5 Stress Reducing Computer Tips

For most entrepreneurs, computers are an intricate part of our business. Entrepreneurs can not afford their computer to be inoperable even for a minute. Implement some quick and affordable tips to keep your computer healthy and make money for your business.

5 Stress Reducing Computer Tips 1

#1 – Double Internet Speed

Comcast recently doubled cable modem download speeds. Now, you can surf the Internet and download files twice as fast. However, it would help if you power cycle your cable modem [unplug it for 30 seconds and reboot the computer] for the new configuration to be automatically downloaded to your modem.

#2 – Connecting to Work from Home

Have trouble with your corporate VPN connection when working from home? Often, this can be fixed with a simple firmware stress upgrade to your network router or a slight change in settings.

#3 – Sudden Lost Connection

Has your Internet connection suddenly stopped working? Frequently, computer users with software-based firewalls suddenly find their Internet connection no longer available. When you download a software update, it can often change your original configurations. As a quick test, turn off the software firewall. If connectivity returns, it’s a misconfiguration issue.

#4 – Slow E-mail and Internet Browsing

Has your computer been working wonderfully, but e-mail or Internet browsing is suddenly painfully slow? It could be your cable connection went out. Although the relationship has returned, your computer and the cable modem may have difficulty communicating. Try power cycling your modem.

#5 – Eliminate Popups

Google offers a free popup blocker with its toolbar. Download the toolbar at System requirements: Microsoft Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP, Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or later. The popup blocker requires Internet Explorer 5.5 or later.v

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