Since the Brick Communicator folded in 2014, I haven't had anywhere to put my Computer Q&A column. So for 2016 I've decided to resurrect it on the Tumblr blog site (link below). It will follow the same premise that I used before, sometimes it will be Q&A and sometimes it will be an article of interest. So if and when... more
Hello, If you are interested in part-time hourly paid employment for basic computer fixes, please contact me. If not interested feel free to pass this message onto any reliable person who is computer smart. Ron Leiner ph: 732-935-9090
Do Not Open Documents Named '.RTF' Microsoft on Monday issued an emergency security warning saying that hackers have found a way to booby-trip certain common files. http://www.businessinsider.com/hackers-are-attacking-microsoft-word-2014-3
Data Privacy Day is coming up this Tuesday 1-28. With all of the recent news about Target's issues and now with the possibilty of Michael's having problems with people's accounts as well... http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/26/technology/michaels-stores-is-investigating-data-breach.html?_r=0 Take a look at the link below ... more
~~ Monday November 11th ~~ Join us at our November Meeting for a lively discussion of current news headlines & what is new and hot in the world of computing. PC Q&A - Bring your questions, problems, solutions and laptops. ~~ Presentation of the Month ~~ How Safe, Secure and Private are you on the Internet? You might... more
Still trying to get our August meeting worked out. The Library didn't pan out with available days and it might be too hot to have a meeting in the clubhouse unless the weather stays the way it is now in the evenings. Check the web site for an update with could be last minute.
Each month there will be a new tip featured. You can receive it automatically by subscribing to this Support Forum. This months Tip is from c/net How to migrate to Gmail Are you still hanging onto that old AOL e-mail account, or worse, the e-mail account your ISP handed you? If so, it might be time for you to consider ... more
As Microsoft marches toward its early April 2013 end of free support deadline for Windows 7, the company is planning to update automatically some of those who still have yet to install the first (and seemingly only) Service Pack for the operating system. As announced on March 18 on the Microsoft "Blogging Windows"... more
Don't forget this Monday evening 10/8 is our Annual Tech Support and Other PC Horror Stories meeting. I'll be telling and showing some ghastly stories along with asking everyone for their own stories to share. It should be a really ghould time!
xfinity has started something new. Every time I log on it holds up the works installing ads. Then I have to delete anywhere from 4 to 8 ads to spam. How can I block them or get xfinity to stop sending them? Make the instructions simple. You all know I'm not very computer literate but I'm getting better. At least I... more
After talking at our meeting this past Monday, I decided to create a new forum for our members to ask questions to other members that can't wait until our next meeting. This is a very simple forum to ask questions, post answers and to leave important computer related news and comments. This forum can be accessed... more