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10 Dropbox Tips for Beginners

by File in: Computer Tips, Featured Posts

Even though Dropbox has been around for a long time, I didn’t sign up for an account until a few months ago and now I don’t know why I didn’t sign up earlier! Dropbox is a pretty awesome service that has a lot of features I didn’t even know existed when I started using it. […]

5 Programs to Turn Your PC into a Streaming Media Center

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After I bought my iPad, I realized I don’t really use my laptop as much anymore. This means that I really use my desktop a lot a less! Unfortunately, my desktop, which has some decent specs, is in sleep mode most of the time. I thought this was a little sad and a waste of […]

OTT Guide to Troubleshooting Printer Problems

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Printer problems can be extremely annoying and frustrating. One of my friends just posted a status that sums it up pretty well, “We can send someone to space, robots to Mars, but I still can’t print a Word document!”. I’m pretty amazed myself how many problems I have with printers, especially wireless ones. Over the […]

OTT Guide To Repairing Your Own Computer Instead of GeekSquad

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So I recently had a friend come over to my place and ask me if I could take a look at his computer because it suddenly started giving him an “Operating system not found” error whenever he tried to boot up. It was a fairly new laptop and it had Windows 7 Home Premium installed. […]

Use Windows Defender Offline Tool to Fix an Infected PC

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I had a client the other day whose PC was practically dead because they clicked on one of those pop up ads while on some sketchy website. Something got downloaded and their computer was infected with malware and wouldn’t load properly. When trying to log into Windows, they kept getting some error like the one […]

Enhance Windows Right-Click Function

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The right-click mouse function offers a ton of convenience, and we often use right-click for several tasks; but because this is such a core feature of Windows, we often overlook how much simpler this function makes everyday tasks. This is not the easy button, this is the easy button. The right-click or secondary click option […]

Automatically Activate Windows 7 and Microsoft Office From a Clean Install

by File in: Featured Posts, Windows 7

The Windows activation process is usually quite simple… with the first Windows activation. Simply enter your product activation key, let Windows register the key, and you’re set to go. However, if you reinstall Windows several times… subsequent Windows activations can be a pain in the ***. In today’s post, we will review how you can […]

What Type of Data Do Websites Collect About You

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Since the birth of the internet, website analytics and tracking software has constantly evolved and gotten more complex. Used mainly for business and marketing, most data collection software can account various details about a visitor whenever the website is visited. In today’s post, we will review some common items that many of the net’s most […]

Fix External Hard Drive Not Recognized in Windows

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One of the more helpful articles that we’ve posted is How to fix USB device not recognized in Windows. That post revolves around a very simple yet unorthodox solution for nearly any USB device that is not detected by Windows. In today’s post, we will help troubleshoot, more specifically, external hard drives. If your Windows […]