• Amazon order refund scam • Gift card scam • Microsoft tech support scam • Bank statement / account scam Don’t let anyone into your computer unless you trust that person. Don’t believe it when they tell you where they are calling from, anyone can do that. Don’t believe the caller id or number they are calling from- it’s become so easy to change that to scam … [Read more...] about Popular scams to watch out for
Ways to Boost Slow Internet
There are 2 main areas that can cause your internet to be slow: Internal or External. Internal issues are related to your home. External issues are related to your ISP (Internet Service Provider). Here are some steps to take before contacting your ISP: 1) Restart your modem and computer. Your internet service provider (ISP) usually supplies the modem. Switch off the … [Read more...] about Ways to Boost Slow Internet
Secure your device during travel
1. Before travel, make sure to update your device operating system, software and security programs to the latest versions. Backup your device just before your trip. 2. In order to avoid your devices automatically connecting to free, insecure public networks, go to your WiFi settings and turn off "Ask To Join Networks" and make sure you don’t manually connect to public … [Read more...] about Secure your device during travel
Here are some basic steps to troubleshoot your printer: 1) Look for an error or warning light on the printer and your computer. Refer to the manual to what the warning lights indicate. 2) Look for any paper jams. Some printers have multiple locations to look for paper jams – most have a back door. 3) Make sure there is enough paper in the tray and the tray is fully … [Read more...] about Cannot Print?
Tips on buying a new computer
Most of us keep a computer for 3-5 years before upgrading or replacing it. Therefore, its important to buy a computer that will meet your needs on a long term basis. Processor / CPU: This is one of the most important components of your computer. This component usually cannot be upgraded so it’s best to get one that’s more powerful than what you need now. RAM Memory: … [Read more...] about Tips on buying a new computer