http://www.pctechbytes.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:54:18 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 Computer Signs Of Impending Doomhttp://www.pctechbytes.com/hardware/computer-signs-impending-doom/ http://www.pctechbytes.com/hardware/computer-signs-impending-doom/#comments Sun, 28 Sep 2014 15:34:23 +0000 http://www.pctechbytes.com/?p=60118 Your computer is a machine destined to fail. While we’d all like to think our machines will boot faithfully until the end of time, it’s just a matter of time before your hardware fails. Hardware failures can occur all of the sudden, but there are often tell-tale signs that something terrible is on the horizon. […]

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Diagnosing PC Problems: Apps That Can Helphttp://www.pctechbytes.com/apps/diagnosing-pc-problems-apps-can-help/ http://www.pctechbytes.com/apps/diagnosing-pc-problems-apps-can-help/#comments Fri, 26 Sep 2014 09:53:47 +0000 http://www.pctechbytes.com/?p=60120 The great thing about mobile devices is that they give you the power to solve problems anywhere. You no longer have to rely on an IT-savvy friend or hire someone to diagnose and repair your personal computer but rather can look it up or find a helpful app. With smartphones, you can research, learn and […]

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How to Recover Lost Files, Get Rid of a Virus & Protect Your Datahttp://www.pctechbytes.com/security/recover-lost-files-get-rid-virus-protect-data/ http://www.pctechbytes.com/security/recover-lost-files-get-rid-virus-protect-data/#comments Wed, 10 Sep 2014 21:16:11 +0000 http://www.pctechbytes.com/?p=60103 Have you ever booted up your laptop to work on a file and for some reason, you can’t find it?  You know you saved it to your desktop… but it’s not there. You do a search; nothing. It has to be there somewhere, right? Don’t panic.  There are sites, tools and forums to help you […]

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How To Vacation Like A True Geekhttp://www.pctechbytes.com/tips/vacation-like-true-geek/ http://www.pctechbytes.com/tips/vacation-like-true-geek/#comments Sat, 16 Aug 2014 15:09:52 +0000 http://www.pctechbytes.com/?p=60085 Despite our best efforts, the day inevitably comes when a geek is forced to go on a vacation far away from the safe haven of their Gigabit-connected lifestyle and venture to a far away land where technology is dubious at best. So before you find yourself trapped in hell and unable to function like a […]

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What Is Wrong With My Computerhttp://www.pctechbytes.com/troubleshoot/whats-wrong-with-my-computer/ http://www.pctechbytes.com/troubleshoot/whats-wrong-with-my-computer/#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:15:34 +0000 http://www.pctechbytes.com/?p=1429 “What is wrong with my computer?” you ask. Computer troubleshooting is a process requiring both logic and knowledge of every component inside of a PC. Knowing the boot process and the way components interact with each other can save techs and PC users a lot of time when troubleshooting problems with a system. Types of […]

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How To Manage Your Parent’s Computer Remotelyhttp://www.pctechbytes.com/tips/manage-parents-computer-remotely/ http://www.pctechbytes.com/tips/manage-parents-computer-remotely/#comments Sun, 27 Jul 2014 14:00:51 +0000 http://www.pctechbytes.com/?p=60065 Inevitably, there will come a time in your life when you have to manage your parent’s computer remotely. There’s nothing more frustrating for both parties than trying to explain what to do over the phone. The best way to manage a parent’s computer remotely is to setup a remote desktop client and configure the computer […]

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Windows 8 Power User Tipshttp://www.pctechbytes.com/windows-8/windows-8-power-user-tips/ http://www.pctechbytes.com/windows-8/windows-8-power-user-tips/#comments Sun, 20 Jul 2014 17:43:10 +0000 http://www.pctechbytes.com/?p=60042 Windows 8 is a much more powerful Operating System than it is given credit for. While on the surface it may seem like users have lost a lot of functionality from their beloved Windows 7, power users need not fear as Windows 8 can still be tweaked to your satisfaction. These Windows 8 Power User […]

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Technology Making Moves on Ushttp://www.pctechbytes.com/opinion/technology-making-moves-us/ http://www.pctechbytes.com/opinion/technology-making-moves-us/#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:44:44 +0000 http://www.pctechbytes.com/?p=60034 A decade ago, it was fairly normal to hear people express resistance towards technology. Many were set in their ways, saying they didn’t care for iPads, smartphones, or touch-screens, and were perfectly fine and capable functioning without computerized gadgets cluttering their space. Today in 2014, this type of chatter has significantly quieted down. As technology […]

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