Microsoft will never call you!

Microsoft will never call you!

From nipigoncomputer.comMicrosoft will never call you!  This article has been posted on nipigoncomputer.com and shared relentlessly. It still happens, people still fall victim. I find myself saying this statement a lot lately, “Microsoft will never call you”, usually...
Internet shopping – is it safe?

Internet shopping – is it safe?

News & Ramblings Internet shopping – is it safe?   Time and time again I have had the conversation. It usually starts with “I don’t shop online because it is unsafe”. The Truth is Internet shopping and the practice of purchasing stuff online via credit card...

The “My computer is running slow” problem

The most requested computer service request resolves around this small statement “My computer is running to slow”. But what exactly does that mean? In the 1990’s computer CPU’s, memory and hard drives were speeding up (and as a result older...

Separating computers – Hardware vs Software

What is a computer? A computer is an amalgamation of physical equipment, with each component performing a designated task. This is what we call the hardware. Monitors, Keyboards, your mouse, printers, etc. are all hardware and are further classified as peripheral (on...