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May, 2017

Issue #514: May 28 – June 3, 2017

Q: Alarming and somewhat mystifying information has very recently appeared on the Internet. Perhaps the most disturbing is Intel’s revelation that all computers using its CPU are subject to being remotely controlled by unwanted persons or organizations. It has something to do with the “AMT Module in the Management Engine.” Even worse is that Intel […]

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Issue #513: May 21-27, 2017

Q: I keep hearing the term “two factor authentication” and how important it is to security.  Can you tell me about it, where I can get it, and how do I set it up? – Gen R. Fort Walton Beach, Florida A: My, what a good-looking question, Gen!  With the latest round of malware running […]

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Issue #512: May 14-20, 2017

Q: After returning from a week away from the house I plugged my PC back into the outlet and booted it up. Did not get very far on the start up before I got this message: “A disk read error has occurred Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart”. Pressing the keys to restart just gets back to […]

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Issue #511: May 7-13, 2017

Q: Windows 10 updated without asking me first. Result was ALL my icons are gone from the screen and replaced with a few tiles!!! Also, I now cannot figure out how to scan a photo/document. It was no problem before the update. I hope you can tell me how to restore my original icons. Thanks. […]

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