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My External Drive Is No Longer Visible. How Can I Get Its Contents?

If you’re backed up, this isn’t going to be a problem. Otherwise, there are only a few steps we can take to help us retrieve your data.

Two networked computers

Can I backup one computer to another?

Your computers are probably already attached over your home network. You just need to¬† “share” them.

Laptop needing diagnosis

How can I prevent someone from installing random stuff?

Protecting a computer from its user can be difficult, verging on near-to-impossible. But there are a few ways to minimize the damage.

What is InstallShield and Do I Need its Update Service?

InstallShield is a component to help keep your computer up to date. We’ll walk through how it ended up on your computer and how you can manage it.

Slow as a snail

Why Does My Sound Quality Degrade over Time?

The system degrading over time sounds like a software problem. So how do we find out what’s using the CPU?

Cleaning Up

Why Might an Uninstalled Program Still Be Listed?

Obviously, something has been left behind by the uninstall process. But do we even need to worry about it?