Hardware


How to Remove Unwanted or Obsolete Programs from Your Computer

Uninstalling unused or obsolete programs from your computer is as simple as a couple of mouse clicks. Here, ComputerGeeks2Go walks you through the process step-by-step. First, click on your Start button and open up your Control Panel. Now, Windows lets you view your Control Panel in a couple of ways: by list (Picture 1) or […]

How to Defragment Your Hard Drive

Computers are lazy machines. All they want to do is run programs; not file the data for those programs in an orderly manner. Instead, the computer scatters that data all over your hard drive. When you defragment (or “Defrag” for short) your hard drive, you force your computer to gather all of those bits of […]

3 Things to Know When Choosing a Wireless Router

I’ve seen a lot of questions online and in my email lately asking “How do I choose a wireless router?” It can be an overwhelming choice, especially for those just starting out on their wireless journey. There are so many to choose from, they have their own alphabet, and some come with more features than […]

The ABCs of Wireless Home Networking

My wife’s a smart lady, but a couple of weeks ago we were replacing our home wireless router and she found herself a bit stumped. So she did what any smart person does when faced with something unknown; she asked a bunch of questions. During her gentle 3rd Degree, I realized the questions she was […]

Don’t Lose Your Hard Work – Protect Yourself from a Power Surge

Power surges occur when the flow of electricity is interrupted then restarted, or when something sends electricity flowing back into the system. Surge voltages can range from five or ten volts when you turn on a small appliance, to thousands of volts when lightning strikes a transformer.

How to Choose Your Next Desktop, Laptop or Tablet PC

  Amazon.com Widgets You’re in the market for a new computer, but how do you know whether to choose a desktop, laptop, or tablet? It boils down to asking yourself one simple question: How am I going to use this new computer? Amazon.com Widgets With a desktop, you get more power and features that just […]

5 Steps to Buying a New Desktop

Congratulations on your decision to buy a new Desktop PC! Don’t be overwhelmed by all of the choices there are for new desktop. We help you breakdown the selection process to five easy steps.