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Five Tips to Speed Up Your Slow Computer

by Barbara J. Feldman January 23, 2010

A brand new computer always run extremely fast but after a few months of Internet searches, documents, and new programs, it can start to run extremely slow. Having a fast computer will not only save your sanity, it could save your job. If you depend on your computer to run fast for your livelihood, here […]

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Detecting Adware on Your Computer

by Barbara J. Feldman June 26, 2009

Determining whether or not your computer has been infected with adware or spyware and, if it’s in your system, how to get rid of it, is one of the biggest computer problems today. Some programs are very annoying but do little harm, if any, to your system, while others have been known to be extremely […]

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Malware Defined and How to Avoid It

by Barbara J. Feldman July 11, 2007

Our lives have changed drastically with the dawn of the computer age. Over 80% of American homes now have computers, and 55% have web connections. The computer era that we are now living in not only supports education and commerce, it also supports a host of scams, shady business practices, and general badness. All of […]

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Spyware Defined and What to Do About It

by Barbara J. Feldman July 11, 2007

The word “spyware” just sounds scary. It sounds like some sort of software spy, and that is exactly what it is. Spyware is software that gets into your computer and collects your personal information. This personal information is then sent back to the creators of the spyware and used against you. There are all sorts […]

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How Internet Surveys Can Lead to Computer Viruses

by Barbara J. Feldman June 29, 2007

It seems like it would be impossible to get a virus by sending something. Viruses usually come from receiving something, right? Often computer users are not as careful as they could be when they are entering information onto online forms. A user should be very careful because online forms are a method that the bad […]

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