Updating Your PC

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Keeping the software on your PC updated is no longer an optional part of owning a computer. Viruses, worms, junk mail, security breaches, hardware incompatibilities, and software conflicts are all now part of your computing life.  Updating your PC with the latest patches, fixes, and device drivers really can keep these annoyances at bay.  Updates are freely available on the …

Windows 8 and the Future of Microsoft

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Hot on the heels of Windows 7 Microsoft has been relatively mum about it’s new operating system until last June.  While release dates are obviously too far away to predict, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer did slip the software could be coming as soon as next year, though Microsoft swiftly said that he had misspoke.   Reported to have system requirements lower …

H.R. 1981

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Today the House Judiciary Committee has voted to recommend H.R. 1981. Should this make legislation and become a law Internet providers would be required to maintain a year’s worth of data that would contain what web sites you visit using their service and the type of content you provide online. By maintaining records of your IP address law enforcement officials …