Getting a Better Deal from Time Warner Cable… Five Minutes to Save Almost $700 | Stop the Cap!

Time Warner Cable just won’t let you say goodbye, if they can help it. A year ago, your editor fought for a better deal from the cable company that has served him since the 1980s.  With a tough economy and downsizing, paying a cable bill that was approaching $175 a month in early 2011 for […]



Use the Navigation Pane to search and move around in your document

The Navigation Pane in Word 2010 offers a top-to-bottom view of your document’s heading and page structure and provides a quick way to organize content without having to scroll or cut and paste large chunks of text. It’s an ideal tool to use as you develop and edit long or highly structured documents. via Quick […]

How to request a refund for an iTunes or App Store purchase | iMore

Ever had a time where you needed a refund for either an iTunes or App Store purchase? Whether you accidentally purchased something, got double billed, or have clever children that have figured out the art of in-app purchases, Apple does give you the ability to request refunds for any kind of media as well as […]

How to Remove the Ask.com Toolbar From Chrome

You can remove the extensions from Chrome by clicking on the settings icon (an icon with three horizontal lines), selecting “Tools,” and then “Extensions.” via Cleaning Up Google Chrome – How to Remove the Ask.com Toolbar From Your Browser | PCMag.com.

Your Clever Password Tricks Aren’t Protecting You from Today’s Hackers

Security breaches happen so often nowadays, you’re probably sick of hearing about them and all the ways you should beef up your accounts. Even if you think you’ve heard it all already, though, today’s password-cracking tools are more advanced and cut through the clever password tricks many of us use. Here’s what’s changed and what […]

August 23, 2014

SBIcon

Sound Bytes: Your Computer User Group of the Air! A weekly radio show with news, interviews, opinions (lots of opinions!), and phone calls. Sound Bytes: America’s Longest Running Computer Call-in Radio Show. http://www.soundbytes.org 2014-08-23 Andy – Greece, NY – re: Poll – Win7Pro 64bit & Win8Pro 64bit – neither had a problem | password managers […]

Uninstall MS14-045 KB2982791 – Windows 7

Microsoft has recommended that users uninstall update KB2982791, because it will cause a stop 0×50 in win32k.sys, usually on Windows 7, 64 bit OS.  It can cause the BSOD Blue Screen of Death. via Uninstall MS14-045 KB2982791 – Windows 7.

25th Anniversary – Saturday, 30 August at Lovin’ Cup!

It’s our 25th Anniversary! (well, really it’s 3 Sept, but close enough) PLEASE come join us at the Lovin’ Cup at Park Point (near RIT). We’ll be broadcasting LIVE! Come be part of the fun, and share in the joy of 25 years of Sound Bytes. After all – without you, where would we be? Hope to see […]

August 16, 2014

Sound Bytes: Your Computer User Group of the Air! A weekly radio show with news, interviews, opinions (lots of opinions!), and phone calls. Sound Bytes: America’s Longest Running Computer Call-in Radio Show. http://www.soundbytes.org 2014-08-16 w/Dennis Wurster 1) Victor – Irondequoit, NY – Adobe Reader vs. Foxit Reader vs. what else? 2) Steve – Irondequoit, NY […]

How to Boot to the Desktop in Windows 8 & Windows 8.1

Microsoft did not provide any support for setting Windows 8 to boot straight to the Desktop and skip the new Start screen. There was no registry setting available, no group policy and most of the hacks that worked with the test versions of Windows 8 do not work in the final version. Since many people […]

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