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Microsoft is cutting support for older version of Internet Explorer. Learn what that means for your operating system and its security. Continue reading

Goodbye Cable – Hello Xbox One?

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Microsoft wants you to watch television with the Xbox One and they are adding a bunch of new features to convince you. Continue reading

If you’ve installed Microsoft’s latest updates, the company says you might want to uninstall them. Learn what the problem is and how to fix it. Continue reading

Windows 8.1 Update Improves Touchpad

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

A new update to Windows 8.1 improves touchpad control and adds some new touchpad functions. Continue reading

How to create a document in the mobile version of Microsoft Office. Find out if it looks as good as a document created on a PC. Continue reading

Bryan wants to know the best way to get in touch with an actual human at Microsoft. Continue reading

In The News 07-11-14

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

In The News 07-11-14 Fire TV screensaver hogs data, Microsoft goes after malware makers and eBooks take over. Continue reading

Add OneDrive To Your Devices

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

How to add OneDrive to your computer or mobile devices. Easy steps to access your cloud anywhere. Continue reading

How Do I Access Cloud Documents?

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Once those documents are stored in the cloud, just how do you access them? We explain. Continue reading

Does Microsoft read your e-mail? They’ve updated their privacy policy to explain the which information they use and what’s off-limits. Continue reading

Microsoft wants you on their cloud. So much so that they’ve added a massive increase to the amount of free space available for OneDrive users and upped the amount of storage for Office 365 subscribers to 1 TB. Continue reading

Help! My Desktop Icons Won’t Work!

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

None of Dan’s desktop icons will open and they all have an .LNK extension on the end. We look at what’s behind the problem and how to fix it. Continue reading

MacClurg wants to find the best cloud storage solution. We look at Microsoft OneDrive. Continue reading

Microsoft has released a big security update for Internet Explorer. It’s an important update, since there are almost 60 known vulnerabilities affecting the popular browser. Continue reading

An important security note for users of Windows 8.1. If you haven’t made the latest system updates, you won’t be able to get the latest security patches. Continue reading

Which OS Is Best For My Club?

Friday, June 13th, 2014

Patty needs a new computer for her club, but she’s not sure which operating system to go with. Should she choose Windows 7 or 8.1? Continue reading

Shirley is looking for a way to convert old documents to Word 2010. Is there a quick way and should she even bother? Continue reading

Microsoft thinks it might have the tablet that could replace the laptop – the larger and thinner Surface Pro 3 Continue reading

In The News 05-23-14

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

In The News 05-23-14 Firefox gives in and goes with DRM, Comcast bringing back data caps and a big Xbox One price drop. Continue reading

Will Microsoft Give Up On Touchscreens?

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Christine wants to know if Microsoft will abandon touchscreens and go back to emphasizing the good old mouse and keyboard. Continue reading

How Long Does OS Support Last?

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

How long are operating systems supported? We compare Windows, Mac OS & Linux policies. Continue reading

XP Security Update: Was It Real?

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Terry is wondering if an XP update notice he received is the real thing. Continue reading

A security flaw in Word could allow attackers to take control of your computer if you simply preview and e-mail. How it works and how to prevent it. Continue reading

In The News 03-28-2014

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

In The News for 3-28-2014: Sprint expands LTE service, Microsoft offers $50 bucks to switch from XP and YouTube plans kid-friendly channel. Continue reading

XP computers are 6 times more likely to be attacked than Windows 7 machines. The CEO of AVAST Security issues a warning about the dangers of using XP. Continue reading

XP – Don’t Shoot The Messenger

Monday, March 24th, 2014

We get a lot of angry letters from people who aren’t planning on giving up XP. Continue reading

End Of XP: Don’t Be Flip About It

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Pat thinks we don’t get how serious the end of XP support is for XP users. We explain why we’re being pretty blunt about he situation and what the options are. Continue reading

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