Software

Rapport – More problems than its worth.

Rapport – More problems than its worth!    by Erin Dunn             As of the last three years there has been a noticeable trend in the computer troubleshooting and repair industry; and a particular piece of software called Trusteer Rapport has…

Don’t Fall For Deceptive Practices

Don’t Fall For Deceptive Practices by Erin Dunn                   In the early days of computing, viruses and malicious software infections were relatively easy to spot and thus somewhat easy to mitigate. In the modern computer world it’s becoming…

How to strip Windows 7 and tune for SPEED!

DEFENDER This is worthless as spyware gets (this should be a RED flag about Security Essentials!). Defender doesn’t stop infections while noticeably slowing down systems, so TURN IT OFF. The spyware issue is much better dealt with using Malwarebytes pay,…

How to virtualize Flash Player in avast! Endpoint Protection version

         Sincerely, J.R.  Guthrie                                       President Advantage Micro Corporation 520-290-0595                                          jr@advantage77.com “At this point in time, the Internet should be regarded as an Enemy Weapons System!”      

Windows 8; The Good The Bad and The Ugly

Once again Microsoft has taken their flagship OS in a new direction in an attempt to chase down the pop culture of technology. As the world continues its perilous journey towards touch screen interfaces it is expected that the hardware…

Do I need antivirus on my iPad?

iPad Anti-virus Issue.  iPad Virus Protection FAQ There are two sides to the iPad anti-virus issue, so let me explain both sides, with cases. Apple iPad devices are fairly well protected. There is not too much to worry about as…

15 causes of Hard Disk Corruption

Everybody hates to lose data. Many of the issues proven to cause hard disk corruption can be avoided, if you know what they are. I have writen articles on almost every aspect of this list. Most are avoidable, some are…

Windows Registry Cleaning Exposed

1) The Windows Registry is very fragile, like a raw egg. Every time you handle it, you risk breaking it.  Handle it enough, and it will break. 2) Due to the sheer size and complexity of the Windows registry, manually cleaning up…

Installing QuickBooks the right way!

I have been selling and suppoerting Intuit’s QuickBooks programs for many years now.  And let me tell you, it is chocked full of bugs everywhere.  Here is the best advice you’ll ever get when installing QuickBooks.  DO NOT use the…