Category Archives: PC Protection

ROBOFORM

RoboForm (formerly “AI RoboForm”) is a password management and web form filling program that automates password entering and form filling, developed by Siber Systems, Inc. It is available for many web browsers, including Internet Explorer (and other Trident based browsers), … Continue reading

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PC TOOLS

PC Tools offers a wide range of powerful utility and security software designed to optimize your PC experience. Featuring the latest technology and user-friendly features, PC Tools software is trusted and used by millions of people every day to protect … Continue reading

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GUIDE TO ONLINE BACKUP SERVICES

GUIDE TO ONLINE BACKUP SERVICES A customer recently asked me about what backup service I would recommend. You know me… A perfect excuse for a post. My Top 5 are 1. Carbonite 2. SpiderOakOne 3. Idrive 4. Acronis True Image … Continue reading

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I UPGRADED TO WINDOWS 8.1, AND BAD THINGS HAPPENED [UPDATE]

This morning, I picked up my Dell Latitude 10 tablet and fired up the Windows Store. Boom—right there, I saw a tile that would allow me to upgrade my OS to Windows 8.1. Not having participated in the beta, I was ready to see what Microsoft had in… Continue reading

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NETWORK TROUBLESHOOTING: CAPTURING PACKETS OR NETWORK TRAFFIC

NETWORK TROUBLESHOOTING: CAPTURING PACKETS OR NETWORK TRAFFIC I have noticed that network hubs are well just about impossible to find these days. So in an effort to make better use of technology, I sought out a better way to do … Continue reading

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ELECTROSTATIC DISCHARGE (ESD)

Electrostatic discharge is a serious issue in solid state electronics, such as integrated circuits. Many ESD events occur without a visible or audible spark. A person carrying a relatively small electric charge may not feel a discharge that is sufficient … Continue reading

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