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Annual Dunwoody Electronics Recycling Event

Time to empty out the closets. The City of Dunwoody will be accepting computers, computer accessories, CRT monitors, CRT televisions, console/plasma/projection TVs, printers, fax machines, circuit boards, copiers, phones/cell phones, stereos/VCR/CD-players, networking equipment and small household appliances. When: Sunday, October 4, 2017 (2-5pm) Where: St. Luke's Presbyterian Church (1978 Mt. Vernon Road) Pre-registration is required.
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ENABLD

A friend of mine is trying to prove me wrong. I said that people don't concern themselves with security until they are hacked. People use the same password for everything. Password sheets look like kindergarten writing tablets. People go on a river cruise and get so desperate to check email to see if their best…
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VIRUES… YUCK…

I'm sure you've all heard about the "Crypto" virus that was sweeping everywhere east of JFK International airport a few weeks back. A few of you reached out to me and said "Why me?!?!" I've been unusually silent on my concerns and here's why. I don't think with that particular variant there's much of a…
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Severe Weather in Metro Atlanta – Computers Off!

Unless you need to have your desktop computers and printers on for a reason today, turn them off. You might want to unplug them. A lightning strike nearby will go right through a surge protector or even a UPS. If you can work with a laptop, tablet or phone, do that. Really bad weather today…
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Can’t Get Internet (Mail/Web) with Windows 10 as of this week?

If you're getting an error in Windows 10 that you don't have a valid IP Configuration, don't waste your time calling AT&T or Comcast. It's not them. Windows 10 released an update bug to their operating system this week. I have seemed to figure out how to fix it. If you can't follow what I'm…
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I can see CLEARly now, the rain is gone…

Clear Wireless – Have you seen the green advertising for Clear? It’s extremely fast mobile internet, called 4G or WiMAX. It is going to replace the telecommunications companies 3G data cards for speed and reliability. It is funded by Sprint, and it may become a huge chunk of Sprint’s revenues moving forward since people are…
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Yahoo Hack and how it effects you.

As you have seen recently in the news, Yahoo just announced that about two years ago, their email systems were hacked.  Names, email addresses, passwords (with some level of internal encryption), dates of birth, the questions used to establish password resets that users set up (favorite restaurant, father's middle name, etc) were all compromised.  Credit card…
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Summer Info from Dunwoody PC

July 29th.  The end of the world as we know it as Microsoft would like you to believe. What happens then?  Windows 10 is NO LONGER FREE.  It will be $129.  For those of you that have upgraded and you're happy, congrats.  You saved $129.  It's a good operating system when it works.  It's getting better.…
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FAKE Virus Warnings – Do not fall for this SCAM!

The following picture is not a virus that snuck by your antivirus program.  You've clicked on a hyperlink and all of a sudden this pops up and your screen is frozen.  I admit, it's scary.  But, it's also very, very fake. Do not call the number.  Do not let strange people on your computer.  Do…
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