Monthly Archives: October 2014

Setting Up Large Hard Drives Over 2 TB

If you’re planning on buying a very large hard drive – over 2 TB, there are some problems which arise. Most systems only support up to 2 TB of drive space, but there is a work-around if you are using … Continue reading

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Amazon FireTvStick – $20 Today Only – Prime Members

If you’d like to pre-order Amazon’s latest device to stream Netfix etc to your TV – Today only it’s $20 for Prime Members. For $20 I’m going to give it a try.  

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Microsoft Office – Free Versions

If you would like free online versions of Microsoft Office – they are available from: https://onedrive.live.com/about/en-us/ Signup for an account and they will give you 15 gb of free storage. Now you can do simple word, excel and power point … Continue reading

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New Google Drive 2014 – Notes

I enjoy using Google Drive on a daily basis, but have found it a bit hard to manage files. The new version coming out in November 2014 seems to have made it easier to work with my files. Here are … Continue reading

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Is It Them or Is it Me?

I’ve had two situations recently where you might assume that something is wrong with your computer, but in reality it’s the website on the other end. In one case, we got an error message when trying to look at a … Continue reading

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Google Chrome Won’t Load Pages

I just helped a friend with the above problem and came up with a solution which might help others. I never found out what was causing the original problem. I would uninstall and re-install Chrome, yet it would not load … Continue reading

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What DNS Am I Using?

I’m seen a number of shows on DNS and how to change those settings, but since I have DNS done automatically and have never had any speed issues, I wondered what DNS I actually was using and how fast it … Continue reading

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