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Preserving your privacy in Windows

Q: I sometimes visit sites that I don’t want others to know about. How can I hide these from other people who may visit my computer? A: The more you work with your computer, the more your computer knows about you. In fact, Windows probably knows a lot more things about you than you suspect. […]

How does my neighbor know my favorite Walmart store?

Q: While on Walmart’s website, I recently picked the closest store location. I share my neighbor’s wireless Internet signal. And now my neighbor sees the same Walmart store that I picked. When I change the closest Walmart on my computer, it changes on his computer; when he changes the closest Walmart on his computer, it’s […]