Showing posts from August, 2019

Avast Secure Browser - Regular or Stealth Mode

Image Have it your way. Thanks Jiri.

Browser Extensions 101

Most of us have many extensions running in our Chrome or Chromium Based browser. Each extension listed, deletes some of the room from the browsers address bar space. If you have a lot of extensions, that address bar can become very small. Starting with Chrome v76, Google offers a solution. Chrome's new Extension Menu. Details here,

Avast Omni - Add New Device

Image How to add a device to Avast Omni.

Avast Omni - Hardware & Software Protection

Image Avast Omni - The newest product from Avast Software Combining Software and hardware to keep everything connected, protected. Currently only available in the US and only as a Beta project.

Avast Secure Browser - Reaching Bank Mode


8-20-2019 Villages Computer Club - Prescott, AZ

This mornings remote presentation for the club was well received. It was followed by a Q&A session where the club members asked their questions. The questions included the following topic, backup for an Apple system, image backup creation on a Windows computer, VPN's and, system restore points. There was also a question about the Avast Passwords Manager. I hope everyone was happy with my answers to their questions.

HD Health Check

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RollBack RX Update

A video to show off how it works Download from here Today, I put this software to the test. Early this morning Rollback RX created it's snapshot. (Only takes seconds) About 1 hr. later, I decided to uninstall Avast Free and install Avast OMNI beta. After finding out that my router still isn't compatible with OMNI, it was time to go back to the Free version of Avast. Rather than doing a full removal of Omni and then an install of Avast Free, I decided to use RollBack RX. After selecting the RoolBack, the system rebooted The time frame for this rollack was amazingly short. (I was used to the long time it takes for a System Restore Point) After the restart I was greeted with the following, This would come in handy if there were some important file changes you needed to recapture. Since I had no files or document that needed recovering, I selected the Cancel option. My system had been totally restored wi

8-12-2019 SCV Computer Club

Last night I had the pleasure of doing a remote (ZOOM) interactive presentation for the members of the SCV Computer Club in Santa Clarita Valley, CA The topic for the evening was the CCleaner Browser . We covered a custom install and went through the various settings. We also covered adding a Chrome extension to that browser. The extension added was the Avast Passwords Manager . Since this was a hands on interactive presentations, the club members were free to ask questions during and after the presentation. It was a productive meeting where everyone learned something.