Lenovo machines that force their software into windows from BIOS
Here's a list of machines affected:
Windows XP - End of Life Issues
The world doesn't come to an end April 8th. No concerns about continued XP use if: If you don't connect to the internet with the machine If you connect to the internet on that machine and it's XP: Follow good security ...
UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supplies) Information
General Information What's the difference between a Surge Protector/Power Bar and a UPS? Powerbar or Surge Protector tries to stops power spikes. They usually have imprinted on the back a "Clamp Voltage". This is the maximum power spike they can ...
Regular Computer Maintenance - The Recurring Computer Todo List
Here's the standard list of what you need to do to keep your computer at optimum health: Daily Updating Operating system with any new patches Update software, especially anything that touches the internet like: Web Browser PDF Reading software Email ...
Backups - The 3-2-1 Rule: If you don't have one expect to loose your data
Do I need to have a backup? Throw your computer/electronic device out the window, and then ask yourself do you want to get access to anything that was once on your device. If you say "OMG, I need xyz back!", then you need to have a backup solution. ...
David's 3 Rules to Staying Safe on a Computer
Here's David’s 3 rules of staying safe on a computer. It's my attempt at distilling my 25+ years of experience and knowledge down into some simple rules to live by in the digital realm. Rule Number 1: Keep all software patched and up to date ...