6 Reasons Your Computer Freezes

Computer freezes can be one of the most frustrating computer problems you may have to deal with while you work. They interrupt what you are doing and could cause you to lose what you have been working on. If you are dealing with a computer that regularly freezes,...

Why is it called a Computer Virus?

Have you ever stopped to think about exactly why computer viruses are named as such? Since the explosion of the home computer market decades ago computer viruses have existed, infecting computers destroying data and wreaking havoc anywhere they go. But how did they...

Computer Bugs

Up until now I thought computer bugs were glitches in software. Yes, there was the original computer bug; a moth that shorted a computer in 1945. But, that was a piece of history that seemed unlikely in this century. My opinion sure changed when a customer brought in...

Do I Really Need to Worry About Computer Viruses?

What is a computer virus and how do you contract them? Do you need to worry about it? Well, a computer virus is a bit of code or a program with the ability to self-replicate, execute without a user’s knowledge and infect files or entire operations systems, and can...

My Computer is Slow! How Can I Speed It Up?

If your computer is very old, then it is likely that it isn’t as fast as it was a few years ago.  This is because latest operating systems and new software programs have high requirements causing older computers to become slow. But there are some manageable,...

5 Places to Learn Computer Code for Free

Have you ever wanted to write your own application?  Maybe design a new app for your iPhone or Android smartphone?  Learning to code can seem overwhelming and maybe even impossible.  However, with the Internet, it has never been easier to begin your journey from...