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April, 2023

Issue #823: Apr 30 – May 6, 2023

Happy Star Wars Day, Geeks!  I’m sure you all are familiar with the basis for this sentiment – specifically, “May the fourth be with you!” – that malapropism send-up of the famous line from George Lucas’s Star Wars movie.  Now, I don’t harbor any false allusions that you are actually reading this on the fourth […]

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Issue #822: April 23-29, 2023

Q: My laptop running Windows 10 will not accept the Windows update version 22H2. I get a cryptic response of “Some update files are missing or have problems. We’ll try to download the update again later. Error code (0x80070000d)”. The Retry button generates the same response. I have tried running the Troubleshooter for Windows Update […]

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Issue #821: April 16-22, 2023

Q: I have Avast Premium Security, which notifies me periodically of a tracking cookie, in anticipation of me registering for another program. Is there any way for me to recognize a tracking cookie?  – James M.Fort Walton Beach, Florida A: Whew!  Seldom have I seen a question so full of unasked questions.  Well, I think […]

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Issue #820: April 9-15, 2023

Q: My question is regarding Windows Hello, which seems to be required to use the Microsoft Store. I do not have a PIN and I don’t know where to get one. The app just goes round and round with questions that go back to this PIN, even when I say I don’t have one or […]

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Issue #819: April 2-8, 2023

Q: When you open a pdf file using Adobe Acrobat, the file’s actually open and you cannot change any attributes. I need to do this many times because files names are not as descriptive as I need them to be; some default names are actually cryptically non-descriptive. I have found that I can right click […]

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