Mike’s Blog

Hp Laptop Battery problems.

Posted by on January 7, 2018 at 1:18 am

If you have a HP notebook check out the list below for possible battery problems. HP said this week that it’s recalling about 50,000 consumer notebook batteries for free, which were originally sold as part of a HP notebook itself or as a standalone accessory. The company said it had received eight reports of those […]

Intellectual property theft is real. Turn off mass storage device on USB ports.

Posted by on December 12, 2017 at 1:34 am

Turn off mass storage device on USB ports. With the incredibly large size of thumb drives today Intellectual property theft is a real issue with even the smallest companies. Good management software can set this up and manage it to allow a thumb drive as needed. The software we use at Pelstar to control clients […]

Is it worth to upgrade to an SSD

Posted by on December 1, 2017 at 1:41 am

Many people are bringing new life to old machines by replacing the Spinner drive with an SSD, that’s a good thing. If your computer has at least 4GB RAM (better to have 8) and has a cpu better than a dual core, (call me if you don’t know) you get impressive life out of older […]

Big brother has spoken

Posted by on November 28, 2017 at 1:40 am

BEWARE!  getting a PC with the new Intel 7 series or the Ryzen series from AMD will force you to get Windows 10! Have you seen this? Unsupported hardware Your PC uses a processor that is designed for the latest version of Windows. Because the processor is not supported together with the Windows version that […]

Windows updates causing problems

Posted by on November 22, 2017 at 1:04 am

We have seen several office (Word, Excel, Outlook) security updates fail and then the email connector for QuickBooks and other programs to fail.  you will need to do a repair on office first then see if more needs to be done. Here are good directions to do office repair, it’s easy and one of the […]