How did my PC get all crapped up?

Blog, Windows Support 29.8.2013 Comments Off on How did my PC get all crapped up?

You may have noticed software showing up on your computer that you didn’t knowingly install, mostly toolbars on your web browser.  This is usually caused by piggybacking software. This happens when legitimate software like Java, Adobe products and other widely used, (usually free) software installs initially or when their updates install. If you don’t pay…

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Windows 7 Keyboard Tricks

Blog, Windows Support 18.5.2013 Comments Off on Windows 7 Keyboard Tricks

Anyone working professionally with a computer has their hands on the keyboard most of the time. Reaching for the mouse can be an annoying disturbance when you are busy. An easy solution is to simply keep the hands on the keyboard and complete as many tasks as possible with keyboard shortcuts only. Apart from making…

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Avoiding Malware

Blog, Windows Support 18.5.2013 Comments Off on Avoiding Malware

Every month hundreds of thousands of unsuspecting computer users are faced by the inconveniences, complications and data loss that can come with Trojan horses, worms and email viruses. But before you can protect yourself—and your system—against them, you must first understand what they are. A virus is a computer program that distributes copies of itself,…

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WordPress is unable to establish a database connection

Blog, Linux Support, Mac Support, Tutorials, Windows Support 2.5.2013 Comments Off on WordPress is unable to establish a database connection

Why do you get this error? Well basically, you are getting this error because WordPress is unable to establish a database connection (just like the error says). Now the reason why WordPress is unable to establish a database connection can vary greatly. It could be that your database login credentials are wrong or have been…

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20 Great Google Secrets

Blog, Linux Support, Mac Support, Windows Support 24.4.2013 Comments Off on 20 Great Google Secrets

By Tara Calishain PC Magazine Google is clearly the best general-purpose search engine on the Web (see www.pcmag.com/searchengines). But most people don’t use it to its best advantage. Do you just plug in a keyword or two and hope for the best? That may be the quickest way to search, but with more than 3…

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Windows XP countdown clock ticks!

Blog, Windows Support 25.2.2013 Comments Off on Windows XP countdown clock ticks!

Retirement deadline for Microsoft’s longest-lived OS is ‘ticking time bomb,’ says migration firm Windows XP has fewer than 500 days left to live, according to Microsoft and third-party countdown clocks. Microsoft will end support for XP on April 8, 2014, when it will issue a final security update for the 11-year-old operating system. Microsoft offers…

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Using Windows 8 Pro 64bit and Quickbooks?

Blog, Windows Support 7.1.2013 Comments Off on Using Windows 8 Pro 64bit and Quickbooks?

OK! You’ve decided to make the leap of faith and upgrade your Win 7 to Win 8 Pro. You have the 64 bit (x64) and now you open your invoices, create one, and go to send like you normally do, and WHAM! You hit a wall with an error that QuickBooks can’t create a PDF…

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Wireless Internet and Microwave Ovens

Blog, Just for fun, Linux Support, Mac Support, Mobile Users, Windows Support 27.12.2012 Comments Off on Wireless Internet and Microwave Ovens

We noticed something odd a while back– when the microwave oven was being used, we would lose all connectivity on our wireless internet connection. That lead to the internet dropping out in the whole building – internet radio, game consoles, laptops, etc. It turns out that the issue is that microwave ovens and wireless internet…

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How to Rename your iPad

Blog, Mac Support, Mobile Users, Windows Support 22.12.2012 Comments Off on How to Rename your iPad

Want to change the name of your iPod, iPad or iPhone? The first time you ran the iTunes Setup Assistant, you were asked to name your new device. But many people are so excited to play with their new toy that they blow right past this step. So what should you do if you want…

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How To Install & Carry Windows 7 On Your USB Flash Drive

Blog, Windows Support 22.12.2012 Comments Off on How To Install & Carry Windows 7 On Your USB Flash Drive

Since most of you might have a 4GB+ USB flash drive, this guide shows you how to carry Windows 7 on an USB flash drive and run it from the USB almost like a portable application! Yes, you can do it easily. Follow the instructions given below to make it happen. Requirements: Bootable USB –…

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