Sleek, lightweight, user-friendly and powerful – that’s probably what you think when you see the laptops of today. But there was a time when the average laptop was larger, chunkier and a bit slower. It’s amazing how laptops have evolved in a span of three brief decades. It’s also amazing how laptops are commonplace in […]

What Is The Iexplore.Exe Virus The Iexplore.exe file is the exe file (an executable file)  for running Internet Explorer in windows, the very well known web browser from Microsoft Corporation. When you open the Task Manager on your Windows System (using the keyboard combination Ctrl+Alt+Del) when Internet Explorer is running, then you can see “iexplore.exe” […]

Problem: Avast update fails and the Avast tray icon has red X on it. If you see this condition, your antivirus is not working, you should immediately call The Computer Guy for service. Do not delay because now you do not have active antivirus protection. Further use in this condition could allow virus infection. If […]

Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in Adobe Flash Player 10.3.183.7 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris, and Adobe Flash Player 10.3.186.6 and earlier versions for Android. These vulnerabilities could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. There are reports that one of these vulnerabilities […]

iTunes 10.2.2 program update was released April 19, 2011. iTunes users can update the program by opening it, then click Help Check for Updates.Heres a list of most important changes:- Addresses an issue where iTunes may become unresponsive when syncing an iPad.- Resolves an issue which may cause syncing photos with iPhone, iPad, or iPod […]

Flash Player has a cross-site scripting bug vulnerability that attackers are using to break into Gmail accounts. Adobe updated the Windows, Mac OS X and Linux versions of Flash Player Sunday . Users running browsers other than Chrome should download the patched version of Flash Player from Adobes site.  If you ignore this update, your […]

The central processing unit (CPU), or processor, is the brains of the whole computer. The computer CPU is rarely seen by people as it usually hides under a heatsink and fan. When you finally pull a CPU out they are quite small compared to other computer parts. Processors technology is always evolving and compared to other […]

Computer memory, commonly refereed to as Random Access Memory or RAM, is a form of computer data storage. What separate RAM from a hard drive is the fact the data can be stored anywhere, randomly, with RAM so transfer rates are much higher then a mechanical device like a hard drive. Also, memory is used […]

It’s hard to find a new computer these days that does not include a video card. It’s also hard to find a new video game that doesn’t require a high end graphics cards. So what is a video card? Basically, it is a processor (graphics processing unit, or GPU) dedicated to accelerating and processing graphics. […]

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