.

When asked a tech question, people like me almost always ask for more. More details. More information. More, more, more....

Here's one utility that could provide a bucket-load of useful information: msinfo32.

There are other utilities out there that will do similar, but this is built right into Windows. More information than you or I might use, or even understand, but often within the deluge are details that can really help answer questions.

Get a Windows System Report with MSINFO32 has the details.

Also this week:

  • Deleting and IMAP interactions.
  • What to do when your account's been hacked.
  • And more, of course.

As always, links below.

TEH Podcast

Our brief summer haitus ... is over! We're back.

We talked a lot about Gary's recent trip to Europe. Specifically we covered many topics related to technology when traveling. Very timely for me, since I'll also be doing a little travelling later next month.

TEH 168: Travel Tech in the EU has all that and more.

Take care,

Leo

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Get a Windows System Report with MSINFO32

Get a Windows System Report with MSINFO32
More details than you'll ever want, but your tech-support help will appreciate it.

Msinfo32 is a tool to display and save an extensive report of your computer's configuration and state. It can be very helpful for others helping you diagnose issues.

https://askleo.com/147292

Also This Week on Ask Leo!

Be Careful Deleting Email If You Use IMAP
You might delete more than you bargained for.

Be Careful Deleting Email If You Use IMAP
When an email account is configured to use IMAP protocol, it's easy to accidentally delete more than you realize.
https://askleo.com/147319

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What to Do When Your Account Is Hacked
Move quickly!

What to Do When Your Account Is Hacked
Hacks happen. There are steps to take, not only to recover your account but to prevent it from being hacked again.
https://askleo.com/147330

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What to Do When Your Account is Hacked

Hacks happen. There are steps to take not only to recover your account, but to prevent it from being hacked again.
https://youtu.be/z09Fm4UpDLQ

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Be Careful Deleting Email If You Use IMAP

When an email account is configured to use IMAP protocol, it's easy to accidentally delete more than you realize.
https://youtu.be/zPyyNpZIAjI

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Get a Windows System Report with MSINFO32

Msinfo32 is a tool to display and save a system report of Windows configuration and state. It can be very helpful for others helping you diagnose issues.
https://youtu.be/CWFzY-b8H_s

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Why Am I Being Labeled a Spammer?

Possibly being labeled a spammer is another reason not to forward political and other emails. Do it enough and your normal email may not get delivered.
https://youtu.be/RoktPWDDz-I

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