Posts tagged hard drive

My Computer is Slow to Boot- Why?

Does it take a long time for your computer to turn on and load Windows? Do you hit the power button, walk away to get a cup of coffee and by the time you come back, it’s only just bringing icons up on the desktop? There are several possible reasons that your computer is slow […]

What is an SSD and should I have one in my computer?

SSD stands for Solid State Drive. It is the current technology this has begun to replace Hard Disk Drives (HDD). The HDD or SSD is the hardware component in a computer that stores data. The operating system (usually Windows on PCs and MacOS on Apple computers) is installed on the drive. It allows the computer […]

Countdown to Windows XP Obsolescence

This is a special notice for all Windows XP users.  The countdown to the date when the Windows XP operating system will be formally obsolete has begun. Beginning on April 8, 2014, Microsoft and all other hardware and software companies will discontinue their support of the Windows XP system.  When that happens, XP will become […]

Computer Data Organization

A previous post discussed cleaning the external components of your computer.  Now we have some tips for internal clean-up and data organization.  Countless hours are wasted searching through haphazard files or trying to recover lost data.  Save time and mental strain by following this List of Computer Practices that Will Make Your Life Easier: 1)  […]

Top Ten Computer & Virus Myths

There are a lot of myths and misconceptions out there about viruses and computers.  Here at PC Ninja, we believe in spreading our knowledge to keep our customers informed and help you avoid trouble and maintain your computers.  Therefore, we’ve compiled a list of the Top Ten Computer & Virus Myths. GENERAL COMPUTER MYTHS: Myth […]

The DO NOT Computer Tip List

Poor advice spreads as easily as good advice, and sometimes untrained instincts can lead you down the wrong circuit when it comes to a computer.  So here is a DO NOT computer tip list: things you should avoid doing that could harm your machine. 1) DO NOT defragment* your hard drive too often.  Do it […]

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