Author Archives: Andrew Clarke

The kitchen sink

Well, it’s January.  It’s the time of year when people like to make resolutions for the next 12 months.  Everybody wants to get a fresh start or at least talk about getting one, so I’m going to dedicate this blog … Continue reading

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What is DNS and why do I care?

DNS stands for Domain Name Server.  These servers make it possible for you to navigate the internet using words like www.google.com instead of IP addresses like 173.194.123.82.  If you type those numbers into your browser, they will take you to … Continue reading

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My computer is down, and it won’t come up!

In the old days, when you bought a computer it came with a set of disks that you could use to reinstall Windows completely.  Unfortunately those who were less than honest used these disks to install Windows on lots of … Continue reading

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Where’s my computer?

While this information will prove to be more useful for Windows 8 users, it is also relevant to those using Windows 7. There are times when you need to access files directly on your computer.  Windows XP called it My … Continue reading

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It said what????

Most of us work with our computer every day. As a result, we start doing things on autopilot. While this ability is helpful in getting work done quickly and efficiently, it can work against us if we stop paying attention. … Continue reading

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