How To Update Your BIOS

If you’re having some sort of computer problem and the normal troubleshooting steps have not resolved the issue then you may have a problem with your BIOS. Your BIOS is a set of instructions which resides on a chip on your computer called the CMOS. If a BIOS is old enough there may be a newer version out that may help resolve certain problems that you’re having. This video will instruct you how to update your BIOS properly.

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This One Simple Trick Can Fix Your Computer

While no one thing can fix every computer problem, turning your computer off and then on again can help to resolve a lot of minor issues. Issues with memory and with running programs not stopping are chief among those that can be fixed by rebooting your computer. Any issue which persists after a few reboots is most likely something a lot more serious and should be addressed by a competent technician.

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How To Speed up Your USB Flash Drive

In the most recent version of Windows which is version 1809 Microsoft has changed how the operating system handles your USB flash drive. In the old version of Windows if you plug in a flash drive in order to unplug it without risking data corruption you would have to click on the USB drive icon in the cyst tray and then click on safely remove Drive. In the new version of Windows all you have to do is unplug the drive They have sacrificed some speed with this move and your drive won’t be as fast but it will be more convenient to plug and unplug from your computer. If you want to revert a given drive to being faster at the expense of not being able to unplug it at will this video will tell you how to do that.

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How To Update Windows 10 To The Latest Version

This video will cover what to do if your automatic updating processes don’t install the latest version of Windows 10. You can change some settings in Windows update to try to get your computer to update to the latest version of Windows 10 but sometimes that is not sufficient to make it actually work. You may need to go to Microsoft’s website and manually complete the download. It’s very important that you do your Windows updates to protect yourself against malware and also to protect your computer’s Hardware against malicious attack. This video does go on for a while because it is a real-time video of a Windows update so you may want to skip past the part where nothing is happening except for the percentage counter going up. You can skip to the part where it has actually completed the download and I explain what has happened and what is going to happen by consulting the time marks that I have provided below. I’ve also provided links to the Microsoft website you will go to to manually do your Windows 10 update.

Download of update begins at 3:20 and ends at 12:26.

Installation of update begins at 12:40.

Installation of update ends at 1:18:26.

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Microsoft Windows 10 Download Link

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How to Use Firefox

Hey there. I just made a video about how to use Firefox, how to add bookmarks to your bookmark list and how to do simple things like make sure your Firefox is up-to-date and how to clear your history. There are other little tidbits in the video as well and all of them are aimed at a relatively new user. So if you know somebody who is a few tips please feel free to share this video with them. Firefox is a browser and is it is less common then Internet Explorer it is correspondingly less attacked.

If you are careful how you browse than you might be able to forestall the day when you click on the wrong thing and have to call a PC repair technician. If you’re in the Memphis area and you find that for whatever reason you do need to call a computer repair technician feel free to call me, David Bensman, at 901-830-4362.