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Winter and Computers

Winter and Computers

Computers have to be used in a specific environment to work well and to avoid issues that could limit its life. Cold weather, dust and too much humidity all have the potential to cause damage and even power the performance of your computer. The temperatures of the room and the computer itself cause fluctuations of performance. Here are some major factors to keep in mind for your computer’s wellbeing and maintenance. We recommend your computer should be cleaned every year, but especially including during winter.

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Computer Jokes

Computer Jokes

This blog is entirely jokes – computer jokes. Enjoy! I expect groans.

Why does the computer keep coughing? ....

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Computers area pretty reliable these days, but...

Computers are pretty reliable these days.

About 15 or 20 years ago, it was pretty common for your laptop or more likely your desktop PC (since laptops weren’t that common then and were certainly a lot more expensive) to have a problem on a regular basis. Customers would experience trouble with their computer as often as 3 or 4 times per year. This partly depended on the age of the computer, but mostly of the quality of components used. There must have been a wide variety in quality standards because even the same model or brand could have both stable, reliable computers and absolute duds that required continuous repairs. But...

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Computer Scammers

Beware of Computer Scammers

Survivors of online scammers are going to online networks for help as they are just too embarrassed to go to the police.

Network protection CERT New Zealand's most recent sorts show in excess of 500 reports out of 2333 incidents were connected with trick scammers and fraud in the initial three months of the year.

One member, who runs a 16,000 member Facebook group which intends to name and disgrace hackers and scammers, said the issue is far greater than the authorities know. People are reading emails and not aware who is genuine and who isn’t. You can’t see them on your laptop or hear what they sound like behind a computer screen.

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Broken Laptop Screen?

Broken Laptop Screen?

A cracked or broken laptop screen is frustrating! There are many different circumstances where this can happen to your poor little laptop and we’ve seen them all. Anything from the classic drop or “oops stood on the laptop!” – through to closing the lid with a pen inside. Amazing what a little leverage will do to a laptop screen. They are flexible, but certainly not designed to be bent anything more than a degree or two.

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Ransomware and Your Computer

Ransomware and Your Computer

Ransomware is definitely the most alarming cyber scourge of our time. As time goes on, ransomware attacks on computer business data and personal data files are growing more sophisticated, and the ransom demands continue to increase. Is it even possible to protect yourself from ransomware?

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