Author Archives: Toby Scott

Q&A with CIPCUG Session 152

Michael Megowan   One drive isn’t updating on my Win 10 computer. What can I do?

Lisa Toth   About my LG phone. It keeps alerting me but when I open the screen i can’t see why it did that. Any idea how to figure out what the notification is about? No sign of a new text or missed call.

Michael Megowan   I am trying to remove Evernote from my win 10 computer and am told that I need administrator privileges. But I am the only account on the computer and I am an administrator. What can I do?

Lisa Toth   I have had so much trouble trying to set up my mail account on office 365 that I gave up and I am going to the Roundcube site to read my mail. I keep forgetting I am there and often close the site rather than closing an email.

News Item:   It’s the middle of the night. Do you know who your iPhone is talking to?

Android won’t even let Disconnect’s tracker-protection software

News Item:   Backdoor built into some Android phones

News Item:   Collections Firm Behind LabCorp, Quest Breaches Files for Bankruptcy

News Item:   Track This Demonstrates How Advertisers Track You On The Web

Q&A with CIPCUG Session 151

Craig Ladd   What is the difference between 5G & WiFi6 ?

Lisa Toth   I put a new 128gb micro SD in my LG tablet.  How do move my apps to it?

Tap Apps.

Select an app you want to move to the microSD card.

Tap Storage.

Tap Change if it’s there. If you don’t see the Change option, the app cannot be moved. …

Tap Move.

Navigate to settings on your phone. …

Tap Storage.

Select your SD card.

Craig Ladd   Can LastPass be copied to a flash drive for storage ?

Install LastPass for applications

Start it in Menu

Click on three dots to see Options

Account Options > Advanced > Export (to CSV file)

Lisa Toth   My LG phone keeps alerting me but when I open the screen i can’t see why it did that. Any idea how to figure out what the notification is about? No sign of a new text or missed call.

Open your device’s Settings app.

Tap Apps & notifications and then Notifications.

Under “Recently sent,” see apps that recently sent you notifications.

Michael Shalkey   For SAFE mode in Windows 10.

Open Search on Status bar (or hit Windows Logo Key + R)

Type msconfig and Open with OK

Select Boot tab

Check Safe Boot (ad add networking if needed)

Restart (Do NOT Shut Down)

News Item:   We are hacking Iran’s command and control for weapons and Iran is attacking our corporations

News Item:   Firefox users urged to update and patch zero-day hole exploited in the wild

News Item:   Samsung reminds rabble to scan smart TVs for viruses

News Item:   Ending Support for Internet Censorship Act

Q&A with CIPCUG Session 150

Target Same Day Delivery

Fred Krueger:   You know the screen picture that comes up when you start your computer.
I saw one I liked and hit a save on it. Can you help me find where it was saved to?

News Item:   AVG Password Protection Blocked Firefox’s Access to Saved Passwords.

News Item:   Both Google and Target were down twice this week.

News Item:   Target offering same day deliveries for $99 per year.

News Item:   Hackers behind dangerous oil and gas intrusions are probing US power grids.

News Item:   US agencies still using credit monitoring data to make sure you are who you say you are.

News Item:   Domino’s to start robot pizza deliveries in Houston this year.

News Item:   Former CIPCUG president Jim Brown passed away last week.

 

Q&A with CIPCUG session 149

Lisa Toth   Was interested in computer arbitrage

Fred Krueger   I have subscribed to the VCStar and they take my money but I am unable to login to the website.

Lisa Toth  There has been some discussion about all this technology and social networking causing way decreased attention spans.

Lisa Toth   How can I get windows 10 to display everything in dark mode as much as possible.

News Item:   Nine Major VPNs Could Get Blocked by Russia in 30 Days

News Item:   For more than two hours on Thursday, one of China’s largest internet providers forced a huge chunk of European mobile traffic to be rerouted through its own servers.

News Item:   US to demand five years of your social media, email account info in visa application

News Item:   Failures of HTTPS Encryption

Q&A with CIPCUG Session 148

the evils of spyware

Sandy Tsutsui-Trujillo   I’m using winpe to make backup images. I have a solid state drive that keeps failing at 50%? Other than using a different application how can I make a full bit by bit backup.

News Item:   Death of iTunes?

News Item:   Ice Lake is nearly here

News Item:   New email phishing and malware attacks come disguised as nastygrams from a law firm.

News Item:   Canada Uses Civil Anti-Spam Law in Bid to Fine Malware Purveyors

News Item:   Germany mulls giving end-to-end chat app encryption das boot: Law requiring decrypted plain-text is in the works

News Item:   Rise in direct subscriptions rather than ad supported free content

News Item:   Google has moved to remove some of Chrome’s ad-blocking capabilities, while also announcing that feature’s removal won’t apply to Google’s paid G Suite Enterprise subscribers.

Dr. Bunny

Previous Shows