If you receive a letter in the mail from Domain Listings, it’s a scam — do NOT send money to them!
As part of Peeps’ Configuration Protocol (our treatment/setup of a Windows machine), we tweak, prune, and better-secure the Windows environment to make it both cleaner, as well as safer for our customers. With Windows 10, the amount of work involved increased exponentially vs. Windows 7. There are so many places Microsoft has added potentially annoying or confusing things.
And as of the latest round of Windows Updates, we’re now seeing the weather appear in the Taskbar:
Recently, a handful of customers forwarded me emails to see if this was something that needed to be taken care of.
When the Item List Email in Liberty, depending on the version of Liberty you’re running, it’ll either just *appear* to send (but didn’t), or you could get an error.
Windows 7 reaches its ‘End of Life’ in January 2020. Computer Peeps can fully manage the process of staying on Windows 7, via Microsoft’s Extended Security Updates (ESU) program.
There are some really handy, neat things you can do with a few inexpensive gadgets — all in the name of better-securing your consignment/resale store!
TL;DR: Head to Control Panel > Windows Updates, click View Update History, click Installed Updates, uninstall KB4480960 (reboot) then uninstall KB4480970 (reboot).
Everything you do on your Internet connection, can be seen by your ISP. That information, while you might not care who sees it, is about to become a commodity to be sold and utilized in ways you might not approve of.