Category: Internet

Map Microsoft OneDrive To Your Computer

OneDrive, formally SkyDrive, is Microsoft’s online cloud storage solution that provides 15 Gigs of free storage space for users with a Microsoft account. Storing documents, pictures, movies and other files online is a great alternative backup solution. OneDrive can be accessed from any device. All you …

Tips And Tweaks On How To Increase Broadband Speed

If you need to know how to increase broadband speed, you need to look at several factors. Internet download speed can be affected by many things, including your Internet plan, the wiring in your home and the hardware and software you use. Having a fast connection …

Another IE8 Zero Day Exploit

Internet Explorer 8 has yet another zero-day exploit, which has prompted Microsoft to release an impromptu patch this week. Users are urged to apply this patch as soon as possible because it can lead to infection merely by visiting a website that has been exploited. Note: …

Idiots Guide To The Internet

I’ve personally worked in the consumer and business computer repair industry for about 8 and 1/2 years now and I have seen people do a lot of “interesting” things with their computers.  Some things that a PC was never intended for, such as the old favorite …

I Can’t Connect To The Internet!

Here around the Forum section, we get a lot of connectivity issues ranging from “I gots no internets” to a slightly more intelligent “checked my IP settings and getting nothing.”  This article will be a quick rundown guide of things to check over and do in …

Strange Cool and Wacky Search Engines

If you’ve Googled your last Google, Binged your last Bong or Yahooed your last Yippee, then we have a great list of search engines you might not have heard of. Why change your search engine? Well, big name search engines have lost their souls. They are …

How To Fix Common Internet Explorer Problems

Internet Explorer problems can be caused by a multitude of things, some of which have nothing to do with IE at all. There are two main types of problems: Connectivity and crashes. Connectivity issues can result from removing a computer virus to improper router configuration. Crashes …

Setup Internet Webcam

You can setup Internet webcam for security in a matter of minutes. These IP cameras have become very inexpensive and easy to setup that virtually anyone interested in owning and operating one can do so very easily. An Internet web cam differs slightly from normal web …

Update Firefox Plugins

It is essential to update Firefox plugins to make sure there are no security exploits that need to be addressed. It’s not enough to make sure your Operating System and Firefox are up to date with the latest versions and security patches. A browser plugin is …

TeamViewer Remote Support

TeamViewer is yet another Remote Desktop option for users to provide remote assistance for family and friends from an off-site location. It’s completely free for personal use, but they also offer a commercial license for technicians or companies that want to take advantage of its power. …

Slow Internet Speed Try A Different DNS

You don’t have to use the DNS servers your Internet Service Provider gives you. A DNS server (Domain Name System) is a machine on the Internet that translates the website name you type into your  browser into the server IP address where the web page resides. …