Tech Tips

July 2006: Online Scams and Spams: Part 2 – Spams

This two part TechTip installment will introduce you to the most common, and possibly most irritating spams out there today on the web. It will cover what to look out for, and go into some detail on how to get ...

June 2006: Online Scams and Spams: Part 1 – Scams

This two part TechTip installment will introduce you to the most common, and possibly most irritating scams out there today on the web. It will cover what to look out for, and go into some detail on how to get ...

May 2006: Step-by-Step Guide to Proper PC Maintenance

Computers are one of the valuable assets in which companies and individuals invest a lot of money. This investment is in anticipation for high value output in processing and storing data, sending and receiving emails, accessing the Internet etc. However ...

April 2006: ‘Messages that are not a joke’ (Virus Hoax Messages)

In this age of computer virus scare, users can be saved by taking time to think through their response to dire warnings about virus attacks. There have been cases where a hoax message guides PC users to delete files that ...

March 2006: Advocacy Online – Designing electronic petitions

At one time or another, you may have received an electronic petition - typically "chain-letter" style with a request to add your name to a list of names if you support the cause discussed in the email, to forward the ...

February 2006: What is Data Backup?

Backup is the act of copying files to a second medium (a diskette, zip drive or tape) as a precaution in case the first medium fails. You can back up files using operating system commands, or you can buy a ...

December 2005: FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions about the WOUGNET mailing list

This is a summary answer to some of the most common questions regarding the WOUGNET mailing list. The detailed version of the FAQ can also be accessed on the WOUGNET website at: http://www.wougnet.org/Support/list_faq.html The WOUGNET mailing ...

November 2005: Step-by-Step Process to Download and Install Acrobat Reader

Acrobat Reader is a 'must have' for all internet users. This is because one of the most used file formats for exchange of documentation is .PDF. This file format can only be read if one has Acrobat Reader installed. ...

October 2005: 5 Tips to keep your computer virus-free

You may be tempted to carry on without anti-virus software on your PC. Think of all the important documents or other information you keep on it. Most PC users do not backup their information and do not use anti-virus software. ...

September 2005: Managing Your Email

While e-mail is a great tool for information sharing and gathering, for convenience and for saving time and costs, sometimes e-mail can waste more time than it saves. The article "Managing Your E-Mail" on the Business Know-How site ...