The next needed step in computer and Internet security will soon be here, thanks to technology being developed and tested by EyeVerify. This company has developed a way to identify people by the whites of their eyes. It is technology that was previously only seen in science fiction movies, such as “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.” In this movie, Admiral Jim Kirk asks the computer for top secret information on Project Genesis. To confirm his identity, and those of his fellow officers he wants to see the secret … Continue reading
If you don’t like the lack of a Start Button and Start Menu on Windows 8, you shouldn’t need to contact Microsoft Windows Support to bring back these familiar friends from Windows 7 and previous Windows operating systems. A number of apps are available to add a Start Menu and Button for you. Classic Shell is a free program that was first developed to address complaints about the Start Menu for Windows Vista. Classic Shell has since been updated so it can be used with Windows 8.
If you’re wanting to test the capabilities of a new CPU or one that has been overclocked, you don’t need to get computer tech support services. You can do it yourself with some software and a lot of time. To test a CPU, you will want to do what is called a stress test or torture test. This is just like it sounds. It puts the CPU through an extreme workload to see if it will fail at some point. The harder a CPU works, the more heat it generates. … Continue reading
Many people have discovered that upgrading to Windows 8 is not as simple as previous upgrades. Before calling for Microsoft Windows support, try to learn some basics to help speed up the transition for you. One of the first things new users of Windows 8 notice is that it is missing the traditional Start button. Windows 7 just used a logo in the lower-left corner, but it functioned much in the same way as the previous versions of Windows. In Windows 8, there is no “Start button,” but instead you … Continue reading
Have you recently gotten the dreaded “Blue Screen of Death?” You may not need to get computer tech support. Try some simple fixes first before looking for professional help. Even if they don’t fix the problem, you can gain some valuable information that will help speed up the process of fixing your computer when you do get computer tech support. When you do get the blue screen, write down the error message that tells you what the problem is. These messages can be cryptic and confusing, but it may prove … Continue reading
It may seem like such a short time since you got your new computer and now you find that you need to speed-up and optimize your computer already. It was so wonderful when you get your new computer. It ran so fast it and it never seemed to have any problems opening a program or a file. So, what happened? Just like a car, your computer needs regular maintenance to keep it operating at peak efficiency. Many things collect on a computer in its normal daily operation, especially one used … Continue reading
After spending about $700 on a laptop computer, the last thing you expect is to have any kind of repairs that need to be done to it. We spend so much time researching, reading reviews from consumers and comparing laptops to see where we can get the best deal. Once you bring your product to the cash register, then you have to decide if you’re going to pay for the extra levels of computer tech support that is being offered. What started out as a $700 computer can quickly turn … Continue reading