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How to Improve your two-factor authentication

How to Improve your two-factor authentication

There are many different threats on the Internet now and users have to be aware of these threats and find a way to protect their information. One important step in protecting your online accounts is using two-factor authentication. Two-factor authentication is typically done using your phone since it is never too far away. But setting up two-factor authentication on your smartphone for all the accounts you have can be confusing and time consuming. But Authy is a new app and service that can make it easier to implement two-factor authentication.

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How to stay Secure on the Internet part 2

How to stay Secure on the Internet part 2

The second part of my blog series on staying Secure on the Internet is about something that most people don’t  do and that is using two-factor authentication when logging into websites. Most people believe having a secure password is all you need to stay protected online. But that is not true anymore a secure password can be compromised just like an insecure password. Two-factor authentication adds another layer of security and has been put in place for most popular websites like Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Dropbox.

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Crazy cause to my Windows 7 boot problems

Crazy cause to my Windows 7 boot problems

So last week I experienced one of the common Windows problems that I hate. When I started my computer up for the day I had the pleasure of Windows stopping in the middle of the boot process. This was not the first time I have had to troubleshoot a Windows boot issue and my luck with fixing them has been zero. So I expected to spend hours and hours working on either doing a startup recovery, system restore or trying to manually fix the bootmgr. Thankfully I did not need to wipe my hard drive and rebuild Windows like I have had to do in the past and the cause was from a pretty unbelievable source.

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How To Change Windows 7 Logon Screen

How To Change Windows 7 Logon Screen

[W]indows 7 has many new features which allows you to customize different parts of the Operating System. This how-to article will show you how to change your Windows 7 logon screen. When you start your computer or switch from one account to another you see a plain blue background. Well after a while I get tired a looking at the same thing so this tutorial will so you how to manually change the logon screen. This tutorial will use the registry to change settings  it is really easy to do but if you don’t feel comfortable working with the registry there is a link at the end of the article that will let you download an application to change the Windows 7  logon screen. This application is easy to use but for people who like working on the computer the manual way is a lot more fun. I hope this how-to helps and enjoy!

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Posted by David Hagy in Tutorials, 1 comment