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Is It Safe to Delete Windows.old Folders?

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Beverly from Taunton MA writes:

I have an ASUS CM5570 that is 4 years old as of Aug 9. It came with VISTA and a Win 7 Home Premium upgrade. I then purchased Win 7 Ultimate. Now I have all of them aboard under Windows, Windows old, Windows old.000 and windows old .oo1. Could I remove any of them because my HD is 3/4 full

How Can I Save My 8MM Film?

Monday, December 8th, 2014

We all love our old home movies. The format that they’re on? Not so much. Here are some options for updating that so that you can continue to enjoy them. Continue reading

Unlocking Your Blackberry

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Unlocking a Blackberry can be a trial. Here are some hints and tips. Continue reading

4 great extensions for Thunderbird e-mail that make your life much easier. Continue reading

New E-mail Scams

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Two new e-mail scams that I have to admit use some pretty clever tactics. Continue reading

Word Frequency Counter

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Word Frequency Counter allows you to count the frequency usage of each word in your text. Continue reading

Facebook: Friend, Page or Group?

Sunday, November 16th, 2014

What’s the difference between a Facebook profile, page, group and event? We break it down. Continue reading

10 Minute Mail

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

10 – Minute – Mail : temporary free web-based addresses created in advance, with no registration required. Addresses expire after 10 minutes, but this time can be manually “refilled”. Continue reading

Why Is My WiFi Signal Weak?

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

If you are having problems receiving your wi-fi signal, there are a number of possible reasons. Here are a few… Continue reading

Console Living Room

Monday, November 10th, 2014

Console Living Room lets you play 900 Classic Arcade from Classic Consoles in your web browser! Continue reading

Can I Run Windows 10 As A Virtual Machine?

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Rob wants to know if he’ll be able to run Windows 10 in a virtual machine. Continue reading

Add your own entries to the Autocorrect feature of MS Word to boost your productivity. Continue reading

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

Why Is My Homepage Stuck On One Date?

Monday, October 13th, 2014

Irene’s homepage is stuck on one date. We explain the simple steps to take care of the problem. Continue reading

SD Card Class – What Does It Mean?

Monday, October 6th, 2014

What does SD card class really mean? Is a 10 better than a 2? We break down how the system works and what it means to you. Continue reading

Is there are a good PhotoShop substitute for Linux and why don’t we talk more about that operating system? 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

Beware eBook Malware

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Security experts are warning eBook users to beware of malware attacks attached to eBooks. Bad code contained in the e-book date could infect your computer or tablet and even steal your credit card information. Continue reading

Is MSN’s New Look The Future Of Windows?

Friday, September 26th, 2014

MSN gets a new look that could offer clues about the future of Windows. Continue reading

Game Review: Doctor Who: Legacy

Sunday, September 21st, 2014

Whether you’re a Doctor Who fan or just love gem matching games like Bejeweled – Doctor Who Legacy is a fun, free game you won’t be able to put down. Continue reading

Kid Friendly Streaming Options: Part 2

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

A look at more of the options available for kids viewing on streaming services. 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

Raspberry Pi is an inexpensive credit card sized computer module designed to bring fun back to computer programming for kids and for those of us who have loved computers since the stone ages of the eighties. Continue reading

Cyber criminals are attacking the cash register in order to get valuable personal information about consumers. Continue reading

Updates for Galaxy S2?

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

The Samsung Galaxy S2 is upgradable to the Android “Jellybean” operating system (version 4.1.2). Here are instructions on how to update and what to expect. 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

Microsoft has released a big security update for Internet Explorer. It’s an important update, since there are almost 60 known vulnerabilities affecting the popular browser. Continue reading

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