Category: Tech

A working geek's point of view.

My Life In Tech: Don’t Reuse Those Passwords

Used passwords?

My customers struggle with passwords.  So do I, a little, but I use KeePass to help me.  I am always pleasantly surprised when I go to a new customer and ask, “Do you know the password to your router?” and they immediately produce the CD sleeve with all the information on it.  I always document …

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Testing an app called list.ly

I’m testing this list.ly thing.     Things that creep me out View more lists from Cate Eales Feel like helping out?  Add something to the list.

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My Life In Tech: Password Hell

Gateway All-In-One Computer

I set up a brand new Gateway All-In-One the other day for a lovely older couple.  They also needed files transferred from a ClickFree backup of their old XP PC, and a new printer/scanner set up. When I set up a new PC, I take out all the crap including Norton, put in a decent …

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We Wish You A Merry Christmas

Eric and I have been live streaming our Christmas tree since back in the days when it was called “webcasting.” Here’s our 15th tree, featuring cameo appearances of Eric, me, of course Sandy Dog.       Merry Christmas! Watch live streaming video from christmastreecam at livestream.com

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My Life In Tech: Adventures With Restore

Seagate Freeagent Pro 320 GB external Hard Drive

First of all, what was HP thinking when they decided to turn off System Restore by default? Today I set up another HP Pavilion with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit on it, and when I told PC Decrapifier to set a Restore Point, the Decrapifier complained that System Restore was off. And indeed it was.  …

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