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My Recipe For Comcast Wireless Success

» by June 26, 2015 at 10:38 pm » Comments (4)

Hello everyone, I have been getting many comments/questions about Comcast wireless connectivity (see two previous posts here and here). Here is my "quick and dirty" recipe for Comcast wireless sucess: 1) Disable ...more »

Not Getting 50 Mbps Download Speed From Comcast? Here’s How! (Part 2)

» by October 14, 2014 at 1:21 pm » Comments (6)

Hello everyone, I have received many comments from my first Comcast post back in March of 2012 (June 2015 post here). Many people in my area, and around the country are ...more »

How I Eradicate The Plague Of Toolbars, Browser Highjackers, Add-Ons, and Extensions (Part 2)

» by January 8, 2014 at 10:02 pm » Comments (0)

Hello everyone, In part 1 of this post I named sixteen malicious programs/items that are secretly installing themselves to the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer browsers. I talked ...more »

How I Eradicate The Plague Of Toolbars, Browser Highjackers, Add-Ons, and Extensions (Part 1)

» by October 6, 2013 at 12:28 pm » Comments (0)

Hello everyone, Note: Part 2 of this post can be found here In just the past month I have witnessed a veritable plague in my area of computer repair work. Unwanted items ...more »

How I Removed The FBI MoneyPak Virus (Again)!

» by February 16, 2013 at 2:13 pm » Comments (5)

  Hello everyone, Then FBI MoneyPak virus is still going strong and continues to reek havoc whenever it can. In a previous post I told you how I removed this nasty virus, ...more »

How To Fix: Another Computer On Your Network Is Using Your IP Address

» by January 26, 2013 at 12:37 pm » Comments (4)

Hello everyone, Our tech team at school recently received the following question: QUESTION: I keep getting a message that says "Another computer on your network is using your IP Address." When I received this ...more »

Not Getting 50 Mbps Download Speed From Comcast? Here’s How!

» by March 6, 2012 at 8:47 pm » Comments (57)

Hello everyone, Note: Part 2 (October 2014) of this post can be found here. Part 3 (June 2015) can be found here. I have run into this situation twice in the past ...more »

It’s More Than Just A Router!

» by February 26, 2012 at 12:21 pm » Comments (2)

Hello everyone, I love routers! Do you really know all that your router can do? A modern router has multiple "cool" functions that many people don't realize? Many of my elderly ...more »

How I Fixed/Optimized A Dial-Up Internet Connection

» by February 4, 2012 at 1:25 pm » Comments (0)

Hello everyone, I really never thought I'd be writing a post about dial-up access, but here I am! A nice lady called me the other day and asked me if I ...more »

How I Removed Another Of The Newest Rogue Security Applications

» by May 18, 2011 at 12:40 pm » Comments (0)

Hello everyone, I got a laptop yesterday from a client and when I turned it on, up popped another rogue security application. I can't remember the exact name of the phony ...more »