Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Scam Emails - Here's What You Should Do..

As with any other type of spam, the best advice is to delete it. Don't click any links! Don't give any spammer the benefit of earning even as much as a single dime from his spam being sent out on any number of computer systems. It has been a problem for many years, and nowadays, some spew out millions of emails because we never listened to the experts who said we should have created some form of authentication as a GENERAL aspect for all emails...

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Fundamentals of Computing - Test Your Knowledge of IT

I have started a project entitled Fundamentals of Computing where I collect information about IT in a more structured way. There is both a fundamental and an advanced level, and I will take you through the world of Information Technology so you can be more informed about what happens in your computer.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

ZIP-Files - How to Handle Zip-Files

I thought everyone knew what a zip-file was. Sometimes I forget that many people are not anywhere nearly as experienced as I am, and many others also are if they have the same experience with computers. In the old days, you could even compress a zip-file from the command prompt under DOS.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

One Spam Filter You Should Have

The one spam filter you should have is one you can create right away. Regardless of whether you read e-mails online through the so-called 'webmail' or you have a specific program such as Thunderbird, you can create one filter that will avoid quite a bit of spam.

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Don't Open Anything From Unknown Sources

A few years back I took part in a security course that also focused on hacking, and my best advice to all of you, dear readers, is that you don't ever open anything from unknown sources. That is especially important when it comes to your e-mail account.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Don't Download Beta Drivers

I came across a very bad article on running beta drivers. In the article the person recommended a beta of a graphics driver to enhance a specific game. I would NEVER do that if you want to use your pc for both gaming and serious stuff. Here's the reason why.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

QuiteRSS - A Good RSS Reader

A blogger needs RSS feeds. Not to copy anything, but to be regularly inspired by what happens on other people's blogs. You cannot always rely upon people to update their G+ or Twitter profiles every time they have written, and you might also lose an update due to clutter from other subjects. Well, calling it clutter may be a bit derogatory, but you know what I mean... :-)

We get excited, and in that process we forget to follow people we are interested in reading more from. In that context you need the QuiteRSS feedreader. You can read more about it right here: https://quiterss.org/.