Monthly Archives: May 2008

How to Back Up your Computer correctly.

We all know that backing up your data regularly is a must.  Almost none of us do it unfortunately.  How about this for a nightmare, you do your backups like you are supposed to and the day comes when your … Continue reading

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Buying a Computer for College

Buying you kid his or her computer for College is going to be another very large expense.  Making the right decision will save you thousands.  I just returned from a client who’s son was very excited about his brand new … Continue reading

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How to reset your router.

Does anyone remember where we wrote the password for the router?  Who set this thing up?  This is all to familiar a story.  You don’t need to panic.  In the event you need access to your router, most often because … Continue reading

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What is Overclocking your computer?

The term overclocking is used to describe making your computer run at faster speed than it was intended for by the manufacture.  It is a way to get more performance out of an inexpensive processor.  With a few slight changes … Continue reading

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Why you hate computer companies.

You are surfing along on your trusty computer when all of a sudden…something changes.  You didn’t do anything different than you’ve done a thousand times but now your computer is acting very strange.  It’s slower, it’s got a blue screen, … Continue reading

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Install OS X on your PC

With the latest release of OS X named Leopard, hackers have done a simple fix to allow you install it on a standard Intel or AMD based computer.  It’s a very straight forward install requiring the download of the OS … Continue reading

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Firewalls?

A firewall is in computer terms means a barrier between your Internet connection and the rest of the world.  This is something you definitely want.  Now, there are a couple of ways to accomplish this.  If you are still using … Continue reading

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Get a Webcam

One of the most fun things you can do with your computer is live video chatting.  Today for just a very few dollars you can buy a terrific Webcam.  They cost $20 to just around $100.   You want to look … Continue reading

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Adding USB ports and getting your device to work.

You just bought that great new camera or music player and your computer has no where to plug it in.  You have 2 options when buying a USB Hub.  A hub that includes a power cable to connect to the … Continue reading

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Do not upgrade AVG 7.5 free version to 8.0

If you are running the free version of AVG 7.5, which millions are, they have finished the next version upgrade.  Everything I have read and from my installing and then removing the 8.0 says do not upgrade at this time.  … Continue reading

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