Computer Tips

Malware / Spyware protection:

One of the best FREE programs for removing malware is Malwarebytes, the free version you have to run and update manually. It does a good job looking for tracking cookies and spyware on your computer. I usually run it after a session of surfing on the web. You can find it at

Free Virus Protection

Microsoft has a free virus protection program. I use it at home and has done a good job.

Facebook tip
It quickly gets annoying seeing some users posts, game invites, polls, etc. Hovering your mouse to the right of the post and clicking the Hide button as shown below can hide any post. Once this button is pressed you'll be prompted with the option to hide that user or in the case of a Facebook application the option to hide that application from ever showing up on your profile.

Hide Facebook users, games, polls, etc.

To unhide someone or unblock an application click the Edit Options link in the bottom right corner of the news feed as shown below.

Facebook unhide friends