Friday, May 26, 2017

Class Summary 5-25-2017

I was having lunch at Wendy’s and could not get my phone to get into Hangouts. So I went to the car and grabbed my laptop. When I turned it on, guess what? Yup, had to wait for Windows updates to be added. So I was a little late… No questions today. But here is a summary of the things I had found during the week to pass on:

How to use the Windows shutdown command
This shows you how to create a shortcut on the desktop to perform a shutdown with one click

Free Online Excel Training
A good source for learning basic through advanced Excel

Turn Your Android Into Universal Remote
Now you do not have to fight over the remote! LOL Use your cell phone

You should disable automatic downloads in Chrome right now
An interesting article. I have not done this yet, but will read it again

Protect PDF Documents with PDF Anti-copy
Make your PDF documents readable, but not copyable…

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Class Notes 5-18-2017

Drive Fragmentation

Create your own Windows Hotkeys

How To Convert Malwarebytes Premium Trial To Free

If you installed the Premium Trial Version and want to switch to the Free Version, just open the program.

Go to the Settings tab on the left-hand side.

Then, on the top tabs, click on My Account, and click on the Deactivate Premium Trial button.

Be Really Careful with Email
Email is one of the main infection methods of all malware and specifically of WannaCry ransomware. Before you click on it, you can go to the free service. It will tell you whether or not it has been reported as a dangerous link.
New CCleaner available v5.30

5 CCleaner hidden gems

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Class Notes 5-11-2017

Customize Win+X menu in Windows 10

Need a survey for a club or church group? Survey Monkey is a good choice.

Rufus is a free and open-source portable application for Microsoft Windows that can be used to format and create bootable USB flash drives or Live USBs.

Make a free chromebook

Control WIndows 10 updates
Windows Update Mini Tool Wrapper Script, or short WUMT Wrapper Script, is a free script for Windows 10 to control Windows Updates.

Use Honey to auto apply promo codes with Amazon
Will display the contents of any file in hex and decimal. Allows editing of a file at the byte level