Cheap Upgrades for Big Performance

February 12, 2011 EverythingTech 0

In challenging economic times like these it’s a tough decision between PC upgrades and the bills. Here are a few inexpensive upgrades that will make a big difference in performance. Solid State Hard Drive Technology has gotten to the point where the slowest component of the computer is the hard […]

iPad as a Tech Support Tool

January 26, 2011 EverythingTech 0

[the_ad_placement id=”before-content”] The Apple iPad is light, user-friendly, and offers a ton of useful applications. The popularity of the iPad with technical people iPad makes it a potential tech support tool especially when you are on the road. The iPad has built-in wireless and can provide internet access from anywhere. […]

Make Sure You’re A.R.M.ED

December 29, 2010 EverythingTech 0

If you work with servers, you know you should take a backup of the server before making any change. Right? Well, servers are built for redundancy with dual power supplies, multiple network cards, and multiple hard drives to reduce downtime. Of course, your hard drives should also have redundancy. A typical scenario is to […]

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Recovering Pictures from a Formatted Memory Card

November 16, 2010 EverythingTech 0

[the_ad_placement id=”before-content”] <br /> <img src=”http://www.assoc-amazon.com/s/noscript?tag=everythtech-20″ alt=”” /><br /> Oops! You formatted your SD memory card and deleted all those pictures and music. There are a few things to get your files back. First, do not use the memory card for anything. Don’t put it back in your camera or […]

How Not to Upgrade Your Wireless Router

February 22, 2010 EverythingTech 0

The other day I was having some performance issues on my network, so I decided to see if there was an update to my Linksys router’s firmware. It’s a good idea to update your firmware occasionally since the manufacture can fix bugs, add functionality, and increase security and performance. Check […]

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SCOM 2007 Stopped Receiving Alerts

February 17, 2010 EverythingTech 1

[the_ad_placement id=”before-content”] I noticed one day that I stopped getting any SCOM alerts in my System Center Operation Manager 2007 R2 environment. As part of my troubleshooting I found a ton of the following warnings in the Operations Manager Event Viewer. I contacted Microsoft tech support and discovered that my […]

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What to do before you run AntiSpyware software

January 21, 2010 EverythingTech 0

[the_ad_placement id=”before-content”] Does your Windows machine feel more sluggish than usual? Are you getting little notifications on your taskbar that “You may not be protected”? You may have spyware or malware running a muck on your pc. Malware is getting increasingly crafty and find new places to hide and make […]

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Green Christmas

December 29, 2009 EverythingTech 0

[the_ad_placement id=”before-content”] As a parent, the part of Christmas that was the least fun was the cleaning up of packaging materials after opening the gift. The big clean up the day after Christmas was filled with bulky bags of plastic and styrofoam and impossible to open packaging. But this year […]

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XFX GeForce SLI Card Failure

December 10, 2009 EverythingTech 0

[the_ad_placement id=”before-content”] A few days ago the fan on one of the XFX nVidia GeForce 8800GS Alpha Dog cards in my gaming rig died. There are a pair of them in a SLI configuration and when the fan died on one, it overheated and shut down the system. As a […]