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Use OneNote for Basic OCR

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 16:00:24 +0000

If you have OneNote, you already have basic OCR capability on your computer.

Use OneNote for Basic OCR from Ask Leo!.
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Media Files:
http://audio.ask-leo.com/2017/30714.mp3




Is it OK to Use this Random Wireless Network I Just Found?

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 16:00:17 +0000

When scanning for wireless connections, you may find several that are unknown, yet appear open and available. Using them is risky. Very risky.

Is it OK to Use this Random Wireless Network I Just Found? from Ask Leo!.
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Media Files:
http://audio.ask-leo.com/2017/4290.mp3




Where Do Cookies Come From?

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:00:00 +0000

Cookies are a fact of life when browsing the web. But if you look at the cookies stored on your machine, you might be surprised how many there are.

Where Do Cookies Come From? from Ask Leo!.
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Media Files:
http://audio.ask-leo.com/2017/4745.mp3




This Doesn’t Need to Happen

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:00:42 +0000

Another day, another story of data loss. The frustrating thing is that it doesn't have to happen.

This Doesn’t Need to Happen from Ask Leo!.
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Media Files:
https://aud.askleomedia.com/2017/30820.mp3




Does a Login Page on an Open Wi-Fi Hotspot Mean it’s a Secure Connection?

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:00:47 +0000

If you connect without a password to an open Wi-Fi hotspot and can see anything at all, it's not a secure connection.

Does a Login Page on an Open Wi-Fi Hotspot Mean it’s a Secure Connection? from Ask Leo!.
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Media Files:
http://aud.askleomedia.com/2014/16526.mp3




How Do I Get an Email Address for Life?

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 16:00:41 +0000

Want an email address that won't have to change for a long time? There's really only one approach that's completely in your control.

How Do I Get an Email Address for Life? from Ask Leo!.
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Media Files:
http://audio.ask-leo.com/2017/30699.mp3




What’s This New “People” Icon in My Taskbar?

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 16:00:20 +0000

A new icon has appeared on the Windows 10 taskbar. I'll review what it is and how to make it go away.

What’s This New “People” Icon in My Taskbar? from Ask Leo!.
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Media Files:
http://audio.ask-leo.com/2017/30633.mp3




Answering “How do you want to open this file?”

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 16:00:02 +0000

Deciding how you want to open a file depends on knowing what the file contains and knowing what program will understand that.

Answering “How do you want to open this file?” from Ask Leo!.
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Media Files:
http://audio.ask-leo.com/2017/30600.mp3




Can I Leave a Laptop Running All the Time?

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 15:00:03 +0000

Leaving a laptop running all the time boils down to two things: your convenience and a decision.

Can I Leave a Laptop Running All the Time? from Ask Leo!.
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Media Files:
http://audio.ask-leo.com/2017/30552.mp3




What Information Should I Provide When Asking for Help?

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 15:00:56 +0000

When you ask someone for help, stack the deck in your favor by painting a clear picture of the problem you're experiencing.

What Information Should I Provide When Asking for Help? from Ask Leo!.
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Media Files:
http://audio.ask-leo.com/2017/30545.mp3