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Restoring Images

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

If you have saved compressed versions of pictures over your full-sized versions, you may be able to restore these from a backup. Continue reading

How Many People Still Use Vista?

Sunday, October 12th, 2014

Barbara wants to know how many people still use Windows Vista. We check out the stats. Continue reading

Blue Screen Of Death And How To Solve It

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

The dreaded BLUE SCREEN OF DEATH! What it is and how to deal with it. Continue reading

Where Did My Hibernate Option Go?

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Joanna has lost the option to hibernate in her start menu. We look at one trick to get it back. Continue reading

My Computer Won’t Keep Time

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Maggie’s computer won’t keep time and it’s driving her nuts. We’ve got the solution in a quick tip. Continue reading

Living In 3D – Part 3

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Learn about Sculptris, an amazing free program that lets you do 3D sculpting just like a pro. Continue reading

Does Anyone Still Use Windows?

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Samara wants to know if anyone is still using Windows. We’ve got the surprising numbers. Continue reading

Clearing Your Hard Drive

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

It’s so frustrating when you go to do a backup and don’t have enough space. This article contains suggestions for making sure that you have enough space for your backup. Continue reading

Ubuntu & What Else? Part 2

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Our continuing look at the Linux-based systems that could have you saying goodbye to Windows forever. Continue reading

Ubuntu… And What Else? Part 1

Monday, August 25th, 2014

We’ve talked a bit about Ubuntu, but there are other Linux-based systems that could work for you. Let’s check them out. Continue reading

What Is An eSATA Port?

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

What is an eSATA port and how can you use it? How it works and what you need to make it work. Continue reading

Windows XP, 7 & 8 On The Same Computer?

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Is it possible to have Windows XP, 7 and 8 on the same computer? Learn how to make it possible. Continue reading

The Best-Kept Secret Of Windows

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Check out one of Windows’ best-kept secrets. This nifty tool can make it so much easier to get tech support. Continue reading

Continuing In Yahoo Mail

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

In Yahoo mail, you can choose to have the mail server go back to the inbox or on to the next message when you delete a message. Continue reading

A Math Lesson: Binary System

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Have you ever noticed that certain numbers pop up over and over again in computers? Numbers like 32, 256, 512, and 1024 are commonplace, but why not just 30, 250, 500, or 1000? It is because computers calculate and compute using the binary system. Continue reading

Amy want to know why her job is switching more and more things to the cloud. We break down the reasoning. Continue reading

Emptying MyBook

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

A reader wants to know if you can empty and reuse a Mybook external hard drive. Here’s the answer! Continue reading

Which OS Is Best For My Club?

Friday, June 13th, 2014

Patty needs a new computer for her club, but she’s not sure which operating system to go with. Should she choose Windows 7 or 8.1? Continue reading

“NTLDR Is Missing” Error Message

Saturday, June 7th, 2014

Find out what the NT Loader error message means and how to fix it. Continue reading

Skipping Audio Part 2

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

In the last article i told you that skipping audio or video may be caused by low RAM. In this article, I will tell you some ways to resolve that. Continue reading

More and more businesses are moving away from the traditional software model to subscription-based platforms. We explain why. Continue reading

Skipping Audio Part 1

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

If your audio skips while it’s playing, it may be a problem with your RAM. Here’s a brief explanation of it. Continue reading

What Is A Cache?

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

What is a cache and why does my computer write to it before writing files to a disk? Well, it’s a place to store your stuff. Continue reading

What Exactly IS A Router?

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

What exactly is a router, and can you use one in place of a cable or DSL modem? Continue reading

Seamless MP3 With Audacity

Saturday, April 26th, 2014

Combining .mp3 files in Audicity into one longer file is a great way to listen to split files, and pretty easy. Continue reading

How Long Does OS Support Last?

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

How long are operating systems supported? We compare Windows, Mac OS & Linux policies. Continue reading

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