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Google Advises Windows 7 Users to Update Their Systems ASAP

Chrome Users Exposed to Two Zero-Day Attacks, One of Which Remains Unresolved for Windows 7 Users It should be no secret that Microsoft will be ending their support for the Windows 7 operating system in January of 2020. However, due to the recent exploitation of two zero-day vulnerabilities within the Chrome browser, one of which …

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Computer Virus Software

Bashware – The Latest Windows Exploit

Bashware Lets Malware Bypass Most Security Programs A new exploit has been discovered, allowing hackers to install malware on Windows 10 systems without detection of most anti-virus programs.  The exploit, deemed Bashware, is found within the newly added Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL).  Kim Komando reported, WSL was created to add Linux Shell support to …

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Microsoft Windows

How to Optimize and Organize Your Windows 10 Taskbar

Your taskbar can be one of the most efficient tools on your PC.  Between the search bar, pinned apps, and icons accessible near your clock — you can make your Windows 10 taskbar fully customizable. Unpinning Apps from Taskbar The Windows 10 taskbar comes with apps already pinned.  This may include Edge, TripAdvisor, Mail, etc. …

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Disable Windows 10 Ads

Ads are everywhere – and I mean everywhere.  For those of you who have upgraded to Windows 10, you may have noticed several new ads being pushed onto you in various places within the operating system.  Here is how you can disable Windows 10 ads: Removing Ads From Lock Screen: Settings> Personalization> Lock Screen> In the Background drop …

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Windows 10 Adoption Rate

It’s been just over a year since the consumer launch of Windows 10. Microsoft pulled no punches in attempting to accelerate the adoption of this new PC operating system by providing free upgrades for Windows 7 and Windows 8 users. The PC Pitstop waterfall chart for Windows operating systems shows that there hasn’t been a …

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