Russ Harvey Consulting - Computer and Internet Services

Self-help Resources

Security | Windows | Other OSs | Software/Hardware | Internet | Web Design
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FAQs & resources to resolve computer and software issues

COVID-19 Information

Computer & Internet Security

Security Basics | Staying Safe Online | Internet at Risk | Privacy | Securing Your System | Recovering Your System

Phone calls from a “technical support” person saying that you have a problem with your computer are all SCAMS. There are many varieties of scams, all designed to steal from you. Just hang up.

Security Basics

See basic computer terminology and Windows terminology for explanations.

Staying Safe Online

The Internet at Risk

Privacy

Securing Your System

Recovering Your System

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Microsoft Windows

Windows Basics | Current (Supported) Versions | Upgrading Windows | Legacy Windows

Windows Basics

Current (Supported) Versions

Upgrading Windows

Legacy (Unsupported) Windows

Support has expired for these versions and they are unsafe to use.

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Other Operating Systems

The following pages on this site deal with alternatives to Windows:

Running Multiple Operating Systems (Advanced)

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Software & Hardware

General Concepts & Terminology | Software Recommendations | Networking

General Concepts & Terminology

Software Recommendations

Networking

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Internet Issues

The following pages on this site deal with issues of using the Internet and Internet software. See Software & Hardware for downloads of Internet software.

Connection Issues | Finding Information | Email Issues | Web Browser Issues

Connection Issues

Email Issues

Web Browser Issues

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Website Design

Building a Website | Design Issues | The power of CSS

The following pages on this site deal with website design:

Building a Website

Design Issues

The power of CSS

These are two identical pages except that CSS is disabled in the second example:

 

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Reproducing content requires express written permission.

An Extensive Resource

This section contains more than 70 pages of documentation, hints and advice supported by relevant quotations and external resources.

There are over 25 additional pages contained within my personal and OS/2 sections.

Intended for Self-Help

The content is designed for you to help yourself and includes both introductory and advanced material.

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Free Support Unavailable

I regret that I cannot provide free technical support. It takes time to research solutions.

If you contact me for help:

 

About External Links

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Contents Subject to Change

Due to the nature of the Internet, linked resources can disappear without warning.

I do my best to maintain the site, but there are many active links.

Legacy Resources

Some pages are marked legacy and are no longer actively maintained.

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