Computer Support

How to Recover Data from a Dead Hard Drive

When your computer crashes, there is a real fear of losing important files and documents. However, it is possible to recover lost files regardless of whether the computer hardware is broken or there is the presence of malware. There are several different types of data recovery software in addition to steps you can take to … Read more


Whether it is your personal or business computer, a properly functioning keyboard is crucial. While there are plenty of reasons a keyboard might not be working, there are also plenty of troubleshooting methods to use which might resolve the problem. However, if you try these methods and are still experiencing problems, contact the computer repair … Read more


Computers come in all forms: desktops, laptops, tablets, and smartphones. We all know that computers are constructed of various electrical components and hardware that rely on sophisticated programming for functionality. But, how do computer systems actually work? First, there are input devices that provide the data to the computer. The most common input devices are … Read more

Add WiFi to Your Desktop PC

Laptop computers have surged in popularity, and with that grew our dependence on WiFi. With most computers, having a wireless connection is almost assumed; however, when it comes to desktop computers it should not be. Laptops are made to be portable while desktops are meant to reside in one place. If your current desktop does … Read more

How to Decide Between a Mac and a PC

For those who are trying to decide on a new computer for their Princeton, NJ business, no debate rages quite as hard as as the Mac and PC battle. How to decide between a Mac and a PC isn’t always the easiest thing to unfurl. Both have quite passionate followings that will swear that they … Read more

5 Signs You Need To Update Your Computer

Updating your computer and software is one of the most important things you can do to ensure everything works properly. Since computers and software make up so much of the budget for companies, it is quite common for leaders to try to get as much out of their systems as they can. However, what most … Read more

Ubuntu 19.04 Disco Dingo released into the wild

A new version of the most popular Linux distribution, Ubuntu has been released into the wild. Ubuntu 19.04, Disco Dingo has hit release and is said to offer more stability, security, performance and some visual tweaks too. As we use Ubuntu here at Dave’s Computer in New Jersey, we are very interested in what’s new.

How to work safely and efficiently from home

Today’s post is another one prompted by a Dave’s Computer customer. This time it was a woman who had decided to leave corporate life behind and go freelance. She wanted to know what she needed to be able to work from home securely and how to back up her data so she didn’t lose client … Read more

What is Cryptojacking and should you be worried?

You may have seen or heard about Cryptojacking over the past few months and it being identified as an emerging threat this year. What is Cryptojacking and should you be worried about it? Here at Dave’s Computers in New Jersey, we like to keep up to date with threats like these. It helps us help … Read more