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Getting the Iomega USB floppy drive to work with Windows Vista and Windows 7

The fact most new pc’s don’t have floppy drives anymore. Here are some simple steps to get your drive to work with Vista or Windows 7

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Be Careful When Filling Out Facebook Questions – Set To Public By Default

There are many risks in giving out to much information. One of the risks that I don’t know if most people realize, is that Facebook by default leaves many of its settings to Public. Which means if you fill out a question that it prompts you for, you are sharing that info with the entire planet. The following is a perfect example of a Facebook prompt that could come back to haunt you

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How To Recover The Windows Password

One of the calls from clients that has become common recently involves “Lost Windows Passwords”. For my clients, I have found a utility called Ophcrack, that helps me remover a grand majority of the passwords. The following steps are what I take to recover passwords for my clients.

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Craft Store Michaels Reporting A Credit Card Breach

In the latest high profile case of credit card breaches, craft store Michaels Reporting a breach that affects customers who visited Michaels and Aaron Brothers locations. According to information posted on the Michaels website, a “varying number” of stores from May 8th, 2013 through January 27, 2014 were affected, with some 2.6 million credit and debit cards possibly compromised.

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Simple Utility to Keep iCloud and Outlook in Sync

CodeTwo Sync for iCloud will let you automatically synchronize your Outlook contacts, calendars and tasks with your iCloud data file in Outlook, which will then sync those folders with iCloud and across your iPhone, iPad and other Apple® devices.

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    Getting the Iomega USB floppy drive to work with Windows Vista and Windows 7

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    How To Recover The Windows Password

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    Simple Utility to Keep iCloud and Outlook in Sync

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7 Things You Can Do For FREE to Speed Up Your PC

As a computer tech, one of the most common comments I hear is “My computer is so slow!!!” Something about turning on your computer and then being able to go get some coffee, run some errands, make a few phone calls, before you finally get to your desktop that just isn’t right. Here are some steps you can take to speed up your pc for FREE.

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If Your PC Is Windows XP And It Isn’t Booting MSE May Be The Cause

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Wal-Mart To Start Buying Used Video Games (via BusinessWeek)

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Craft Store Michaels Reporting A Credit Card Breach

In the latest high profile case of credit card breaches, craft store Michaels Reporting a breach that affects customers who visited Michaels and Aaron Brothers locations. According to information posted on the Michaels website, a “varying number” of stores from May 8th, 2013 through January 27, 2014 were affected, with some 2.6 million credit and debit cards possibly compromised.

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Another Week Another Hacked Site – Kickstarter

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Let The FB Hoaxes About Video Ads Begin

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Deal Alert -Samsung Galaxy S5 (On Contract) For Verizon On Sale At Amazon

If you are a Verizon customer, and you are looking to upgrade on contract to the new Samsung Galaxy S5, then you need to look at Amazon for your phone. The current cost of the phone on contract at Verizon is $199.99 while at Amazon the same phone is only $99.99. The S5 is the latest flagship phone for the Samsung Galaxy line.

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How To Turn Off Geo-Location In Photos (Android / iOS)

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From Twitter – Microsoft Reportedly Planning To Combine App Stores

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Around The Web – Watch Out Where You Take A Selfie

Everyone has seen someone out there taking a selfie. However for one tourist a selfie almost cost him his life. While on a trip in Peru Jarad Frank decided he wanted to take a picture next to a freight train, and he got just a little to close. The video which has gone viral with more than 11 million views shows, the conductor clearly yells at Jarad followed by a kick to the head to get him to move out of the way.

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(Via MSN) According To Interview – Facebook To Focus More On Individual Apps

It looks like there will be a greater focus on individual apps and less on putting everything inside of Facebook, based on an interview with Mark Zuckerberg.

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Mark Cuban talks Bitcoin and his new app Cyber Dust (via USA Today)

Mark Cuban talks Bitcoin and his new app Cyber Dust. USA Today reporter Edward C. Baig talked to Mark Cuban at SXSW in Austin, and found out what Mr. Cuban thinks about Bitcoin and also what his hopes are for his new private messaging app called Cyber Dust.

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7 Things You Can Do For FREE to Speed Up Your PC

As a computer tech, one of the most common comments I hear is “My computer is so slow!!!” Something about turning on your computer and then being able to go get some coffee, run some errands, make a few phone calls, before you finally get to your desktop that just isn’t right. Here are some steps you can take to speed up your pc for FREE.

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If Your PC Is Windows XP And It Isn’t Booting MSE May Be The Cause

If you are trying to boot up your Windows XP machine, and it seems that it just doesn’t want to start, the problem could be with Microsoft Security Essentials. It appears that at some point this morning Microsoft sent out an update to the virus definitions for Microsoft Security Essentials that breaks Windows XP machines. If you are booting up your Windows XP machine and you are having trouble, here are the steps you need to follow to get your pc back up and running.

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Why You Should Limit Giving Your Location When You Post To Facebook

Why You Should Limit Giving Your Location When You Post To Facebook. One of the biggest reasons you may not want to list where you are posting from is that Facebook geo-tagging can put you within a few hundred feet of where you actually are.