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Microsoft KB3097877 crashing Microsoft Outlook clients and Windows

Microsoft KB3097877 crashing Microsoft Outlook clients and Windows

We’ve been notified of a recent Microsoft update that’s crashing windows and Microsoft Outlook clients. It’s when you click on certain HTML e-mails You need to uninstall the update until Microsoft fixes it.  Thanks Microsoft as ever! Go to Start > control panel > programs and features.  On the left click view installed updates and find the update  KB3097877 and uninstall...
Use Google Chrome and Firefox sync to sync/backup your bookmarks and passwords between computers.

Use Google Chrome and Firefox sync to sync/backup your bookmarks and passwords between computers.

If you use Firefox or Chrome and do not know about syncing your browser, you may be losing out on what you use the most when you move between computers.  Sync, for both browsers, allows you to sync your bookmarks, passwords and other files so you have access to them no matter where you are browse.  It also creates moving to a new computer much easier important all your settings. Sync is a great feature that helps users who move from location to location or simply have multiple computers in one home.  You can also sync mobile devices and tablets.  It also allows you to backup all your internet settings to one place. Google Chrome Sync Open up Google Chrome and click the “3 bar Icon” in the top right hand of the browser window. Now, click “Sign in to Chrome” from the drop down menu. If this is your first time using Chrome Sync, you want to make sure you have a Google account or service set up. If not, you will need to create one and you want to do this from a secure computer. Once you are ready to go, enter your login details and click “Sign in” to get started with Google Chrome Sync. Let it sync all the items you request and everything should be being backed up to your new account.  You can do the same on another computer and mobile device If you wish to turn off this feature in the future do the same under settings and disconnect, you can also delete all data from the computer at that point. Firefox...
How can we change or reset a windows password? what if I’ve forgotten and can’t login?

How can we change or reset a windows password? what if I’ve forgotten and can’t login?

There’s a few ways to change your windows password: Windows 7/8/10 Press CTRL+ALT+DELETE when logged into windows and choose change password (this doesn’t work if signed into a Microsoft account) Sign into another user account, go to accounts in control panel, manage other accounts and choose remove password. Try booting the PC into Safe Mode (press F8 on startup).  When it boots up you may have a option of a Administrator account If you can’t login to the PC at all if you’ve forgotten or don’t know the password – Windows 7: Step 1: Boot from a windows Installation CD or USB (it doesn’t matter which one as long as it’s windows 7/8). As soon as you turn on PC choose boot device options maybe F2/F8/F10 and select/USB/CD if no option choose hit Del to enter BIOS screen, choose boot options and make sure the CD/USB is at the top of the list. You may also be able to boot the computer by pressing the F8 key and selecting repair my computer.  This doesn’t require a installation CD/USB Step 2: When your computer boots from the CD/USB, you should click repair your computer option, then choose Command Prompt from various options. Step 3: Recover Windows 7 Password with Commands. 3-1 Type: copy c:\windows\system32\sethc.exe c:\f 3-2 Type: copy /y c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe c:\windows\system32\sethc.exe 3-3 Exit installation CD/USB, and reboot your PC as normal. Step 4: Reset Windows 7 Password. While Windows login screen appears, press the Shift key 5 times to bring up the command line interface. Now type command net user <your name> <your new password>. For example, net user Robert Anything098...
Can You Cure Bad Posture?

Can You Cure Bad Posture?

Posture is not a rigid concept. It represents something more fluid with considerable range for change. Despite this, it is often oversimplified, rightly or wrongly, as being “good” or “bad”. Your posture is affected by many aspects of your daily life, including physical and psychological factors. The former can include how you sit and for how long, how active you are, and if you are repeatably placing strain on your body. From a psychological perspective, how well you are dealing with stress, how balanced your work, social and family life is, and your overall level of self-esteem will all contribute to your posture. It is widely accepted that psychological factors can drive and amplify how we feel about our pain. Given that poor sustained posture can lead to physical pain, we can’t ignore it but when addressing postural issues we also need to consider the role of the mind. The physiological We will all remember being told by our parents, school teachers and many others not to slouch and to sit up straight. Instinctively, we knew there was some truth to this. Colleagues who work in the field of biomechanicswill hold this mantra close to their hearts, recognising that if we adopt poor posture – chin poked forward, holding our shoulders in a rounded position and being slouched in chair – for sustained periods, the overall effect will be that areas like our neck, shoulder region and backs will object and usually alert us by producing pain. This pain comes from joint and soft tissue structures such as muscles and ligaments. They become overloaded and exposed to abnormal forces...
TalkTalk Hack, security tips

TalkTalk Hack, security tips

Telecoms provider TalkTalk is investigating a “significant and sustained cyber-attack” on its website in which some of its customer data may have been accessed.  There’s been other similar incidents too with big tech firms. The phone and broadband provider said it was too early to know what data had been stolen. Unfortunately, many attackers target the vulnerable in the wake of a big cyber-attack, trying to trick them into handing over more of their personal information. So what can you do to try to protect yourself from danger? Beware of scam calls Be wary if you receive any telephone calls claiming to be from TalkTalk, especially if the caller asks you for private information. TalkTalk & other big provders never asks customers to give their full passwords or Pin codes over the telephone. “If you’re talking to somebody, think whether what you are saying is exactly the kind of information which would open up your bank account,” Daniel Dresner from the University of Manchester told BBC Breakfast. “These companies don’t ask for that kind of information.”  If you are not sure whether a call from TalkTalk or other provider is genuine, ask for a reference number and call the company back yourself. Be careful with emails too Attackers can send very convincing emails that look like they are from TalkTalk but are actually trying to gather your personal information. They may even refer to the cyber-attack in an attempt to appear genuine. Be suspicious if an email asks you to reply with personal information or click on a link. Criminals can set up official-looking websites to harvest your account...