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February, 2024

Issue #866: Feb 25 – Mar 3, 2024

Q: Jeff, your columns are always outstanding. My questions concern backups via cloud storage, specifically Carbonite. A year ago, my video output crashed and I bought a new Dell PC. In the set-up, I downloaded my files from Carbonite, which took a good week. Then I noted many files from years ago – maybe a […]

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Issue #865: February 18-24, 2024

Q: Here’s one that I’ve been wrestling with for about 4-6 months now.  I sign up for a few sweepstakes/contests sponsored by Food Network, HGTV, etc.  I’m using Chrome primarily, but same result in Edge.  When I open the email from the company and click on the box (link) for the first (of two) sponsored […]

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Issue #864: February 11-17, 2024

Q: I presently use an external hard drive to backup important items from my PC. This requires manually saving the files to the external drive. I understand you refrain from recommending specific programs, but can you recommend a reliable and secure way to back up my files automatically? Cloud storage is probably the answer but […]

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Issue #863: February 4-10, 2024

Q: I want to buy hubby a new computer. I want to get a Dell, but don’t know how to pick one. All we will be doing is Googling, internet access, uploading pictures. We don’t need any bells or whistles. We are retired and have only basic skills. Thanks so much for your input.  We […]

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