Adding RAM to a computer can be a cheap and easy way to improve performance. RAM (Random Access Memory) is the active memory that your computer uses to think about what it is doing. The memory is lost when your computer shuts down. If you don’t have enough memory, the
Data backups should be done regularly and automatically. SyncBack for Windows does that. Look for the version SyncBack Freeware V18.104.22.168, which provides everything you should need for free. It can backup to an attached drive, a network drive, or to a remote server via FTP. By backing up to a
Murky Coffee here in Arlington, Virginia, has great coffee and is a relaxing place to work on your laptop with free WiFi. They were recently a small internet sensation when an angry cusomer was denied espresso over ice. The customer blogged about it. Boing Boing and the Washington Post picked
Problems on the Auction Block eBay is the biggest auction site on the internet. This has generally worked well for people. More sellers provide more products to buyers. More buyers are better for sellers. But eBay has taken unfair advantage of this near market monopoly. Over the last several years
Infections Beyond Repair Most people say that once a machine is infected with a virus, there is no practical way to know for sure if it is ever truly safe. You could take out the drive, attach it to a Linux machine for scans, and run all the latest tools.