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The Anti-Virus Story

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Should I have several anti-virus programs installed on my machine? Can I run an anti-virus program from a removable drive? Which anti-malware program has the coolest name? If you’ve ever found yourself asking any of these questions, you’ll find the answers here. Continue reading

Military Time in Windows 7

Sunday, July 22nd, 2012

If you are in the military, or just prefer a 24-hour clock to a 12 hour clock, here’s how you can change your Windows clock. Continue reading

The Case of the Checked Disk

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Checking your hard drive for errors is a good, although time-consuming way to extend the life of your hard drive. Here’s how to do it in Vista and 7. Continue reading

When it comes to scenery, black and white is much easier to muddle than color. If you want to see how beautiful black and white scenery can be in the hands of a master, then check out Ansel Adams: http://www.anseladams.com/. I know that I am not Ansel Adams though, and I daresay that very few of us are. So extra care is required when photographing in black and white. Continue reading

How To Fix That Full Hard Drive

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

A full hard drive can cause all kinds of problems for your machine, including but not limited to a slow computer and, ultimately, hard drive failure. There are a number of possible reasons for this. Continue reading

Black and white photography has become a “thing” – meaning that everyone likes it, everyone wants it and, sadly, everyone thinks that they can do it well. But not everyone can. Black and white photography, just like every other art form, has rules and characteristics that separate the artistic from the thing that anyone with a camera and Photoshop can do. Continue reading

The Case of the Unique Series

Monday, June 25th, 2012

How can I create non-repeated numbers between 100 and 300 in Excel? What you’re talking about here is creating a “unique series” – and there’s actually a pretty easy way to do it. Continue reading

The Case of the Listening Computer

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

Dictating to your computer is fun and easy! Here’s how to do it without buying expensive software. Continue reading

The Case of the Preferred Connection

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Here’s a way to make one of the internet connections from the forest of connections out there your favorite. Continue reading

The Case of Rapport

Friday, May 25th, 2012

The Rapport program is here to help you with your most secure transactions. Continue reading

The Case of the Shredded Files

Monday, May 7th, 2012

Did you ever hear the term “shredding” and wonder what it meant aside from doing awesome tricks on your skateboard? Well, here is file shredding – what it does and how it works. Continue reading

The Case of the Old Vinyl

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Have a bunch of beloved old vinyl sitting around collecting dust? Here are some ways to transfer that music to your computer. Continue reading

The Case of the Dual Hard Drives

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

If you have the opportunity to get a computer with dual hard drives, I say “go for it”. This article explains why. Continue reading

The Case of the Gray Defrag

Friday, April 13th, 2012

If your defrag is gray and it’s ruining your day, you can fix it! Here’s a way! Continue reading

Troubleshooting Your USB Ports

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

If your flash drives don’t work in your computer, but do in someone else’s, your problem may be your USB ports. Here are some possible fixes for that. Continue reading

The Problem with RAM…

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Is there a way to store programs on your RAM chips? No, but if you’d like a fast alternative to your hard drive, you might consider a solid state drive. Continue reading

Autoplay the Easy Way!

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Do you love your Autoplay? Has something bad happened to your Autoplay? Do you miss your Autoplay? Well, here are some options for getting that Autoplay back, and deciding what you want to Autoplay and how. Continue reading

8mm and Super 8 to DVD

Monday, March 19th, 2012

Have a bunch of old 8mm and Super 8 films lying around that you want to transfer to DVD? There are a couple of ways to do it, and here they are. Continue reading

FINALLY! Netflix for Android!

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

An Android app that allows you to stream Netflix instant TV shows and movies to your android device. Continue reading

What the Heck are ActiveX Controls?

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

Are you puzzled by “ActiveX” controls? Well, here’s some info on what these little programs are and how you can avoid them if you want. Continue reading

LCD vs. LED and OLED

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Considering a new TV? Well, here are your options, including one that you can’t get… yet. Continue reading

Opening Display Write Files

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Have some old Display Writer files sitting around that you’d like to open? Here are some tools to do that if you don’t want to have to start trolling Ebay for a Display Writer console. Continue reading

Transferring VHS to Computer

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Time to get rid of those pesky VHS tapes and transfer them to your PC. Here’s some info on how to get started. Continue reading

What Makes Screen Resolution?

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Here’s an answer to a reader’s question explaining what ingredients go into making your computer monitor’s resolution. Continue reading

Remembering those Passwords!

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Having trouble remembering all of those pesky passwords and PINS? Here are a few methods that may help. Continue reading

Rearranging Photos In Their Folders

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Here are some helpful ways to sort items within a folder in Windows for easy finding later. Give it a look! Continue reading

Get the Right GPS

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

So you’re finally tired of getting lost and ready to upgrade to a GPS, but you’re confused because there are a lot to choose from out there – I mean a LOT, and each one seems to tout different features. Here’s a guide on how to pick the right GPS for you. Continue reading

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