Removing McAfee Security Center from Windows 7 PC

Our subscription expired for the  McAfee Security Center  internet security antivirus software.  So we wanted to delete it off of our Windows 7 computer.  Why?  Because of the many pop ups about time left on our subscription. The $49.99 renewal price, Plus, the many deals they offered to renew.  Well, in a few weeks, we … Continue reading Removing McAfee Security Center from Windows 7 PC



How to Reset HP Deskjet 3632 Printer to Solve Problems

If your HP 3632 printer ever behaves badly, or you must change its WiFi network settings, you can reset HP Deskjet 3632 printer.   Resetting restores the DeskJet printer to factory default settings. Then, once reset, you can input new printer settings from scratch, to connect it to a different WiFi network.  Resetting may also … Continue reading How to Reset HP Deskjet 3632 Printer to Solve Problems



How to Factory Reset Netgear WiFi Extender

In this post, we cover how to factory reset Netgear WiFi extender routines.  Indeed, Netgear® has created a vast line of WiFi range extenders. Many of these have a factory reset button.  This button, when pressed, erases any custom settings. It then returns the Netgear extender to factory default values. E.g. A factory reset restores … Continue reading How to Factory Reset Netgear WiFi Extender



How to Turn On ATX Power Supply… Short Pins

Use a desktop personal computer ATX-style PC desktop switching power supply anywhere you need 12 or 5 volts DC.  These power supply units (PSU) offer fairly well-regulated, well-filtered, and high current sources.  ATX PSUs make a decent bench supply.  So here, we offer ATX power supply short pins to turn on instructions.  These show which … Continue reading How to Turn On ATX Power Supply… Short Pins



How to Change WiFi Network on iOS Devices

Knowing how to change WiFi networks on your iOS devices allows you to quickly connect to local wireless networks anywhere you go. So in this piece, we detail how to change WiFi network on iOS devices like the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, et al. You may need to connect your iOS mobile device to different WiFi … Continue reading How to Change WiFi Network on iOS Devices



Asus RT-AC87R Router Boosts Wifi Reliability, Big Time!

Before we bought the Asus RT-AC87R router, we saw many lockups, freezes, and errors.  They said something like, “an unknown error”. These showed up while streaming HD video from our Tivo DVR (digital video recorder) to an iPad Air tablet. So, to improve the reliability of our wireless network, we spent some money.  We bought … Continue reading Asus RT-AC87R Router Boosts Wifi Reliability, Big Time!



Power Off Computer Pros and Cons

As personal PC computer hobbyists, and tablet users, we ponder whether to turn off computers when not in use.  Indeed, we find many advantages as well as disadvantages to shutting down during off-hours.  So in this piece we summarize the power off computer pros and cons. We hope thus, that this information helps you will … Continue reading Power Off Computer Pros and Cons



APC SurgeArrest Surge Protector P11VNT3 Review

We have owned the APC P11VNT3 SurgeArrest surge protector, and have seen them “tripping out” during lightning storms. But we have yet to lose any device plugged into them. In this piece, we review our time with this suppressor, and detail our experiences with it. Mostly good. APC P11VNT3 SurgeArrest Surge Protector Intro Types of … Continue reading APC SurgeArrest Surge Protector P11VNT3 Review



Belkin Isolator Surge Protector F5C980-TEL Review

The Belkin Isolator surge protector, model F5C980-TEL is a diamond of surge suppressing power strips.  Why?  Because it not only guards against voltage spikes and electrical noise arriving via the power line.  But it also cuts inter-device noise transfer, between devices  plugged into it. Belkin Isolator Surge Protector F5C980-TEL Intro First of all, the Belkin … Continue reading Belkin Isolator Surge Protector F5C980-TEL Review