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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 »

Best Way To Shut Down A Malicious Pop-Up (Don’t Click On The Red X)

» by May 15, 2011 at 2:06 pm » Comments (0)

  Hello everyone, Many of my clients get really nervous when a sudden pop-up appears on their computer screen. It seems that more and more these pop-ups claim to be free antivirus ...more »

How I Removed The Nasty Windows Recovery Virus

» by May 11, 2011 at 8:04 am » Comments (1)

Hello everyone, I got a computer today that was infected with the nasty Windows Recovery virus (Windows Recovery makes your files and folders disappear so that you think they have been ...more »

How To Use Windows 7 For Three Months Free

» by May 4, 2011 at 2:54 pm » Comments (0)

  Hello everyone, Many of my elderly clients still use and love Windows XP. They want to try out the new Windows 7, but they are afraid of the learning curve thinking ...more »

How I Cloned A Large Hard Drive To A Smaller Hard Drive

» by March 12, 2011 at 12:41 pm » Comments (0)

            Hello everyone, The other day I picked up a computer from a client that had a bad hard drive. The 500GB hard drive was failing fast and I wanted to ...more »

Increase The Range Of Your Wireless Router For 25 Cents!

» by October 16, 2010 at 4:59 pm » Comments (2)

Hello everyone, In a previous post I told you how to properly configure a wireless router. Connecting to the Internet without being hindered by wires/cables is just plain awesome! The router ...more »

Do You Know The F11 Key Trick?

» by September 1, 2010 at 2:17 pm » Comments (0)

Hello everyone, Many of my computer repair  clients have the top part of their screen full of toolbars. I always get rid of all unnecessary toolbars, but the upper portion of ...more »

What To Do If Your Modem Is Overheating

» by August 27, 2010 at 5:11 pm » Comments (6)

Hello everyone, About a month ago I wrote this post about a computer repair experience I had with an overheating modem. Since that time it has come to my attention that ...more »

Watch Only The “Good Part” Of Any YouTube Video

» by July 1, 2010 at 9:03 pm » Comments (1)

Hello everyone, Watching YouTube video is great but everyone knows that it's not often that the entire video is worth watching. Today I'll tell you how to allow someone to bypass ...more »

Windows XP Downgrade From Vista

» by June 7, 2010 at 6:36 am » Comments (0)

Hello everyone, Today guest blogger Jorge R. Hernandez of 123ComputerRepair gives us a great tip about a discovery he made while downgrading to Windows XP from Windows Vista on a Toshiba ...more »