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Update Your Internet Explorer Now Through Windows Update-Zero Day Exploit Patched

Last week you may have ready about a zero-day exploit (Security Advisory 2963983) that affect all versions of Microsoft's Internet Explorer, from versions 6 through 11. It was considered to be pretty severe, with government agencies even suggesting changing browsers. The exploit allowed for hackers "to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current [...]

By | May 2nd, 2014|Categories: Apps, Internet|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

Watch Windows Upgrades From Windows 1.0 Through Windows 8

I've been a Microsoft Windows user ever since my first computer, which ran Windows 3.1 back in the mid-1990's. I've used a Mac and various Linux distributions, but I've always come back to Windows. I have done plenty of Windows installations and Windows upgrades in my time, and have used most of these operating systems. [...]

Tech Tip: Visually Speed Up Windows 10 (8.1/8/7/Vista/XP)

For the last four versions of Windows (8, 7, Vista, XP), Microsoft has added some fancy animations to some basic Windows functions like minimizing and maximizing a window. These are nice and can be visually appealing, but it can also make your system feel slower, especially on older hardware or even the new ATOM-based processors. [...]

By | January 22nd, 2013|Categories: Tech Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |3 Comments

Critical Windows 8 Patches Coming Dec 11th Patch Tuesday

In case you weren't aware, Microsoft tries to keep an update schedule when it comes to their security patches, which has been dubbed Patch Tuesday. This coming Tuesday will see one of the first major security updates for Windows 8 and Windows 8 RT (as well as some for Windows XP, Vista, 7, Server 2003, [...]

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