Daily Archives: Sunday, January 23, 2011 8:22 pm

Test If You Can Multi-task

Can you multi-task?  Here’s a simple test to see.   Link (Note, your computer will go to full screen.) My results are below, I was eating chocolate cake with whip cream and strawberries while feeding the dogs and watching a … Continue reading

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Bypass your proxy to update your programs

Recently Pat had a program he needed to update.  I couldn’t remember the settings to bypass a proxy server if you have a program that will not update and there are no settings to use a proxy server. Here’s his … Continue reading

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Improve your laptop hard drive speed

This tip has been around for a while but your risk data loss in a power failure if your computer isn’t on a UPS (Uninterruptable Power Supply) is increased.   Because laptops have a battery, this can be an ideal … Continue reading

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Improve Hard Drive Performance in Windows 7

You may be able to improve your hard drive’s performance in Windows 7 by using this registry tweak.   Like any registry tweak, you should have all of your files backed up and make a restore point before trying this … Continue reading

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Hacker Sells Access To Military, University Websites | News & Opinion | PCMag.com

Hacker Sells Access To Military, University Websites | News & Opinion | PCMag.com.

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