Lights on Grassland

The Nerds have spoken, and this is good.Every once in a while, we like to stop and enjoy some truly nerdtastic feats of nerd ingenuity. Our good friend Mr. Lough has dedicated a massive amount of time to program this light show at his house and we wanted to share that with all of our […]

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What We Do

We do more than just PC repairs.

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Old School Password Creation and Storage

Create Secure Passwords the Old School Way We at Rent A Nerd Consulting highly recommend using a password manager such as KeePass or LastPass for password generation and storage.We also realize that not everyone can or will do this, so for those who don't use a password manager, we'll help you create and store passwords in […]

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Install KeePass to Generate and Store Secure Passwords

How secure are your passwords? You probably use email, online banking, and social media like Facebook and Twitter.Maybe you are in college or work for a company that requires password changes every 90 days, with passwords being required to contain between 8 and 15 characters, and at least one of each of the following:A capital letterA […]

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Maintaining Good Security

We take security seriously, and that includes good firewalls, complex passwords that are different for each site that you use and each device, and quality Anti-malware/Anti-virus software. We're more than happy to help you get secured, but for those who want to look into it themselves, here are a few ideas of where to start:

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PC Maintenance for Windows Users – Part 2: Defragment your hard drives with Defraggler

The first part of this series on proper system maintenance covered how to clear out junk files that collect on your system from normal use.This cleared up space, but it likely left existing files spread across the drive, sometimes in multiple pieces. This walk-through will help you get as many of those files back together […]

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PC Maintenance for Windows Users – Part 1: Cleaning junk files from your hard drives

As part of a series on proper system maintenance, we'll first look at one of the most basic necessities: Cleaning junk files from your hard drive.This clears out space for more important files, and helps keep your system running a bit more smoothly in most cases.While this is an essential task, it does have a […]

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