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Review

Best Business Desktop for 2018

Best business desktop for 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=peDphjNwzOs HP Elitedesk 800 G4 (The original review was for an Elitedesk G3 but that model is no longer available) This review was based on price, reliability, features, power consumption, form factor, and performance. Feature number 1: Size This desktop is approximately the size of a hard cover book and

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Best Business Laptop for 2018

What is the Best Business Laptop for 2018? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZwzuVy4Pvzk My pick for the best business laptop for 2018 is the HP Probook 450 G5 I based my decision on the following factors: performance, features, ease of encryption, reliability, weight/battery life, and of course price. Who it’s for Like anything else, it’s not one size fits

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How to use the SHA and MD5 Checksum utility

What are SHA and MD5 and why should you care? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWeJOvsCTow&index=5&list=PLKLLBk6i352n3sTWhQtwgX1jcjMvuKYlW Well, to answer the first question, SHA and MD5 are cryptographic algorithms that take an input (in this case a file) and create an output based on the input. It is very hard to emulate that same output without the exact same piece of

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Video Tutorial

How to install Adblock Plus in Chrome and Firefox

How to install Adblock Plus, Disconnect, and NoScript in Chrome and Firefox Here is a step by step tutorial on how to install Ad Block plus in Chrome and Firefox as well as other ad blocking extensions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7BrFIkMJBs If you haven’t seen my post about why you should install ad blockers, check it out. How

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Why should you install Ad Blockers?

It’s 2018 and you’re still not running an Ad Blocker? If you’ve made this far and still haven’t installed an Ad Blocker in your browser, I salute you. I gnash my teeth whenever I jump on a machine that doens’t have one. If you’re interested in why or why not to use Ad Blockers in

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Microphone stopped working in Windows 10 [SOLVED]

Microphone stopped working in Windows 10 [SOLVED] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fVt2R5i5rg0 If your microphone stopped working in Windows 10, follow the steps below. Fix your microphone in Windows 10 (steps) Click -> Start and then Settings Next Click Privacy: Select Microphone on the left and choose the “On” feature to re-enable access to apps for your Microphone: That’s

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Office 365 activation error and general network slowness fix

Video Tutorial: Office 365 Activation Error Fix also fix for general Windows Network Slowness https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFzsSzbiBx4 Office 365 can’t sign in [SOLVED] Whenever Office 365 becomes unlicensed it can be a real pain. Suddenly, the client calls you and reports that Office 365 is unlicensed and nothing is working. Typically the fix for this is to

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Security

Ultimate Guide to IT Security for Small Business

  7 IT Security mistakes small businesses make (and how to fix them)   INTRODUCTION Many small businesses run lean and mean. I understand that, most small businesses started out as an idea, then grew over time without planning for IT infrastructure needs. We also know that technology is usually the last thing that gets

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1080TI Upgrade

My 1080TI upgrade adventure (and so can you)   This weekend I upgraded to the 1080TI (EVGA FTW3), This thing is big! I got lazy this time around. I figured, I was only upgrading from a 1080GTX and I have a mid tower case, I don’t need to actually get in there in measure right??

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Video Tutorial: How to disable data collection on Google

Disabling Data Collection on Google https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujj1MkwasuI In this day and age you can pretty much take for granted that digital companies are collecting as much data as they can on each of us. Building marketing profiles, tracking analytics, and selling the info to other companies has just become a fact of life. (Try and ignore

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