To keep your PC running smoothly it is vital to have a shoe box for it. Here’s a tip that could save you life in an IT crisis. (more…)
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I had a call this afternoon from a lady in distress.
She told me how her PC had been behaving strangely the last couple of days with unfixable “virus found” messages and general slowness. She told me how her son’s PC, on the same network, had also exhibited some “anomolies” recently. She told me of her worry that important files might go missing and how much time she had lost.
Sadly, this is a familiar situation.
Let me give you a couple of things you can do in advance, to lessen the chances of this happening to you. (more…)
You know, if folks were as nice to their PC as they are to their pets we would all live in a happier world…
Perhaps once a month, give your PC a colonic irrigation - OK, not literally (although I’m sure some of you are tempted).
Then run Disk Cleanup (Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools > Disk Cleanup).
Finally kick off the disk Defragmenter (Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools > Disk Defragmenter).
Now go and have a cup of tea leaving your PC in private for an hour or so…