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The Computer Tutor podcast is a weekly show that offers all kinds of cool things that help you use your computer more easily and effectively. You'll say, "Wow, that's cool - I never knew I could do that!" Show notes for each episode are at http://ComputerTutorFlorida.com

The Computer Tutor Scott Johnson

    • Technology
    • 4.8 • 86 Ratings

The Computer Tutor podcast is a weekly show that offers all kinds of cool things that help you use your computer more easily and effectively. You'll say, "Wow, that's cool - I never knew I could do that!" Show notes for each episode are at http://ComputerTutorFlorida.com

    Best way to search Craigslist nationwide

    Best way to search Craigslist nationwide

    If you’re looking to buy something from an individual, one of the best places to find a bargain is on Craigslist. But what if you want to shop on Craigslist outside of your local area? You have another option!   I have made a LOT of purchases over the years on Craigslist (craigslist.org). It [...] Read more »

    • 9 min
    What to do when you see the “new” Microsoft Edge

    What to do when you see the “new” Microsoft Edge

    With some recent updates, you might see a new icon on your screen – the icon for Microsoft Edge. What do you do with it?   In case you didn’t know, Microsoft Edge is the web browser that comes with Windows 10. Microsoft doesn’t want you to use Chrome or Firefox (the high-quality web [...] Read more »

    • 9 min
    The RV giveaway scam

    The RV giveaway scam

    If you’re on Facebook, you’ve most likely seen the posts talking about the Jayco RV company having a promotion and offering to give away a free RV to some lucky winner. Well… I have some bad news for you.   The Facebook post that you see was most likely shared by one of your [...] Read more »

    • 9 min
    How to resize the Windows 10 Start Menu

    How to resize the Windows 10 Start Menu

    Did you know that the Windows 10 Start menu is re-sizable? It’s really easy to do too.   Microsoft seems to be obsessed with making the Windows 10 Start Menu be so large that it takes up much of the desktop screen. Of course, it doesn’t help that they fill it by default with [...] Read more »

    • 10 min
    Back up your files BEFORE this forced update comes in

    Back up your files BEFORE this forced update comes in

    Quick tip today – big Windows Update is coming, so be ready for it by backing up your computer.   This update was actually released a few months ago, and is referred to by two names: The May 2020 Update Windows 10 version 2004 Even though it is called both names, it’s [...] Read more »

    • 9 min
    A scam that sounds very convincing

    A scam that sounds very convincing

    If you read this blog or listen to my podcast regularly, you should probably by now be pretty good at spotting a scam. Or at least being suspicious enough to investigate further. But what if the scammer shows that he has your actual password?   This is one that I get calls about pretty [...] Read more »

    • 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
86 Ratings

86 Ratings

Richard from NJ ,

Confidence Inspiring

I'm not a tech expert but I'm always trying to gain more confidence using and troubleshooting my computer. He finds and tests various freeware programs, websites, and solutions and then tells you in plain English how to make your "computer life" something to enjoy and not fear so much. If you go through the archived podcasts you will find numerous tips you will want to use.

When I recently purchased a new computer, I treated myself to the luxury of having Scott remotely set it up for me in a professional way, and what a luxury it was! It was as if he was sitting in the room with me in NJ. All files got transferred, nightly backup is assured, and I am not overloaded with ads and bloatware. Enjoy his podcasts!

Sea monster 3 ,

Was Short, Sweet and to the Point!

This was a well conceived, well produced, simply presented but not dumbed down offering for the everyday computer user. Has deteriorated since the podcaster started an unrelated podcast and changed podcast schedule to every other week.

mpegmani ,

Perfect podcast

When I am working as a new IT support tech, I listen to this podcast and learn a lot. One of the amazing things was how to read articles in Chrome with no clutter.
Thanks for taking the time and sharing your experience.

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