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How to: Insert a Vertical Pipe “|” symbol using your keyboard

By at 30 October, 2014, 9:38 am

Today’s quick “How To” is useful if you are you are trying to create a whielist in GMail or any other time you want to insert a vertical pipe symbol “|” into a document or form.

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Authorities capture Cryptolocker passwords – if you’ve been hit you need to read this story.

By at 6 August, 2014, 10:30 am

Since late 2013 an insidious program that encrypts a users computer and then holds it for ransom unless the victim pays Hundreds of dollars by Bitcoin has been spreading throughout the globe. Cryptolocker and its variants have become the bane of computers users worlwide.Once infected, users had 72 hours to pay the ransom or the price went up; however, even paying the ransom was no guarantee of getting a valid decryption key. The only other option that worked was to restore from a protected backup, which too many people didn’t have. BBC news is reporting in its story Cryptolocker victims to get files back for free that security experts were able to infiltrate and capture the database of victims. If you are afflicted with Cryptolocker it may now be possible to get the decryption key needed to restore their files according to this story.

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Endings and New Beginnings…..

By at 12 July, 2014, 8:23 pm

I’ve been absent from these pages for a while and wanted to provide a brief update to everyone. For those that are not aware of it, my last day as the Practice Management Advisor of the State Bar of Wisconsin was on May 23, 2014

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FIXED – Internet Explorer Bug-Of-The-Day

By at 30 April, 2014, 9:19 am

Here is a great video and post with steps on how to protect yourself form the IE moonster affecting ALL versions of IE that has been making news this week. Steve Gibson created the inital steps but left out a few things. Terry Cole from Cole Informatics added these and created the video and post. If you’re running Windows XP, you especially need to check this out. See here.

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New 100 Best Android Apps List: Just in time for ABA TECHSHOW!

By at 24 March, 2014, 10:35 am

ABA TECHSHOW is fast approaching and in addition to all of the other sessions, there are a number of sessions for Android users. And just in time for TECHSHOW, PCmag.com has come out with their new list of the Best 100 Android Apps. There are a number on the list that can make lawyers lives easier such as Anti-virus and security apps, secure text messaging and communication apps and more.

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