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How to Update Mac OS Faster

How to Update Mac OS Faster

The answer is using Terminal to update your OS. 1: Open Terminal 2: Type “softwareupdate -l” 3: Install all available updates "softwareupdate -i -a” You can keep using your Mac until it finished updating. Please note after it is done, you will have to manually reboot...

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Windows 7 End Of life

Windows 7 End Of life

In January 2020 Microsoft will end support for Windows 7.What it means? If you use Windows 7, you should start considering upgrading it  before it's end of life as Microsoft will no longer put out patches to fix vulnerabilities in the OS. As of now free...

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Stay away from CCleaner ver 5.33

Stay away from CCleaner ver 5.33

CCleaner version 5.33 seems to contain a possible threat which allows hackers to use a backdoor to your system. It is reported that only 32 bit version is affected. Now update is published by the CCleaner team which fixed this issue but after this breach we do not...

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iOS 11 issues

iOS 11 issues

With early adoption of iOS11, we are getting reports of some issues. Outlook.com, Exchange, and Office 365 emails can't be send. Most users are getting :"Cannot Send Mail. The message was rejected by the server." It is well known issue and Apple is working on fix it...

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How to Check Your PC for Virus/Malware

How to Check Your PC for Virus/Malware

If you notice something is wrong with your computer, such as random popups, or documents you usually use no longer opens. Take this steps and check your system for malware and viruses. Step 1: Install Antivirus We recommend using AVAST as it is free and very...

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How to create a strong password!

How to create a strong password!

Passwords: How to create a strong password that is not hard to remember. The Image (password-strength.png) is a simple comic that shows how easy it can be to make a good password that you can remember. If you have any questions or need help with passwords, visit this...

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How to keep your PC/MAC up-to-date

How to keep your PC/MAC up-to-date

How to keep your PC/MAC up-to-date macOS You will have to visit App Store and select updates. Usually it will show you what updates you need to run. Please keep in mind any major updates such us going from 10.11 to 10.12 version may take up to 1 hour. Therefore please...

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How to Get the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

How to Get the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

It is time for windows 10 update, and for most of the users it won't come quickly. If you want to get is right away here is what you have to do. Go to Settings > Updates & Security > Windows Update 1. In Windows Update simply click Check for Updates. 2. The...

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VPN

VPN

What is it? A VPN or a Virtual Private Network is a connection between two routers, usually in two different locations. Since each router creates its own network, a VPN link allows a user on one network to access an entirely different network. Why is it useful? VPN...

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5 ways to tell if an email is spam.

5 ways to tell if an email is spam.

If It Ends Up In Your Spam Folder You might be reading this entry and thinking “Duh!” But you would be surprised how many people go rummaging through their spam folder like there’s something they need in there. Unless you accidentally categorized legitimate emails as...

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