Category Archives: NEWSBYTES

What’s Coming in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

What’s Coming in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update The next major update to Windows 10 is coming in September. It is now officially called the “Fall Creators Update”. It will be released worldwide on October 17, 2017. In the Fall Creators Update, Microsoft continues its assault on Control Panel, adding two new categories to… Read More »

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Release Date: October 17, 2017

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Release Date: October 17, 2017 Microsoft has officially announced that the next major upgrade to Windows 10, called Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, will be released worldwide on October 17, 2017. It will be called Fall Creators Update. Microsoft has dropped plans (as of now) to call some English-language versions… Read More »

Another Global Ransomware Attack is Under Way

The following article was written by and is provided courtesy of our friends at Emsisoft. We thought you’d be interested to know that another ransomware attack has been launched worldwide. Those of you who are using Emsisoft are protected from this and other virulent ransomware and malware. Here’s the article from Emsisoft… so you’ll be… Read More »

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Fidget Spinners [but were afraid to ask]

Google’s Fidget Spinner Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Fidget Spinners [but were afraid to ask] They’ve even landed at Walmart – these so-called “fidget spinners”.  I saw a bunch of them and didn’t have a clue what they were. But, they are so popular, that even Google has a virtual fidget spinner. Actually,they… Read More »

Emsisoft Protects You From the WCry Ransomware Pandemic

Emsisoft Protects You From the Current WCry Ransomware Pandemic The WCry or WannaCry ransomware is wreaking havoc on tens of thousands of computers around the world including the giant Spanish telecom Telefonica and the National Health Service in the United Kingdom. WCry is also known as WNCry, WannaCry, WanaCrypt0r or Wana Decrypt0r. It was found in… Read More »

Antivirus Service Causes PC Havoc: Removes Windows Files, Shuts Down Computers

Antivirus Service Causes PC Havoc: Removes Windows Files, Shuts Down Computers According to an NBC News report on Monday, Webroot Antivirus mistakenly labeled important Microsoft Windows system files as malware threats and removed them thus causing an untold number of PCs to shut down. Webroot acknowledged that it had released an update which caused the… Read More »