March 31st is world backup day. For the second week in a row, Tekzilla has done a show about the topic I wanted to write about. I figure, if I can’t beat em, I’ll just embed em! Enjoy.
Archive for the ‘How to’ Category
One of my favourite video podcasts is Tekzilla. In this episode the hosts show how to properly clean your PC inside and out.
Have you tried everything to remove that nasty virus and are at your wits end? Has your computer slowed to a crawl? Follow these steps to backup all your important files and reinstall Windows. Make sure you have a big enough external hard drive to hold all your stuff and plug it in. Software [...]
Many viruses can be removed easily with the free tools below. For the more difficult ones you may need to call in the Calgary Virus Removal specialists. Follow these steps and you should be able to remove most viruses and spyware by yourself. All of the tools listed are free. Software to download: GMER [...]
Who to call: Who should you call when you need Computer Repair? Well the answer to that question depends on whether you need on-site or depot service. On-site: On-site service means the company will send a technician out to your home or business to perform the work. The work is normally completed in one session [...]
Vlingo is your very own Virtual Assistant. Simply speak to Vlingo and it will help you get more done, faster and easier than before. Try saying “Text John; What’s up?” or “find italian restaurants” or even “update Facebook; Vlingo rocks!” You can set the app to launch automatically when your phone is connected to Bluetooth. [...]
If you are using AVG Free 2011, please head this warning. DO NOT UPDATE! The update that was pushed out December 1, 2010 will break your computer and put it into a “boot loop”, this means it will never load Windows and just keep rebooting. Hopefully you got this warning before you applied this update [...]
I’m going to show you two ways of ripping a DVD and encoding it into a file that you can stream to your TV or watch on your computer or iPod. The FREE way and the EASY way. What you’ll need: Free Way Handbrake – Download here DVD Decrypter – Download here Easy Way AnyDVD [...]
This list may look daunting, but as long as you do every step it will work every time. There’s no reason to fear as the entire mod takes place on the SD card so there is no risk of wrecking your Wii or voiding the warranty. Required: Wii connected to a wireless/Wired network. – To [...]
Most of us have an extensive digital music library. Often our mp3’s are scattered all over our hard drive. Today I’m going to teach you how to label and organize them. Windows has playback software built in called Windows Media Player, but it doesn’t have very useful library management. Microsoft’s Zune Software was created to [...]
It is estimated that of the 600 million computers currently on the internet, somewhere between 100 and 150 million could be infected with malware. Here are some things we can do to protect ourselves online: Update security patches for your operating system and web browser. Probably the most important step in protecting your computer is [...]
The best strategy for backing up your important data is to use a combination of local and off-site storage. In the case of a catastrophe such as fire or theft you want to have a copy somewhere away from your home. An example of this might be to use two external hard drives, take one [...]