RSSTips

How To Compute Your Windows Performance Score

How To Compute Your Windows Performance Score

Do you know what your Windows Performance Score is? If you want the fastest, most reliable computing experience, you need to know where to focus your time and money. What makes a computer run good? What makes it run fast, not crash and what will give you the best overall computing experience when you sit […]

continue

PCTechBytes Round Table: Computer Disaster Preparedness

PCTechBytes Round Table: Computer Disaster Preparedness

Our round table this session deals with user computer disaster preparedness. We all know hard drives fail and malware happens. What is your ability to get back to a fully-functional state with no loss of data? Our forum experts share their thoughts and experiences on this very topic. What Is Your Favorite Backup Program Dr […]

continue

Find and Recover Lost Documents and Files

Find and Recover Lost Documents and Files

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 […]

continue

Things You Can Do Right Now To Improve Your PC

Things You Can Do Right Now To Improve Your PC

The general rule of computing is if it isn’t broke, don’t fix it. There’s nothing more dangerous than tinkering with a perfectly good and fully-functional computer than doing the tips I will list below. But the truth of the matter is, if you do the steps below, your PC will likely run a lot better. […]

continue

Tips For Your New Computer

Tips For Your New Computer

You purchased a new computer. Congratulations! Now what? Do you just go along your merry way surfing the web, creating spreadsheets, playing Solitaire or changing your desktop background to a picture showing three furry kittens in a basket? No. There are several essential things you must do when you boot up your computer for the very […]

continue

Eight Ways To Save Your Computing Butt

Eight Ways To Save Your Computing Butt

It goes without saying we all need to have current Microsoft Windows updates and virus protection running on our systems. But what else do we need to do to keep our computers running at optimal performance levels, while maintaing security and protecting our valuable data? Below are several things you should be doing that could […]

continue

Tips To Revitalize Your Old Computer

Tips To Revitalize Your Old Computer

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. […]

continue

How To Vacation Like A True Geek

How To Vacation Like A True Geek

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 […]

continue

How To Manage Your Parent’s Computer Remotely

How To Manage Your Parent’s Computer Remotely

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 […]

continue

Dear Scammer: Thank You

Dear Scammer: Thank You

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 […]

continue