Computer

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Tech Tip – Protect Your Dongle

Don’t Forget the Dongle It’s easy to become a little careless when in a hurry, but one thing you should always keep an eye on is your dongle. They are incredibly important, pretty delicate, and once broken are not easily fixed and sometimes not replaceable… I should probably take a moment to tell you that a dongle is any USB […]

Memory is King

Memory + More = Better Weather looking for a quick boost of speed to your computer or if you’re looking to expand on what you already have, nothing beats a memory upgrade! First things first, Don’t confuse memory with storage, memory is what allows your computer to multitask and create an environment where you can do many more things, quicker. […]

Lets Save You a Headache!

Thanks for taking the time to read this We are going to talk about something today that is hard but I am going to do my best to make it super easy.  Backing up your computer. It is so incredibly important and how you do it is equally as important. A lot of people use these portable USB flash drives […]

Have you tried turning it off and on again?

It Sounds Like A Joke It Does, and as an IT guy it’s almost become a joke.  I can’t even tell you how often I actually say the phrase have you tried rebooting the device, or have you tried turning it on and off again. The problem is is that it’s not a joke it actually really works, and I’m […]

Your New PC!

Congratulations on your new PC! Maybe it’s your new Black Friday, Christmas, or New Year, New You PC, anyway you got it, it’s new!  So I’ve got a couple tips for you on ways to make your brand new computer super awesome. Mouse & Keyboard My first tip is on your new laptop or desktop PC immediately run out and get […]

Passwords. I HATE PASSWORDS!

A Necessary Evil Passwords are incredibly important and nowadays there are so many to remember. Every website you visit, every bank account, every credit card, every social media account has a requirement for a password.  A lot of times it’s hard to find a way to make passwords that are; 1: easy to remember, and 2: hard for other people […]

Holiday gift ideas that Scott wants

Tis the season of giving, and that sometimes can be a burden, and unfortunately ideas can sometimes be hard to come across so if you’re looking to give that special somebody a present they may just love here’s a few things that the Northwoods Computer Guy wants…. this is not a request of you to buy them for me however […]