Friday, December 28, 2012

Windows 8 "Start Menu" button alternatives

Here is a link to several Start Button options for Windows 8 Click Here

Windows 8 Navigation

It can be tough to figure out Windows 8 (at first).  Here is a link to a site that does a good job at giving you an overview:  Click Here

Want just the Windows Key shortcuts?  Click Here

How to move files to Windows 8 using the Easy File Transfer Tool

To get information on how to use the Easy File Transfer Tool to copy all your information to a new Windows 8 machine Click Here

Note that on Vista and XP you will need to install the Easy Transfer Tool from the Windows 8 machine first.  Information on how to do this is in the same article.

Friday, December 14, 2012

How to eliminate the Login Prompt on Windows 8

How to eliminate the login process on Windows 8  Click Here

Friday, March 23, 2012

File Recovery Programs

PhotoRec (Free) Click Here
PC Inspector (Free) Click Here
Spinrite Click Here
MiniTool Power Data Recovery Click Here
R-Studio Click Here

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Mac proactive steps

Here is a list of things that can be done to keep a Mac running in Tip Top Shape:
1. Install, run and schedule Onyx
2. Go into the System Utilities (In the Apps folder) and run Check Disk Permissions
3. In the System Utilities run the Check Boot Disk
4. Reset the SCM (Google it. You have to hold down 3 or 4 keys while booting up)
5. Make sure all Apple upates are current
6. Check on Apples site for any other hardware related updates (firmware, etc)