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I too thought that when I started listening, but over the years it has been obvious that at times Leo isn't listening to what @Steve is saying (more so with Paul and Mary Jo on Windows Weekly) which I understand but still find disrespectful (especially when he asks a question that was just...
I hibernate when I am done at the end of the night. This preserves the state of my computer where shutting it down wouldn't. With the resiliency of SSDs the extra writes shouldn't be that big a deal (my hiber.sys file is 12.6GB of my 1TB SSD).
Unfortunately, I don't. I see no reason to use a VPN from home and when I was working (I've been retired for a year) I used my company's VPN and e-mail system, so I didn't have that problem. Also, I have never used my ISPs e-mail system that way if I move to a different ISP, I won't have to...
@HarryK: Are you using your ISPs mail servers? If you are, my guess is that you can only get to them while you are on their network (i.e., from your home). When you use a VPN you are bypassing your ISPs network and using your VPN server to get on the Internet. If you use an e-mail server that is...