Friday, April 17, 2015
Posted by Dennis Faas
Reader's rate:
5
Infopackets Reader Craig D. writes: " Dear Dennis, In the past I've used the msconfig utility many times to clear items from the Windows Startup. However, recently I tried to run msconfig and Windows reports that msconfig has stopped responding and my PC freezes. This is very... + continue reading
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Posted by John Lister
Reader's rate:
5
The European Union has formally accused Google of breaching competition rules by favoring its own sites in search rankings. It's a big step towards a potential $6.6 billion fine. The case involves specialist websites that let users compare prices and availability for retail products or... + continue reading
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Posted by John Lister
Reader's rate:
5
The company that operates website addresses ending in ".sucks" has been accused of trying to exploit people worried about sites set up to attack them. However, nobody seems quite sure if it breaks any rules or who, if anyone, has the authority to do something about it. The... + continue reading
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Posted by John Lister
Reader's rate:
5
Four police departments in Maine have paid $300 to cybercriminals after being hit by so-called "ransomware". Officials say they weighed up their response and decided they had no real choice but to pay up. Ransomware is a form of malicious software which restricts access to certain... + continue reading
Monday, April 13, 2015
Posted by Dennis Faas
Reader's rate:
3.833335
Infopackets Reader Eric H. writes: " Dear Dennis, I just read your article on 'Why You Should Install KB3000850?', in which you mentioned doing daily operating system backups. I have a question about disk images. I have used Norton Ghost (disk image backups) on my old Windows XP system... + continue reading

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