Archive for ‘Computer repair

Computer problem? Record your Windows screen and send it to me

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Tweet When trying to diagnose a computer problem, there’s an old saying that is still true: a picture is worth a thousand words.  If that’s the value of a picture, then a series of pictures must be worth a million words.  In many cases where a verbal description just doesn’t quite cut it, seeing a [...] Read more »

Now available – my 30-point Computer Tune-up

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Tweet I have had quite a few clients asking about this, and it’s something I have been considering adding for some time.  It is now available – my 30-point Computer Tune-up. Any computer benefits from a regular tune-up, and the one I do is comprehensive.  It includes all of the important functions of your [...] Read more »

The easiest way to speed up your computer

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Tweet It’s a question I am asked all the time… “My computer is so slow – how can I speed it up?” There are actually lots of different ways to squeeze faster performance out of your computer.  In fact, I wrote a book about it a few years ago (although that was targeted more toward [...] Read more »

How to NOT lose your internet connection on July 9

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Tweet I’ve been getting emails and Facebook messages asking about a topic that is currently in the news.  There is a story circulating that claims hundreds of thousands of people could lose their internet connection in July.  A story like that might sound a lot like the typical “forward this email to all your friends” [...] Read more »

Show me what’s wrong


Tweet In the past, I have written about the value of being able to send a screenshot. A screenshot is just a picture of your screen, and many times it tells me what is going on or what problem you might be having. It’s much better than just telling me, “My email won’t work” – [...] Read more »

Remove spyware from your computer



Computer repair in Clearwater, Florida


Tweet I just created this 3-minute video to promote my computer repair service:

Professional computer repair


Tweet If you live in the Tampa Bay area of Florida, and you have a problem with your computer, I can fix it. Check out my new Computer Repair page for more details.

Save some space with the Recycle Bin


Tweet The Recycle Bin…that ever-present repository that is ready to receive all of the computer’s data that you no longer need. Is yours using more space than it needs to? Do a right-click on the Recycle Bin icon, and choose Properties. You should see an indication of the maximum size allowed for the [...] Read more »

Personalized service is best


Tweet If your computer has a problem, what do you do? Maybe you’re lucky enough to have a family member or close friend that is good with computers and has time to fix it. Or perhaps someone like that can walk you through a repair over the phone. Because of a big advertising campaign, the [...] Read more »