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Computer repair, personal computer instruction in Safety Harbor, Clearwater, Tampa, St Pete

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FL

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Computer repair, personal computer instruction in Safety Harbor, Clearwater, Tampa, St Pete

Language:

English

Contact:

7272549078


Episodes

What to consider when buying a laptop

6/7/2021
Are you thinking about buying a laptop? Here are some things to consider before handing over your money. Manufacturer When someone is asking me about which brand(s) I recommend, my first response is to say that who makes the laptop is not as important as what’s inside. In other words, it’s more important to consider the specs [...] Read more » The post What to consider when buying a laptop first appeared on The Computer Tutor. Download Ashford for WordPress

Duration:00:13:05

How to include a video INSIDE a Word document

5/24/2021
Have you ever created a Word document and included a link to a YouTube video? Today I’ll show you how to put that video right into the document! Most people don’t even know this is possible so it’s a great trick to show your friends. First, you need to determine what video you want to use for [...] Read more » The post How to include a video INSIDE a Word document first appeared on The Computer Tutor. Download Ashford for WordPress

Duration:00:07:31

How to export your passwords from Chrome

5/10/2021
You should not save your passwords in Chrome. But before you delete them from Chrome, you need to save them so that you can refer to them. I’ve said it many times – don’t store your passwords in your web browser. Yes, it makes things easy. You go to a website, and Chrome just automatically inserts [...] Read more » The post How to export your passwords from Chrome first appeared on The Computer Tutor. Download Ashford for WordPress

Duration:00:10:44

The best online sources for learning anything

4/26/2021
Is there something you want to learn? The internet has what you need. If you have the time and the incentive, there are resources online that will help you learn just about anything you can imagine. Online courses: Coursera – Coursera.org – build skills with courses, certificates, and degrees online from world-class universities and companies. Udacity – udacity.com – [...] Read more » The post The best online sources for learning anything first appeared on The Computer...

Duration:00:11:08

This is probably legal, but it still feels like a scam

4/12/2021
You know I love writing about illegal scams, how they work, and how to avoid them. Recently I was approached by something that seems to have all the characteristics of a scam, but it’s most likely legal. Just this past week, I received this message, which was submitted via the Contact form on my website: The subject [...] Read more » The post This is probably legal, but it still feels like a scam first appeared on The Computer Tutor. Download Ashford for WordPress

Duration:00:11:37

Are you running the current version of Windows 10?

3/29/2021
There are different versions of Windows 10, and you might not be running the most current one. Here’s how to check. Windows 10 is the most current Windows operating system. If you’re still running Windows 7, you NEED to upgrade to Windows 10 now (you actually needed to do this over a year ago). If you’re [...] Read more » The post Are you running the current version of Windows 10? first appeared on The Computer Tutor. Download Ashford for WordPress

Duration:00:08:20

How to recover a Word document that was never saved

3/15/2021
Have you ever started typing up a Word document, and gotten quite a bit of text entered, then accidentally closed it without saving? Today’s lifesaving tip will show you how it’s possible to get that document back. A friend of mine used to create Word documents very dangerously. He was a pastor of a church. And he [...] Read more » The post How to recover a Word document that was never saved first appeared on The Computer Tutor. Download Ashford for WordPress

Duration:00:11:23

How to make a program start at every bootup

3/1/2021
Is there a particular program that you want to run automatically, every time you turn on your computer? Here’s how to make that happen. What we’re talking about today is usually the OPPOSITE of how we discuss this topic. So many programs want to insert themselves into the “startup” process when they have no business being [...] Read more » The post How to make a program start at every bootup first appeared on The Computer Tutor. Download Ashford for WordPress

Duration:00:08:28

How to password protect a Word document

2/15/2021
Do you have information in a Word document that you don’t want anyone else to see? Here’s how to put a password on it. Some of my clients store all of their account passwords in a Word document. Some people use a Word doc to keep track of their medical information, or perhaps their bank account [...] Read more » The post How to password protect a Word document first appeared on The Computer Tutor. Download Ashford for WordPress

Duration:00:09:16

Should you ever allow a bad program to make changes to your PC?

2/1/2021
Do you think there’s a time when a bad program requests permission to make changes to your computer, and you should allow it? This question came in from Jerry, in Minnesota – Hi Scott, I’m a long time subscriber. We’ve “talked” in the past about your laptops and a couple other things. Here’s a Computer Tutor topic [...] Read more » The post Should you ever allow a bad program to make changes to your PC? first appeared on The Computer Tutor. Download Ashford for WordPress

Duration:00:08:37

What is the Deep Web?

1/18/2021
You’ve probably heard the terms “Deep Web” and “Dark Web”. They are not the same thing. In general, there are 3 internets, or 3 “webs”. The first one is often referred to as the Clear Web. It’s also called the Surface Web. This is the internet that most people use every day – Google searches, reading blogs, [...] Read more » The post What is the Deep Web? first appeared on The Computer Tutor. Download Ashford for WordPress

Duration:00:09:29

The world’s largest online library

1/4/2021
Almost any book you can think of – available online for free. Same as your local library. If you have a library card for your local library, you probably already know you can borrow digital books. You just need to create an account using an app called Libby, and that allows you to access lots of [...] Read more » The post The world’s largest online library first appeared on The Computer Tutor. Download Ashford for WordPress

Duration:00:09:49

Should you hide your Facebook friends list? YES – here’s how

12/21/2020
There are good reasons for hiding your list of Facebook friends on your Facebook public profile. You’ve seen those posts from your Facebook friends: “I’ve been hacked! If you get a friend request from me, it’s a fake!” But, as I’ve written before, this is not a “hack”. Their Facebook account has not been compromised. The scammer has [...] Read more » The post Should you hide your Facebook friends list? YES – here’s how first appeared on The Computer Tutor. Download Ashford for...

Duration:00:06:56

What should you do with Adobe Flash Player?

12/7/2020
You might see a notice pop up on your computer that Adobe Flash Player is being discontinued, and asking if you want to uninstall it from your computer. Here’s what to do. I’ve had several clients ask me recently about this message they’ve gotten on their computer: The questions that come up… What is Flash? Do I need it? Should [...] Read more » The post What should you do with Adobe Flash Player? first appeared on The Computer Tutor. Download Ashford for WordPress

Duration:00:07:51

How to select text in MS Word – VERTICALLY

11/23/2020
This is a trick you can do with MS Word, that very few people know about. It can be handy in certain situations. What we’re talking about is being able to select and highlight certain text in a Word document. You already know that if you double-click on a single word, that word is highlighted (selected). You [...] Read more » The post How to select text in MS Word – VERTICALLY first appeared on The Computer Tutor. Download Ashford for WordPress

Duration:00:06:44

Recognizing an online car sale scam

11/9/2020
Shopping online for a used car? You need to be able to identify the scam ads – and there are a lot of them. Everyone wants to score a great deal when they buy a car. If you go to a car dealer, you might be able to negotiate a fair price. But if you shop [...] Read more » The post Recognizing an online car sale scam first appeared on The Computer Tutor. Download Ashford for WordPress

Duration:00:15:51

How to change the default font and size in Word

10/26/2020
I used to have a routine whenever I would open Word and create a new document. I would always start by changing the font to one that I like, and also the font size. What a waste of time! The default font in Word, if you don’t change anything, is Calibri. The font size is 11. [...] Read more » The post How to change the default font and size in Word first appeared on The Computer Tutor. Download Ashford for WordPress

Duration:00:07:46

How to show full URL in the Chrome address bar

10/12/2020
Sometimes it’s the little things, you know? Why does Chrome, by default, only show part of a website address in the address bar? I don’t know, but here’s how to fix that. This one is pretty simple. If you’re not sure what I’m talking about here, just open Chrome and go to any website. As an [...] Read more » The post How to show full URL in the Chrome address bar first appeared on The Computer Tutor. Download Ashford for WordPress

Duration:00:08:17

Best way to search Craigslist nationwide

9/28/2020
If you’re looking to buy something from an individual, one of the best places to find a bargain is on Craigslist. But what if you want to shop on Craigslist outside of your local area? You have another option! I have made a LOT of purchases over the years on Craigslist (craigslist.org). It was the original [...] Read more » The post Best way to search Craigslist nationwide first appeared on The Computer Tutor. Download Ashford for WordPress

Duration:00:09:42

What to do when you see the “new” Microsoft Edge

9/14/2020
With some recent updates, you might see a new icon on your screen – the icon for Microsoft Edge. What do you do with it? In case you didn’t know, Microsoft Edge is the web browser that comes with Windows 10. Microsoft doesn’t want you to use Chrome or Firefox (the high-quality web browsers) – they [...] Read more » The post What to do when you see the “new” Microsoft Edge first appeared on The Computer Tutor. Download Ashford for WordPress

Duration:00:09:02