Browser Extensions – When Was The Last Time You Checked

Browser extensions – we all seem to have them but when was the last time you looked as to which ones and how many you have installed. First , a browser extension is a piece of software that you add to a web browser ( Edge , Chrome , Firefox )to add additional features to it , for example an ad blocker. However you really should limit the number of extensions you use in your browser. Just because an extension shows up on an official marketplace doesn’t necessarily mean it’s safe. Lately there have been reports of browser extensions taking advantage of you or you will find browser extensions have installed which you have no idea where they came from , these are usually the result of a browser infection. Check the browser extensions you have installed and remove what you do not know or do not use. You will… Read More

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Internet Browser Not Working As It Should – Time To Reset

Browser not working as it should – maybe time to reset your browser Occasionally you will get issues with your browser – search engine changes to an obscure one – pop ups start appearing when they did not used to It maybe time to reset your browser back to defaults which should fix the issues All browsers can be reset: Chrome it is in – Settings Advanced Edge it is in – Privacy & Security Firefox : Click the menu button , click Help and select Troubleshooting Information.You will be taken to a page with the address about:support.- click on Refresh Firefox

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PDF – There Are Free Alternatives to Adobe

When opening a PDF lets stop relying on Adobe whether you are on a Windows computer or a Mac First what is a PDF ? PDF stands for “portable document format”. It was introduced to ease the sharing of documents between computers and across operating system platforms when you need to save files that cannot be modified but still need to be easily shared and printed. Adobe for a long time has been the default software that people use to open PDF files However if you want to open and annotate a PDF ( make a note on it ) , Edge the Windows 10 browser allows you to do this Edge Tip For PDF On an Apple computer – stop using Adobe to open the PDF and try Preview – it comes with all Apple computers – Preview has some great features such as being able to reduce file… Read More

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