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New operating systems for Macs and PCs for Fall 2017

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

New operating systems for Macs and PCs for Fall 2017

This fall, sometime after Sept. 1, we will see a new macOS operating system called High Sierra and Windows is releasing another major update called the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. I will be taking some time...

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Preserving your Mac and PC from destroyers: heat, dust

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Preserving your Mac and PC from destroyers: heat, dust

If your computer, whether a Mac or PC, is subject to excessive heat, it can shorten the life of your machine, but it may also be a fire hazard and it is important you take some simple...

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How to adjust your Mac laptop if it contains the keyboard backlight

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

How to adjust your Mac laptop if it contains the keyboard backlight

For those who like to work at night, most Mac laptops have a keyboard backlight making it easier to see your keys. Here is how you determine if yours has this feature and how to adjust it...

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Removing apps you no longer need when you upgrade latest Windows

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Removing apps you no longer need when you upgrade latest Windows

When you upgrade your Windows to the latest version, there may be new apps added to your system and they may be apps that you do not need or use. Removing these apps may free up space...

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Turn on system restore and install all Windows Updates

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Turn on system restore and install all Windows Updates

After updating your Windows 10 with the Anniversary Update and the Creators Update, you may find that your system restore feature is turned off. It is imperative you turn this back on to help protect your system....

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How to set your default web browser and other good tips

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

How to set your default web browser and other good tips

If you’ve never set up your options in the General tab of System Preferences, you are in for a couple nice surprises. Controlling scroll bars and choosing what web browser opens when you click on a link...

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Set up and customize the Store in Windows 10 for easy buying

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Set up and customize the Store in Windows 10 for easy buying

There are several options you can configure for the Windows Store, from automatically installing updates for your apps, to adding payment information to make buying apps more convenient. Let’s go through some of the more important options...

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Remove startup programs to improve performance and customize desktop

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Remove startup programs to improve performance and customize desktop

When you first turn on your Mac, there may be other programs that start up at the same time besides the operating system. Some of these programs do not need to start up each time and turning...

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Easily diagnose your Mac’s hardware issues

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Easily diagnose your Mac’s hardware issues

Just like a car, your computer can generate codes to indicate any problem(s), allowing you to determine your next step. Even though this may sound too advanced for most people, this is only diagnosing the problem, not...

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Important to update to the latest version of Windows

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Important to update to the latest version of Windows

I was more than surprised to find out that one of my desktops at home did not automatically install the latest Windows version, which is called the Creator’s Update. This update is supposed to update automatically, but in...

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