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Fix Windows 10 install stuck at “Getting Ready”

If you ever see a Windows 10 install getting stuck at “Getting Ready”–the issue could be caused by various factors.  Below are some tips to help you fix this issue along with other tips for other kinds of installation related

Threat Spotlight: Follow the Bad Rabbit

On October 24, 2017, Cisco Talos was alerted to a widescale ransomware campaign affecting organizations across eastern Europe and Russia. As was the case in previous situations, we quickly mobilized to assess the situation and ensure that customers remain protected

Changing system date from Terminal – OS X recovery

When you’re booting your Mac from the recovery partition and are planning to reinstall OS X, you might be met by the following message: An error occurred while preparing the installation. Try running again Now, if you haven’t used your Mac

Installing macOS or OS X: What to do when ‘the installer payload failed signature check’ or ‘this copy of the install OS X application cannot be verified’

If you encounter an error when trying to install a fresh operating system, it could be a problem with the date and time. The other day a co-worker needed to borrow a Mac, so I grabbed an older MacBook Air

Email Services in HKUST

Virus Precaution Handling Email’s File Attachments Nowadays, advanced email clients (such as Netscape Messenger, MS Outlook, Eudora, and PC-Pine, etc.) are powerful and user-friendly.  They provide features for users to run programs or open documents sent from  file attachments of

What is Computer Virus?

A computer virus is an executable program. Depend on the nature of a virus, it may cause damage of your hard disk contents, and/or interfere normal operation of your computer. By definition, a virus program is able to replicate itself. This

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