Computer Viruses 101: What You Need to Know Now

Computer viruses first emerged in the 1980s. Since then, they have posed problems for computer users worldwide. Unfortunately, most are here to stay.

In this article, Justin Kemp talks about origins of computer viruses, their types, and ways to prevent them from harming your own computer or your company’s computer network.

How to change text size in your browser

Did you know that you can resize text in your browser to your personal preferences? This short video explains how to do that in Internet Explorer and Firefox:

Text Resizing in Your Browser – A Visual Guide

If you have to increase text size in your browser regularly, a handy extension for Firefox that will make it easier and even remember your settings for every Web site: NoSquint.

Change your browser and computer settings for better on-line experience

The links below can benefit anyone who finds that their current experience with the web is not comfortable or easy.

BBC – My Web My Way. This site explains the many ways you can change your browser, computer, keyboard and mouse settings to make the web more accessible for you, whether you have any disabilities or not.

Browser-specific help

Access Firefox. Access Firefox presents and showcases some of the accessibility tools and features that are available for the free Firefox web browser. They provide access to simple to learn and use accessibility tools and resources for you to browse through and download all for use with Firefox.

Internet Explorer 7 Accessibility Tutorials. These tutorials provide step by step instructions for adjusting the accessibility settings in Internet Explorer 7. Steps are provided for both mouse and keyboard actions. For older versions of Internet Explorer, find help here.