tl:dr — Watch out for emails from Google regarding your own sign-in activity, as these security emails contain a button that if clicked, will delete all of your App Passwords that allow your consignment/resale software to send email.
tl;dr — As of May 30, 2022, Google no longer supports the Less Secure Apps feature that allowed third party programs (e.g. consignment software such as Peeps’ Software) to be able to send emails. This means, your consignment software likely will no longer be able to send emails from your Gmail account. Going forward, the already-available App Passwords feature in Gmail has to be utilized for sending emails.
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).