- Dec 27, 2008 - 6:12:19 PM
Has this ever happened to you?
You attempt to install software on your computer, you think everything is ok, but when you restart your computer it doesn’t boot correctly and you get some weird message on a blue or black background?
Also, this one has happened to me too, your computer downloads an update but for some reason it doesn’t install correctly and you wind up in the same situation as the one I mentioned before this...
How often should I Restart my Computer?
- Sep 6, 2008 - 11:11:50 AM
So, have you ever wondered how often you should shut down your computer and then restart it? I don't know about all of you, but there's always been a question in my mind about how many times a week (or day or month, etc.) I should be restarting my computer. I mean, does every computer need a certain amount of rest time or are they more durable than we may think? Well, allow me to explain some of your options!
I know it’s been a while but I’m back now, and today I am offering advice about some things you can do to maintain your computer a little better so as to avoid potential problems. First, we’re going to look at a restart schedule for your computer, and then I will go into something to know about
cell phones and computers...
Upgrading Your Computer’s Memory
- May 19, 2008 - 12:43:00 PM
In my last article I wrote about simple things you can do to improve your computer’s speed and performance. But, what happens if you do all of those things and you still aren’t satisfied with your computer’s speed? Well…that usually means you need more memory. Now, don’t get confused. When most people hear that they need more memory what’s the first thing they do? They usually go to my computer -> C:/ drive -> right click and check to see how much memory they have available on their hard drive; it’s usually a lot, but that’s not the type of memory you need, though...
Speed up Your Computer
- Apr 16, 2008 - 2:41:44 PM
Does your computer seem to be running slower than it should be, and you can’t seem to figure out why? Here are some likely causes…
Over time, computers get slower for a variety of reasons: files become disorganized, unnecessary software consumes resources, or too many programs automatically run at startup.
So how can you fix this? Fear not, you won’t have to call in a computer technician because I’m going to layout a few trouble shooting tips you can perform yourself to keep your computer running at optimal speeds...
- Mar 25, 2008 - 12:51:24 PM
I recently read an article about
Japan launching a satellite into space to test technology that would bring “super high-speed Internet" - speeds of up to 1.2 gigabytes per second to homes and businesses around the world. I then thought, “What does that mean to the average person?” Most people know the names of different types of internet access: DSL, Dial-up, Cable, but don’t really understand the true difference between them. Do you? If you want to find out, keep reading.
As I mentioned in the previous paragraph there are three main types commercial of internet access, DSL, Dial-up, and Cable. So…what makes them different? Without getting too technical, I’ll tell you...