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This year's Password Analysis is making the rounds. As crazy as it sounds the worst passwords continue to be the most used. If it helps use very long passwords that form a phrase you can remember. Throw in a capital and a number and rest easy. 

I drive a Honda 2011 as an example    idrivEah0nda11^  

Notice the capital E, the zero for a O and the added symbol at the end. 

Don't reuse passwords and don't use a "Core" password with changes on the fringes. 


Please don't be one of these people.

Worst Passwords 2018


What is a Strong Password and how do you create them?

We all need passwords so lets create ones that protect us.

Sooner or later you are going to forget your password. That or someone trying to access your account illegally is going to set off the alarm bells. Do you have what it takes to regain access to your account?

Google Photo Storage

Are you a user of the free Google Photo Storage. If so 2021 will mean changes for you. 

Windows 8.1 - End of Support

The time is quickly approaching for the end of support for Windows 8.1. The official date is January 10, 2023. This will be the last date security patches will be released to end users.