Monthly Archives: August 2017

YouTube adds more details, and restrictions, around which videos can be monetized

YouTube is taking new steps today to get a handle on content that might offend advertisers or, conversely, prevent a YouTube creator from monetizing their videos. Several major brands left the platform’s ad program recently to avoid being linked with hateful and offensive videos. And many creators were upset when videos they saw as benign […]

Switching to Thunderbird | Thunderbird Help

Switching to Thunderbird Source: Switching to Thunderbird | Thunderbird Help

Thousands sign up to clean sewage because they didn’t read the small print

Do you read the terms and conditions? Probably not. No one does. And so, inevitably, 22,000 people have now found themselves legally bound to 1000 hours of community service, including, but not limited to, cleaning toilets at festivals, scraping chewing gum off the streets and “manually relieving sewer blockages”. Source: Thousands sign up to clean […]

Block unwanted emails – Gmail Help

If you’re getting emails you don’t want in your Gmail inbox, you can block or unsubscribe from the sender, or report the message to Gmail. Source: Block unwanted emails – Computer – Gmail Help

How to Find and Set Screen Savers on Windows 10

For whatever reason, Windows 10 has made finding screen saver settings unnecessarily complicated. Fret not, though. We’re here to help. Source: How to Find and Set Screen Savers on Windows 10

Turn notifications on or off – Google Chrome Help

You can set up Chrome to get notifications, like meeting reminders, from websites, apps, and extensions. Source: Turn notifications on or off – Computer – Google Chrome Help

Fix Windows Update errors by using the DISM or System Update Readiness tool

Windows updates and service packs may fail to install if there are corruption errors. For example, an update might not install if a system file is damaged. The DISM or System Update Readiness tool may help you to fix some Windows corruption errors. Source: Fix Windows Update errors by using the DISM or System Update […]

Password guru regrets past advice – BBC News

Bill Burr had advised users to change their password every 90 days and to muddle up words by adding capital letters, numbers and symbols – so, for example, “protected” might become “pr0t3cT3d4!”. Source: Password guru regrets past advice – BBC News

Advanced Searching in Windows 7

Most of the searches you’ll need to perform in Windows 7 will be simple and straightforward. However, when you need to really drill down into the index to find a long lost file, consider using search filters to unleash the advanced search tools in Windows 7. You can use advanced search filters to modify a […]

Adobe – Flash Player : Settings Manager

Beginning with Flash Player 10.3, the Local Settings Manager supersedes this Online Settings Manager for managing global settings on Windows, Mac, and Linux computers. The Local Settings Manager can be accessed in the Control Panel on Windows and in System Preferences on Mac. Users of other operating systems and earlier versions of Flash Player can continue […]

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