Business Columns & Blogs

Business Columns & Blogs

Driver messages that drive you crazy

Q: I keep getting a window popping up on my laptop, which is running Windows 10. It says I have outdated drivers, with an offer to update them for a price. How can I find out if I really do have outdated drivers? How do I know if the window is a legitimate offer or a scam?

Business Columns & Blogs

Replacing a photo in your Facebook post

Q: After I crop and touch up a picture from my phone camera, I sometimes post the wrong one to Facebook because it’s hard to tell which version is which from the little preview images. Normally, I just delete the post with the wrong photo and upload the right one, but sometimes I don’t notice right away and people have already commented. Is there a way to replace the old picture with the new one without losing the comments?

Business Columns & Blogs

How to dodge scareware alerts

Q: I sometimes get obviously fake virus alerts invading my desktop browser, but the only option to make the box go away is to click the OK button — which I am afraid to do. Where do these things come from, and is there an easier way to get out of this besides shutting down the whole computer?

Videos

Highlights from the 2017 Blossomtime Parade

Marching bands, fire trucks and horses, as well as law enforcement vehicles, dance troupes, clowns, the Bellingham SeaHawkers and community walking groups entertained the crowd during the 2017 Blossomtime Parade Saturday, May 27th in Bellingham. The parade honored Whatcom Community College's 50th anniversary. The parade tradition began in 1920, was revived in 1947 as the Blossomtime Parade, which changed to the Ski to Sea Grand Parade, and then back to Blossomtime over the years.
Highlights from the 2017 Blossomtime Parade 2:21

Highlights from the 2017 Blossomtime Parade

Have you seen the low tides this week around Bellingham? 1:12

Have you seen the low tides this week around Bellingham?

Five things to know about Ski to Sea heading into Memorial Day weekend 1:07

Five things to know about Ski to Sea heading into Memorial Day weekend

Chelsea and Phil Jackson of Bellingham talk about their experience buying their first home 1:53

Chelsea and Phil Jackson of Bellingham talk about their experience buying their first home