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Five Tips to Convert Servers to Virtualization

Virtualization has become a popular topic in the business world. It makes sense on so many levels, and, therefore, it has been on the mind of many people in the IT industry. Servers are perhaps the most popular piece of the IT puzzle to virtualize. Furthermore, they usually make the most sense to … [Read more...]

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How To Reboot Your Home Network

There comes a time when you are using your home network that it can become unresponsive. When it gets to that point, one of the best things to do is to just reboot everything to see if that will clear the issue. This will allow all the devices to clear their memory and get new IP addresses. The … [Read more...]

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Website Builders Make Web Design Available to Everyone

  The Internet is a powerful communication medium. It gives people the power to share their ideas, passions or business with millions of people. And, it can do it all hours of the day. People have come to rely on websites as a way to get their point across or promote their business. However, … [Read more...]

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Spear Phishing – The New Cyber Attack

Hackers come up with new ways every day to gain access to our computers. They have been evolving on a continual basis, and there is a new attack that computer users need to be wary of, and it is called spear phishing. It is a sophisticated attack that is meant to target businesses of all … [Read more...]

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Voice Over IP VS Traditional Phone – No Comparison

Traditional phone systems are not going away anytime soon. They still have a large install base in Corporate America. And, many residential customers still subscribe to phone service through their carrier. But, there has been a shift over recent years. And, many of these changes are for good … [Read more...]

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Keep Track of Product Serial Numbers

It's always a good idea to document serial numbers of the high priced gadgets in your home or business. If your place burns down, gets damaged in a storm or is broken into, having that information is useful. It is good for many reasons. It can help for tax purposes if you have equipment you need to … [Read more...]

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Create A System Restore Point in Windows 7

At times a system can become completely unusable and you may have to resort to extreme measures to get the computer back to a working state. Sometimes all hope is lost and you have to do the dreaded reformat. That means saving everything you can and wiping the drive back to its pristine, factory … [Read more...]

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Free Bitdefender Adware Removal Tool

It has been said that Adware is just Malware with lawyers behind it. Basically, that means that they are both disruptive, but there is usually a commercial enterprise behind malware. Adware may not have malicious goals in mind, but it can do just as good a job of screwing up your computer as … [Read more...]

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Making Your Tablet More Productive

Tablets like the iPad and Android devices have become more commonplace. In fact, more businesses are using them in new and innovative ways. Tablets are very flexible in the ways they are used and can be customized to fit many different business uses. However, tablets do have a reputation of being … [Read more...]

Online Security

Protect Yourself on the Web With These Three Simple Steps

Most people understand that the passwords to their computers and networks need to be more difficult to guess or crack. All of our computers and devices are connected these days so it is important to keep people out that do no need to be there. There was a time when computers were stand alone devices … [Read more...]

Virus Guides

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MySearchPage.net virus Info and Control

MySearchPage.net virus is now popular not because it is one of today’s revolutionary search engine varieties but because this is one browser people get scared from whenever they see this running on their computers. This fake and nasty search engine is actually a browser hijacker so what it does is … [Read more...]

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Eliminating Search.strtpoint.com Browser Hijacker From Your Computer

One of the most intriguing but very antagonistic malware programs recently created is the search.strtpoint.com. From its name itself, you would smell something strange but you would be more surprised if you found it as your browser. Basically, search.strtpoint.com is a damaging hijack … [Read more...]

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Defeating The Threats of A-Secure 2015

A-Secure 2015 is actually a fake and deceiving anti-virus program that will make you believe it’s a legitimate anti-virus protection program starting off by asking you to download its trial version and analyzing your computer. To your surprise it will tell you that your system is heavily infected … [Read more...]

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Rango Protection 2014 – Antispyware 2014

Rango XP Protection 2014 is known as malware. This is a fake antivirus client that get's installed normally through a trojan virus. In most cases the trojan is bundled with other software programs that are free around the internet. Once you download and install the program the trojan then goes out … [Read more...]

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Windows Antivirus Adviser

Windows Antivirus Adviser is a fake antivirus program.  This kind of virus is very common on the internet and they have been around for years under many different forms. People normally get infected with these fake antivirus programs after downloading free programs that have this bundled with the … [Read more...]

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HP Color LaserJet CM2320nf Laser Multifunction Printer

The HP Color LaserJet CM2320nf Laser Multifunction Printer can print 21 pages per minute or around 1 page every 3 seconds. This is an all-in-one printer so copying, scanning, faxing can be done on this system. It is a network printer and can be setup to work on any business or home network. I … [Read more...]

The PC Technology Guide’s Contributing Authors

A number of authors have contributed to the PCTechGuide. If you have the skill and knowledge and would like to be considered as an author for the PC Technology Guide, take a look at the site's submmission guideline page to find out how. We do allow for a single backlink in each article. However … [Read more...]

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How to Remove Win 7 Security 2011

Easiest Removal Option: Remote Repair: Paying an expert to remove this threat is always the easiest option. It's also the most expensive. PCTechGuide.com has reviewed several remote computer repair companies and we recommend http://www.pcninja.com This is a small computer repair company (Two … [Read more...]

CD-ROM Burn Proof Technology

Buffer underrun is one of the biggest problems encountered in CD recording. This can happen when attempting to burn a CD whilst performing other tasks, or when recording from a slow source to a fast target. Once the burning process starts, it is essential that the data to be recorded is available … [Read more...]

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Preparing Installation – How to do a clean installation of Windows XP

In the Preparing installation phase, more files are copied to your computer in preparation for installation. After a while, the computer restarts with Setup identifying the existing partitions and unpartitioned space on the PC. Partitioning and formatting your hard drive Proceed as … [Read more...]

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ADSL Configuration

One way to configure your browser is via the Internet Connection Wizard. This is like to start automatically when you first invoke your browser. If it doesn't, then you can launch it via the Start button by clicking Programs, Accessories, Internet Tools and finally Internet Connection … [Read more...]

DiskImage 5 Review

DiskImage 5 Review

PROS: DiskImage comes with uncomplicated menus and options. CONS: There are no controls to reduce systems resources. OVERVIEW: DiskImage is a disk imaging tool. Simply put, it makes a copy of your computer's disk drive, so if your computer crashes, you have a great product to fall back … [Read more...]

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Serial Ports

National Semiconductor has made the UART chips which have driven the PC's serial port ever since the emergence of IBM's first PC. The original PC serial interface used the INS8250-B UART chip. This could receive and transmit data … [Read more...]

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GSM Technology

The GSM network can be divided into four main parts: The Mobile Station, which is carried by the subscriber The Base Station Subsystem, which controls the radio link with the Mobile Station The Network and Switching Subsystem, the main part of which is the Mobile … [Read more...]

Digital Broadcasting

In Europe the Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB) project was set up in 1993 and came from a market led perception that digital broadcasting to the home needed technical standards of transmission to avoid the anarchy of proprietary boxes which has … [Read more...]

Virus Removal Guides

Resolve Omiga-Plus Redirect Issue

Alternating homepage or start page is one to capabilities of Omiga-Plus, which is the reason it is popularly known to be one of the browser hijackers. Even without the user’s request, this website will appear. It also has the redirecting adware potential which can be downloaded from different … [Read more...]

How to Remove Avira AntiVir Enhanced Protection Mode

Easiest Removal Option: Remote Repair: Paying an expert to remove this threat is always the easiest option. It's also the most expensive. PCTechGuide.com has reviewed several remote computer repair companies and we recommend PC Ninja This is a small computer repair company (Two brick and … [Read more...]

AV Secure 2012

AV Secure 2012 AV Secure 2012 is a malware client. These kinds of viruses pretend to be legit programs but they are far from it. AV Secure 2012 will scan you computer and show you false virus infections. Users will get constant warnings that they are infected and they need to purchase the AV Secure … [Read more...]

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CDR-RW Mini Media

8cm CD recordable and rewritable media - offering a capacity of 185MB - have been available for a number of years. Most tray-loading CD players are already designed to handle 8cm disks, via a recess in the tray that is exactly the right diameter … [Read more...]

CD-ROM Burn Proof Technology

Buffer underrun is one of the biggest problems encountered in CD recording. This can happen when attempting to burn a CD whilst performing other tasks, or when recording from a slow source to a fast target. Once the burning process starts, it is essential that the data to be recorded is available … [Read more...]

SCSI Interface Evolution

SCSI-1, the original 1986 standard, is now obsolete. It used asynchronous transfer, where the host and the device, blind to the other's maximum potential, slowly exchanged 8 bits at a time, offering a bandwidth of 3 MBps. … [Read more...]

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