Monthly Archives: July 2010

Maintain Your Computer Power Supply Or Your Computer Will Die!

Maintain Your Computer Power Supply! What is a computer power supply?  Also known as a PSU, it is the unit responsible for providing power to the computer and it’s peripherals, by converting alternate current(AC), to direct current (DC). In other … Continue reading

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Common computer problems and their solutions!

Welcome to another episode of TekType, and thanks for tuning in! From time to time, we will explore “real life” computer problems, and how we might diagnose our problems on our own. What is the reason for self-diagnosing our computer … Continue reading

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Password stealing Firefox add-on disabled

How many Mozilla Firefox users are out there? Based on our website statistics, it seems that more than 50% of internet browsers are using it.  It’s fast, secure, stable and looks cool. Well….all can’t be perfect!  Mozilla has recently disabled … Continue reading

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How to prevent laptop overheating!

The joys of laptop computers! Easy to carry when traveling, convenient, light weight, versatile machines that we just can’t get enough of.  Laptops are becoming extremely popular and for good reason; however, the cost of maintaining and repairing laptop problems … Continue reading

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Motherboard Problems? Clearing the CMOS may help.

At some time or another as computer owners, we may all experience motherboard problems, and feel that we need a motherboard replacement.  Issues such as booting problems, and general computer instability can be caused by a fault in your motherboard’s … Continue reading

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