Ask Mr. Modem: Is A Minimized Window Safe?


Q. If I minimize one program and open a second program, is leaving the first screen minimized as secure as the new window I opened? A. When it comes to security, there is no difference between a minimized window and one that’s open full screen. Both are operating within Windows, so the security protection afforded […]

Ask Mr. Modem: Windows 8 In A Nutshell


Click to read more about Mr. Modem Q. Now that Windows 8 has been released, have you tried it and if so, what do you think, Mr. M? A. Overall, I like it, though it is clearly designed for touchscreen devices. Using it on a desktop computer with a touchscreen monitor is a bit awkward, though it […]