Category: StartMeTip

The Worst Passwords of 2020 – Did Yours Make the List?

Coming up with secure passwords isn’t always easy, especially if you’re looking for things you can actually remember. Although giving yourself something short and sweet may seem like the best choice at the time, it’ll likely come back to haunt you.

If you’re concerned about your online security, choosing the right password should be your first step. Just make sure you don’t base your choice off of 2020’s worst passwords.

I Have Windows 7, am I in Trouble?

In the past, a reader asked, “…once Microsoft is not doing Windows updates how safe is my computer going to be? Yes, I still have Windows 7.” Since many of our customers are in the same situation, we want to address the question – Is Windows 7 still a safe choice?

10 Things You Can Do with Your New StartMeStick!

The StartMeStick is a great tool to breathe new life into an old computer so that you can keep your old computer, save money, and reduce waste with this fast, private, and secure operating system on a stick. Now that you have your own StartMeStick you might be wondering what you can do with it – look no further! Here are 10 things you can do with your new StartMeStick.

How to Secure Yourself This Holiday Season, Part 3: Last Minute Gift Ideas for a Fast and Secure Computer

Uh-oh! The holidays are just around the corner, and if you’re like us then you might be scrambling to find something nice, or even struggling to come up with gift ideas for yourself.

Instead of panicking to brainstorm some last minute gift ideas, FixMeStick has you covered this holiday season with the gift that keeps on giving – cybersecurity!

How to Secure Yourself this Holiday Season, Part 1: How to Keep Your Email Secure

Each year, thousands of email accounts are compromised due to poor security, and with the holidays just around the corner, scammers are gearing up to cheat you out of your personal and financial information using any methods at their disposal. Whether it’s through email scams or planting malware onto your computer, scammers are constantly finding ways to steal your information.

Instead of falling victim to scams this holiday season, here are 6 tips on how you can make sure your email account is as secure as it can be.