Tag Archives: Update

Windows 10 upgrade – Microsoft gets extra pushy!

What to do about the Windows 10 Upgrade. Windows 10 upgrade is now becoming more forceful about its installation. Following in the footsteps of Apple and Google, Microsoft is getting very pushy and is now making it very difficult to avoid having your computer upgraded to Windows 10. If you have a newer Android phone,…
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Windows 10 Myth #2 – Forced Updates

WINDOWS 10 MYTH #2: Updates for Windows 10 will automatically install without your approval. Windows 10 Myth #2 is a bit true.  This rumor got stared by Microsoft itself from their EULA licensing agreement for Windows 10 which states "The software periodically checks for system and app updates, and downloads and installs them for you... By accepting this…
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AVG selling your information?

AVG will now start selling your information starting October 15, 2015 In September 2015, AVG released their new privacy policy which, effective October 15, 2015, makes clear that AVG will collect "non-personal data" such as “Browsing and search history, including meta data.” AVG claims it collects this data “to make money from our free offerings so we…
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What is Java and why do I need to install a Java update?

It is critical to keep your computer software up-to-date in order to protect your computer from as much malicious software (viruses, etc.) as possible and that includes putting in Java updates. What is Java? Java was first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995.  It is a computer programming language and computing platform that is used…
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