"Tech support for elder parents" Topic
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|Xintao ||25 Nov 2016 12:04 p.m. PST|
I swear to god my parents and in-laws have not met a pop-up that they didn't click yes on. About every 2 weeks I have to clean spyware off their computers
|Ed Mohrmann ||25 Nov 2016 12:12 p.m. PST|
Tell 'em about Malwarebytes…and Webroot…
I've had no prob w/spyware, etc., since I installed
those and got rid of MacAfee (which came on the new
'puter, Lord only knows why…)
|Winston Smith ||25 Nov 2016 1:27 p.m. PST|
Charge them for your services. Then they'll stop.
How many times growing up did they say to you "I hope you learned your lesson from this!" Payback.
|Micman ||25 Nov 2016 1:39 p.m. PST|
Ed is right. Get them Malwarebytes for a present. It will save you!
|VCarter ||25 Nov 2016 2:37 p.m. PST|
I seem to remember a story about a 10 year old boy who submitted an itemized bill for his services to his mother. She returned her own bill for her sevices with each item listed as "No Charge".
Never mess with someone who has changed your diapers.
| etotheipi ||26 Nov 2016 4:39 a.m. PST|
Give them context. Explain to them how the computer works and what is going on.
|TNE2300||26 Nov 2016 9:29 p.m. PST|
My mother is the exact opposite
She will not use ebay
because every time she would login
the system asks for her password
and she doesn't want to tell them what it is
|alien BLOODY HELL surfer||08 Dec 2016 4:54 p.m. PST|
as Micman said, get Malwarebytes anti-Malware software, and a good AV program.