There was a time when that little padlock icon meant something.
Sadly, it would appear those days are now behind us. According to a recent article by security guru Brian Krebs, the number of phishing sites that appear to be “secure” is almost half! Continue reading Padlock = ?
Austin, Here We Come!
The US Grand Prix is happening this weekend at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas. Jackie and I are packed and ready (rain gear included) for a weekend of high octane excitement.
You know those tiny reset buttons on the back of electronics? They require something tiny to push the little button– like a pin or unwound paperclip. Follow these steps to transform a mere paperclip into a tool.
The 2018 edition was the hottest on record. And it showed on Cry Baby Hill, where the crowds were small and the EMTs were busy. Curiously, the theme on the Hill was “state fair,” which made it difficult to tell who was or was not in costume.
If you’re a Windows user and use Adobe software there’s a good chance you’ve run into this funky error message announcing something called the Visual Runtime Library is missing or corrupt.
The program can’t start because MSVCR110.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.
The fun part is you probably have several versions of these libraries and guessing which one is causing the trouble requires time and expertise. Most support sites simply suggest uninstall/reinstall of one or all of the Visual Runtime Libraries. Not rocket science– but still time-consuming.
There must be a better way!
There is. I found a legitimate solution on the site Major Geeks. They have a handy Windows utility that will fix all versions from Vista to Windows 10. It removes all existing instances of the C++ runtimes and then reinstalls all the latest versions.
If you’re still using Facebook, chances are you have received a message from a friend via Facebook Messenger. And if you use Facebook Messenger, chances are you hate it. In 2015 it was documented as one of the most hated apps available.