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Is it Safe to Just Turn Off an External USB Drive Without “Safely Removing” First?

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:00:42 +0000

"Device cannot be stopped" can be a frustrating error if there's no obvious cause. Turning off device power or unplugging anyway isn't really safe.

Is it Safe to Just Turn Off an External USB Drive Without “Safely Removing” First? from Ask Leo!.
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http://audio.ask-leo.com/2018/3938.mp3




How Do I Gain Access to My Deceased Relative’s Computer?

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:00:38 +0000

If no preparations have been made beforehand, accessing the machine of a deceased loved one can be anywhere from easy to impossible.

How Do I Gain Access to My Deceased Relative’s Computer? from Ask Leo!.
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http://audio.ask-leo.com/2018/42081.mp3




Will a Hacked Website Leak My Email Address?

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:00:35 +0000

Your password protects your account from unauthorized access, but it doesn't protect your email address from exposure.

Will a Hacked Website Leak My Email Address? from Ask Leo!.
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http://audio.ask-leo.com/2018/42075.mp3




Will a Scheduled Backup Wake My Machine Up If It’s Sleeping?

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 15:00:09 +0000

Some backup programs can wake up a sleeping machine, but there are still things that could go wrong and cause a backup to fail.

Will a Scheduled Backup Wake My Machine Up If It’s Sleeping? from Ask Leo!.
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http://audio.ask-leo.com/2018/5726.mp3




Facebook Hacked? What You Need to Do NOW

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:00:54 +0000

Facebook account hacks happen. There are steps you need to take, not only to recover your account but to prevent it from being hacked again.

Facebook Hacked? What You Need to Do NOW from Ask Leo!.
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Media Files:
http://audio.ask-leo.com/2018/7708.mp3




What’s the Difference Between Hibernate and Sleep?

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 15:00:18 +0000

Hibernate and sleep are two optimizations to the boot/reboot process that can speed things up.

What’s the Difference Between Hibernate and Sleep? from Ask Leo!.
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http://audio.ask-leo.com/2018/41519.mp3




How Do I Delete My Facebook Account?

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 15:00:54 +0000

Deleting your Facebook account requires some preparation and a fairly well-hidden link. I'll outline the preparation and point you to the link.

How Do I Delete My Facebook Account? from Ask Leo!.
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Media Files:
http://audio.ask-leo.com/2018/4322.mp3




How Do Chrome and Chrome Relate?

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:00:20 +0000

Another case of bad tech terminology leads to more than one kind of chrome, some of which have no relation to the others.

How Do Chrome and Chrome Relate? from Ask Leo!.
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http://audio.ask-leo.com/2018/40983.mp3




This Is Why I Back Up

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 15:00:19 +0000

Here's another example of why going digital enables a level of backup safety that single originals simply can't achieve.

This Is Why I Back Up from Ask Leo!.
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http://audio.ask-leo.com/2018/40968.mp3




Is Online Document Conversion Safe?

Fri, 30 Mar 2018 15:00:52 +0000

Online document conversion services can be safe, or they can represent a real privacy risk. I'll look at the options.

Is Online Document Conversion Safe? from Ask Leo!.
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http://audio.ask-leo.com/2018/40614.mp3