Articles tagged: answercast 125

Office 2010

Can I move Office 2010 to another computer?

Moving Microsoft Office to a new computer is usually an easy process as long as you follow a few steps.

Why is my new computer flooded with pop-ups and ads?

Advertisements popping up on a new computer bring several things to mind, including what many call “crapware.”

Virus

Will Anti-virus Programs for Windows XP Stop Being Updated when Microsoft Drops Support?

When support for XP ends, you may find yourself open to unpatched vulnerabilities. Having an updated anti-malware tool is your first line of defense.

Hacker in the night

Will Someone Hacking My Router Show up on My Computer?

Router hacking is rare, but it can happen. I’ll discuss what it is.

Hacker's Hand

Why is mail getting automatically placed in a folder I didn’t create?

If you didn’t change the folder rules, then who did? I’ll show you how to fix this problem.

An Active Hard DIsk

Can I stop an “idle” computer from hitting the hard disk at all?

I’ll show you how to reduce the last little bit of disk activity happening on your computer, but is that really going to help?

Emails Hacked!

If My Email Account is Hacked, What Kinds of Things Should I Check?

When a hacker has access to your email account, they can do anything — even change settings you know nothing about. Let’s take a look at some of the possible dangers.

External Monitor

Why Does My Monitor Go Dark for a Few Seconds?

A monitor going dark could indicate a couple of different problems, but it doesn’t necessarily mean you have a hardware issue with the computer itself. I’ll show you a couple of ways to diagnose the problem.