Have you ever had trouble connecting your Windows PC to a wireless network? Yeah, me too. It seems that the wireless capabilities of many Windows based machines can be rather finicky. But sometimes it’s not the computer’s fault.
Just had another annoying problem with my son’s Windows notebook. Sure am I glad that I (mostly) use a Mac! This time around, the Windows Taskbar had stopped auto-hiding. He had it configured properly, but it wouldn’t obey the setting.
While troubleshooting my son’s wifi connection the other night, I discovered that he had been infected by the so-called “Delta Search” virus. The end result was that his searches were being redirected to delta-search.com.
As I noted earlier, we recently bought a couple of Asus laptops. Though I was pleasantly surprised by the (relatively) small amount of bloatware that was present when we first booted them up, there was stuff that needed to be removed.
We picked up a pair of Asus U47A laptops for our kids this weekend. The price was right, and these things have pretty nice specs. I’ve spent a few hours since that time setting them up (and removing bloatware) and have encountered some annoyances.
As a followup to my post about changing the sort order of notebooks in Evernote, here is a rundown of the sort order of various character types on MacOS…
Do you ever need to share sensitive computer documents with others? If so, please resist the temptation to send them in the clear via e-mail. Instead, you should take a few simple steps to secure your information.