Tag Archives: computer

Beware Of Tech Support Phone Scam

Beware of the telephone scam where a person tells you they are with Microsoft support and you have viruses on your computer. Their aim is to convince you to let them have access to your computer to supposedly “fix” the problem. What really happens is they infect your computer and charge you to remove the […]

Internet Security – Are you protected?

Does your computer have a comprehensive Internet Security Program protecting you from viruses and spyware and firewall protection against potential hackers? It does not matter if you have a Windows computer or a Mac, you need protection. Besides having the protection, you need to keep it up-to-date. Unfortunately, there are a lot of people who […]

Laptop. Tablet, or Chromebook: What Do I Choose?

Hello, Do you feel like your confused about what to purchase? There is a lot of misinformation in advertising. The manufacturers of tablets are counting on this and that includes Microsoft. There is no tablet that has the computing power of the Intel “i” CPUs found in laptops, has the graphics power, or has the […]

Who I Write For

Hello, As I have stated in earlier posts, this blog is for the average everyday computer user. I focus the content and my writing style to those who don’t have the time for tech speak. I find that people want to learn, but just don’t have the time. So, that’s where I step in. There’s […]

What’s Wrong With Apple? How to survive and get out of single digits.

Hello, I have written before on the impact or lack of impact of Macs in the marketplace. Before I continue, I am a Windows user and a Mac user. I service Windows PCs and Macs. So, I think I have some objectivity in this area. The simple truth about the Windows versus Mac debate is […]

Need Help Learning How To Use Windows 8?

Hello, Do you need help understanding and using Windows 8.1? Well, you need not look any further for FREE online resources than here: Go to the Store on the Start Menu and there are plenty of free apps on learning and using Windows 8.1. Click on this link: http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/five-useful-places-learn-how-use-windows-81-better.htm. If you have an Android phone or […]

Beware of Tech Support Scams

Hello, Have you ever had some kind of remote tech support done on your computer? I know I have. Check this out: http://videos.komando.com/watch/4871/viral-videos-tech-support-scammer-installs-virus-right-in-front-of-your-eyes?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=tvkim&utm_content=2014-01-15-article-title-e. It’ll take about 5 minutes total to read the article and view the video. It made me pause and think how vulnerable one can be. Since computers are in some way, intimidating to […]