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Steps To Automatically Disable Touchpad When Mouse Is Plugged In

Steps To Automatically Disable Touchpad When Mouse Is Plugged In

The following steps will show how to automatically disable touchpad usage on your laptop when you plug in an external mouse. People often experience issues with touchpads when typing and will often prefer to use an external mouse even when not using a docking station. How you disable the touchpad may vary depending on your […]

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How To Check Your Laptop Battery Health

How To Check Your Laptop Battery Health

Is it time to change your laptop battery? This tutorial will show you how to check the health of your laptop battery and help you determine if now is the time to order a replacement. Laptop batteries can last a year to several years based on usage, and if you’re always on the go, you […]

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Lock Down Your Laptop

Lock Down Your Laptop

What’s on your laptop? Your taxes? Your credit card information? Maybe your bank account password or social security number? If you think about it, your laptop contains a lot of personal data that could devastate you if lost. Laptops are gradually replacing desktops in homes and businesses and likely contain sensitive personal data. Are you […]

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I Spilled Liquid On My Laptop! Now What?

I Spilled Liquid On My Laptop! Now What?

This may be your face when it happens to you. Every day, 1 in 20 Americans spill something on their laptop (Also, 48% of statistics are made up). So something liquid finds its way onto your laptop or smart phone whether by accident or angry significant other and now you must act, or weep in […]

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What To Do With Your Old Laptop

What To Do With Your Old Laptop

As we continue to grow in technology, we’re constantly buying the latest gadgets to play with as we feel like our older, used ones are far inferior to what is in today’s market.  While this is mostly true from a technical standpoint, it is not true from a usefulness standpoint.  All of our old tech […]

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My Laptop Was Stolen, Now What?

My Laptop Was Stolen, Now What?

Having your laptop stolen would be the worst feeling in the world if you were not prepared.  All that precious data at the mercy of some fool who could have access to your financial records, bank/PayPal/eBay/email accounts, and the wealth of personal information that you have stored throughout the years–your pictures and personal data at […]

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Tips To Conserve Laptop Battery Life

Tips To Conserve Laptop Battery Life

Whether you’re on a train heading into work, sitting by the lake at your local park, or hiding in the woods while typing your 50,000 word manifesto, eventually we all need to conserve laptop battery power until we can find a place to plug in. Changes in our Operating System’s power management and improvements in […]

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Eee PC Recovery Disk

Eee PC Recovery Disk

Like most computers, you will not get an Eee PC recovery disk with your Asus laptop. The Eee PC is an Asus in the netbook form-factor. The laptop is ultra small and ultra light. As a result, the Eee PC and other netbooks suffer from the limitation of not having an optical drive. This makes […]

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Toshiba Laptop Recovery and Factory Restore

Toshiba Laptop Recovery and Factory Restore

You can perform a Toshiba laptop recovery using the Toshiba Windows recovery disks or the Toshiba Windows recovery partition located on your hard drive. This type of recovery restores the laptop back to original factory condition, meaning all programs and data that were installed after purchase will be deleted. A Toshiba Windows recovery should be done if […]

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Create An Eee PC Recovery USB

Create An Eee PC Recovery USB

The Asus Eee PC is one of the most popular netbook models on the market. But like any netbook, you may have noticed it does not have an optical drive, so there are no recovery disks. You can, however, create a backup of the recovery files on a USB stick, or you can also use […]

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