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Windows 7 starting to show signs of its pending demise

As I have posted and warned before, a recent update to Windows 7 will start displaying warnings about it’s pending end of life on January 14, 2020. Read more about it below. Windows 7 Now Showing End of Support Warnings Microsoft has started to display alerts in Windows 7 stating that the operating system will reach end of support on January 14, 2020. This alert links to a page that then recommends users upgrade to Windows 10.

Your account was hacked! Renew your pswd this time! (Blackmail Scam)

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Chances are if you are like me, you have probably received this ominous looking email or a variation of it, trying to extort you into paying a ransom to keep private something that you didn’t or probably didn’t do ;). I have actually received it several times and to make it look even more realistic, it appears to come from your own email address but rest assured that it didn’t and it was only spoofed to look like your own. Your best course of action is to just ignore the email and run a malwarebytes scan to be on the…

Flash Friday iPhone Screen Replacement Sale

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To start getting some extra business, I’m going to start having random sales so keep your eyes open. My first one will be tomorrow the 25th and will be called “Flash Friday Sale”. Here ya go. $70 iPhone 7 screen replacement with free tempered glass screen protector $80 iPhone 8 screen replacement with free tempered glass screen protector $75 iPhone 7 plus screen replacement with free tempered glass screen protector $85 iPhone 8 plus screen replacement with free tempered glass screen protector Call, text, email, or facebook message me to setup an appointment. You can contact me by clicking any…

Less than a year left to move up to Windows 10

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Windows 7 support and security updates will end on January 14, 2020. Time to start thinking about moving on up to Windows 10. Windows 7 Only Has One Year of Security Patches Left Microsoft will stop supporting Windows 7 with security updates on January 14, 2020. It’s like Windows XP all over again-but much worse. Many more people are sticking with Windows 7 than stuck with XP. If you’re still using Windows 7, you’re not alone.

Facebook Cloning

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Well it’s now after Christmas and there is probably a lot of new devices out there and the vast majority of them will be signing up for Facebook or at least logging into their existing account from their new device, so I think it’s time for a refresher course on Facebook cloning. You know what it is, it’s that thing where you get a friend request from somebody you are already friends with. First off, you are most likely not hacked, so changing your password won’t help. It all boils down to your privacy settings. Read the following excellent write…

How to force restart iPhone 8 and X

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In the last post I showed you where to find info about how to restart your iPhone 7 so I figured I better let you know about how to do the same with the iPhone 8 and X because Apple changed how to do it again. iPhone X & iPhone 8: How to force restart, enter recovery-mode, and enter DFU mode [Video] With the release of the iPhone 8 and iPhone X, Apple made some changes to the methods used to force restart its flagship device. These changes come just a year after Apple made similar changes to the iPhone…

How to force restart iPhone 7

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The iPhone 6 and older models were easy to force restart, all you had to do is hold the power and home button down until the apple logo appeared. That changed with the iPhone 7 due to the way the home button works. The following website will show you all you need to know about how to force restart, enter recovery mode, or enter DFU mode. iPhone 7: How to force restart, enter Recovery Mode, and enter DFU mode Since the Home button on iPhone 7 isn’t a mechanical button anymore, and is instead a capacitive solid-state button controlled by…