Computer Security

Computer Security Helpful Hints and Tips 1. For computer security always keep your Windows operating system up to date.  Install all the latest Microsoft security updates. You can get these at the Windows update site. 2. Keep your security programs such as the...

Common Scams That Use The Microsoft Name

 Common Scams Using Microsoft Name Microsoft does not make unsolicited phone calls to help you fix your computer Someone from “Microsoft Tech Support” calls to fix your computer.  They want to access your computer remotely.  This is spam designed to steal...

Is it a Computer Virus, Trojan-Horse or both?

A Virus or a Trojan Horse? Virus:  A program or file that spreads itself by infecting other programs on the computer. Viruses can do serious damage, such as erasing your files or your whole disk. Viruses cannot spread to a new computer without your help such as an...

Do I Need an Uninterruptible Power Supply? (UPS)

Uninterruptible Power Supply Computers and peripherals (monitors, printers, scanners) need electrical power to operate, but do they need an uninterruptible power supply?  Inside the computer, this power is needed to supply energy to make the memory hold data and make...

Correct a continually rebooting computer

Has there ever been a time that you started your computer and it started rebooting continuously? This can totally ruin your day. It’s like driving a car in the dark in a heavy rain with one headlight burnt out and every where you go there are detours or deep...

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