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  • What Is a Shortcut Virus and How Can You Remove It?
    by Joel Lee on January 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    A shortcut virus is a kind of Trojan/worm combination that hides all of your files and folders, then replaces them all with shortcuts that look exactly the same. When you launch one of these false shortcuts, you end up running malware that duplicates the virus and further infects your system, leading to stolen personal data, worsened system performance, and all kinds of other malware-related side effects. Shortcut viruses mainly affect physical file transfer devices like USB flash drives, external hard drives, and SD memory cards, but can be transferred to computers when exposed to an infected device that takes advantage...Read the full article: What Is a Shortcut Virus and How Can You Remove It? […]

  • Automate File Encryption in Windows With This Powershell Script
    by Michael McConnell on January 18, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    File encryption and file decryption can be a bit of work. However, using a PowerShell extension, you can slim down the process to a one-line command. To do this, we need to install Gpg4win and a Powershell module. Using scripts, we can automate the file encryption and decryption process. Let’s take a look at how to encrypt files in Windows 10 automatically with a script. The Prerequisites: Installs, Modules, and Certs You’ll want to have the GPG4Win tools installed and configured before you begin. Head over to the project page and download the latest version. (If you need some guidance...Read the full article: Automate File Encryption in Windows With This Powershell Script […]

  • How to Disconnect Your Instagram Account From Facebook
    by Nancy Messieh on January 18, 2018 at 10:30 am

    Linking your Instagram and Facebook accounts has a lot of advantages. You can easily post your Instagram photos to your Facebook profile. It also makes it easier for your Facebook friends to find your Instagram profile, and for you to find out which of your Facebook friends are on Instagram. If you’d rather keep the two social networks separate, you’re going to have to go through a series of simple steps on Facebook and Instagram. How to Unlink Instagram and Facebook Accounts First you’re going to want to open up Instagram on your phone: Go to Options and under Settings tap Linked Accounts  > Facebook....Read the full article: How to Disconnect Your Instagram Account From Facebook […]

  • How to Create Daily System Restore Points in Windows
    by Ben Stegner on January 18, 2018 at 9:30 am

    System Restore is a vital feature that protects your Windows system. If you ever damage Windows and need to go back in time, System Restore lets you undo changes and return to a previous state. You probably know how to create a restore point manually. But what if you tweak your PC regularly and would like more restore points? Getting caught without one is no fun, so you should set them to run on a schedule. How to Create Daily System Restore Points in Windows If you use a Professional version of Windows, perform the following steps using Group Policy:...Read the full article: How to Create Daily System Restore Points in Windows […]

  • Combine Your Mobile Screenshots Into a Seamless Single Photo
    by Saikat Basu on January 18, 2018 at 8:30 am

    What do you say to an app that can seamlessly join several different images into one single but longer image? For those who often snap more than one screenshot when sharing something on your mobile device, you’re probably thinking, “Yes please!” Stitch It! is an app for Android and iOS that helps you take multiple screenshots and convert them into a single image. It also does a few more handy things, as we’ll discover below. How to Combine Many Screenshots Into One The iPhone X’s screen size is around 5.65 inches. That’s enough to fit a couple of message bubbles from WhatsApp or a single email....Read the full article: Combine Your Mobile Screenshots Into a Seamless Single Photo […]

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