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Vikkex Computer Talk



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Joseph Kexel hosts a show discussing various computer topics. Callers welcome.

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I have had my DIY DVR live for a while, so I feel it is time review my experiences.

The Sony Playstation Network was hacked this last week. over 70 million user accounts where compromised. Sony claims 10 million credit cards have been compromised.

Your computer is down and you need to take it into the shop. What should you expect from your service tech? What should you consider immediately before you drop it off? What should you be alert for when talking to your tech?

How can you tell when your PC is having chassis related problems? You install a software to monitor the temperatures and fan speeds.

Researching some used PCs, I found that processor speeds can be more confusing than virtually any other system component. Join me as I discuss what I discovered.

I will discuss a bit on how different rights inter-relate in a PC environment. I will provide an overview of the difference between administrator and standard user rights as they affect local machine, domains and SMB shares. If I have time I... more

Sometimes you just want to hold on to an old machine due to not wanting to learn a new OS or when holding out for some future tech.

Toolbars can add nice features, but sometimes they can wreck havoc.

SSL logins are a very good thing, join us to discuss this and some other related tips.

Upgrading your PC has a few things to consider, like programs, data and more.