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How often should you update your anti-virus software?
Automatically, software will update once per week or less, depending on how many are identified. If you do not automatically update your software, you should update it once per week.
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What does ISP stand for?
Internet Service Provider
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What is a Blog?
A regularly updated website, web page or others. It is usually run by small group or individual, which is written in a chatty style.
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What are keyboard symbols used for?
Keyboard symbols are often used for shortening a complicated command on your computer. However, they do not always work on every computer.
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What are pop-ups and how do we get rid of them?
Pop-ups are small windows that ‘pop up’ over the top of web pages in your internet browser. They are meant to get your attention but all the major web browsers introduced pop up blockers. You can usually get rid of them easily but it usually requires
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What are restricted sites?
Site restrictions are limitations on the internet cannot usually be exceeded. These are blocked for a reason, either explicit or implicit.
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RSS feeds – What are they for?
RSS stands for "Really Simple Syndication". It is a way to easily give out a list of headlines, update notices. It is used by computer programs that organize those headlines and notices for easy reading.
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Viruses, what causes them and how can we avoid them?
A virus is a self-duplicating program that can spread by inserting copies of itself into other programs or documents. You can avoid them by downloading anti-virus software.
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Avatar – what is an avatar and what is it used for?
An avatar refers to a character that represents an online user. Avatars are used in multiplayer gaming, online communities, and Web forums.
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Web link, what is it?
A link from a hypertext document to another location, activated by clicking on a highlighted word or image.
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Wired or WIFI internet connection. Find out advantages and disadvantages of each.
Wired home networks are less expensive, faster, and more secure than wireless networks. However, with wireless you can connect to the network from anywhere within range of the wireless router.
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Browser security what is it and how do we get it?
Browser security is an application of Internet security to web browsers in order to protect networked data and computer systems. Three ways to make sure you browser is secure are: 1. Configure your browser's security and privacy settings 2. Keep you
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Why do we have to write out distorted letters?
The distorted letters are called CAPTCHA. It stands for "Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart". The definition speaks for itself meaning that the letters are used to tell computers/ robots apart.
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Where is the navigation toolbar?
The navigation bar is used to help you move around the internet
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What is a firewall?
A firewall is a system designed to prevent unauthorized access to or from a private network.
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What are plug-ins?
A plug in adds a specific feature to an existing computer program.
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What should we do about unwanted email messages?
We should delete them immediately, but avoid opening otherwise the sender will know you’ve seen it and will continue to send more. To prevent it from happening in the first place, only give you email to websites you trust or secure websites.
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What is networking?
The process of communicating with others by exchanging information and developing social contacts.
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