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Credit Card Swipe

Should I take the security protection offered after the most recent security breach?

Hackers are very good at sending emails that look like they come from legitimate companies. So, how do you tell the truth from a lie?

Webcam in a gun barrel

Could a Hacked Computer Record My Skype Video Calls?

Are you curious what might happen if a hacker was in control of your computer? The question really is “What can’t they do?”

Blue Screen of Death

What Do I Do About a Blue Screen on Shutdown?

Blue screen on shutdown could be indicative of an issue with either hardware or software. We’ll walk through some steps you can take to deduce the problem.

Cutting the Cord

Could I just keep using XP for storing pictures and playing games?

Limiting the use of an old XP machine could make it less vulnerable. Heck, you could just turn the computer off to keep it safe… but how useful is that going to be?

4 Cores

Why is only one core on my multi-core processor being maxed out?

You may have a multi-core processor, but not all software can utilize more than one core.

Moving

How do I migrate to a new machine?

Moving to a new operating system is rarely “seamless”. But if you go about it step by step you’ll end up with a stable system that will last for years.