Category Archives: Troubleshooting

kill-a-watt electricity use monitoring tool

Save Money on Electricity with This Handy Tool

Nova Scotia Power (NSP) recently announced that power rates are going down just under a percentage point. Any savings is welcome news, but you’re always up for saving even more. You know about turning the thermostat down and LED lights. But did you know about

disk defragmenter

Computer Getting Slow? Try Defragging.

Over time, computers will run slower and slower. Just like everything else, they need some maintenance every once in awhile. On of the easiest maintenance tasks you can do is defragmenting your hard drive. Sounds pretty technical, but it’s a simple process.

Laptop Spill

What to Do if You Spill on Your Computer

It happens. You sit down at the computer with your tea to catch up with friends. You reach for a pen to write something down. Bonk. You knock your teacup over and it spills across the computer. Now what? First, pull the power. It’s not

Linksys Wireless G Router

WiFi Issues Got You Down? Here’s Help!

If you’re like me, you live in a building. You also have wireless Internet or WiFi in your house. So, just like me, you’ve got parts of your house where you just can’t connect to your WiFi. Why is that?