Online Tech Tips – Page 157 – Computer Tips from a Computer Guy

5 Old School Gaming Systems You Can Still Buy

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Even though I love my Xbox and Playstation, I still feel a pang of nostalgia when I think about my Nintendo Game Boy or my Nintendo NES system or my […]

Prevent Google Chrome from Opening PDF Files in the Browser

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I’ve been working on a project lately where I have to download a lot of PDFs from a website and then go through each of them and highlight text, add […]

7 Ways to Child Proof a Computer

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I have an 8 year old daughter and I have realized the importance of child-proofing my computer! The second I turn around, she runs to my desk, jumps on the […]

Is Your PC Ready for Windows 8?

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Windows 8 was officially released yesterday and it’s now time to decide whether you want to upgrade or not. If you have decided to upgrade a Windows XP, Windows Vista […]

What are PC Drivers and Why Do You Need Them?

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Your computer contains all kinds of hardware, such as disk drives, DVD/CD-ROM drives, network adapters, and sound and video cards, as well as external devices, such as printers, keyboards, monitors, […]

Understanding LAN Network Data Transfer Speeds

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I recently bought a NAS (network attached storage) device from Synology, connected it up to my network and started transferring files. The first thing I noticed was how slow the […]

Best Software to Clean Up Your Windows PC

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There is a multi-billion dollar business built around selling PC and Mac cleaning software. They come in all shapes, sizes and prices and tout the necessity to clean, tune, and […]

IE 11 Not Remembering Passwords?

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I ran into an annoying problem the other day where Internet Explorer would not remember a password when I was logging into a site. I don’t really remember when it […]

8 Windows 10 Task Manager Tips

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As I mentioned previously in an article comparing Windows 7 to Windows 10, the Task Manager has been completely redesigned. It’s now a lot simpler to use by default, but […]

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 […]