Has My Computer Been Tested To Run Windows 10?

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If you would like to find out if your laptop or desktop can run Windows 10…find the manufacturer of your computer and click their link below.  The link will open to their page where you can verify if your certain model laptop or desktop has been tested and approved to upgrade to Windows 10. Click… Read more »

Removal Tools for Common Antivirus Programs

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If you have decided to use a install a different antivirus program on your computer…you want to make sure you remove the currently installed antivirus properly.  This link Common Antivirus Removal Tools will take you to a site where you can find the antivirus you currently have installed and then download the correct removal tool. … Read more »

How To Protect A Mac

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So…you’ve purchased yourself a nice new Mac and you’re wondering what you need to do to protect it?  If you are used to running Windows computers…you, most likely, may be used to using antivirus and constantly needing to update Windows as well as software that you’ve installed.  You may have even fallen for those “Speed… Read more »

It’s Official! Windows 10…Is Released In Over 190 Countries Today!

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Today…Windows 10 has finally made its official release.  From what I have been hearing…and reading across the internet…is that some are getting a Blue Screen stating “Something Happened” and have had to restart the installation.  Others…are stating that the installation took just under 30 minutes and all is good.  This article gives a really good breakdown… Read more »

Videos on Facebook that MAY bring in Trojans

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So, if you are like me…you like to watch the videos that others post into your Facebook newsfeed.  Have you ever clicked to play a video…and…it told you that you either needed to UPDATE or INSTALL Adobe Flash Player before you could watch the video? Well, if you see this type of message, do NOT… Read more »

Want to Learn How to Stay Safe Online?

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With all of the crazy ways that malware/adware/viruses and potentially unwanted programs can sneak their way into your computer, this article provides the keys to staying safe online and to keep your computer safe. These are the very tools that I am here to give to my clients as well.  I not only clean up… Read more »

7 Features of Your Wireless Router To Take Advantage Of

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These days, your wireless router is so much more than just a way to connect to the internet.  This article explains some really cool features one can do with their router.  Setting up Guest Accounts, Parental Control, Storage Setup…to name a few. The best routers available are so much better than the routers of yesterday.  Keeping our… Read more »

How to Avoid Installing Toolbars and Other Unwanted Software

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So…you find yourself either downloading or updating a current program…BUT…you want to make sure no UNWANTED toolbars, add-ons, or programs sneak their way in with it.  This link will show you how to avoid installing any “piggyback” software that, in the past, you may have unknowingly allowed into your computer. I find many computers that… Read more »