Windows 11 compatibility: Does your PC meet Microsoft’s requirements?

Windows 11 compatibility: Does your PC meet Microsoft’s requirements?

Windows 11 dropped last week and it came with significant compatibility questions. The question of compatibility has been on a lot of PC users’ minds since Microsoft unveiled its first major OS upgrade in six years over the summer. Fortunately, Windows 11 should work with most PCs, according to a company blog post. However, though its release date has finally arrived, […]

No Honor Among Thieves

No Honor Among Thieves

So, with Ransomware being in the news so much lately, it should come as no shock that there are some bad actors in one of the largest ransomware groups.  REvil ransomware emerged in the first half of 2019 and built a reputation as a successor of the GandCrab ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) operation. Promoted by veterans of […]

Scanning to your HP Device

Scanning to your HP Device

Starting recently, have you been dealing with issues scanning to your HP device, but you can still print to you without any problems? Well, turns out you are not the only one. HP is now currently making it mandatory to use their “HP Smart” tool in order to scan any documents to your system. They […]

Internet Security – Keep Yourself Safe

Internet Security – Keep Yourself Safe

There are many ways to keep yourself on the internet, but even more ways to get into an unsafe situation. For any security method to work, you need to ensure that everything is up to date. After that, just following best practices in general should keep you safe in most cases. Here are the steps […]

Windows 11 is Free, but you may need a new system

Windows 11 is Free, but you may need a new system

            Just like the upgrade from Windows 7 and 8/8.1 to Windows 10 the upgrade to Windows 11 will be given to users as a free upgrade if you are running Windows 10. However this time the upgrade comes with major caveats in the form of very specific hardware requirements.             The first requirement is […]

Summer Means Heat

Summer Means Heat

High temperatures are bad for computers.  Some common-sense tips to help your PC out this summer could extend its life and save you some repair bills.  First is to make sure your PC is in a cool space.  Next to the water heater or clothes dryer may not be the best place.  Make sure there […]

Outlook asking for credentials constantly

Outlook asking for credentials constantly

Are you currently or have you in the past had any issues with your Outlook application constantly asking for your email password and you are unable to receive any incoming messages even after you go into your account and update the password? If this is the case, most email hosts now a days that are […]

What are LHR video cards?

What are LHR video cards?

First off, what does LHR stand for? It stands for: Low Hash Rate, and hash rate is a measure of the processing power of the video card specifically related to the cryptocurrency network. So why would you want a LHR video card? Well if you’ve been paying any sort of attention to the current market […]

Password Managers and You

Password Managers and You

Password managers are often recommended by security minded users and IT professionals because they make it easy for people to store long, complex passwords that are unique to hundreds or even thousands of accounts. Without use of a password manager, many people resort to weak passwords that are reused for multiple accounts. This is an […]

Spring Cleaning Your Computer

Spring Cleaning Your Computer

Well, it’s spring time and everybody’s AC filters are filling up with dust and pollen.  The same is happening with your computer.  Dust and pollen get collected in your PC or Mac while it is running.  This can cause bad air-flow resulting in slowed performance and even overheating.  It is recommended that you clean out […]