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Care este cel mai bun Antivirus pentru Windows 10?

Windows 10 nu vă va pune să instalați un antivirus, cum a făcut Windows 7. Începând cu Windows 8, Windows include acum un antivirus gratuit integrat numit Windows Defender. Dar este într-adevăr cel mai bun pentru protejarea computerului dvs. sau chiar suficient de bun?

Windows Defender a fost inițial cunoscut sub numele de Microsoft Security Essentials în Windows 7, zile în care a fost oferit ca o descărcare separată, dar acum este încorporat chiar în Windows și este activat implicit. Mulți oameni au fost facuti să creadă că ar trebui să instalați întotdeauna un antivirus terț, dar aceasta nu este cea mai bună soluție pentru problemele de securitate de astăzi, cum ar fi ransomware-ul.

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How to Turn on Two-Factor Authentication for LinkedIn

LinkedIn Logo

Two-factor authentication (2FA) is a great security tool, and we always recommend it. Most apps make it pretty easy to turn on 2FA, and LinkedIn is no exception. Here’s how to enable it and make yourself safer.

You can turn on two-factor authentication from either the LinkedIn website or the mobile app, but either way, you’ll need to be logged in to your LinkedIn account. Go ahead and do this first.

Click on your avatar in the top-right corner of the LinkedIn website. In the menu that opens, click the “Settings & Privacy” option.

The "Settings & Privacy" menu option.

Click on the Account tab, scroll down to the “Two-Step Verification” section, and then click the “Change” link.

The Account tab, and the "Two-step verification" option.

The section will expand. Click the “Turn On” button.

The "Two-step verification" option with "Turn on" highlighted.

You can choose whether to use an authenticator app to generate a code for you or to receive SMS (text) messages with the code. We strongly recommend using an authenticator app as it’s more secure, but two-factor authentication using SMS is still much safer than not using two-factor authentication at all.

Choose your method—we’re going to use an authenticator app—and then click the “Continue” button.

The verification method dropdown.

Enter your password in the prompt that appears and then click “Done.”

The Password entry field and the Done button.

The instructions for adding an account to your authenticator app are displayed. Add a new account in your authenticator app, scan the QR code using your phone’s camera, and once the account is created, enter the six-digit code from the authenticator app into the text box in LinkedIn and click “Continue.”

LinkedIn's instructions for adding the account to an authenticator app.

Two-factor authentication is now turned on. Click on “Recovery Codes” to display the backup codes, so you can still get in if you ever lose your phone.

The "Two-step verification" settings, with "recovery codes" highlighted.

Click “Copy Codes” and save them somewhere secure. You’ll need them to get into your LinkedIn account if you ever lose or wipe your phone.

The recovery codes, with "Copy codes" highlighted.

Now that you’ve turned on two-factor authentication, you’ll need to log in again through any other devices you use, such as your phone.

Turn on Two-Factor Authentication in the LinkedIn App

Turning on two-factor authentication in the mobile app is the same on the iPhone, iPad, and Android. Open the app and tap your profile picture.

LinkedIn's Profile button.

Then select the “View Profile” link.

The "View Profile" option.

Tap on the Settings gear in the top-right corner.

The Settings cog.

Open the “Privacy” tab, scroll down, and then tap “Two-Step Verification.”

The Privacy tab, with the "Two-step verification" option highighted.

Select the “Set Up” button.

The two-step verification "Set up" button.

You can choose whether to use an authenticator app to generate a code for you or to receive SMS (text) messages with the code. We strongly recommend using an authenticator app as it’s more secure, but two-factor authentication using SMS is still much safer than not using two-factor authentication at all.

Choose your method—we’re going to use an authenticator app—and tap “Continue.”

The verification method dropdown.

Enter your password in the prompt that appears and then tap the “Submit” button.

The Password entry field and the Submit button.

The instructions for adding an account to your authenticator app are displayed. Add a new account in your authenticator app and then tap “Continue.”

LinkedIn's instructions for adding the account to an authenticator app.

Enter the six-digit code from the authenticator app into the text box in LinkedIn and tap “Verify.”

The entry field for the verification code.

Two-factor authentication is now turned on. You won’t have to enter the two-factor code on your phone, although you will have to enter it if you access LinkedIn on any other device.

Tap the “Recovery Codes” link to display the backup codes, so you can still get in if you ever lose your phone.

The "Two-step verification" settings, with "recovery codes" highlighted.

Tap “Copy Codes” and save them somewhere secure. You’ll need them to get into your LinkedIn account if you ever lose or wipe your phone.

The recovery codes, with "Copy Codes" highlighted.

Now that you’ve turned on two-factor authentication, you’ll need to log in again on any other devices you own using the two-factor code.

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Windows 10 version 2004 is here, and it has lots of issues

Windows 10 version 2004 is here, and it has lots of issues

Microsoft released Windows 10 version 2004, also known as the May 2020 Update. The new feature update for Microsoft’s Windows operating system is available for systems running Windows 10 version 1903 or 1909 only via Windows Update, and only if users click on the “check for updates” button to search for the new version manually.

Even then, it may not be offered to the system at that point in time because of issues identified on the system and because Microsoft is rolling it out over time. In other words: the update is only offered if Microsoft’s algorithm concludes that the device is ready for the update and if your device has been picked by Microsoft.

Microsoft published a long list of known issues that have not been resolved yet on the official Windows 10 release information page. A total of ten issues are listed on the page currently; many block the new feature upgrade from being offered to devices.

  1. Difficulty connecting to more than one Bluetooth device — Affects Windows 10 devices with certain Realtek Bluetooth radios. (update hold for affected devices)
  2. Errors or issues during or after updating devices with Conexant ISST audio drivers — Affects Windows 10 devices with Conexant ISST audio drivers (Conexant ISST Audio or Conexant HDAudio Driver) with file names file name uci64a96.dll through uci64a231.dll and file versions lower than 7.231.3.0. (update hold for affected devices)
  3. Errors or issues during or after updating devices with certain Conexant audio drivers — Devices with certain drivers may receive stop errors or bluescreens. Affected driver is Conexant HDAudio Driver, versions 8.65.47.53, 8.65.56.51, or 8.66.0.0 through 8.66.89.00 for chdrt64.sys or chdrt32.sys.
  4. Issues using ImeMode property to control IME mode for individual text entry fields — Issues with some applications that use the ImeMode property, e.g. automatic switching between input methods does not work.
  5. Variable refresh rate not working as expected on devices with Intel iGPU — Monitors with variable refresh rates (VRR) on systems with Intel integrated graphics processing unit display adapters may not work correctly. Microsoft notes that enabling VRR on affected devices won’t enable the feature for most games (especially when using DirectX 9.
  6. Stop error when plugging or unplugging a Thunderbolt dock — Stop error or bluescreen when plugging or unplugging a Thunderbolt dock. Affected devices have at least one Thunderbolt dock, Kernel DMA protection enabled and Windows Hypervisor Platform disabled. (update hold for affected devices)
  7. Errors or unexpected restarts for some devices using Always On, Always Connected — Devices that support the Always On, Always Connected feature may receive errors or unexpected shutdowns or restarts. Devices with more than one “Always On, Always Connected” capable network adapters are affected. (update hold for affected devices)
  8. No mouse input with apps and games using GameInput Redistributable — Incompatibilities with some games using GameInput Redistributable that causes them to lose mouse input. (update hold for affected devices)
  9. Issues updating or starting up devices when aksfridge.sys or aksdf.sys is present — Devices with aksfridge.sys or aksdf.sys drivers may cause the Windows 10 version 2004 upgrade to fail to install, or may prevent the system from starting after updating. (update hold for affected devices)
  10. Issue with older drivers for Nvidia display adapters (GPU) — Affected devices with Nvidia graphics cards may receive stop errors or bluescreens. Affects devices with driver version lower than 358.00. (update hold for affected devices)

Microsoft blocks updates on certain devices automatically but not all issues that Microsoft confirmed officially have an update block in place. It is a good idea to go through the list before you start to upgrade your devices.

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How to Put Hulu Videos on Your TV

Watch Hulu From a Smart HDTV

Hulu is one of the best ways to find legal HD movies and TV shows online. You can use the website on your computer or the mobile device for Hulu on the go, but there’s a little extra step you have to take in order to watch Hulu on your TV. There are a few methods for putting Hulu videos on your TV, and the one you choose depends on how you want to do it. The first is through the mobile app or website, another is with a smart HDTV, and the third and most complicated option is to hook up a computer to the TV.

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