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Update: 7-7-2016:   Three reasons why you shouldn't immediately upgrade to iOS 10 (could well apply to desktops too)

Prior posting:

Major Windows 10 update coming August 2, 2016.

7 Easy Ways to Speed Up Firefox in Less than 10 Minutes.

Make sure you are willing to remove your add-ons before "refreshing" Firefox.

Get an Alert Whenever You Press the Caps Lock, Scroll Lock or Num Lock Keys in Windows

Be sure to note the concluding message at the bottom of the article:

These steps are how you can save yourself from annoying capitalization, just by turning on an alert for caps lock (activates the alert for all three keys: num lock, caps lock and scroll lock). I recommend you try holding the Num Lock key depressed for five full seconds to turn this feature on in any version of Windows. Only manually turn it on if the shortcut is disabled or if you canít use the the Num Lock key for some reason."

SLOStringer on Facebook covers the ScherpaFire, etc.


I bought two 128 gigabyte Lexar 3.0 flash drives for 20. each after sale discount. Also available are two 32 gigabyte 3.0 flash drives for 18. after discount. This was in the Salem, Oregon Costco. I imagine that the SLO Costco has them too.

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for June 2016.

There are five critical and eleven important security updates.

Six Windows 10 annoyances: How to make them go away for good.

Ed Bott

Hereís the Best Antivirus Software for Windows 7, 8.1, and 10 PCs, According to Tests.


Windows 10 Build 14352 lets Windows Insiders run two antivirus programs on their PC.
Released on Thursday, May 26, 2015.

PC World

How to go back to Windows 7 or 8 after an unwanted Windows 10 upgrade.
(Itís now possible for your computer to be updated to Windows 10 without your explicit consent.)

5-26-2016: Commentary on the above:

>>> 5-30-2016 - How to get Windows 7's Start menu in Windows 10: You might prefer to keep Windows 10 as long as you can have the Windows 7 Start Menu.

Classic Shell (three options):

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