Fix Deployment and Application do not have Matching Security Zones Error

When running an application that you recently downloaded from the internet (even some from Microsoft), you may come across the error as seen above, "Application cannot be started. Contact the application vendor". If you click on the Details button, it'll open a text file that probably has the lines "Deployment and application do not have [...]

Camera or Microphone Not Working In macOS Mojave Apps

If you're having an issue getting your camera or microphone working in certain apps after upgrading your Mac to macOS Mojave, it could be related to some of the new security and privacy features. In previous macOS versions, any application could gain control over these devices with or without you knowing. As a part of [...]

By |2019-01-03T15:28:35-05:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: Mac|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |3 Comments

How To Fix Chrome 69 Address Bar Changing Website Addresses and Material Design

Today Google launched Chrome 69 with some new features, a new design and a new password manager. While using the new browser, you might notice some changes in the address bar after a website loads. In the screenshot above, you'll notice that the URL only shows tecklyfe.com instead of www.tecklyfe.com. Webmasters can setup different sites [...]

By |2018-09-04T15:33:36-05:00September 4th, 2018|Categories: Apps, Internet, Tech Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How To Prevent Google Chrome Extensions in Group Policy

Whether you're a system administrator wanting to prevent Google Chrome extensions across an enterprise network, or a parent wanting to prevent your child from installing Google Chrome extensions, deploying this Group Policy setting will prevent the installation of all Google Chrome extensions. Chrome extensions can be useful, but to an un-trained user, extensions can get [...]

By |2018-07-23T11:44:27-05:00July 24th, 2018|Categories: Tech Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Fix Hyperlinks Not Working In Outlook

I recently ran into an issue where Outlook 2016 on Windows 10 was giving me one of these errors whenever I would try to click on a link: "This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact your system administrator" or "Your organization's policies are preventing us from completing [...]

Adobe’s Latest Security Patch Installs Chrome Extension to Collect Data

Earlier this week, Adobe released some updates to fix security issues and vulnerabilities identified in Adobe Acrobat Reader. Twitter's @SwiftOnSecurity noticed a new Google Chrome extension for Adobe Acrobat after the update. According to the post, there is no mention of the new extension anywhere in Adobe's changelog and instead is installed without your knowing. [...]

By |2017-01-13T23:21:03-05:00January 13th, 2017|Categories: Security|Tags: , , , , , |4 Comments

How To Install Google Chrome on Ubuntu, Kali, Mint, Debian

If you're using a version of Debian Linux like Ubuntu, Kali, Mint, etc, then this tutorial will help you in getting Google Chrome running on your system. The commands will work regardless of if you're using 32-bit or 64-bit, only the .deb package you download will have either i386 (32-bit) or amd64 (64-bit) in the [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:53:59-05:00September 7th, 2016|Categories: Linux|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Tweaks to Speed Up Google Chrome For 2016

A few years ago, I wrote a Tech Tip for Speeding Up Google Chrome. As with any technology, Chrome has released a number of updates since that 2013 article. Most of the advanced settings I mentioned then are now either the defaults, or they're not available anymore. Out with the old and in with the [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:54:19-05:00March 22nd, 2016|Categories: Internet, Tech Tips|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Fix For WebEx Not Working In Windows 10

As Windows 10 becomes more and more popular, there will be more compatibility issues that arise as it is adopted into the workplace and enterprise. There are many reports of Cisco's WebEx not working in Windows 10, in any browser. There are a few different error messages you may see, including: "Invalid input or system [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:54:35-05:00December 2nd, 2015|Categories: Internet|Tags: , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

How To Find And Use Internet Explorer 11 In Windows 10

If you're new to Windows 10 you've probably noticed that Microsoft has replaced Internet Explorer with their new Microsoft Edge browser. While Microsoft Edge comes with many enhancements over the old Internet Explorer, some websites could still have issues with the new browser. I recently ran into an issue accessing a Microsoft Exchange server's Outlook [...]

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