Monthly Archives: September 2011

Don’t Trust Your Hotel/Cruise Safe

A bit disturbing – I assume there’s a default password to get into locked safes, but does it have to be so easy? I would try this out along with and easy to guess passwords (1,2,3,4,5,6)  before I put anything … Continue reading

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Wireless Routers and Setup

I found a nice site about routers and setting them up – thanks to Patrick and Robert of Tekzilla. The site is It will walk you through the process of choosing the right router for you and has many … Continue reading

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SCAM – Phone Calls from Microsoft – NOT!

A new tactic is popping up whereby you get a call from someone who says they are from Microsoft. Actually, they are a a scammer who wants to load mal-ware onto your computer.

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Free Books to Download

I’m a slow reader and don’t have a long commute like some people, so even the two week library time period is not enough for some of the 700 page novels that seem to be the rage these days. I’ve … Continue reading

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WordPress Quirks – Titles

One of the quirks I’ve found with WordPress is that with some themes, you can’t get rid of the text Title on the page. In the example I show here, I have the name of the club in the graphic … Continue reading

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Roxio Creator 2011 – Review

My new computer only came with basic video editing and DVD software, so I thought I would invest $59 at Costco (after the rebate) for the 2011 version of Roxio Creator. Of course it doesn’t come with a manual – … Continue reading

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Windows 7 – Recovery/Restore Points

One way to protect yourself from a wonky computer is to backup critical files on a regular basis. Win 7 has a way to do that automatically and in the background.  You’ll find it under System Properties – System Protection … Continue reading

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