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Windows 7, 8.1 $MFT bug will crash your computer

Windows 7, 8.1 $MFT bug will crash your computer

In a strange throwback to the past, a new bug has been found that will let any website crash your computer. All they need to do is have a webpage with maybe an image with the extension of .$MFT and Windows will try to open and work on it. Windows never quite releases...

Printer Maintenance Fun

Printer Maintenance Fun

I've been in the computer support business for many years, doing desktop maintenance, server maintenance, and printer maintenance. I've seen lots of things but I have never seen these inside a printer. The Printer Find Dropped into on of my clients yesterday and they...

Alert: Chrome Fake Font Update

Alert: Chrome Fake Font Update

A Forbes article alerts us of a new attack out there that wants to trick you to uploading a fake font in Chrome. If you go to a web page that is compromised, the following pop-up occurs. Don't download this font, if you do you will likely be hit by Ransomware!  ...

Funny Tech Story

Funny Tech Story

Not all of us our tech savvy - but some are less than most. Here's a funny tech WiFi story that if nothing else will help you appreciate what you know about WiFi! In this office everything is connected to the network with a network cable. Although WiFi exists in the...

Does Technology Control You?

This morning there was a news article about a family that got stuck in the snow. Nothing unusual about that, we've all been there if you live in Canada - and they were from Calgary which does get a lot of snow. But they were on a logging road. Why were they on a...

How To Articles

How to Change Your Twitter Profile Picture

You've set up a Twitter account and have started tweeting - but how do you change from that ugly egg shell to something more personal?   That colored egg is your twitter profile picture and it's what you get by default.   How to add your own Twitter Profile...