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Bring back the Start Menu to Windows 8/8.1

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With Windows 8 receiving massive backlash from customers and PC manufacturers, it is safe to assume this is due to ‘Metro’, sorry Modern UI. Unfortunately due to the lack of touch screen use by most computers, Modern UI’s main appeal fails, and it quickly becomes unintuitive and I personally found myself searching through every menu for things I would find ... Read More »

MacKeeper…Is it a Keeper?

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From Apple devotees to the average computer user, we all want our computers to run faster, jump higher and do better tricks.  While the Mac OS is VERY good at taking care of itself, there are a few things that we can do to help it along.  I have used a few utilities over the years, but the best one ... Read More »

Ninite – install multiple programs with the click of a button

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I recently came across another tool that has saved me a ton of time, and headaches, on deploying software to new, refreshed, and current PCs. Essentially what Ninite is, is a micro installer with programs that you choose inside. Select the programs you want from ninite.com and download the installer. When you run it, it does all of the installing for ... Read More »

Scan IP addresses quickly and with detailed information

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Are you looking for a fast, effective, and descriptive IP Scanner? Do you need to scan IP addresses for information? I recently stumbled across a tool, called “Advanced IP Scanner” (Great name right?) that did everything I needed when I was looking for information on one of my networks. In less than 5 minutes, I had downloaded, installed and run ... Read More »

Basic Virus Deletion Process

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Standard viruses are generally simple to remove, if you follow this process every time. I developed this virus deletion process while working on a large number of infected systems. Step 1: End the Running Virus Process In most cases, a window will be popped up that won’t allow you to do anything. In this case, you need to end the ... Read More »

Speed up and Clean up your PC!

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Whether or not you may be having issues…such as: Slowness Application and PC issues Internet Browser issues Registry Errors There is an application that can help you clean up and speed up your PC.. for free! CCleaner CCleaner is a free application with two awesome functions CCleaner will search and identify issues with your registry, and then fix them (Registry ... Read More »

Utility: “The PC Decrapifier”

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This is a great tool for PC Techs, or anyone buying a new PC. You know all of the annoying, pointless, software that companies install on new PCs? You know how much time it takes to remove it all? Yeah, we all do! Well, there is tool that can be used for easy removal of the bloatware that can get installed ... Read More »

Transfer files faster

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Are you constantly transferring files on your PC, especially large ones? I know most people are transferring large files to and from PC and hard drives now, and the Windows transfer does not cut it, at all. If you are one of the many users frustrated with the windows explorer transfer, there is a fantastic bit of freeware out there ... Read More »

Excellent Anti-Virus for Free

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Need anti-virus? Cheap? Check out “Avast!” Avast! is a free and lightweight antivirus protection software, that works fantastic and boasts: “avast! Free Antivirus is the best virus and spyware protection available.” Avast! Boasts over 130 million users worldwide and has recently been rated the fastest scanning anti-virus in the world at 16.3 MB/S (Next was McAfee with 11.2 MB/s). In terms of its ... Read More »