Windows XP RIP

Microsoft support ends on Windows XP as of April 8, 2014.

Windows XP RIP

  • On April 8, 2014 you cannot update Windows XP nor get the latest Windows XP  patches that will protect your computer from getting harmful Malware and Spyware.
  •  On April 8, 2014 You cannot download the version of Microsoft Security Essential nor get the latest definition  to  catch the latest virus.
  • You can still use your computer, but you will put your personal data at risk of someone stealing it or your computer catching a virus.

I still want to keep my computer with Windows XP

  • You still want to use Windows XP make sure you backup all of your important Documents and Media every day. (Put on a CD, DVD, USB Flash drive, OR Dropbox)
  • Install a free Anti-virus’ Program and update the definition every day and run a scan.
  • Install WOT (Web of Trust)
  • Consider buying a full version of Malwarebytes and run it with your Anti-Virus program.
  • You can install Ubuntu operating system into your old computer.

Time for a new computer

  • Purchase a new computer that fits your budget and move all of your personal from your old PC to your new PC
  • Make sure your new computer have the latest Windows update on it.
  • Make sure your firewall is on
  • Install good virus protection software. (update the definition everyday and run a quick scan)
  • Buy and install Malwarebytes PRO and install it to your new computer. (Malwarebytes works great with your Anti-Virus Program)   malwarebytes
  • Install WOT (Web of Trust) into your new PC
  • Backup, Backup all of your documents and Media

 

 

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How to Fix Your Computer Date and Time

How to Fix Your Computer Date and Time

Windows XP

1. look for your computer time that is located on the botton right-hand side of  your computer screen.

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2. Please move your mouse cusor over the time and right-click it and scroll to Adjust Date/Time and click on it.

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3. Now you will see screen popup (Date and Time Properties)

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4. You can edit the Date by clicking the arrow that is next to the month and click the arrow going up or down to you get to the correct year.

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5. Now we can move on to adjusting your computer clock to the correct time.

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6. You can easily adjust your time by moving your cursor mouse on top of the arrow going up or down to correct your computer time. Remember to select AM or PM before clicking on apply then ok.

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7. You can also put your mouse cursor over the number 3 left click your mouse and move your cursor towards your left-side till it is hightlighted.

8. Please do the same for the minutes and then select AM or PM.

9. Now you can click on Apply Button and then OK.

If your computer kept losing its time, you want tp check your CMOS battery that is inside your computer.

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How do I force this program to close?

How do I force this program to close?

Please do the following at your risk!!!

Dumb Computer Repair is not responsible for any damage that may occur to you or to your computer.

If you have a program that will not close, please follow these steps below.

1. On your keyboard please  press Ctrl, Alt and Delete

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2. A Window Task Manager will open up.

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3. Make sure you select the application tab.

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4. Now select and click on the application you would like to close

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5. Click on End Task.

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Make sure that you save all your important documents before performing this task.

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Computer Repair – Website Design – Kindle Book Format

Created By Rob.G

Computer Repair Services in

Mattapan, Ma

Milton, Ma

Roxbury, Ma

Canton, Ma

Dorchester, Ma

 

If your Dumb PC is still acting up, please do not hesitate to contact us to repair your computer for a very low, low price.

 

Thanks Rob Gutierrez

 

Websites: www.dumbcomputerrepair.com

 

 

Email:robertgu@dumbcomputerrepair.com           Call 617-419-0007 or 781-408-1200

 

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How to perform a Disk Defragmenter in Windows XP

How to perform a Disk Defragmenter in Windows XP      Please do the following at your own risk!!! Dumb Computer Repair is not responsible for any damage that may occur to you or to your computer.   Disk Defragment consolidates fragmented files … Continue reading

How can I open up Internet Explorer in full size?

How can I open up Internet Explorer in full size?

Every time I open up Internet Explorer, its defaults to half the size.

The Solutions:

(1) Please closed all Internet Explorer Windows that are currently open.

(2) Now click on the Internet Explorer icon one time to open up a web page.

(3) Using your mouse; put the curser at the end of each corner and open up page to a full-sizes page. Please do not use the maximize button to enlarge the window).

(4) Now hold down the Ctrl key (On Keyboard)

(5.) Keep holding down your Ctrl key and now go to your Internet Explorer bar and click on file.

(6) Now scroll down till you see the exit button, click on it while holding down the Ctrl key. (Please do not use the “X” button in the upper right corner to close the window).

(7) Now Internet Explorer should open on full screen

If you still having the same problem please try again but this time use the SHIFT key instead of the Ctrl key.

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Dumb Computer Repair

Computer Repair – Website Design – Kindle Book Format

Created By Rob.G

Computer Repair Services in

Mattapan, Ma

Milton, Ma

Roxbury, Ma

Canton, Ma

Dorchester, Ma

 

If your Dumb PC is still acting up, please do not hesitate to contact us to repair your computer for a very low, low price.

 

Thanks Rob Gutierrez

 

Websites: www.dumbcomputerrepair.com

 

 

Email:robertgu@dumbcomputerrepair.com           Call 617-419-0007 or 781-408-1200

 

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