Tag Archives: Computer

The Virtual Computer Tour

Ever wanted to visit the inside of your computer but you were too scared?  Link This virtual computer tour not only takes you through your computer, but gives you a small video on what the inner workings do.  Go check … Continue reading

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What Wireless Connector do I have?

Many people wonder what connection they have when extending a wireless antenna.  We have used Fab-Corp for years and they have a good site on explaining and showing the different connectors if you want to add an antenna.  Link

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Network Access Protection

Windows 2008 Server has Network Access Protection which is also known as NAP or NPS. This tool serves an administrative purpose to help organizations compare the security level in a computer on the network to the Server 2008’s policies. This … Continue reading

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77 Windows tips

Technet has a list of 77 Windows tips, don’t close the tips out too soon, you’ll find things you may not know how to do.   Although most of these are old if you have discovered Windows 7, many people … Continue reading

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Vista, 7 and 8 Networking Woes – Fixed

These tips work on Snap Servers and NAS devices that say they are NOT Vista, 7 and 8 capable and XP workstations that will not connect. Option 1 When connecting Vista, 7  or 8 to XP, if you have problems, … Continue reading

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Can’t copy a file because your hard drive is damaged?

Over a period of time your hard drive may begin developing bad sectors or bad blocks.  Roadkil has a possible solution for you if you are afraid you are going to lose the data.   Unstoppable Copier copies your files … Continue reading

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Cannot access computer by NetBios name after replacing NIC card

If you have ever replaced a network card on a server or computer and you can no longer access the computer, you should flush any cache on the workstation that is accessing the server. Insure no other users are logged … Continue reading

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Computer Repair with ToolBox

It’s hard to beat Rick over at Whats On My PC.   He is always finding some of the best tools you can use to keep your computer running like new.  With IOBit’s Portable Free PC Repair ToolBox, this all … Continue reading

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Backblaze – The best offsite backup solution

Want a backup plan that will backup your data at a price that is reasonable?  How about $50 per year and unlimited?     Backblaze is one of the best cloud based backups available.  With unlimited backup capability, security built … Continue reading

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A goldmine of resources for PC Techs

Rick over at Whats On My PC has found a website with an amazing amount of resources.  (See Rick’s article here)  To credit Mike over at GE Geek, this website is one of the best references I have ever seen. … Continue reading

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Bill Mullins’ review on PrivaZer – PC Cleaner and Privacy App

Bill Mullins has an excellent article on PrivaZer.   This excellent software can be used to clean your computer and protect your privacy. This software can be ran as a portable app or can be installed.

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$25 or $35 Computer? – The Raspberry Pi Launch

So which one do you want?  They are by no means a powerful computer to complete architectural drawings on with AutoCAD or FeatureCAM, but the Raspberry Pi is a great hobbyist’s computer that is ultra small (smaller than a deck of cards). … Continue reading

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Find the best price on PC Parts

Want to find the best price on your next computer upgrade or build?  Use PCPartPicker.com.  PCPartPicker looks over hundreds of sites and allows you to filter to exactly the part you need.   Thanks Robert!

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Clean your computer correctly with SlimCleaner

SlimCleaner provides a cloud review of services, startup and other items BEFORE you remove items from your computer.  With SlimCleaner, the free cleaning program allows you to take control and THINK with peers and recommendations from the program before you … Continue reading

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Tiny Motherboards

ITX is here and these tiny motherboards are less than $100 with CPU.  Now you won’t have a ton of processing power; but imagine the projects! These atom boards are going to make a huge difference in the way we … Continue reading

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Researchers can keylog your PC using your iPhone’s accelerometer

An iPhone’s accelerometer is good for more than just games, according to computer security researchers from Georgia Tech and MIT. It can also be used to record keystrokes from a computer user’s keyboard when sitting nearby on a desk. via … Continue reading

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Find All Programs and drivers on Your Computer

Runscanner allows you to use three modes to find ALL and I mean ALL programs running on your computer.  It detects malware and other items to keep your system optimized.   Look for the red findings and you can edit … Continue reading

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Free virus check websites

Here’s several websites to check your computer for viruses and malware.  Are you aware that nearly 70% of computers have malware or spyware?   It only takes a few minutes to check your computer. AOL Computer Checkup Audit My PC … Continue reading

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HDGraph – The Computer Server

Jared Ledlow a blogger was a student at TTC Shelbyville – he recently posted an excellent article and video on HDGraph.

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Tweak Your Server Registry

Finding any tweak in the registry is sometimes tricky and can have adverse outcomes.  We feel this is a good tweak.  Optimize the Windows Server Service (Windows XP, Vista,  and Server 2000, 2003) This setting in your registry allows for … Continue reading

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