June 28, 2012

How to setup family filter protection in McAfee


McAfee Parental Controls helps parents protect their children from the unknown dangers of the Internet. It lets parents manage how each child can communicate across the Internet. It provides the protection that you need while still allowing your child to use the Internet safely. You can specify an age group to only allow age-appropriate content, and restrict access to the internet to certain times. You also need to know what's new in McAfee total protection 2012 before setup McAfee Parents Controls.

You can also secure your personal identification and financial information and prevent these and other specified pieces of information about you or your family from being transmitted out over the Internet without your permission, enhancing your privacy and helping to protect your identity. 

So this McAfee help guide discover here how can you easily setup McAfee family protection with few steps, find below –

Step 1: Right-click the McAfee icon from the system tray at the bottom and select 'Open SecurityCenter'. You can also remove McAfee Security Center if you don’t need.

How to setup family filter in McAfee
Step 2: 'SecurityCenter' window will be opened. Select 'Parental Controls' then click 'Configure' and click 'Advanced'.

Step 3: Click a user account in the list and click 'Edit' to modify its parental control settings. Click a setting such as 'Young Child ', 'Child', 'Younger Teen', 'Older Teen' or 'Adult' to set an appropriate content filter for the user's age.

Step 4: Click the 'This User Can Only Access Sites in the Allowed Web Sites List' if you want to restrict access to all websites except those you specifically allow. You can also set time limit grid to specify times the user can't access the Internet. Also find here why McAfee block verified web content?

Step 5: Now click 'Filtered Web Sites' on the side of the window and type website address into the box at the bottom of the Filtered Web Sites pane and click 'Block' or 'Allow' to specifically block or allow certain websites.

Step 6: Click 'Keywords' at the left side of the window and click 'On' if you want to enable keyword filtering. It will block websites containing these words for specific age groups.

You may install this product for peace of mind and your children are safe to learn, explore, play, communicate and enjoy the Internet.  

Feel free to get online technical support to fix your computer problems. Just Call on Toll-Free number(1-866-541-1792) & get 24*7 expert help for online diagnostic and troubleshooting.

June 25, 2012

How to install a Hp printer on a Dell computer


Hp printers are compatible with most brands of computer systems including Dell. The installing of an Hp printer with a Dell computer requires the same installation steps as any other compatible system. 

You must configure your Dell computer to the Hp printer settings for the two machines to work together. Windows has a printer installation wizard to walk you through the process of setting up the Dell computer to use the Hp printer. Also find some troubleshooting tips if your Hp printer showing it is busy.

Find here quick steps to install Hp printer and some additional tips to avoid some Hp printer problems while installing Hp printer -

Step 1: Connect the Hp printer USB cable to Dell computer USB port.

Step 2: Now go to 'Start -> Devices and Printers -> Add a printer'.

Step 3: Select 'Local printer attached to the system' and click 'Next' to use the existing printer port. 

Step 4: Select manufacture 'Hewlett Packard' and your Hp printer model, and click 'Next'.

Step 5: Now give a name to your Hp printer and click 'Next'.

Step 6: Select 'not to share the printer' and click 'Next', and check the box to make it default printer for your Dell computer. Click 'Finish'.

You can also click 'Print test page' button on the last page of the printer installation wizard if you want to check that printer is printing or not.

If you are unable to print a test page, go to 'Start -> Control Panel -> Printers and Other Hardware' and check that printer is offline or online. If it is offline, make sure it is plugged up correctly to your Dell computer or go through the installation process again to help these Hp printer problems.

Also check the Hp Printer website for an updated printer driver if you do not have any yet.

Feel free to get online technical support to fix your computer problems. Just Call on Toll-Free number(1-866-541-1792) & get 24*7 expert help for online diagnostic and troubleshooting.

June 19, 2012

How to reset Netgear Router to factory setting


If you forget your user name and password or begin to experience connectivity problems with your Netgear router, you may need to reset your Netgear router to the default factory setting.

You can reset your Netgear router to the factory settings from within the router manager. The reset procedure removes all user-configured settings and returns the router to the original factory settings. For this reason, only reset the router if you encounter problems that can't be solved with other methods.

So find here Netgear router support  tips to easily reset your Netgear router, and following steps are -

How to reset Netgear Router to factory setting
Step 1: Check that your Netgear router is properly connected with your system or not. If it is OK, then press reset button on Netgear router for at least 10 seconds. The 'test' light should flash during this process.

Step 2: Now open browser and enter Netgear's IP address into the address bar. Generally, '192.168.0.1' is the Netgear router IP address but you can find specific IP address in Netgear router manual.

Step 3: Now enter your default username and password to log in to router. Find here some Netgear router troubleshooting tips.

Step 4: Click 'Erase' button under the 'Revert to Factory Default Settings'. This process will erase all your previous changes that have been made to the router and restore the configuration settings to factory setting. Don't interrupt the process until the process is finished.

Once the router's 'test' light has stopped blinking and the configuration page you are on has refreshed, the router has been reset.

Feel free to get online technical support to fix your computer problems. Just Call on Toll-Free number(1-866-541-1792) & get 24*7 expert help for online diagnostic and troubleshooting.

Find here some additional tips for how can you configure Wi-Fi router.

June 14, 2012

How to check the programs that running on a computer


When your Windows machine starts to slow down or when everything comes to a halt frequently. Many times users can be unaware of which programs are currently running which hold memory unnecessarily. This can causes for slow PC problem.

Follow these steps below to check and control which programs are running on your computer.

How to check the programs that running on a computer
Step 1: Open Task Manager, right-click 'Taskbar' and then clicking 'Task Manager'. But be careful, when opening Task Manager, do not use the CTRL+ALT+DEL command twice consecutively, which will make your computer reboot.

Step 2: Click the Applications tab to see a list of all the programs that are currently running on your computer and each program's status. You can also see here other programs which are currently not running or not responding. Find here how you can check your computer configuration.

Step 3: If you find any not responding program in the list, it is recommended to close this program to release some memory space.

You can also find here CPU usage, File Page usage, history information and memory usage etc.

Feel free to get online technical support to fix your computer problems. Just Call on Toll-Free number(1-866-541-1792) & get 24*7 expert help for online diagnostic and troubleshooting.

How to uninstall/remove Avast antivirus


Avast Antivirus is a security program that allows you to protect your computer from network intrusions as well as dangerous threats such as viruses, trojans and spyware. And, in recent years, Avast antivirus become quite popular among users. However, if you are facing any problem with Avast Security, then it is necessary to remove the Avast antivirus from your computer either using Control Panel or using Avast uninstall utility. 

Removing Avast antivirus involves a few, sequential steps.

Uninstall Avast using Windows utility:

Step 1: First go to 'Start -> Control Panel -> Add or Remove Program'.

How to uninstall/remove Avast antivirus
Step 2: A list of all installed programs will be opened. Now scroll down and select the Avast Antivirus from the list.

Step 3: Depending on the version of Avast which is installed on your computer, different operations such as 'Modify, Remove or Repair' will displayed.

Step 4: Click 'Remove' to uninstall Avast from your computer. 

Now restart your computer to clear the registry and system memory files. Ensure that uninstalling is successful or not. Find here what are the limitations of antivirus software.


If Windows uninstall utility fails to uninstall Avast from your computer, uninstall it with Avast! Uninstall Utility. The Avast uninstall utility will delete the contents of the installation directory. Follow steps below…

Uninstall Avast using Avast! Uninstall utility:

Step 1: First download the uninstall utility from Avast website.

Step 2: Now restart your computer in safe mode. To access safe mode, press 'F8' while the computer reboots.

Step 3: Now open Avast uninstall utility folder, and browse & navigate to Avast installation directory. Click 'remove' to uninstall Avast and 'restart' your computer again when prompted.
I hope it will help to uninstall Avast.

Feel free to get online technical support to fix your computer problems. Just Call on Toll-Free number(1-866-541-1792) & get 24*7 expert help for online diagnostic and troubleshooting.

June 11, 2012

How to reformat Dell computer without cd/disk


Dell has designed computer reformat and recovery tool called the Dell PC Restore for Microsoft Windows operating systems XP, Vista and Windows 7. This utility is pre-installed on a partition on your computer's hard drive. You access the utility using special key commands when the computer starts. A Dell laptop can be formatted in as little as 10 minutes.

So we are sharing here some easy tips on this Dell help blog for how can you reformat your Dell computer without cd/disk when you are using Windows operating system. Also find here what to do when Dell computer shut down randomly.

Find the step-by-step solution below -

For Windows Xp:

Step 1: First ensure that there are no external devices attach with your Dell computer like external hard drive, printers or camera, and Turn-off your computer.

Step 2: Now press 'Clt + F11' continuously until splash screen and blue bar appear.


Step 3: Select 'Restore' option from list and click on 'Confirm'.

Step 4: Allow the utility to reformat and restore the operating system, and click 'Finish' when prompted to restart the computer.

For Windows 7:

Step 1: First ensure that there are no external devices attach with your Dell computer such as external hard drive, printers or camera, and Turn-off your computer.

Step 2: Now press 'F8' key continuously until 'Advanced Boot Options' menu appear.

Step 3: Now select 'Repair Your Computer' option from the list in 'Advanced Boot Options' window, click 'Enter' then click 'Next'.

Step 4: Now click 'Dell Factory Image Restore' and click 'Next'.

Step 5: Select 'Yes, reformat hard drive and restore system software to factory condition' option and click 'Next'.

Step 6: Allow the utility to reformat and restore the operating system, and click 'Finish' when prompted to restart the computer.

Feel free to get online technical support to fix your computer problems. Just Call on Toll-Free number(1-866-541-1792) & get 24*7 expert help for online diagnostic and troubleshooting.


June 06, 2012

Why McAfee block verified web content?


McAfee is a well known antivirus and internet security tool, which not only prevents the download of viruses and hacking attempts on your computer or laptop, but also provides a built-in feature that recognizes dangerous websites and stops them from opening in your browser.

McAfee includes content filter program that can be used for setting up controls for web browsing for any one who is using the computer. But sometimes, McAfee blocks verified content on the web but you know that it is safe and verified. It can be very frustrating if this McAfee problem occurs again and again. But you can fix it to stop blocking the verified content again. Follow the given tips below-
Why McAfee block verified web content?

Unblock web images:

Sometimes McAfee blocks images on websites and places the McAfee logo on the page in place of images despite that these are verified. To fix it, you need to make changes in McAfee content blocking feature. Find here how to remove McAfee Site Advisor.

Unblock pop-ups:

Pop-ups can be annoying and malicious software such as adware and spyware use pop-ups. These especially occur when you're in the middle of a game or any you are using any chat rooms. But sometimes McAfee blocks these pop-ups before they appear and show a new message saying pop-ups blocked by McAfee. But you can fix it by disabling the pop-up blocking feature. Launch McAfee and click 'Options'. Click 'Block Ads' and uncheck 'Block Pop-Ups on this computer'. Now refresh web page and check to determine that the issue has been rectified.

Unblocking legal emails:

McAfee prevents you from spam email attachment, spam sender and provides sensitive information so that your computer is not infected from viruses. But sometime McAfee blocks authenticated email messages and divert these emails to spam folder instead of your inbox. But you can fix it; add trusted senders to your contacts list to resolve this content filtering problem.

Feel free to get online technical support to fix your computer problems. Just Call on Toll-Free number(1-866-541-1792) & get 24*7 expert help for online diagnostic and troubleshooting.

June 04, 2012

How to reset hp laptop without restore/recovery disc


It’s no secret that your HP laptop normally start without any problem, but at times it may hang at the Windows startup screen.  This is exactly when you will need your HP restore disk to reset your HP laptop. And guess what you don't have the original disk or don't even have time to buy one. Imagine the amount of frustration that you will have to go through then.Yes, immeasurable.

So, there are two ways to restore HP laptop if you do not have any backup or recovery disc. Either you can perform system restore in Windows or you can do PC recovery from HP hard drive.
How to reset hp laptop without restore/recovery disc 
System restore simply backs up your HP laptop to an earlier date when it was functioning properly whereas the PC recovery feature actually backs up your HP laptop to its original settings.

Using System restore procedure:

System restore is an easy procedure and its steps are same in all Windows operating system. So find here easy tech guide for how to restore your computer to its earlier date.

Using PC recovery procedure:

Your HP laptop has the restore files loaded onto a hidden drive. With the press of one button, you will have your HP laptop restored and running again. So we are sharing here few easy steps on this hp support blog about how to reset your HP laptop without a restore disc. Find easy steps below -
Step 1: First close all the running programs and shut down your HP laptop. Turn it on again.

Step 2: When your laptop start screen appears, immediately press 'F10' until the recovery menu appears. Click 'Next' in 'Recovery menu' window.

Step 3: You will see two options viz. nondestructive recovery or destructive recovery on the menu. Nondestructive recovery is generally recommended because it doesn't format your hard drive or erase your data whereas destructive recovery format your hard drive and erase any other personal file. So click 'Yes' to select and execute the 'Nondestructive recovery' procedure here.

Step 4: Now the restore process will start and after that your laptop will restart automatically.
After restarting your HP laptop, you will notice that updates are taking place more frequently, which is due to your system being restored to default factory settings.

Feel free to get online technical support to fix your computer problems. Just Call on Toll-Free number(1-866-541-1792) & get 24*7 expert help for online diagnostic and troubleshooting.

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