fbpx

No Appointment Needed - M-F 10am-5pm - Saturday 9am-2pm

 

(908) 428 9558

415 Amwell Road, Hillsborough Township NJ 08844

Hours Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm, Sat: 9am-2pm

415 Amwell Road, Suite 103, Hillsborough Township NJ 08844

IT Support

Cyber Security Tips You Need to Remember

Cyber security tips often scrape the surface of what it means to be a sitting duck online. However, for a Bridgewater, NJ business that uses technology, keeping up with the latest cyber security threats is something that you absolutely need to do, no matter what. Remember that your cybersecurity absolutely needs to be your first … Read more

Can you run Windows Server 2016 at home?

We had a customer in the store the other day asking if he could run Windows Server 2016 at home. He got a free copy from someone he worked with and wanted to use it on his home computer. It was a legit copy and cheaper than buying a Windows 10 license. So can he … Read more

Why everyone should use a password manager

Monday’s post about a huge trove of accounts for sale on the dark web should have prompted many of you into checking over your account security and changing any account where you use the username and password in more than one place. If you’re anything like me, you have many dozens of logins and cannot … Read more

How to set up Ubuntu Linux in VirtualBox

My piece last week about setting up MacOS in VirtualBox got me thinking about our Linux test box here at Dave’s Computers in New Jersey. We have dedicated Linux machines here in the store and at home but we also run virtual machines. They offer the same advantages as the Apple VM, a chance to … Read more

How to troubleshoot your internet connection

You only realize how much you depend on the internet when your internet connection goes down. Usually, the first thing we do is call the ISP to see what’s up, but there are a few things you can do yourself before waiting in a call queue for half an hour. As connected people ourselves, the … Read more

How to harden your home router for maximum security

Router hardening is an IT security term that essentially means locking it down for maximum security. There are some simple ways to protect your home network from intrusion that involve nothing more than changing a couple of settings on the router. As most routers provided by your ISP are inadequate when it comes to security, … Read more

How to secure your Chromebook

We don’t see many Chromebooks here at Dave’s Computers in New Jersey. They tend to be mainly used for web browsing and light work and are generally very reliable. With most of the apps being web-based, there is actually very little to go wrong. When we did get one in the store last week, we … Read more

What are the Intel Foreshadow flaws and how can I protect my PC?

If you follow tech news, you may have heard about the latest flaws in Intel’s processor architecture nicknamed Foreshadow. Is Foreshadow anything to worry about? Do you need to do anything more to protect your PC? The computer experts here at Dave’s Computers in New Jersey are here to answer your questions. What are the … Read more

`