Off-site and cloud based storage is a great way to backup information you need to a remote place just encase of the unthinkable happens… Continue reading
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
You should normally be able to make any change you want to your operating system – it is your computer after all, right? Unfortunately, that’s not quite the case. The Windows operating systems actually have two different kinds of accounts: standard and administrator. Continue reading
Shut down nag screens and what they mean to you: part 2. This covers the “Other people are logged on to [your] computer” alert box. Continue reading
Harry from Minnesota writes:
What the heck is a toggle key?
Harry, I’m really glad you asked this one! I ignored the word toggle during the first 5 years of using my computer because I had no idea what it was and was too embarrassed to admit it.
In the computer world, the word ‘toggle’ comes up a
I’ve noticed there are different versions (N,K,KN) of Windows XP Pro and Windows 7 Pro & Enterprise. What are they and what version do we get in the usual OEM Windows pre-installed on computers?
Windows N, K, and KN: Microsoft Special Editions?
If you’ve browsed the Windows Operating
More Windows Elements Defined: Commands, Menus, Sliders, etc.
You know one of the best things about Windows? How it labels things. You’ll have something pop up that looks like a box, but is a window and you are supposed to know the difference. Who cares? (No offense.) As I have said before, I call it like I see it