How reliable is your computer?

Did you know that Microsoft includes a system reliability monitor in Windows Vista and Windows 7 that rates your computer’s reliability on a scale of 1 to 10? It shows you important details such as installations and uninstallations as well as program crashes, operating system crashes and more. It’s easy to access and to use. You can learn… Read More »

Tips on storing your backups

From some of the email we’ve been getting, it seems there is a lot of confusion about external hard drives and backing up computers. So we wanted to give all of you some helpful hints you can use when creating backups. First, we recommend you keep good image-based backups. But whatever type of backups you keep, you need… Read More »

Panic trumps knowledge

There’s a change taking place on the Internet – and it has nothing to do with the exodus to the Cloud. It is darker and more sinister than that. As those of us using the Internet become smarter, as security software becomes increasingly more sophisticated, as more and more of us take the time to learn about the… Read More »

What about Bullguard?

Ted wants to know about Bullguard I have a friend who owns a computer repair shop near me, and I’ve always trusted his advice (not as much as yours though). He said that he didn’t think very highly of Microsoft Security Essentials – he doesn’t think very highly of Microsoft in general. He recommended Bullguard Internet Security. So… Read More »