See and control your Google search activity

Your searches and activity from other Google services are saved to your Google Account if Web & App Activity is turned on. When Web & App Activity is on, you may get better search results and suggestions. You’re in control of what’s saved, and you can delete your past searches and activity or turn off Web & App […]

Reset your Chromebook to factory settings – Chromebook Help

You can make your Chromebook run like new again by doing a factory reset. A factory reset erases all the information on your Chromebook’s hard drive, including all the files in the Downloads folder. Before you reset, make sure to back up your files on Google Drive or an external hard drive. The factory reset […]

Chrome OS Systems Supporting Android Apps

The Chromebooks, Chromeboxes, and Chromebases that will be able to install Android apps are listed below. While we won’t be able to bring Android apps to every Chromebook ever made, we’re continuing to evaluate more devices based on a range of factors, like processor type, GPU, and drivers. We’ll update this list as new devices […]

Frightening Home Security Camera story

A few months back I purchased a Netgear Arlo home security camera set. I set up an online account, connected the cameras, tried them out for a few days and ultimately changed my mind. They were returned to the store and I never gave it another thought…until today. I got a random email alerting me […]

MemTest86 – x86 Memory Testing Tool

MemTest86 is the original, free, stand alone memory testing software for x86 computers. MemTest86 boots from a USB flash drive or CD and tests the RAM in your computer for faults using a series of comprehensive algorithms and test patterns. Source: MemTest86 – Offical Site of the x86 Memory Testing Tool

October 15, 2016


Sound Bytes: Your Computer User Group of the Air! 2016-10-15 Matthew – South Buffalo, NY – trying to install Ubuntu from Flash drive – Jim – Rochester, NY – Memory tester? Ted – Fairport, NY – OEM Windows? | Windows update- turn off? Ron – Webster, NY – Chromebook – Can’t find OS – reload […]

Ultimate Boot CD

Ultimate Boot CD is completely free for the download, or could be obtained for a small fee. If you had somehow paid a ridiculous amount of money for it, you have most likely been fleeced. The least you could do is to make as many copies of the offical UBCD and pass it to your […]

Darik’s Boot And Nuke | Hard Drive Disk Wipe and Data Clearing

DBAN is free erasure software designed for the personal user. It automatically deletes the contents of any hard disk that it can detect. This method prevents identity theft before recycling a computer. DBAN is also a commonly used solution to remove viruses and spyware from Microsoft Windows installations. Source: Darik’s Boot And Nuke | Hard […]

How to create a bootable USB stick on Ubuntu

To create a USB stick from which you can install Ubuntu, you must first download Ubuntu and, if you want, verify the download.Then, follow these instructions: Source: How to create a bootable USB stick on Ubuntu | Ubuntu

October 8, 2016


Sound Bytes: Your Computer User Group of the Air! 2016-10-08 Sam – West Henrietta, NY – Win7 to 10 – Sticky Notes is erratic Larry – Rochester, NY – iMac Dec 2013 – Sierra upgrade – when goes to sleep, has to type ID/pwd in and essentially reboot – sometimes overnight |  Lenovo Yoga 2 […]

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