Hardware Installation

There are a lot of different options when it comes to hardware installation and upgrading your computer! With expansion cards, you can get better video quality, faster networking speeds, and even more USB ports or new styles of USB like the Brand new USB C! If your computer is running slow, freezing or crashing, it could mean that you need […]


Gerrie

Introducing Gerrie

In April 2017, I, Gerrie Lutz, began working with Scott as the Northwoods Computer Guy’s Office Manager.  I am very excited for the opportunity to work with my amazing husband! Scott has been in business for quite as while now and has established himself as the best & most reliable computer repair person in the Northwoods.  His business has continued […]


Control+Scroll

Inspired by my visit to the eye Dr, this month’s tech tip is Control+Scroll. The Control+Scroll is a way to change the text size on any web browser. To use this cool shortcut, simply hold down the control button on your keyboard & scroll up to increase text size, or down to decrease it. This works on any website!

Control Scroll

Deck Picture

Check Out Our Summer Office

Check Out Our Summer Office Check out our summer office a.k.a. the deck.  We are so lucky to be able to work from home and enjoy such a great view!  Stop on by and check it out.  We have plenty of seating and it’s a great spot for our education services as well! – Gerrie


Father’s Day is Awesome

Yes, That is right, Father’s Day is awesome! What is not awesome, is what the heck to get for Dad for Father’s Day. I feel like I have to say this for all dads, Coffee cups, Neckties & Socks suck!  When buying a present for your Geeky Dad, now is the time to mix it up! I know this problem all too […]


There’s already been five of these things?!?

Wow, That went fast! Okay, so we are less than 24 hours away from Cali’s 5th Annual Garage Sale to help the Humane Society. This is an annual event that my daughter & my mother-in-law started up five years ago to help raise money for the Langlade County Humane Society! IT’S HUGE Trust me when I say that every year it’s […]


Raspberry Pi Zero W – Project #1

Not Hardly Original Well after much consideration I finally figured out what project I wanted to do with that Raspberry Pi. I had done a ton of research on different fun little projects. The one that stood out was not exactly the most original project, but one, I absolutely had to have in my possession after seeing it. It was […]


MP3 is officially dead

In the 90s and early 2000s, MP3 was born to rule the music world! You probably still remember downloading MP3 files to build your music collection, and the first mix CDs with all your favs in one place burning up to 10 times as many of these onto audio discs than you could with traditional CD tracks. The development of Mpeg […]


WannaCry: Ransomware & How To Protect Yourself

There is an answer to “WannaCry”: A crippling Ransomware computer virus that invaded computer systems around the globe and set off a world wide panic! This is a scary one, but it doesn’t need to be!  If you are prepared, you have nothing to fear in this virus!  To start with this attack only affects the Microsoft Windows operating system. Mac […]


The Raspberry Pi 0w

The Raspberry Pi Zero W… Finally

So it finally arrived this week by it of course I mean the Raspberry Pi Zero W. The Raspberry Pi A single board based computer that has many of the functions of a regular PC and can be used to create fun projects.  With its integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capabilities coupled with its incredibly small size (actually smaller than a […]


Northwoods Computer Guy & Website Updates

Good morning! I know what you are thinking…  How long has it been since Scott has updated this website!?!?!  Well, good news it finally happened and the reason why it happened is because I finally have an office manager that said I need to make sure I keep in contact with the people who made me who I am today. […]