Author Archives: infoave

Good News From Microsoft: Only One Version Update Per Year?

    Good News From Microsoft: Only One Version Update Per Year? Those of you who have been using for more than a few years probably remember the old service packs. Windows XP had two service packs — SP1 and SP2 — and Windows 7 had one, SP1. It looks like service packs for Windows… Read More »

File Converter

    File Converter There are a lot of websites and a bunch of programs that convert files. But how about a program that converts files right on your own PC in File Explorer/Windows Explorer? We found a free program called File Converter that converts and compresses many file formats from the right-click menu in… Read More »

A Brief History of TC and EB

    A Brief History of TC and EB Preface by TC   Darcy (EB) wrote this little story eleven years ago, way back in 2008. Things have changed so much over these past eleven years — but the history is still the same. We hope you all enjoy this little trip back in time… Read More »

It’s Not BlueKeep and It’s Not Spreading Yet – But Listen Up!

    It’s Not BlueKeep and It’s Not Spreading Yet – But Listen Up! We have received several emails from folks who have read dire scary warnings that “800 million” Windows 10 computers are vulnerable to BlueKeep. That’s simply not true. Here’s why: Windows 10 is not vulnerable to BlueKeep,  It is, however, vulnerable to… Read More »

Give Cortana a Chance

    Give Cortana a Chance OK everyone, sing the following to the tune of John Lennon’s “Give Peace a Chance”: All we are saying… is give Cortana a chance. All we are saying… is give Cortana a chance. Too many syllables, eh? Oh well…  Some of you use Apple’s Siri or Amazon’s Alexa without… Read More »