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Data Safety Tips

Emergency! The computer has failed: what now? Impact: Turn everything off for 5 minutes and let things stabilize. Once everything is turned back on, check files […]

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On or Off?

Is it better for my computer to leave it on or shut it off when I’m not using it? To my way of thinking, there are […]

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Viruses

What are computer viruses, Trojans and zombies? Sounds like a horror movie, doesn’t it? Computer viruses are bits of computer code (1’s and 0’s) that, just […]

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What to do when your hard drive makes loud noises…

(For a troubleshooting checklist, click here.) When you get a shiny new computer (or even an old grimy one), it’s a box full of promise. Like […]

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