Tag Archives: Windows 10

Q&A with CIPCUG Session 120

Microsoft Launcher for Android Phone

John Weigle   Is the Avast safe browser incognito mode automatically installed or does it have to be downloaded separately.

Andy Toth   I’ve been experimenting with a OneNote file filename.one. I put it my OneDrive folder on partition E:\. When I open the app OneNote that file does not appear in the file/folder listing. If I browse from the OneNote app the file, which is visible in windows explorer, is not visible. If I right click filename.one and use open with OneNote it opens. It makes no difference if I use the Windows 10 installed OneNote, or OneNote in Office 2016. I am logged-in with a local account on the computer. Then I log into my MS account. The file only exists in the OneDrive folder.

If I go to another computer and log into my MS account. I can see the cloud drive the other folders and files but

filename.one is not visible. Logging into OneDrive on my phone, I can see filename.one but, when trying to open, I get the message that it cannot be opened.

Fred Krueger   Can a person’s identity and personal info be compromised by using the chat feature or messaging on facebook?

Lisa Toth   I accidentally deleted an email account I wasn’t ready to delete! Is there a way to recover the account?

News Item:   For Android phones the Microsoft Launcher serves as the home screen, app manager, and gateway to Microsoft services, with the relatively new Your Phone Companion app tying phone activity into the Windows 10 Timeline on linked PCs.

News Item:   SMS Phishing going after Cardless ATM

News Item:   A Browser Extension Apparently Stole the Private Facebook Messages of at Least 81,000 Accounts

News Item:   Equifax Has Chosen Experian for their ID monitoring.

Q&A with CIPCUG Session 117

google plus

Bill Hinds  Is there a way to prevent Facebook from accessing bank accounts?

News Item   Naming & Shaming Web Polluters: Xiongmai

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News Item   Windows 10 Audio Not Working After Installing Latest Windows Updates

News Item   Google+ shutting down after users’ data is exposed

News Item   Chinese Super Micro ‘spy chip’ story gets even more strange as everyone doubles down

Q&A with CIPCUG Session 107

EU Copyright Law shot down

Lisa Toth   I switched to Chrome after a bad couple of days on FireFox. It is slower to respond as in opening a page when I click a link. Any ideas?

Fred Krueger   Why is my keyboard acting erratic? It has spells where I get no response from the keys. I type away and look up and there is nothing there. then if I go very slow it will start to respond.

Andy Toth   I have an ASUS Transformer, win10, 64 bit. I reinstalled a generic win10 system. When I bring up the Disk Management dialog it shows that the file system for (C:) drive is NTFS (BitLockerEncrypted). How?

Andy Toth   I’ve been cleaning up my data drive. I’ve removed about 8GB of data, emptied the trash but the data storage report is now 3GB more than when I started. Is there some new MS accounting system?

Lisa Toth   Well I just passed the “mom some guys have me in a van and they are going to kill me.” test.  Your heart starts pounding, especially if the caller sounds like your kid. She sounded like my older daughter but I kept my cool. I kept asking who is this? No name response finally a man took the phone and said he was going to kill her and drop her in front of my house. This after calling me many names because I stayed calm and kept asking for the name of the girl. Since one girl is in Texas and the other is in Washington, I figured they didn’t know anything about me and it was safe to hang up.

News Item:   Controversial copyright law rejected by EU parliament

News Item:   Google has confirmed that private emails sent and received by Gmail users can sometimes be read by third-party app developers, not just machines.

Q&A with CIPCUG Session 103

redstone 5

Fred Krueger    Instead of Google search, how about using Duck Duck Go

News Item:   Yahoo Messenger Now Joins the List of Discarded Chat Programs

News Item:   Microsoft Store Brings Remote App Install to Windows 10 With “Install on my devices”

News Item:   Windows 10 ‘Redstone 5’ may add a ‘Switch to S Mode’ option

News Item:   Switzerland has decided to block all online gaming sites from Swiss citizens

Q&A with CIPCUG Session 101

Microsoft meets GDPR requirements

Tony Pizza   Window 10 file manager is slow, “working on it”. I’m considering trying Free Commander. Looks like something I used on DOS and WIn 3.1. Any other recommendations? What sites are safe to download from? I forgot what ones to avoid.

Andy Toth   What’s the secret to sharing drives between computers on Windows 10 Home? The computers are all in the same workgroup. I’ve set the properties of the drive enable sharing and allow everyone full control. I enabled file and printer sharing in Network and Sharing Center. Not using passwords to connect is also activated.  Every time there’s an update all file sharing and the homegroup disappear.

Lisa Toth   I have a couple of magazines I get digitally as downloads. One I received recently is 22 plus MB. I’d like to store them to read more than once.  What is the best way?

Donn Coon   Like many other CIPCUG members I’ve heard about, my latest Firefox download has provided a miserable browser. I have another browser (Chrome) but it’s nearly as miserable for me to work with.

Lisa Toth   Please comment on the upcoming update in the fall.  What is “redstone” and explain tabs in programs/apps coming then?

John Weigle   My CanoScan 97000F scanner died after the last Windows 10 update. It keeps insisting that the driver might not have installed correctly and to reinstall it. I’ve done that several times without a change.

News Item:   Facebook and Google hit with $8.8 billion in lawsuits on day one of GDPR

News Item:   Microsoft Will Extend GDPR Privacy Protections to All Users, Not Just Europeans

News Item:   US news sites unavailable to EU users under new rules

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