Gmail Adds 2 Safety Features to Help Keep You Safer

Gmail Adds 2 Safety Features to Help Keep You Safer Darcy and I have always liked Gmail. Back in the day when Gmail was just starting out, the only way to get an email account was by invitation only. One of our subscribers “invited” us, and we both set up a Gmail account. Gmail gave… Read More »

The Golden Age of Cloudeight

The Golden Age of Cloudeight I was just thinking this morning – we, Cloudeight, have been around for almost two decades. I guess I never thought about the number of years that have past since we started Cloudeight. Back in the days of our beginning, the “Web” / “Internet” was a curiosity and Darcy and… Read More »

Creating a New Windows User Account to Fix PC Troubles

Creating a New Windows User Account to Fix PC Troubles We’ve learned a lot about Windows and computers over the last two decades, but we never stop learning new things. They say that necessity is the mother of invention. And sometimes solving serious computer problems in “new” innovative ways comes about because of necessity. While… Read More »

A Phishing Scam Exposed

“Discover”a phishing scam I received this email this morning and deleted it, and then thought about it and dragged it out of the deleted items folder. I thought this was a typical phishing scam designed to lure poor, unsuspecting folks who don’t subscribe to our newsletters … into giving up their Discover Card details.  Since… Read More »

System Restore Windows 10 Style

System Restore Windows 10 Style Windows 10 has a lot of great features. System Restore has been part of Windows since Windows ME. In Windows 10, System Restore has taken a back seat to other recovery  methods. We are guessing Microsoft would rather have you use one of the newer features like System Reset to… Read More »

Reset Windows Update to Fix Windows Update

Reset Windows Update to Fix Windows Update No doubt a lot of people have a lot of problems with Windows Update. Microsoft is aware of the problem and has issued numerous “Microsoft Fix-its” for Windows Update problems. Sadly, we have found that most of them don’t work. Problems with Windows Update can prevent Windows 7… Read More »