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Comment by Peter on Here's How to Make Your Computer Indestructible (November 16, 2019 06:48 PM)
It reminds me of Shadow Defender which returns the computer to its previous state after a reboot. What I do is make regular (daily and intra-day) bac...
Comment by Steve on Is It Time to Replace Your Power Supply? (November 16, 2019 04:14 PM)
I recall a Dell desktop with a whine coming from the power supply fan. After discharging any power left in the supply, I opened the case, removed the...
Comment by BAW30s on Is It Time to Replace Your Power Supply? (November 16, 2019 01:15 PM)
The effects of PSU deterioration can be quite subtle compared to those Bob describes above. One I have come across more than once is that the compute...
Comment by BaliRob on Is It Time to Replace Your Power Supply? (November 16, 2019 08:39 AM)
The original complainant was talking about a 'noisy fan making an awful noise'. As Bob has reminded everyone that HEAT is the enemy of the computer. ...
Comment by RandiO on Is It Time to Replace Your Power Supply? (November 16, 2019 05:08 AM)
@DaveSmart >> The answer is yes and then some more. But the better answer should be either "maybe" or "sometimes"; after factoring in the 'you gets w...
Comment by Brad on Here's How to Sanitize Your PC With PrivaZer (November 16, 2019 05:04 AM)
I've been a happy camper using PriaZer for several years. Running two desktops and one laptop all have Windows 10 I'm wondering if the negative commen...
Comment by Dave Smart on Is It Time to Replace Your Power Supply? (November 16, 2019 12:43 AM)
The article refers to an overloaded power supply as one of the causes of a failure. While I was providing technical support (10 years back) I recall ...
Comment by Robert A. on Is It Time to Replace Your Power Supply? (November 15, 2019 11:32 PM)
Unfortunately, most big-name computers quite often use a proprietary designed power supply in their tower/desktop computers, which means that the owne...
Comment by Butch on Will VoIP Service Replace Your Landline? (November 15, 2019 11:15 PM)
I have severe hearing loss. Until such time as the CaptionCall people can use something other than a landline connection, I *have* to have landline....
Comment by GregC on Is It Time to Replace Your Power Supply? (November 15, 2019 09:27 PM)
Some power supplies have a fuse inside, but don't count on it. If nothing at all happens when you press the start button (ie no fan bump, no beeps etc...

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