The North Myrtle Beach Geek’s Blog

November 15, 2017
Virus Removal

Virus and Malware Prevention Tips

1. Update Update Update! Your operating system (Windows or MacOS for most people), Java, Adobe Flash, and your web browser (Edge, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox, etc) are often the ticket for a virus to get onto your computer.  Updates often fix security flaws that have been found in your software.  Malware authors then reverse engineer these updates and create […]
November 2, 2017

Upgrading To Windows 10 (For Free!)

a period of time Microsoft heavily pushed its free upgrade to Windows 10. Many users declined this offer and stuck with the Windows they knew and loved.
October 22, 2014

Imagine the Web Without ADs!

Download Adblock Plus now at Why? It’s Free Optionally leave on “non-obtrusive” advertising Leaves more room for real Content Much less chances of accidentally downloading spyware Works on Chrome, Firefox, IE, Android, Safari, and Opera See what Facebook and Google look like without Ads when you click “Read More” below…
July 26, 2011
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How To Turn Your Laptop’s Wireless On

A common problem with laptops is that their wireless adapter can often be turned off using switches or key strokes to allow the laptop to save power.  What occasionally happens is that a user accidently hits these combinations or switches and then find themselves without wifi!  To answer this problem I have began compiling a list of these keystrokes and […]
July 5, 2011
Keep computer secure

Keeping Your Computer Safe and Secure

   Computer security is a big deal with more and more confidential information being used daily on the internet.  From simple social media sites such as facebook to online banking.  Keeping secure is a matter of proper computer security settings and user diligence.    The first step is keeping and insuring your computer is kept malware, spyware, and virus free.  […]
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