#941 – Please Set Up and Maintain Account Recovery Information

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#941 - Please Set Up and Maintain Account Recovery Information
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For the interested: I was a guest on Josh Spector's podcast this week. Who's Josh Spector? He's an entrepreneur helping entrepreneurs. To quote his site: "I simplify audience and business growth for creative entrepreneurs." His podcast model is a little different (he takes questions from his guest, not the more typical other way around).

It was an intersting discussion. Among other things, I share one of the things I would have done differently. (Hint: you're reading it. Smile)

Something I want YOU to do differently

Next to backups it's something I harp on a lot. I do so because I see the disasterous results of not doing this, almost daily.

Please Set Up and Maintain Account Recovery Information.

PLEASE

Not doing so puts your account at risk of permanent loss. As in gone forever. I see it constantly.

Also this week:

  • When tech makes us crazy.
  • Opening ISO files.
  • A two-factor tale of woe.

As always, links below.

TEH Podcast

Off for Thanksgiving week.

Take care,

Leo

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Please Set Up and Maintain Account Recovery Information

Please Set Up and Maintain Account Recovery Information
Without it, you risk losing your account forever.

Account recovery information is an important yet often overlooked part of account security. Managed poorly, it can lead to permanent account loss.

https://askleo.com/149957

Also This Week on Ask Leo!

When Tech Drives You Crazy, Don't Make the Problem Worse
Tame your knee-jerk reaction.

When Tech Drives You Crazy, Don
Impatience leads to frustration. Frustration leads to desperation. Desperation often leads to more problems than you started with.
https://askleo.com/28451

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How Do I Open an ISO File in Windows
You can easily examine ISOs with functionality built right into Windows.

How Do I Open an ISO File in Windows
ISO files are a common disk-image distribution format. We'll look at the best ways to open and use ISO files.
https://askleo.com/3228

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A Lost-Second-Factor Tale of Woe and How to Avoid Your Own
You shouldn't have a problem if you lose your second factor ' if you prepare.

A Lost-Second-Factor Tale of Woe and How to Avoid Your Own
A tech journalist lost his phone and encountered issues recovering a two-factor-protected account. We can all learn from his experience.
https://askleo.com/149975

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A Lost-Second-Factor Tale of Woe and How to Avoid Your Own

A tech journalist lost his phone and encountered issues recovering a second factor-protected account. We can all learn from his experience.
https://youtu.be/n9mHY9gMgdg

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How Do I Open an ISO File in Windows

ISO files are a common disk-image distribution format. We'll look at the best ways to open and use ISO files.
https://youtu.be/uNhO-mWUD3g

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PLEASE Set Up and Maintain Account Recovery Information

Account recovery information is an important yet often overlooked part of account security. Managed poorly, it can lead to permanent account loss.
https://youtu.be/xGGnpIWFrw4

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Windows Explorer Missing?

More details at https://askleo.com/windows-explorer-missing/
https://youtu.be/L3LLhOE3X5I

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When Tech Drives You Crazy, Don't Make the Problem Worse

Impatience with tech drives you crazy and leads to frustration. Frustration leads to desperation. Desperation often leads to more problems than you started with.
https://youtu.be/bJfZ3vbjDK4

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