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WTHR - Talking Tech

Nick Ellis of PC Computer Guy on WTHR with Carlos Diaz - talking Tech. We'd like to give a special "Thank You" to Carlos on WTHR for having us on!

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Fake Tech Support Scam

Fake Tech Support Video by PC Computer Guy Demonstrating what they do.

Online Cloud-Based Document Storage

Online Cloud-based Document Storage has become very easy to use, and free. It offers many benefits over keeping files stored on your computer. Some of those benefits include:

RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 Explained

This Tech Tip is a bit more technical in nature and generally not applicable to home-users.

RAID stands for "Redundant Array of Independent Disks". It is the linking of multiple hard drives together to serve the purpose of faster speed, or greater reliability, or both. This type of setup is uncommon in home environments but is common place for businesses and servers. In this video we discuss the common RAID setups (RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5 and RAID 10).

Protect yourself from Cyber Threats

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CryptoLocker, Game Over Zeus and heartbleed have made 2013 and 2014 difficult years for the average Joe computer user. These viruses and exploits are serious, much more than most.

Change Desktop Background Image

So very often when working on computers, I notice that the same factory default background is present, years after the client has been using the machine. This makes me think many people don't know how to actually change their background, or that Windows 7 and Windows 8 have a very neat rotating background feature. In this video I demonstrate how to change your windows background and how to create your own custom background slide show in just a few easy clicks.

How to Zip and Unzip files

Zipping is the process of taking multiple files, compressing them, and adding them to a single file (aka archive).

Benefits of Zipping include

  • Faster Sending
  • Faster Receiving
  • Reduced Storage Space
  • Convenience (i.e. I like to download all the files emailed to me at once, rather than save each one individually…)

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