Category: Tips

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Why Your Computer Hates You

“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 …

Get The Best Deal With Amazon Price Tracking Tools

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 …