Posts Categorized: Tech Tips

Winget UI is an Easy Way to Keep Your Windows Programs and Apps Up to Date!

WingetUI is a very easy-to-use tool for installing and updating Windows software. Winget is a great package manager included with Windows, but it requires use of the Command Line, which many people find very intimidating. WingetUI provides a Graphical User Interface that allows user to point and click to accomplish the same things without typing… Read more »

Checking Out the IBM 5150 I Got for Christmas!

Bec got me an IBM 5150 PC for Christmas! In this video, I swap out the MDA video adapter for a VGA adapter and test it out. Here’s some details discussed/discovered in the video: Video Card Since I don’t have an MDA monitor, I install an 8-bit Western Digital PVGA1A-JK based video card. (Thanks to… Read more »

What is Ransomware?

There‚Äôs a scary threat sweeping the computing world known as ransomware. Ransomware is a type of harmful software that makes your data unreadable unless you pay the creator money to make it readable again. And, unlike the threats of yesteryear (i.e. viruses, Trojans, rootkits, etc.), it is extremely unlikely that any antivirus software can help… Read more »