By Marco Horn / Paul Petrone / Sanchit Jain / Pratik Shah / Kunal Bodke / Max Galka / Mahek Pavagadhi / Ishan Khedkarr 9 Simple Computer Hacks That Are Legitimately Useful The Internet is full of “life hacks” that allegedly make this world easier to navigate. Unfortunately, most of them aren’t terribly useful, or […]
About Marco Horn
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Marco Horn contributed a whooping 13 entries.
Entries by Marco Horn
By Marco Horn / Tim Fisher How reboot and reset differ and why it matters What does it mean to reboot? Is rebooting the same as restarting? What about resetting a computer, router, phone, etc.? It might seem silly to distinguish them from each other but among these three terms are actually two entirely separate […]
By Marco Horn / Mary Landesman 10 Bad Online Habits that Can Lead to Computer Viruses Keeping safe online takes more than just installing a few security programs. To protect both you and your computer, here are the top 10 bad habits you need to avoid.
By Marco Horn / Tim Fisher How to Wipe a Hard Drive To wipe a hard drive means to completely erase the drive of all its information. Deleting everything does not wipe a hard drive and formatting does not usually wipe a hard drive. You’ll need to take an extra step to wipe the hard […]
By Marco Horn / Tim Fisher Wipe vs Shred vs Delete vs Erase: What’s the Difference? You can delete a file without erasing it, erase a drive without wiping it, shred a file without deleting it, and wipe hundreds of files at once…that were already deleted.Confused? I’m not surprised! These four terms—wipe, shred, delete, and […]
By Marco Horn / Tim Fisher Why Your Laptop Is Running so Slow? Tips to speed up your laptop so it runs like new again Is your laptop running slow? No matter whether it’s old or new, a Windows PC or a MacBook, using a slow laptop isn’t an enjoyable experience. If you’re looking for […]
By Marco Horn / Tim Fisher 5 Simple Fixes for Most Computer Problems You may have already decided that the computer problem you’re dealing with is too hard to fix yourself, or at least not something you’re interested spending your time doing. Try these simple fixes before calling tech support.
By Marco Horn / Tim Fisher Your computer contains a lot of parts, almost all of which create heat when your computer is on. Some parts, like the CPU and graphics card, can get so hot you could cook on them. In a properly configured desktop or laptop computer, much of this heat is moved […]
By Marco Horn / Tim Fisher Deciding whether to upgrade or replace a laptop is a big decision, and it can be complicated to know when or even if you should. You need to consider if the labor is worth it — if it’s cheaper to replace or rebuild, and whether or not you actually […]
By Marco Horn / Brad Stephenson Attachments are one of the most commonly used features in the Microsoft Outlook email app, but it can often be hard finding the attachment function, seeing attachments in Outlook emails that have been sent to you, or knowing when an Outlook attachment has been uploaded to a message correctly. […]