Roast Beef in the Computer

With the exception of the occasional toddler feeding a computer some cold cereal and milk, most of us wouldn\’t think of using our beloved computer for storing cold cuts, nightly leftovers, or roast beef. However many customers of mine seem to use their computer as a refrigerator none the less. Ok so I really haven\’t found a roast beef in a computer yet, however potentially as bad is the use of magnets on the outside of the computer case. (more…)

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Why did you turn off System Restore?

As in many walks of life you will find variations in philosophy especially in approaches to computer maintenance. Here at Panther Computers one of the steps we take is to turn off the system restore feature of Windows (ME and above). The reasons are that system restore slows the system down, uses up resources (hard drive & memory), often doesn\’t work, and is a safe-haven for viruses and spyware.

 

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