Author Archives: Brian

Is your PDF Reader up-to-date?

Just a reminder to anyone receiving or opening PDF files: keep your PDF Readers up-to-date with new patches.  Adobe Reader announced an update to address 86 security vulnerabilities.  Similarly, Foxit Reader announced an update to address 118 vulnerabilities. As this article from … Continue reading

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What’s up with all of the revised privacy policies I’m getting these days?

Have you been getting a lot of email notices for updated privacy policies? Well, it’s not a coincidence. Many companies are updating or clarifying their online privacy policies to be compliant with the new European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation … Continue reading

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Celebrating 10 years as a BBB accredited business

Hooray!  Even though we’ve been in business over 18 years, we just received our official 10-year certification as an accredited business from the Better Business Bureau (BBB).  Our company — Dane Prairie Systems (the creator of the Win2PDF software) — … Continue reading

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Converting a PDF file to a Word document using Microsoft Word

After our last post about using Google Docs to convert a PDF file to Word, we had a couple of reader comments asking, “Why don’t you just use Microsoft Word to convert the PDF file directly?” Great question.  We used … Continue reading

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Converting a PDF file to a Word Document (for free) using Google Docs

This article about Paul Manafort made the headlines the other day, and it got us wondering:  How many people know how to convert a PDF file to a Microsoft Word document?  Do you? While there are some specialized commercial programs that … Continue reading

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Microsoft 10 S – What you need to know

On May 2nd, Microsoft released a special version of its Windows 10 operating system called “Windows 10 S“. What is it? Windows 10 S is essentially a special version of Windows 10 that is aimed primarily at the education market. … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Creators Update

If you are using Windows 10 on a newer PC, you may have noticed some new changes recently.  The Windows 10 Creators Update was released on April 11th and contains a series of updates and enhancements to the Windows 10 operating … Continue reading

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