Security

How to manage secure passwords!

  After “the largest security breach in recent history,” Russian hackers were able to steal over 1.2 Billion user passwords. How are we supposed to deal with these catastrophic events?  They seem to occur with  regularity now. “A very low…

Don’t Fall For Deceptive Practices

Don’t Fall For Deceptive Practices by Erin Dunn                   In the early days of computing, viruses and malicious software infections were relatively easy to spot and thus somewhat easy to mitigate. In the modern computer world it’s becoming…

How to strip Windows 7 and tune for SPEED!

DEFENDER This is worthless as spyware gets (this should be a RED flag about Security Essentials!). Defender doesn’t stop infections while noticeably slowing down systems, so TURN IT OFF. The spyware issue is much better dealt with using Malwarebytes pay,…

How to virtualize Flash Player in avast! Endpoint Protection version

         Sincerely, J.R.  Guthrie                                       President Advantage Micro Corporation 520-290-0595                                          jr@advantage77.com “At this point in time, the Internet should be regarded as an Enemy Weapons System!”      

Risks of Online Banking as a Business Exposed

The banking laws/regulations have changed and are continuing to change. Federal banking regulations provide broad protections to consumers (personal bank accounts are liable for only $50 from online fraud). But consumers who are unaware of their rights might end up…

15 causes of Hard Disk Corruption

Everybody hates to lose data. Many of the issues proven to cause hard disk corruption can be avoided, if you know what they are. I have writen articles on almost every aspect of this list. Most are avoidable, some are…

Windows Registry Cleaning Exposed

1) The Windows Registry is very fragile, like a raw egg. Every time you handle it, you risk breaking it.  Handle it enough, and it will break. 2) Due to the sheer size and complexity of the Windows registry, manually cleaning up…