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...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
If you run a business then you may already know the importance of backing up data, securing your network and fending off viruses and hackers. But, have you thought about what to do if the something physically happens to your infrastructure? Do you know what you would do if you had a fire, storm … [Read more...]
If you are looking for the right online data backup service that offers unlimited storage complete with restore tools, comprehensive backup and security features and with reliable customer service support, then the Carbonite must be your choice.
Carbonite can backup your precious digital photos, … [Read more...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
The motherboard User's Manual will contain a layout diagram showing its various components and connectors. In this case, the pin header for electrical connection to the front panel switches and LEDs is identified as J2.
This comprises two rows of up to 11 pins.
The jumper definition is … [Read more...]
Nowadays it is more important than ever to have security and protection over all aspects of your PC. We've learned the hard way that even wealthy companies and government institutions are at risk for dishonest dealings and these people spend millions on data security each year. It may make … [Read more...]
In January 2006, Intel introduced the revolutionary Intel Centrino Duo Mobile Technology platform (formerly codenamed Napa), the third generation of the company's Centrino mobile processor technology bundle. Facilitating a whole new generation of thin and light notebook PCs, the following three next … [Read more...]
Wide Area Network: a geographically dispersed network formed by linking several computers or local area networks (LANs) together over long distances, usually using leased long-distance lines. WANs can connect systems across town, in different cities, or in different regions of the … [Read more...]
In the late 1990s, PC users have benefited from an extremely stable period in the evolution of memory architecture. Since the poorly organised transition from FPM to EDO there has been a gradual and orderly transition to Synchronous DRAM … [Read more...]
Pros : Easy to use interface. Scores high in independent labs in the area of detection. Comes with a rescue disk feature that allows you to scan under the worst circumstances. 14 day money back guarantee
Cons : Has a lot of overhead with few features.
Overview: Kaspersky still sits at the top … [Read more...]
Now's the time to transfer the files and settings preserved from your previous version of Windows to the new Windows XP environment.
Do this by logging-in to the latter and clicking Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools and selecting the Files and Settings Transfer … [Read more...]
DVD-Video titles are usually encoded from digital studio master tapes to MPEG-2 format. MPEG-2 offers greater overall compression than MPEG-1 and yields a much sharper, cleaner picture. MPEG-2-encoded video commonly uses 480 … [Read more...]
We've already looked at some of the means to operating your server, but now we're actually going to look at how to operate it. Working with Linux as the dedicated server's operating system, we'll cover some basic steps including logging in, creating a user account, familiarising ourselves with … [Read more...]
The DVD Forum was set up in August 1997 as a voluntary association of hardware manufacturers, software firms and other users of DVDs. The big manufacturers were predicting that beyond-DVD discs and drives would be a reality at the start of the next century.
In the event, that proved … [Read more...]
Windows Anti-Malware Patch
Welcome to another weekly installment of our infection removal guides. This guide will tell you how to remove Windows Anti-Malware Patch. Infections of this kind are generally classified as so-called scareware. Basically,they attempt to scare the user into paying for … [Read more...]
FakeAlert and other Security Client warnings like Fake Alert, FakeAlert/Renos, Fake Alert Trojan ect... You get the point.
This is a generic security warning normally shown when a FALSE SECURITY product is installed on the end users computer. If your security client has shown a warning … [Read more...]
FBI MoneyPak is a malware client that holds your computer for ransom until you pay a fine. As stated this is malware, a computer virus that infected your computer and is now attempting to trick you into paying a false fine.
The makers of this malware have been at it for a while. There are dozens … [Read more...]
To have a browser hijacker in your computer is annoying enough, in addition to the harmful effects it can bring next. In case your search engine, home page and new tab page have been altered by iStartSurf hijacker, then removing this problem along with its associated malware can be … [Read more...]
Windows XP Setup will have attempted to load drivers for the hardware it recognised. However, there is no guarantee that the default drivers loaded are the latest available, or - if you're re-building what had previously been an operational system - the same as the versions you were running … [Read more...]
WaveTable doesn't use carriers and modulators to create sound, but actual samples of real instruments. A sample is a digital representation of a waveform produced by an instrument. ISA-based cards generally store samples … [Read more...]