Computer Help: Start Windows 8 Safe Mode

Safe mode allows you to perform various diagnostics on your computer, and when something is wrong with the machine, this is a good place to start. Just ask any computer help service. If you feel that you have a virus and you cannot get a virus scanner to locate it, then safe mode will often … Read more

Computer Support Tips: Create a Windows 8 Recovery Drive

When you create a recovery drive in Windows 8, you can use this to reach advanced startup options when something is going wrong. These advanced options include command prompt, system restore, automatic repair, refresh PC, and more. This can provide you a way to diagnose problems with your computer so that you don’t necessarily have … Read more

Quick Computer Help Tips: Set up Windows 8 Auto Log On

Do you get tired of logging into your computer every time you turn it on? It can be very frustrating for many people, and it is built right into Windows 8 to ask for a password. The good news is that there is a way to change this. Of course, before you make this decision, … Read more

Dave’s Tech Support Tips: How to Command a Prompt System Restore

If you run into problems with your computer, sometimes, a system restore can be very helpful. In many cases, an update, new software or other change recently made could be the reason your machine is acting up and you’ll need the assistance of tech support. In those cases, when you restore your computer back to … Read more

Computer Support: Install Windows 8 with a Flash Drive

If you purchase Windows 8 or Windows 8.1, then you are about to embark on a whole new experience that is different from any version of operating system you have had before. Of course, before you can do that, you will need to install the new software. If you purchased the product on a DVD, … Read more

Finding Your IE Version

Let’s face it. These days, as soon as you have one version of some type of software, it seems like a new version becomes available. That’s not quite the case, but new things are released regularly, and you may be confused about what you actually have on your computer. In fact, plenty of people in … Read more

Upgrading to Windows 8.1

If you have had Windows computers for a long time, then you know that updates become available from time to time to repair issues and to make the operating system more user friendly. With all versions up to Windows 7, these major updates were called service packs. Now, with Windows 8, the major update is … Read more

How Do I Find a Driver Version Number?

  Hardware on your computer uses drivers to work properly. These drivers are updated for a number of different reasons, such as malfunctions, new operating systems, new features, and security issues. If you have an old driver, then you may find that components of your computer will not work properly. Additionally, sometimes, drivers become corrupted, … Read more