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By: Joey Cam   /  Posted In: All Other Software, Tutorials    /   no Comments

CCleaner or as it was originally called, “Crap Cleaner” is a program that is 100% free to download and use. It allows you to easily delete unneeded files on your computer that is taking up valuable hard drive space. Freeing up hard drive space will allow you to install more... Read more

By: Joey Cam   /  Posted In: Computer Operating Systems, Tutorials    /   no Comments

The Windows Vista desktop is usually the first thing you see are you login to Windows Vista. Cluttered, disorganized and junk are three words I have overheard people use to describe Windows desktops that they see on peoples’ computers. In order to be efficient when working in a... Read more

By: Joey Cam   /  Posted In: Blog, Tech Talk    /   no Comments

Last year Facebook was infected by a worm named Koobface. All of the good anti-virus programs catch it by now. This February a new variation of Koobface appeared that has snuck by virus scanners and is as vicious as ever. What Koobface does is send you a message through one of your... Read more

By: Joey Cam   /  Posted In: Blog, My Tech Troubles    /   no Comments

A couple of weeks ago a coworker asked me to help him with a problem. A virus infected his USB drive. The virus appeared to delete all the folders on his USB drive. I cleaned out the virus from the USB drive with Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2009. There was still a problem; the folders the... Read more

By: Joey Cam   /  Posted In: Blog, Tech Talk    /   no Comments

Many users are reporting getting an instant message on Google Talk that appears to be from someone they know. The instant message says something like, “hey, check out this video: http://tinyurl.com/xrv987l.” When the user clicks on the link thinking it is from a trusted person... Read more

By: Joey Cam   /  Posted In: Computer Operating Systems, Tutorials    /   no Comments

Please be aware that this Windows software uninstall tutorial will also work with Windows XP and Windows 7. Windows XP, 7 and Vista have control panels that have very similar uninstall methods. There are several reasons why you might need to uninstall a software program you have on... Read more

By: Joey Cam   /  Posted In: Blog, My Tech Troubles    /   no Comments

I was working on an experimental website earlier today when Vista slightly froze. It also gave a weird write error message that I have never seen before. I figured it was just some weird Vista glitch I had never seen in my life. I reset my computer. Suddenly the computer would not... Read more

By: Joey Cam   /  Posted In: All Other Software, Tutorials    /   no Comments

I am sure many of you have downloaded a file and could not read it. It had a weird file extension that you did not recognize. It didn’t matter if you knew it was a compressed file format or not, you did not know how to open it. I will show you how to open ...Read... Read more

By: Joey Cam   /  Posted In: Security, Viruses, Malware, Spyware, Tutorials    /   no Comments

There is a chance a computer you use has been infected with malware or spyware. The most widespread malware calls itself, “AntiVirus 2009” (later versions are AntiVirus2010, AntiVirus2011, AntiVirus2012 and so on). It was reported by Microsoft in December 2008 that AntiVirus 2009... Read more

By: Joey Cam   /  Posted In: Blog, My Tech Troubles    /   no Comments

I had been working for about a year with a computer company. I was given a computer to take home. It would be used to demonstrate my company’s PC hardware products. At the time it was a really nice computer with all the bells and whistles every computer gamer would want. My... Read more

By: Joey Cam   /  Posted In: Blog, My Tech Troubles    /   no Comments

I was working for a computer multimedia company. My job for the day was to train the computer department of a national retail store. I was training them on my company’s speakers and a few other items. The store allowed me to take over a small room for half a day. I setup my... Read more

By: Joey Cam   /  Posted In: Security, Viruses, Malware, Spyware, Tutorials    /   no Comments

PLEASE NOTE! If you are reading this article because you CURRENTLY have a Virus, Malware or Spyware on your computer please go to the following tutorial that will teach you, How-To Remove Viruses, Malware and Spyware. AFTER your virus, malware or spyware has been removed then follow... Read more

By: Joey Cam   /  Posted In: Security, Viruses, Malware, Spyware, Tutorials    /   no Comments

When I first purchased Kaspersky Anti-Virus and installed it on my computer I was confused with all the settings. I did not know which settings I should be using or if I was missing out on any protection from not selecting certain options. I went through the help menu and read what... Read more

By: Joey Cam   /  Posted In: Blog, Computer, Electronics and Gaming Reviews    /   no Comments

Viruses, malware and spyware are getting smarter and meaner. The creators of Malicious Software (“Malware”) are now cloaking them to look like nice little anti-virus programs that are attempting to help you out. A great example of this is the infamous “AntiVirus 2009”.... Read more

By: Joey Cam   /  Posted In: Computer Operating Systems, Tutorials    /   no Comments

It is possible to hide and unhide files and folders in Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8 (all versions) from the casual user that uses your computer. All versions of Microsoft Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8) automatically hide important system files and folders so you will not accidentally delete... Read more

By: Joey Cam   /  Posted In: Tutorials, Web Browsers and PlugIns    /   no Comments

This article and video tutorial covers Internet Explorer 7 and Firefox 3. If you are an Internet Explorer 8 user click here to go to an IE8 tutorial. You must keep up with computer security and privacy these days. When you are on the Internet at school, work or any public place do you... Read more

By: Joey Cam   /  Posted In: Internet and Websites, Tutorials    /   no Comments

There are many advantages of having a Google email (“Gmail”) account. You will have access to the vast amount of services Google has to offer and any services they will offer in the future. You can find the list of Google services HERE. If you do not have an email address... Read more

By: Joey Cam   /  Posted In: Internet and Websites, Tutorials    /   no Comments

Yahoo has been offering an email service since the 90s. Yahoo.com has also been one of the top 5 sites in the world since the 90s (per Alexa.com rankings). They have had a lot of time to revamp and fine tune their email services. If you want a good alternative to Gmail and Hotmail... Read more

By: Joey Cam   /  Posted In: Internet and Websites, Tutorials    /   no Comments

I have been asked the following questions a lot of times or seen them posted on the Internet (with many variations of them)… How do I unblock MySpace at work / school? How do I bypass my work / school Internet filter to unlock Facebook? How do I get YouTube at work / school?... Read more

By: Joey Cam   /  Posted In: Tutorials, Web Browsers and PlugIns    /   no Comments

Whenever I find a cool, interesting or informative website I save a shortcut of it on my web browser. Over time I have accumulated almost 100 saved bookmarks (aka “favorites”) to websites. To make sure I never lose my bookmarks due to an unrecoverable computer failure I back them... Read more