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Top Requested Handouts
 - My Windows 10 Tips
 
 - Honey, I Pulled The Plug
 - How to Buy a New Computer

 - Virus Removal Checklist
 - HP Print & Scan Doctor

Free Anti-Virus programs
An anti-virus program is now an integral part of Windows 8 & 10.  Don't use any other one.

For Windows 7 and Vista, I recommend Microsoft Security Essentials


Malware Removal programs
  MalwareBytes Anti-Malware

Free On-Line Virus Scanners
  ESET OnLine Safety Scanner
 

Updated January 2018

Welcome!  I'm Glad You're Here!

Free Computer Clinic

I'm Back!  I'm at the Community Center every Thursday from 8 am -12 noon.  Come with your computer questions or sick computers.  Be sure to bring your power cord for your laptop or desktop tower.  I have a keyboard, mouse, and monitor for you to use.  Please come early if you have a computer virus.  It will take 2-3 hours to remove it.

I am a volunteer providing free computer help to the residents of Sun City Aliante.  At my Free Computer Clinic, I can help with: 1) fixing your computer, 2) removing viruses and spyware, 3) instruction and tips for Windows and most programs, and 4) answering computer questions, or giving computer advice.  Bring your broken, virus ridden, computer and questions.  I will not only fix it, but teach you how to avoid problems! My new e-mail address is scalcomputerguy @ gmail.com

Here are two articles from USA Today you should read:

    These were the worst passwords of 2017
   
3 ways to start the year with a digital clean slate

Windows 10 Tips

 CLICK HERE for my page with a lot more information and tips on Windows 10.

Be Forewarned!

No one from Microsoft will ever call you or pop up a screen on your computer telling you your computer has a problem and offering to help you fix it.  It is a scam.  Restart your computer or hang up immediately.  Don't tell them anything. 

Lately, our residents have been getting a lot of computer viruses through e-mails from: FedEx, UPS, USPS, DHL, OnTrak, Walmart, and many others about a failed attempted package delivery.  These e-mails are fake.  These package delivery services will never contact you by e-mail.  Delete these e-mails without opening them. 

In-Home Computer Help

Sorry, I don't visit homes for computer help.  CLICK HERE for a listing of computer professionals who do.  Please support any who advertise in our community magazine - The Breeze