Tip of the Week: How to use Internet Safely

In this week’s tip, we will share how to use the internet safely and effectively.

Inappropriate use of Internet is unsafe and can lead to several and big problems. It may result in loss of confidential data/Intellectual property, damage to critical internal systems and more. Some of the practices that can harm our system and confidentiality are: Continue reading “Tip of the Week: How to use Internet Safely”

Tip of the Week: How to Make Passwords Difficult to Guess

We are back with this Week’s Tip where we will learn few tips on how to make Passwords difficult to guess.

In our day to day lives we need to store our information and thus we require passwords for that, but here is how to make your passwords strong and difficult to guess.

Tips:

• Ensure that your password is at least 8 characters long and is a combination of Lower Case, Upper Case, Numeric Characters and Special characters (i.e. *,!,@,& etc ). Continue reading “Tip of the Week: How to Make Passwords Difficult to Guess”

Tip of the Week: Beware of Scareware

There are various different kinds of the malicious threats to the computer that remembering each of them is bit tedious. The threats include virus, malware, adware, Trojans but apart from these there is Scareware about which not everyone is aware of.

Scareware is a type of software that frightens you into downloading and purchasing certain rogue products (for e.g. fake antivirus, fake firewall). Scareware frightens you into installing the rogue product by displaying screens of your computer being attacked and claiming to be the solution to that Continue reading “Tip of the Week: Beware of Scareware”

Tip of the Week: Clean Computer Table

So when was the last time you cleaned up your computer table? It is the case of most of the people who do not clean their computer table tends to mess up all their important stuffs and thus lose out on it.

The common things that mess up your computer table are unorganized books, CDs, USB drives and cables etc. As a result you tend to suffer and lose out on your work and time. So if it is the similar case with you then do take time out to clean up your computer Continue reading “Tip of the Week: Clean Computer Table”

Tip of the Week: Uninstall unwanted Programs

Despite of the busy schedule and the hectic day we are back with this week’s edition of Tip of the Week.

This week’s tip is to keep your system clean by uninstalling unwanted programs and applications from your computer.

Tip:

We have a habit of installing several programs in our computer don’t we? But with the passage of the time it happens that we no longer use the same program but we don’t usually remove it. Continue reading “Tip of the Week: Uninstall unwanted Programs”

How to Dispose Off a CD/DVD

We have lots of CD DVD disks with us, don’t we? Now what if you have burnt some important and secret data on the CDs but do not wish to use it in future?

No doubt, you should dump or dispose the CD but what is the best way to do that? Breaking a CD involves risks as the broken part can fly and hurt us, thus here is a list of steps in this Tip of the Week, that will help you in disposing the important but useless CDs. Continue reading “How to Dispose Off a CD/DVD”

Tip of the Week: Vacuum your CPU

So you have a CPU fan that is producing lot of noise or the CPU is getting heated a lot, whatever be the reason this week’s tip will solve your problems.

If you have not removed the dust from your computer for a long time now, do it this weekend. It is a good practice to blow out all the dust from your computer parts inside the CPU and this practice is capable of solving many unknown problems.

Requirements: We need a small vacuum cleaner that can blow out the dust from the CPU box. Continue reading “Tip of the Week: Vacuum your CPU”

Format your Computer

Most of us do not like formatting their computer because of the data stored in it and the hard work involved in setting it up again.

In this edition of the Tip of the Week, we would learn the advantages of formatting the computer and why should you do it soon.

Advantages of Formatting the Computer:

1.    Formatting a computer takes out most of your computer software troubles if not all. It not only removes all the malicious programs and viruses but also cleans it up. Continue reading “Format your Computer”

Clean your Keyboard

So when was the last time you cleaned up your Keyboard? Due to constant use of the computer over the time your keyboard tends to get dirty with lots of smoke and dust around there.

Astonishingly, the keyboard can get so much dirty that it is believed your toilet seat is cleaner than it. So in this Tip of the Week, let us learn how to clean your keyboard in a fast and easy way.

Steps:

1.    Switch off your computer. Continue reading “Clean your Keyboard”