News / Blog

Using Ubuntu LiveCD to Recover Data Like a Forensics Expert

3:33 pm
|
Comments off
|

There are lots of utilities to recover deleted files, but what if you can’t boot up your computer, or the whole drive has been formatted? We’ll show you some tools that will dig deep and recover the most elusive deleted files, or even whole hard drive partitions.

We’ve shown you simple ways to recover accidentally deleted files, even a simple method that can be done from an Ubuntu Live CD, but for hard disks that have been heavily corrupted, those methods aren’t going to cut it. In this article, we’ll examine four tools […]

Computer Tips – Overheating Laptop Repair

10:36 pm
|
Comments off
|

Is your laptop overheating?  Today laptops are more powerful than ever and at the same time they have come down in price significantly. Many people are taking advantage of these powerful laptops to play games, which is one of the most stressful operations a computer can be tasked with.

Heat has long been the enemy of computers. Not only can heat shorten the life of a computer but it can also cause it to run slow, lock up or the video might become distorted. The challenges to remove the heat are compounded with a laptop because of its small size […]

What to Do (and NOT Do) if You Spill a Drink on Your Laptop

10:07 pm
|
0 Comments
|

Spilling a drink on your laptop can be a very serious problem. But, depending on what you do, and how fast you react, you can potentially save a lot by minimizing the damage a spill can have on your laptop.

What to do in the event of a spill:

Turn off your laptop. If you have your laptop powered on when the spill happens, shut it down as fast as possible. Usually holding the power button down for 10 seconds will be your fastest option to turning off your laptop

Remove the battery. After […]

Four Things to Consider When Choosing to Repair your Laptop

9:59 pm
|
0 Comments
|

A broken laptop can be a very stressful situation especially if the laptop in question is used every day and is an important part of your job, school or business. The purpose of this article is to offer you some things to consider when it comes time to get your laptop repaired.

#1 Repair vs. Replacement: One of the first questions that usually come to mind is “Is now a good time to just buy a new laptop?” The answer to that question is… “It Depends.” Depending on the severity of your laptop repair, the falling prices of […]