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  Windows (all) Tip -  Disable Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool Heartbeat Telemetry   

If you have the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool installed on your machine, either by having installed it manually or because it shipped with Windows, you may have noticed already that it is sending out so called Heartbeat Reports after certain scans.

These reports are not linked to any of the major telemetry services or tasks that you may or may not have disabled on your machine.

On Windows 10, the Heartbeat report gets sent out to Microsoft even if you have disabled the Customer Experience Program and the majority of other telemetry related services or tasks, and made sure to set all privacy related settings to maximum privacy.

Published on October 20, 2016 by Paul Illingworth
  Linux (all) Tip -  How to keep your Linux PC safe from exploits   

As with any big piece of software, Linux is complex, and difficult for outsiders to comprehend. That's why it's not terribly shocking that a 9-year-old Linux kernal vulnerability, known as Dirty COW, wasn't patched until just a few days ago on October 20.

Published on October 29, 2016 by Bob Uhlman
  Win 10 Tip -  How to Control Your Battery Usage in Windows 10   

Do you often run low on power on your Windows 10 laptop? A host of settings through can extend your PC's battery life.

Published on November 6, 2016 by Bob Uhlman
  Linux (all) Tip -  The Must Have Applications for Linux   

What are the must have applications for Linux? The answer is subjective and it depends on for what purpose do you use your desktop Linux. But there are still some essentials Linux apps that are more likely to be used by most Linux user. We have listed such best Linux applications that you should have installed in every Linux distribution you use.

The world of Linux, everything is full of alternatives. You have to choose a distro? You have got several dozens of them. Are you trying to find a decent music player? Alternatives are there too.

Published on November 16, 2016 by Paul Illingworth
  Windows (all) Tip -  Scan Old Photos 'in Seconds' With Google PhotoScan App   

The Google Photos team just released a standalone app called PhotoScan that lets you scan printed photos with your phone "in seconds, glare-free."

Published on November 15, 2016 by Bob Uhlman
  Apple Tip -  How to improve laptop battery life   

There are things you can do to extend your laptop's battery life. Some you might be doing already, but there are others you may not. Here's how to improve laptop battery life.

Published on November 17, 2016 by Bob Uhlman
  OS X Tip -  How to Change MacOS Sierra GUI System Font to Lucida Grande   

Most Mac users are likely accustomed to the San Francisco system font in MacOS Sierra by now, which was first introduced in El Capitan after initially changing to Helvetica Neue in Yosemite. But if you're a creature of habit, you may still prefer to have the good old classic Lucida Grande font as the system font in MacOS Sierra.

Read more at: http://bit.ly/2fXbDEY

Published on November 21, 2016 by Bob Uhlman
  Ubuntu Linux Tip -  How to Create Bullet Proof Ubuntu Install   

Learn how to protect your data in Ubuntu and restore to a working system should the unthinkable happen.

Read more at: http://bit.ly/2gEauql

Published on November 21, 2016 by Bob Uhlman
  Win 10 Tip -  Do you miss your old Windows 7 games? Well, you can get them back!   

Do you love the "old-style" games like Solitaire, Hearts, FreeCell and others that you used to be able to play with Windows 7, but can't find them in Windows 8.1 or Windows 10?

Read more at: http://bit.ly/2gE0ayS

Published on November 21, 2016 by Bob Uhlman
  OS X Tip -  Unable to Click with Trackpad or Mouse in Mac OS? Here’s the Fix!   

Since most of our computing activities require the usage of a mouse click or trackpad click, it's understandably annoying if suddenly you're unable to click anything on a Mac.

Read more at: http://bit.ly/2gbAXIx

Published on November 20, 2016 by Bob Uhlman
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