Thursday, 28 April 2016

A Secure, Low-Cost, Android Smartphone?

I’m looking for a new Android smartphone and don’t want to spend a fortune on it. I do want it to be secure and to remain that way for more than six months. Suggestions would be welcome!

Friday, 1 April 2016

Avoiding Windows 10

How And When Should I Use BlockWindows If I Want To Avoid Windows 10 Being Installed?

Sunday, 20 December 2015

My Own Items On The Windows 7 Start Menu

Can I add frequently used files and folders to the Windows 7 Start Menu so that I can easily open them without having to navigate to them in Windows Explorer?

Sunday, 22 November 2015

One-stop shopping for a secure Windows 7?

These days there seems to be a lot of stuff that needs keeping an eye on: antivirus, antimalware, Java, Flash, etc. Is there a way to check all of those (and perhaps other things too) to ensure my Windows 7 environment is as secure as it gets, other than regularly checking each of these components individually (which is tedious and takes time)?

Saturday, 22 August 2015

Updating Programs When I’m Not Using Them

Many of the programs I’m using under Windows 7 tell me when an update is available. Unfortunately, they do so at a time when I want to use them. Is there an easy way to make them check for updates, and even update themselves, in bulk?

Tuesday, 21 July 2015

Is Adobe Flash Player Secure?

I’ve heard rumours about Adobe Flash Player, notably that it would be very insecure software that should be updated frequently. I can’t find Flash Player or an update checker in my Windows 7 Start Menu; how do I check for updates, if I even have Flash Player on my PC?