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Computer Care: Random tips to keep your computer humming

If you lose your Internet connection, do you know how to reset your modem? How about stopping the main cause for system overheating? Can you add memory to your computer or stop programs from starting each time Windows boots? If you can't answer "yes" to the above questions, keep reading.

June 25, 2011 | Arthur Glazer | Business


Computer Care: Don't neglect your computer or the bad guys will win

Too many computer users expect to turn their machines on and just use them. They have little, if any, knowledge or skills to help them operate, maintain or repair their own computer.

June 11, 2011 | Arthur Glazer | Business


Computer Care: High tech devices bring the future to the present

Twenty-five years ago, my most high-tech device was an electric typewriter. Now I have GPS in my pocket and a Bluetooth in my ear. Being the techno-geek that I am, I can't help but wonder what the future holds.

May 28, 2011 | Arthur Glazer | Business


Computer Care: Free apps can make your computer run smarter, better

Over the past few years, I've advised you to update your operating system, renew your anti-virus, run a malware scan and defrag your hard drive. Not exactly a walk in the park, but necessary nonetheless.

May 14, 2011 | Arthur Glazer | Business


Computer Care: Cellphones are getting bigger, smarter and cooler

I upgraded my cellphone this week. Like my desktop and laptop, I don't run to replace these items when new technology hits the store shelves. Generally I wait until something stops working. Recently it was my not-so-smart cellphone.

April 30, 2011 | Arthur Glazer | Business


Computer Care: User Account Control a matter of preference

Most pop-ups originate from malware. You've seen them. Those annoying ads, the pages of misdirection on your browser or boxes from non-existent utilities that claim to clean your registry.

April 16, 2011 | Arthur Glazer | Business


Computer Care: When updating registry, back up before going forward

Most computers users are generally not afraid to defragment their hard drives, delete temporary files or even reinstall Windows to their computer. But mention editing the registry and even some well-seasoned geeks may break out in a cold sweat and defer that task to someone more qualified.

April 02, 2011 | Arthur Glazer | Business


Computer Care: Destroy data on old PC or it could come back to bite you

You have an old computer that you want to give away or throw out. Perhaps you found a gem of a PC at a yard sale. Either way, the issue to consider is the data on the hard drive.

March 19, 2011 | Arthur Glazer | Business


Computer Care: Privacy online doesn’t exist, but that needs to be changed

Every e-mail you send, every page you visit, each form you fill out, all the ads you click on and all the products you buy online are all there to see for anyone who wants to.

March 05, 2011 | Arthur Glazer | Business


Computer Care: Online privacy today is a myth

Every e-mail you send, every page you visit, each form you fill out, all the ads you click on and all the products you buy online are all there to see for anyone who wants to.

March 05, 2011 | Arthur Glazer | Business


Computer Care: Forward e-mail with courtesy, with the caps lock off, please

E-mails reach my inbox asking me for advice, sharing humor and selling both Viagra and breast implants. But that's OK; I can deal with it. What annoy me are those who inform me of impending doom, should I not forward their e-mail to 16 people. Worse, are the ones that have me watching for a surprise after all 16 are forwarded.

February 19, 2011 | Arthur Glazer | Business


Computer Care: Beware of malware, other threats hiding in Facebook

Facebook may be a nice place to keep up with your friends online, but lately I've been wary of a couple of things concerning its security.

January 22, 2011 | Arthur Glazer | Business


Computer Care: Free apps are nice, but download them with care

It came to me the other day. The holidays are over, and I didn't get anything for you. So let's make up for it and start the new year with some good free applications for your computer. It's January and you don't have any money left anyway.

January 08, 2011 | Arthur Glazer | Business


Computer Care: Thanks for technology, which makes our lives better

As the first decade of the new millennium draws to a close, I reflect back on all of the good things I have: health, happiness and my family top the list. But there is more. Without technology, I would not be happy.

December 11, 2010 | Arthur Glazer | Business


Computer Care: Plenty of bargains to be found shopping online

It's the time of year for friends, family and spending lots of money.

November 27, 2010 | Arthur Glazer | Business


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