Category Archives: Rants

Online Theft and Online Identity Theft: Who are the Biggest Scammers?

    Online Theft and Online Identity Theft: Who are the Biggest Scammers? You know what makes me so angry I could chew the bark off a pine tree? The supposedly trustworthy companies who use fear-mongering and misinformation to sell you something you don’t need. For example. Every time I hear the Norton/LifeLock commercial filled… Read More »

The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

    The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same We wrote our first “Your Computer Won’t Bite” e-book back in 2005. Windows XP was just a few years old and some folks were still hanging on to Windows 98 and Windows ME. Nearly fourteen years ago we told you that your computer won’t… Read More »

Microsoft Gives Up Its Update War With Users

    Microsoft Gives Up Its Update War With Users Recently, it was reported that the upcoming May 2019 Update (AKA Version 1903, Redstone 6, April 2019 update) would be released with a known flaw that could serious problems for users who had external drives connected during the update.   Today, it was reported in a… Read More »