Archive for June, 2009

Is 'Internet Privacy' A Myth?

Is 'Internet Privacy' A Myth?

This is quite a contradictory question, almost a Catch-22. After all, we place all our personal information on the internet and then want to know whether it is safe. Most of us lead two lives, the reality and the virtual, and we tend to keep them as two distinct identities. But there are sites that require authentic data to process the official requirements, or you may as well be working in the paper, stapler and snail mail era.

Got A Virus Problem? - What You Should Do

Got A Virus Problem? – What You Should Do

Boot sector virus removal can be a tricky business as these are some of the most evil and difficult kinds of viruses. They lodge in your boot sector, the part of your computer that is responsible for loading or “booting” the rest of it, so that as soon as your computer is turned on, the […]

Computer Viruses Are Always a Hot Topic

Computer Viruses Are Always a Hot Topic

No matter who you talk to, everyone has either had a computer virus or knows of someone who’s gone through the agony of trying to get rid of the problem. Computer viruses are a hot topic that seem to affect everyone who owns a computer, whether at work or at home. The companies that produce application […]

What You Should Do To Troubleshoot A Slow Computer

What You Should Do To Troubleshoot A Slow Computer

The Registry is a vital component of Windows. The Registry is an obscure database that stores a record of every activity performed through the Control Panel. Installing a new software, for example, will add new records into the Registry. These new records contain all the information needed by the OS about the installation. If the software was installed with the aid of the Windows Installer, when that software is removed with everything else being equal, those records will be removed also. But since not all installations are supervised by the Windows Installer, and not all other Registry write/delete operations are perfect, records tend to build up over time and the Registry inflates.

Hacking the Web Raises Security Issues

Hacking the Web Raises Security Issues

If there is one thing people hate to put up with when they are online, it’s a hacker that disrupts web connections & even affects the files a user has on a computer. Here is a look at how hacking the web raises security issues & how hackers can be stopped so that these security issues won’t be […]

Laptop Insurance and Computer Coverage

Laptop Insurance and Computer Coverage

When you lose your laptop either by loss or theft, there are so many things that you must deal with and so many worries to go through. What’s being done with all the important information contained on your laptop?  Laptop insurance will give you peace of mind on the replacement taking one worry off your […]