Windows 10 Home Edition – For Free From Microsoft

Windows 10 is a drastic change for users, especially those still running Windows 7, with one of the biggest hidden changes being that you can get a completely legitimate copy directly from Microsoft for free. When it came time to update my movie server, I tested a couple of different Windows versions via VirtualBox and […]

Watch Dog Initialization Error Fix – AVG and Windows 10

Over the last couple of months, my wife’s work computer has been plagued with an issue upon booting Windows 10, where a screen pops up showing the text below: Phase 0: Starting Watch Dog Initialization: Phase 0: Loading Config…(roots, krnl, setup) Phase 0: Pre-initialization events. Phase 0: Creating Watch Dog dynamic key list. Phase 0: […]

Default Passwords are killing our Internets Security

The password, in general, is both a blessing and a curse. A weak and easily guessed password can leave you vulnerable to attack, but strong passwords can protect your ‘castle,’ though they are usually harder to remember. But there is middle ground. What is IoT The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the ever-growing network […]