Mike’s Blog

Should I hit unsubscribe or not?

Posted by on June 14, 2022 at 2:51 pm

There are several things to consider in using the unsubscribe option, usually at the bottom of emails.  If the email is from a well-known site that you may have used at some time but no longer wish to see their marketing emails then using the unsubscribe is usually fine and will stop emails from that […]

Should I upgrade to Windows 11

Posted by on December 18, 2021 at 4:14 pm

First of all Windows 10 Is Supported Until October 2025. We will be adding information regarding windows 11 as we see it, there is plenty of information about windows 11. We will add real world experience as we come across problems or issues. As with most OS changes Drivers have been the largest issue right […]

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 […]