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Fix Internet Connection Yourself

You suddenly discover that you have lost your internet connection and you need it back on right now. You could call up your internet provider, but they frequently provide little help over the phone. It's often best to evaluate the situation on your own and try to fix...

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Screenshot on a Windows Computer

Learn How to Screen Shot in Windows! A screenshot is an image taken of whatever is on your screen. Today we’re going to show you how to take a Screen Shot in Windows. You can take a screenshot on just about any platform, and Windows is no different. It has a built-in...

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Public Wi-Fi Tips

We live in a world where everything is connected. From fully functional desktop computers to watches that can tell you who’s calling without pulling out your cell phone. This is the time where everything and anything can connect to the World Wide Web. This...

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Internet Security

You wouldn't dream of leaving a brand new car unlocked and unattended, yet when it comes to computers, many of us do something very similar. Viruses prey on unprotected computers. Malware and other online infections can share our most valuable personal information...

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How To Clear Autofill

How To Clear Autofill On All Browsers! The first question you might be having is what is Autofill? Autofill is a function in some computer applications or programs, typically those containing forms, which fills in a field automatically. Most of the time, such as in...

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How To Block Pop Ups on Chrome

Are you getting pop-ups every time you open a window? Pop-ups can make browsing a chore, especially when they don’t want to close.You can fight back against pop-ups by making sure you have your browser configured correctly, having the latest version, or even changing...

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Open and Create ZIP Files

What Are ZIP Files? They're basically a file containing one or more other files compressed inside of it. Why Are ZIP Files Important? Zip files can be used for a lot different things.  File compression, encryption, split archives, and more are all just a few clicks...

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Customize Who Sees Your Facebook Posts

Did you know that when you post anything on Facebook, you can pick and choose who gets to see it? Well you do! Same rule also applies to those who post things with your name attached to it...also known as "tagging" you. To control what can be added to your Facebook...

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Control Your Facebook Timeline

Control What Other People Post on Your Facebook Timeline: Sometimes people may include you in a post that you don't want to be apart of for whatever reason. Maybe it's a picture of you at happy hour when you called in sick to work, and your boss is your Facebook...

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The Blue Screen of Death

The blue screen of death — or BSOD — is always an unwelcome sight. BSODs appear when Microsoft Windows encounters a critical error that it can’t recover from. This then requires a reboot that'll possibly result in lost work. What the BLUE SCREEN OF DEATH may look...

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Stop Email Hacks

Email is a world wide form of communication, so happens if this source of communication was hacked? This article is going to break down what hacking an email involves, debunk many of the myths that surround the hacking community, and how to prevent and stop email...

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Make Your Computer Faster

There's nothing more frustrating than a sluggish computer, but rather than buying a new laptop or PC, here are 5 ways of avoiding a costly new purchase by making your slow computer run faster.  Step 1: Reboot Slow Computer After restarting/rebooting the computer,...

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Computer Keyboard Shortcuts

Here a just some of the many Keyboard Shortcuts that make working on a computer more efficient and faster! Keyboard shortcuts can boost your productivity if your daily job relies heavily on using Windows. Give them a try and you just might find yourself getting...

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Computer Virus Myths

Our tech support has been in the computer repair business for many years now. In that time, we have noticed many myths about computer viruses that continue to be considered common knowledge. The strongest protection against computer viruses is knowledge of how they...

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I just bought a computer, now what?

Just out of the box and plugged in and you start to think to yourself, "I just bought a computer, now what?"  Well before you start surfing the intertubes, there are a few things you need to do to make sure you are safe and securely using your new toy. Find or make...

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How To: Create a Strong Wi-Fi Password

A rule of thumb when creating a password, whether it is Wi-Fi or even your personal technological device, is to use a mix of numbers, letters, and if possible, some symbol characters. You should never use your name, family member names, date of birth or a street address as a part of your password. These are usually the first words the hacker will use to try and crack your password

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How To: Choose a Email Provider (Outlook vs. Gmail)

Why Get an Email? You need an email address to do just about anything on the Web, from sending messages to banking online to creating a Facebook account. In the early days of the Internet, the easiest way to get a personal email address was through your Internet...

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Which Cloud Storage Service is Right for You?

What is Cloud Storage? A cloud storage service is basically a remote server hosted by a (hopefully) major company which keeps secure backups in case of accidental or catastrophic data loss. With so many cloud storage services out there, which one should you trust with...

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Laptop vs. Desktop: A Tech’s Story

Buying a new PC, whether desktop or laptop, can be a pain in the RAM. Generally speaking, there are literally thousands of mix-and-match options to choose from in today’s technological world. With just the click of a button, any consumer in nearly any country can purchase their own customized laptop or desktop machine fully loaded to fit their particular needs.

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How To: Delete Cookies on Chrome

You might be asking... What are Computer Cookies? Do I have them on my computer? Cookies are small files that websites put on your computer to store small bits of information. A cookie can keep you logged into a website by writing ID information to a cookie file....

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Windows 10 Creators Update

  Are you a creative person, or want a technology that will further empower your creativity? If you answered, YES, keep reading... Windows' 10 Fall Creator Update: There are many new features that the Windows 10 Update can bring you. This update truly contrasts...

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