System Repair Disc and System Image Recovery

May 24, 2012

Repair the Operating System with the System repair disc and the System Image. You first need to boot = start up from the System repair Disc. To do this you need to shut down the computer with the system repair disc in the CD-ROM drive. Then start your computer and press usually the function key […]

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Computer Recovery, System Recovery Image

May 24, 2012

You need a very large USB hard drive to use this feature properly. If your computer is already slow, then the system recovery image will copy the exact state of the computer as is. When you restore the “disk image” your computer will still be slow. If you have a virus or more, at the […]

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Recovery Media, brun your recovery DVD

May 24, 2012

Burn your recovery DVDs To burn the recovery CDs / DVDs you have to find the designated application. In order to find it you have to understand a bit of the language. So if you computer comes from Sony that means it is a VAIO. Usually SONY has the word Vaio associated with all their […]

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Wildcards, Windows Wildcards

May 24, 2012

Windows wildcards are used to search with. As we saw in Folder Options, the name of a file is a two part, the file and its extension. For example file1.txt the first part of the name is file1 the second part is “txt” the period separates the two parts. The “txt” it is also called […]

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Folder Options Show Hidden Files and Folders

May 24, 2012

There are two ways to get to Folder Options and show hidden files and folders, press the windows start button -> Control Panel, arrange the view by large icons and find the folder options icon. Or from any open folder you go to tools -> folder options. To get to the folder options from any […]

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Identity Theft, Credit Report, Credit Monitoring

May 21, 2012

The real danger for Identity Theft comes from adware, spyware and viruses. Adware collects sensitive data about you and ships it to its designers. They use that information to obtain money from your credit cards and your bank account, usually by purchasing merchandise. That is why imperative to have an antivirus is watching constantly. In […]

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Adware Spyware tricks

March 15, 2012

Yesterday I have encountered some clever hidden files virus which was able to trick one of our technicians. This fake anti virus wasn’t a fake antivirus per se but it was disguised as a system optimizer, just like an fake adware remover or fake antivirus. So you need to be aware of these things if you […]

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