The Computer Tutor

The Computer Tutor

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386 The Norton and McAfee billing scam
November 22, 2021

I’m still seeing a LOT of these showing up, and clients still contact me to see if they are legitimate. Here’s how to identify this scam.   There’s a good chance you’ve gotten one of these emails at s

385 How to download all of your Google Photos images
November 08, 2021

Do you have all your photos automatically saved to your Google Photos account? What if you want to download all those photos and save them to your computer? Here’s how.   Storing all of your photos on

Blocking Windows 11 from coming in
October 25, 2021

If your computer is currently running Windows 10, like most Windows computers currently are, there’s a new major update that’s just been released – it’s Windows 11. It’s not something you want yet. Fo

Check your hard drive health every day – automatically
October 11, 2021

If your hard drive starts to show signs of failure, you want to know that as soon as possible. Here’s how to get that alert nice and early. When someone says to you, “I have good news and bad news. Wh

How to do a Safety Check using Chrome
September 27, 2021

Did you know that Google Chrome can run a quick Safety Check on your computer? Here’s how to do it.   Open Chrome, and click the 3 dots in the top right, and choose Settings. Then, scroll down to the

An alternative way to send or receive text messages
September 13, 2021

There are some people who use computers, but don’t do text messages.  That sometimes presents a problem for them, but there’s a way to get around it.   Here’s an example of what I’m talking about. Whe

Use Chrome to fill in your name and address
August 30, 2021

When you’re online, do you find yourself constantly having to manually type in your name and address when creating a new account? Here’s how to do that with one click.   You know what I’m talking abou

How to view your clipboard history
August 16, 2021

Your Windows computer has a clipboard feature that you are probably not even aware of!   Before I tell you today’s tip, a little background or “setup” information so that everyone is on the same page.

Two different ways your computer could be running “slowly”
August 02, 2021

One of the most common things I hear from people is still this: “My computer is too slow!” The problem is, they could be talking about two different things.   This leads me to ask a clarifying questio

What to do about Windows 11
July 19, 2021

You probably heard the announcement recently from Microsoft – Windows 11 is coming. Here’s what you need to do. For quite some time, Microsoft held to their position that Windows 10 would be the last