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Change your Ebay password ASAP

Email From Ebay.   IMPORTANT: PASSWORD UPDATE Dear eBay Member, To help ensure customers’ trust and security on eBay, I am asking all eBay users to change their passwords. Here’s why: Recently, our company discovered a cyberattack on our corporate information network. This attack compromised a database containing eBay user passwords. What’s important for you […]

eBay suffers cyberattack

eBay says it’s been hit by a cyber attack and will be asking its users to change their passwords.   Change your password right away. Don’t wait to be asked by Ebay. It may be too late by then.     Cheers Jim   Need Computer Help Computer Tips  

After the Daylight Savings change is your PC time wrong?

After the daylight savings change is your PC time wrong? For Vista: 1. Left click the clock at the bottom right of your display. 2. Click change date and time settings 3. Under the time zone heading in the middle click change time zone.4. Put a check mark in automatically adjust clock for daylight saving […]


Perform Updates Regularly You should do software updates on a regular basis. This includes Microsoft Windows updates (when updates are available there will be an icon by the clock), anti-virus and anti-spyware updates (should be checked before doing a weekly scan) and the updates for other programs like Adobe or scanner software, that may occur […]

How To Check Which Microsoft Office Version You Have

Which version of Microsoft Office do you have? Open Microsoft Word. Click the Help tab at the top beside Field, Edit, View. Click About Microsoft Word. At the top of the next window it will say the version and the Service Pack installed. Run Windows Update to be sure it is up to date.  Not […]

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How to check if your Windows 7, 8, Vista or XP is up to date

How to Run Windows Update Vista 1. To open Windows Update, Click the “Start” orb and type Windows Update in the instant search box. Windows Update appears in the list for you to choose. At the user prompt, click “Continue.” 2. Click “Check for Updates” in the left navigation bar. 3. For “All Important Updates” […]

Warning: Fake Email – update your paypal account information

DO NOT CLICK the file in this email.  This is not from PayPal and is fake. They want your personal information. PayPal will always say the member’s name on the account. Not just Dear PayPal Customer. Here is an example of the email. Subject: update your paypal account informationTo: ================================================================= ===== We need […]

Free Virus/Spyware Scans that will keep your PC clean. It is the same scans I send out to all my clients.

*** You will want to back up your files to an USB key or external Hard Drive before completing these scans ***   Do you have questions? Contact me by email Chat or Phone Need remote computer help?   Dr Web Cureit, Malwarebyte and Spybot will remove virus and malware threats that […]

Email attack targeting LinkedIn users termed ‘largest ever’

Email attack targeting LinkedIn users with the Zeus Trojan horse. This is what the fake LinkedIn e-mail looks like. If you have clicked the link use Free Malwarebytes to remove the infection. You can find the instructions here  More information From the Toronto Star Email attack targeting LinkedIn users termed ‘largest ever’ An email […]