My Dell Inspiron laptop. Fort Wayne Computer Repair

My Dell Inspiron laptop. Fort Wayne Computer Repair

I acquired an old, low-end Dell Inspiron laptop a few years ago and it got used occasionally for simple things like web browsing. It originally came with Microsoft Vista as the operating system and I didn’t want Vista any longer. The two reasons are Vista was...
“Why is it working again?” Fort Wayne Computer Repair

“Why is it working again?” Fort Wayne Computer Repair

Over the phone yesterday I was talking to a friend who is also a computer client. They have an interest in computers and like me, use the Linux operating system. They have a Microsoft Windows 10 computer which has built-in memory stick reader which worked at one time....

Operating system updates. Fort Wayne computer repair

Updates are necessary for any computer operating system to stay functional and secure. The operating systems I am speaking of are Microsoft Windows 10 and Linux Mint. I have experience with Microsoft Windows and Linux distributions like Ubuntu and Mint. Of the two,...

I apologize Pinterest! Fort Wayne Computer repair

When I first heard about Pinterest around 2011, I used it frequently for posting business networking groups. Pinterest allows you to save pictures on a “board” for organizing.  I have created many boards for various categories like pets, my garden and...
Which is safer? Smartphones or Computers?

Which is safer? Smartphones or Computers?

While I was at the New Haven Chamber networking group last week, I gave some tips about computer safety.  One of the tips is to keep your main computer or device lean and mean by removing unused programs and apps.  I also suggest the latest patches and updates be...
Facebook Marketplace

Facebook Marketplace

Like many people, I have accumulated a lot of material “things” over my lifetime.  Some of them I no longer need or want.  Some items I gave away and others I want to sell.  Selling accomplishes two things: makes me a little money and helps me downsize. ...

The bank. Fort Wayne Computer Repair.

I try to pass out my computer business card as often as possible and the bank(credit Union) is no different.  When I have checks to deposit and I’m in the drive-through a business card is included with my checks. The card helps the teller see my name, business...
I can’t open my email links! Fort Wayne Computer Repair

I can’t open my email links! Fort Wayne Computer Repair

A new Fort Wayne computer repair client called me this month wanting assistance with their email. They were using a Windows 7 desktop computer with Mozilla Thunderbird as the email client. They could open the email messages, but when they clicked on any link inside a...
Is it worth repairing my cracked laptop screen?

Is it worth repairing my cracked laptop screen?

A friend brought me their touchscreen laptop last month.  The screen was cracked in the upper right-hand corner and they wanted to know if it was worth repairing.  I started researching how hard it would be to replace the touchscreen and how much a new screen cost. ...
My optical scanner won’t work in Windows 7

My optical scanner won’t work in Windows 7

A friend and client called me about a optical scanner which wouldn’t work in Microsoft Windows 7 for them. They downloaded a driver which didn’t work.  I suggested they install Linux Mint along side windows 7 to give them a second opinion.  They found It...

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