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How To Manage Your Parent’s Computer Remotely

How To Manage Your Parent’s Computer Remotely

| July 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

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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Dear Scammer: Thank You

Dear Scammer: Thank You

| June 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

I just wanted to take a moment out of my busy day of filtering my email, removing spam comments from my website and watching the Unavailable numbers flash on my caller ID to say Thank You to all of those hard working scammers out there. My day would be a bore without your constant assault […]

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Why Your Computer Hates You

Why Your Computer Hates You

| June 21, 2014 | 6 Comments

“My computer hates me” is something I have heard countless times. There are reasons why your computer runs slow, crashes or just plain acts weird. Perhaps you’ve been neglecting it, or you’ve been unintentionally doing things that have been affecting its performance and security. Below are several reasons why your computer hates you. You’ve never […]

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Get The Best Deal With Amazon Price Tracking Tools

Get The Best Deal With Amazon Price Tracking Tools

| May 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Computer hardware and software prices change almost daily. If you’re looking to buy that latest gadget or if you’re specking out hardware for your new build, using a price tracking tool can save you a lot of money. One of the price tracking tools we like to use is Camelcamelcamel. The great thing about Camelcamelcamel.com […]

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5 Tech Tools to Keep Grandparents Connected

5 Tech Tools to Keep Grandparents Connected

| February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s no surprise that Gram and Gramps might be resistant to new technology. Today’s ever-evolving array of gadgets can often feel unfamiliar, complicated and intimidating to seniors. However, once they get on-board the tech train with a few less intimidating gadgets and apps, their ability to stay connected to family makes conquering their technology insecurities […]

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Automatically Shutdown Computer Each Night

Automatically Shutdown Computer Each Night

| January 19, 2014 | 3 Comments

To shut down or not to shut down, that is the question. Since the birth of personal computing, users have been debating whether or not it is necessary to shut down your computer every night. Some complain it takes too long to boot their computers in the morning so they simply leave it on all […]

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PCTechBytes Top Tech Resolutions

PCTechBytes Top Tech Resolutions

| December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

From identity theft to online scams to just plain being tech lazy–2013 got a lot of us in trouble. If you got through 2013 without a single virus, being scammed, or if you didn’t suffer a catastrophic hardware issue, then consider yourself lucky. We’ve listed our top tech resolutions you should follow to make this […]

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Find and Recover Lost Documents and Files

Find and Recover Lost Documents and Files

| December 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Files can become lost, moved and even deleted. You can find these documents using several methods. In most cases, you might find that the document hasn’t been deleted, only moved to another folder. Fortunately, Windows has good built-in search capabilities that can help you locate these rogue files. Recovering deleted files, however, might rely on […]

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Record Your Product Serial Number

Record Your Product Serial Number

| December 19, 2013 | 1 Comment

Keeping track of a product serial number can be a real hassle. You’ve been buying a lot of tech gadgets and gear and that’s great. But have you taken the time to record your product serial numbers? Keeping the model number and s/n of your computers and other electronic devices is essential. It helps to […]

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Weekly Computer Maintenance

Weekly Computer Maintenance

| December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Your PC is not unlike a car that requires routine maintenance. Computers actually require a weekly, monthly and annual computer maintenance schedule.  Computer maintenance should be performed at certain time intervals, and if that maintenance schedule is ignored, your computer speed will suffer and you could ultimately experience a computer system failure. Getting on a […]

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Full System Backups Ensure Rapid System Reconfiguration

Full System Backups Ensure Rapid System Reconfiguration

| December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

According to the 2013 Cbeyond Business Leader Snapshot survey, 21 percent of small to mid-size businesses have embraced cloud services, including cloud storage and Software as a Service. For the remaining 79 percent, the responsibility for data protection and software configuration remains solely in-house. Furthermore, even those who embrace cloud services must accept personal responsibility […]

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Tips To Revitalize Your Old Computer

Tips To Revitalize Your Old Computer

| November 27, 2013 | 1 Comment

Remember the love affair you once had with your computer? Those late nights sitting in front of the screen, your face aglow in its radiant LED light? You’d sit there for hours surfing AOL or playing games like Mahjong or Solitaire until your eyes were so dry you couldn’t blink. Ah, those were the days. […]

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