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By defragmenting the hard drive all the files that can be lined up together are moved so that the hard drive reads files faster, has less movement needed, and lasts longer. Continue reading

How to Recover Your WiFi Password

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Ever lose your wifi password and wish you could just look it up in windows 7? Read this article to find out how! Continue reading

Is your computer sending out random messages to people in your address book? You may be infected with a virus. Read more to find out why and how to fix it. Continue reading

Paul from MN writes:

I was surfing the web and came across a free computer operating system called Ubuntu. It says it is as good or better then the standard ones –  claiming it cannot be infected by spyware, viruses, or be hacked.

Have you heard of it and what are

Flash Drive Freezes Boot

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Does your computer freeze on boot with a flash drive plugged in? Once you remove the flash drive does it load normally? Find out why in this article. Continue reading

What’s the difference between Intel’s Core i5 and i7 processors when it comes to single applications? Continue reading

Donna from Hamden, CT writes:

Yesterday I purchased an Apple IMac desk top computer. It’s a really big change from Windows 7. The salesperson showed me some things, but today I’m finding I can’t get out of certain websites – like the Slingo game I play. I don’t see a home button to go to. Can you help me figure this out please?

What PC is a Best Buy?

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

How do you get the most for your money when buying a PC? What systems are a best buy right now? Read this article to find out. Continue reading

Sleep and Hibernation

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Most computers have both a sleep and hibernation mode. Ever wonder what each does and which is better to use? Read this article to find out. Continue reading

Are solid state hard drives (SSD’s) good for external storage? Find out if it’s worth it to buy a SSD for your external hard drive and who makes the best ones. Continue reading

Ever wonder how to make individual cells locked so you don’t mistakenly edit formulas in Excel? Read this tip to find out the easy way how! Continue reading

Is it Time to Buy a New GPS?

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Did you buy your GPS when they first came out? It may be time to upgrade! Read this article to find out why and what to look for in a new GPS. Continue reading

Ever wondered if you could use a HD TV as a computer monitor? Well you can! Check it out in this tip! Continue reading

Here’s a quick tip on how to change it so the day of the week appears in your time and date settings in Windows 7. Give it a look! Continue reading

WWW or Not WWW?

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

Why is it that sometimes you need to use www when going to a web site and on others you have to leave off the www? Get an answer here! Continue reading

Windows automatically reboots after a blue screen of death and writes a log entry in the event log, but if you want Windows to stay at the blue screen until you manually restart the computer here is what you need to do. Continue reading

Wouldn’t it be great if you could save money on ink and paper by seeing what you print before you print it? Maybe only selecting the pages you want, or being able to put multiple pages on one sheet of paper? GreenCloud lets you do it! Continue reading

KeePass is a open source secure password utility that lets you generate, save and recall passwords and account information for free. It is secured using 256 bit AES encryption, one of the strongest encryption algorithms made, and allows you to access all the saved information using one master password. Continue reading

CollageIT is a program that allows you to create amazing collages using your digital photos. The interface is simple to use, and with 15 templates included for free that you can customize in near infinite ways, the possibilities for creativity are endless! Continue reading

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