Slow Computer TIPS

Written on April 4, 2014 – 6:17 am | by jcannonsr |

This is such a common occurrence I decided to write a article about it. I have worked on thousands of computers and these are the typical items I find for most “SLOW” computers. The first culprit is usually dirt inside the computer. If the processor fans, case fans and power supply fans are dirty then […]

FREE Defrag Tools for Windows

Written on April 2, 2014 – 11:25 am | by jcannonsr |

http://www.iobit.com/iobitsmartdefrag.php Smart Defrag 3 is a FREE, light, and stable disk defragment tool designed for maximum hard drive performance. Based on IObit latest disk defrag engine and “Boot Time Disk Defrag” technology, Smart Defrag 3 not only provides defragmentation, like any typical disk defragmenter can do, but also intelligently streamlines your files based on using […]

Pre-Build and Live CD Servers

Written on March 6, 2013 – 1:32 pm | by jcannonsr |

http://www.turnkeylinux.org/ Turnkey Linux is a virtual appliance library that integrates and polishes the very best open source software into ready to use solutions. Each virtual appliance is optimized for ease of use and can be deployed in just a few minutes on bare metal, a virtual machine and in the cloud. We believe everything that […]

Lots of Free Tools

Written on December 20, 2012 – 8:26 am | by jcannonsr |

Great Set of Free Tool Articles 13 Antivirus Rescue CDs Software Compared in Search For the Best Rescue Disk http://www.raymond.cc/blog/13-antivirus-rescue-cds-software-compared-in-search-for-the-best-rescue-disk/ Comprehensive List of FREE Anti-Virus 2013 http://www.raymond.cc/blog/comprehensive-list-of-free-anti-virus/ Top 10 FREE Data Recovery Software http://www.raymond.cc/blog/top-10-free-data-recovery-software/ 10 Free Software to Mount CD or DVD ISO Image File as Virtual Drives http://www.raymond.cc/blog/10-free-software-to-mount-cd-or-dvd-iso-image-file-as-virtual-drives/ 8 Free Tools to Find What […]

Netflix for ubuntu Linux – Finally!

Written on December 6, 2012 – 1:53 pm | by jcannonsr |

Reposted from: http://www.iheartubuntu.com/2012/11/ppa-for-netflix-desktop-app.html Here is how to install the Netflix Desktop App on Ubuntu. Open a terminal and run these commands: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ehoover/compholio sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install netflix-desktop Once installed, go up to the top left of your screen and open your Unity dash and search for Netflix and run the […]

Free Virus Removal Tool

Written on December 5, 2012 – 7:37 pm | by jcannonsr |

https://support.kaspersky.com/viruses/rescuedisk Kaspersky Rescue Disk 10 is designed to scan and disinfect x86 and x64-compatible computers that have been infected. The application should be used when the infection is so severe that it is impossible to disinfect the computer using anti-virus applications or malware removal utilities (such as Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool) running under the operating system. Runs on a […]

Test a Site from Outside

Written on November 14, 2012 – 8:37 am | by jcannonsr |

http://tools.pingdom.com Pingdom offers cost-effective and reliable server, network and website monitoring. We use a global network of servers to monitor our customers’ sites 24/7, all year long. The service includes statistics for uptime and response time, and can send out alerts via SMS and email.

Created USB Sticks that Boot

Written on September 24, 2012 – 4:58 pm | by jcannonsr |

UNetbootin allows you to create bootable Live USB drives for your iso files such as for Ubuntu, Fedora, and other Linux distributions without burning a CD. It runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. You can either let UNetbootin download one of the many distributions supported out-of-the-box for you, or supply your own Linux […]

Rescue Your PC – Windows and Linux

Written on September 11, 2012 – 3:43 pm | by jcannonsr |

http://trinityhome.org Trinity Rescue Kit or TRK is a free live Linux distribution that aims specifically at recovery and repair operations on Windows machines, but is equally usable for Linux recovery issues. Since version 3.4 it has an easy to use scrollable text menu that allows anyone who masters a keyboard and some English to perform […]

Run Windows Explorer as Admin Under Restricted Account

Written on May 31, 2011 – 7:45 pm | by jcannonsr |

From: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13805/opening-explorer-shell-with-admin-priveleges-on-xp-with-ie7-installed I always use the following command to launch a separate explorer shell on XP/IE7. Looks like /separate switch is undocumented. Haven’t seen it much on web. Run this command: runas /u:administrator “explorer.exe /separate” Enter the password and you should see the separate explorer shell running under the administrator account.