IT Security Tip #10: REMOVE that unwanted freeware
Like it or not, PC manufacturers LOVE to stuff your brand-new PC full of “free” applications (they get paid to do it, so you’ve got a slim chance of getting one without a side of spamware). But clutter is the enemy of a speedy PC, and if you’re not using a particular software on a regular basis, it’s best to REMOVE it completely. That way you don’t have it sucking up processing speed AND leaving the door open to hackers and malware.
Microsoft Teams: Take Your Team With You
The Teams mobile app helps you connect and collaborate wherever you are.
The app is available on iOS and Android. Participate in conversations, join meetings on the go, and access all of your teams, channels, files, and more.
Shortcut of the Week
If you have multiple instances of a program open, press and hold down the Ctrl key while clicking the icon for that program to cycle through each windows for that program.
Jason’s Tech Corner
Submitted by Jason Risner – Solutions Engineer, The Computer Center
Facebook has partnerships with retailers that allow it to learn about what users are buying, both online and in brick-and-mortar locations. This allows Facebook to target advertising to people based on the things that they are known to spend money on. Click the link to find out how you can opt out.
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