What can you do with old computers and electronics?

I am often asked what can be done with old computers and other electronics. You shouldn’t throw things like that away, most electronics contain some amounts of not so environmentally friendly materials. Well I have good news, you can take your old used up electronics to TECH and recycle them, free of charge! The recycling program is called e-Cycle and is a free service provided by TECH. The e-Cycle program is even available for both residential and commercial customers. TECH accepts most electronics free of charge, but there are few items that they charge a small fee for, such as old style CRT monitors. Take a look at the list below to see just some of the items that TECH accepts. Be sure to checkout TECH’s website for a complete list of items that they do and do not accept.

BEWARE of E-Mail Attachments.

This is just a quick reminder. Do NOT ever open e-mail attachments, unless you personally know who the sender is. Even if you do know the sender, do not open the attachment unless you were expecting it. In fact, I would recommend not ever opening an attachment to an email.

Layers of backups

Let me tell you a true story that happened a few weeks ago. A customer of ours called with an issue with their Quickbooks data. Their company file had become corrupted and, unfortunately, their Qiuckbooks backup was out of date.

OurNerd Quick Tip: How to take screenshots in Windows, Part 2

In Part 1 of how to take screenshots in Windows, I talked about how to take screenshots of errors or specific windows.  What if you want to take a screen shot of your whole screen(s)? In part two I will should you how to take fullscreen screenshots in Windows. The process is almost identical, there…

Recycle Bin, its not a safe place to store information.

As you may already know, when you delete files from your computer, they aren't actually deleted. Instead they are moved to a folder called the "Recycle Bin" were they will live forever until you empty the Recycle Bin. This is both good and bad. On one hand it gives you the opportunity to recover files…

OurNerd Quick Tip: How to use Windows Snap

Are you constantly switching back and forth between multiple programs? Well if you don't have multiple monitors, which I HIGHLY recommend, you can achieve a similar result using Windows Snap. Windows Snap is a feature introduced in Windows 7 that allows you to quick snap two windows side by side. This is very helpful if you…

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