Windows Talk: Top 5 Types of Online Scams that Everyone Should Know

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With the growing numbers of internet users today, online scams have become more and more popular among internet attackers to earn some income. It does not have to be technical such as infecting the victim with Trojan or tricking them with phishing website. It can be as simple as just a piece of email and here are 5 types of Online Scams that everyone should know.

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Windows Talk: Backup your Wireless Network Settings in Windows 7

It is extremely easy to backup your Windows 7 wireless network settings, to save for the just in case times. Even know setting up a wireless network in Windows 7 is very easy, there are still things like a security key that you have to remember and typing manually. Therefore I like to save my wireless network settings and import them back in whenever I need them.

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Windows Talk: 3 Online Backup Websites You Should Know About

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In recent years, computer backup and disaster recovery services have become increasingly important as more and more business owners rely on computers for running their companies. For the home users, things like family photos, videos, and music as well as documents are sometimes irreplaceable. Online data backup is easy secure backups and is like having an insurance that protects your data against viruses, theft, or accidental deletions.

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Windows Talk: Scanner And Printer Maintenance

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Scanner and printer computer maintenance can be among the most annoying of all computer maintenance tasks. Not only do you often need to get your hands dirty, but each different device requires different computer maintenance. The first step is to make sure your scanner printer is installed correctly. After that, it is now time to see a few simple things you can do to make your life easier.

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Windows Talk: Are You Lazy with Your Laptop?

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As I sit here writing this post on my laptop, I am trying to do everything in my power to stop myself falling into the trap of the kind of person I am about to describe. In fact, I am slowly starting to realise that, despite my criticisms, everyone is guilty of being lazy with their laptops in one way or another. Laptops were designed to improve the productivity and efficiency in our everyday lives. From razor thin laptops promising us the personification of cutting edge technology to notebooks packed with clam shelled charisma, enabling us to work whilst enduring those claustrophobic commutes; we owe a lot to our laptops.

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Windows Talk: Customize Windows Live Hotmail

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Over the years I have used just about every email client there is, some out of curiosity, but I was always searching for one that was right for me. I think the first one I used in Windows was Outlook Express, which came bundled with Internet Explorer. I tried others, like Eudora, Netscape mail (remember those names from the past?) and many others I have long forgotten about.

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Windows Talk: 8 Steps to Customize a Fresh Install of Windows 7

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So, now you are done with the installation of windows 7. Your desktop is in front of you. But the classical, old, formal look does not suit you; it gives a kind of boring impression. Do you want to change it? So let’s do a bit of tweaking with your OS to make it little better, stylish, secure and furnished with the essentials. Lets’ perform the operation of making your OS a happening one, step by step.

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Windows Talk: How to See File Extensions in Windows

Changing the settings on your computer to see file extensions in Windows is a handy way to help identify file types. Back in the days of Windows XP we almost needed to see file extensions just to recognize what file that was. However now days with Windows 7 and Windows Vista we have pretty icons for each file type. For example if you are looking at a Microsoft Word file in your documents folder it would be very obvious because it would have a big W on the icon. Sometimes file types are not so obvious and you will need to see file extensions in Windows to recognize what file type it is. This is one of the most basic Windows Tips that people often neglect and totally forget about

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Windows Talk: 3 Ways to Freshen Up Windows

The reasons for reinstalling Windows can be varied. Perhaps your PC is slow and you think it may be time to start fresh to see if you can regain the ‘zip’ your computer had way back when. Or, you may have installed various software that has caused problems and either uninstalling it and/or trying system restore did not solve them. Virus infestation is another reason many have had to reinstall Windows.With that thought in mind let’s look at 3 ways you can refresh Windows.

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