Author Archives: infoave

Use Active Hours to Prevent Windows From Automatically Restarting Your Computer

Use Active Hours to Prevent Windows From Automatically Restarting Your Computer After Windows Updates This tip is for Windows 10 Creators Update and Windows 10 Fall Creators Update We received a couple emails from folks who leave their computers running all the time – and who are frustrated with Windows Updates automatically restarting their computer… Read More »

How to Reset Firefox and Clear Browsing History

How to Reset Firefox and Clear Browsing History For the most part, the current Scam du Jour, generally affects Chrome users. But it can affect Firefox users too, so we’ve written this post for to show you how to reset Firefox and clear your Firefox browsing history (if you’re using Chrome see this post.) How to… Read More »

How to Reset Chrome and Clear Browsing History

How to Reset Chrome and Clear Browsing History In light of the recently exposed tech support scam (see this post) that affects Chrome browsers (and possibly Firefox), it’s important that immediately after the attack that you reset your Chrome browser and remove all browsing history. In this article we show you how to reset Chrome… Read More »

Waiting, Worrying, Savoring

Waiting, Worrying, Savoring As I looked out my living room window this morning, my first reaction was disappointment and dismay. Another morning, another snowy landscape, another hour of clearing snow from the driveway and sidewalk. It’s February, I’m in the Great Lakes region of the USA, so I shouldn’t be surprised. I looked at the… Read More »

New Tech Support Scam Affects Chrome & Firefox users

New Tech Support Scam Affects Chrome & Firefox users This scam was first reported two days ago ( 6 Feb 2018 ). Since then, it has been discovered that along with Chrome, Firefox and Brave browsers are also affected. This scam works by flooding the browser with 2000 download requests, right after the victim sees… Read More »