Saturday, November 22, 2014

Simple Step On How To Remove Virus In Windows - 2015 Edition

Tech Blog - This is an update to my 10 step easy how to on removing virus and spyware that can be found here, this  update will contain more up to date tools on removing virus and spyware on your PC.

Lets begin.

If your computer keeps on rebooting do the following first
  • Continuously press f8 during boot up then select safe mode
  • Once your in safe mode goto start > run > type msconfig > click on start up > unchecked everything click apply then reboot.
Tools we're going to use, you need to download the following:
Malwarebytes - download the free version from Malwarebytes,
Avast - a good free antivirus software, get it at www.avast.com

Step 1 - Download and Install Malwarebytes, run update if possible then do a scan.
Step 2 - Once Malwarebytes completed, install and run Avast and do a complete system scan.

As an alternative to Avast you can also use Microsoft Security Essential its also free you can get it here.




Friday, November 21, 2014

Improving Internet Speed with Google DNS A How To

Tech Blog - Few years back I posted  a how to on changing Smart's DNS to OpenDNS server to improve your internet usage experience, you can check that how to here, you can think of this post as an update to that instead of using OpenDNS we are going to use Google's public DNS, just use the details below as your primary or secondary DNS on your Computer or you router.

Google DNS
Preferred: 8.8.8.8
Alternate: 8.8.4.4

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Via Wikipedia
The Domain Name System (DNS) is a hierarchical distributed naming system for computers, services, or any resource connected to the Internet or a private network. It associates various information with domain names assigned to each of the participating entities. Most prominently, it translates easily memorized domain names to the numerical IP addressesneeded for the purpose of computer services and devices worldwide. The Domain Name System is an essential component of the functionality of the Internet.[

Thursday, November 20, 2014

How To Set Google as Default Search Engine in Firefox

firefox browser
Tech Blog - With the recent announcement by Mozilla that they have dropped Google as its browser default search engine for Yahoo therefore Bing, we can expect in the future update Mozilla Firefox we will need to manually set Google as the default search in Firefox Browser, this is a quick how to on doing just that.


Step 1:

- Click on the arrow on the search bar you should be able to see "Manage Search Engine"

firefox bar






Step 2:

- Once you have selected "Manage Search Engine", you should be able to see the Windows on the picture below, here you can remove all the other search engine and just leave Google.

mozilla firefox

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