Bob Smith

It is with deep sadness that we have to report that Bob Smith, first and best host of Sound Bytes, has passed away at the age of 63 after a long illness. He was a friend; a gentle, kind, and courteous man; soft-spoken, well-mannered, and always cheerful; and very likely the smartest person I will ever meet. He […]

Enable or Disable Elevated Administrator account in Windows 10 – Windows 10 User Accounts Tutorials

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable the hidden built-in elevated Administrator account in Windows 10. You must be signed in as an administrator to be able to do the steps in this tutorial. Source: Enable or Disable Elevated Administrator account in Windows 10 – Windows 10 User Accounts Tutorials



BreakSafe Magnetic USB C Charging Cable | Griffin

BreakSafe’s patented quick-release magnetic connector plugs into your laptop’s USB-C port and safely disconnects from the rest of the cable when under stress or strain, like tripping over the power cord. The streamlined magnetic connector is only 12.8 mm deep so you can leave it plugged into your laptop’s USB-C port when not in use. […]

IMAP server settings for Frontier Yahoo Mail

IMAP is the best way to connect your Frontier Yahoo Mail account to a desktop mail client or mobile app. It allows 2-way syncing, which means everything you do remotely is reflected in your Frontier Yahoo Mail account no matter where or how you access it. Here are the settings you’ll need to configure your mail […]

Profiles – Where Thunderbird stores your messages

Thunderbird saves personal information such as messages, passwords and user preferences in a set of files called a “profile”, which is stored in a separate location from the Thunderbird program files. While it is possible to have multiple profiles, most users just use the single default (see Using Multiple Profiles for more information). Source: Profiles […]

How to enable Java in Google Chrome 45

Google released Chrome 45 on September 1, 2015, and Chrome 46 on October 13, 2015. Unlike its predecessors, neither Chrome 45 nor Chrome 46 support NPAPI plugins like Java and Silverlight. Although Chrome 42 to 44 provided the option for users to enable NPAPI plugins, the option was removed starting with Chrome 45. Quite simply, […]

March 25, 2017

Sound Bytes: Your Computer User Group of the Air! 2017-03-25 Dave – Canandaigua, NY – IP cameras – Java dying – IP camera needs it Tom – Brighton, NY – Dell Win10 – Thunderbird – dead desktop backed up Lynn – Climer, NY – XPS 8700 – putting it to sleep – wouldn’t stay asleep […]

How do I enable Java in my web browser?

Java is not enabled in the web browser. If Java is already installed but applets do not work, you need to enable Java through your web browser. Source: How do I enable Java in my web browser?

March 18, 2017

Sound Bytes: Your Computer User Group of the Air! 2017-03-18 Alex – Irondequoit, NY – network was compromised – called “MS tech support” Bob – Hilton, NY – CloudReady – does not do verified boot | updates? | Win7 desktop – many cookies | still using FrontPage Roger – Greece, NY – email w/ JPG […]

How to Use System Restore in Windows 7, 8, and 10

System Restore is a Windows feature that can help fix certain types of crashes and other computer problems. Here’s how it works, how to set it up, and how to use it when things go awry. Source: How to Use System Restore in Windows 7, 8, and 10

Stop the Cap! Time Warner Cable Customers Bait and Switched to Charter/Spectrum Products ·

Milan Gohil’s customer retention promotion with Time Warner Cable was coming to an end. Following in the footsteps of what tens of thousands of other Time Warner Cable customers have done for the last several years – it was time to call and request another deal. Source: Stop the Cap! Time Warner Cable Customers Bait and […]

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