I fix computers and clean up computers for a living. I’m used to seeing popups from malicious software and infected web browsers. But this last two weeks has been a wild ride, with rogue popups from legitimate programs. Here’s how to kill the Amazon Assistant and tame the Office update window.
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If you’ve received an email from Microsoft informing you you’re over your OneDrive Storage Limit, your first question was probably, “How did that happen?”
I can probably answer that, and I can certainly show you how to fix it.
Years ago, I worked for a long distance phone company. Every month the company sent each of us a copy of the company newsletter, complete with ads for our own company’s long distance service. I found this confusing.
Microsoft must have taken a page from the same book as it sprints toward market domination. I’m using Microsoft Windows 10. Why am I getting ads for Microsoft Windows 10 “features”?
At least we can turn off (most of) the ads.
While I’m not a believer in “Inbox Zero,” I am also not a believer in “Inbox 8,248.” Somewhere in between there will be a comfortable, productive zone for you, and I’d like to help you get there.
Earlier this month a widely-reported ransomware outbreak scared the living daylights out of people all over the world. What happened, and how can you keep it from happening to you?
Test after an update. Move along, move along. Nothing to see here.
Two annoying Windows features, and how to make them stop featuring: Bypass the Word templates and go straight to a new document, and stop your computer from dropping your Internet connection.
This column could have been entitled “Why I almost didn’t get my column written on time this week.”
I’m usually pretty disciplined, but sometimes I just have too much fun. Here’s what distracted me. I hope you have some fun, too.
Creators Update hid the Control Panel … again. Seize control of your Microsoft account.