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Windows 8/8.1: I want Windows Defender! (Not the “free” AV solution)

Our instructors just received Lenovo Touch screen laptops. Complete with all of the trial software that a person could want. Probably more. Amongst the several dozen free (well at least for a 30 to 90 day trial period) applications is a well know anti-virus solution. The AV offering is one of the top four on the … Continue reading Windows 8/8.1: I want Windows Defender! (Not the “free” AV solution)

Before you Rebuild your Computer (Actually, before your system fails)

Sometimes the Universe sends you a message. We don’t listen, so the Universe sends it again. And again. Until we learn. Four friends, clients, former students contacted me during my holiday time to request (beg?) assistance recovering or rebuilding their systems following hardware replacement, operating system upgrades, or malware intrusion. Several dozens of my hours, … Continue reading Before you Rebuild your Computer (Actually, before your system fails)