Category: StartMeTip

Tips for Keeping Your Work Life Separate From Your Personal Life Online

Living in the age of the Internet means many of us have the privilege of working from home. And until the current global pandemic is over, it means a lot of us are working from home.

Here at FixMeStick we have the luxury of running our operations from the comfort of our own homes since March. We understand that it can be difficult to separate your digital work life from your online private life. Keep reading for tips to keep them separate!

Back to School Basics for Your Cybersecurity Needs

Heading back to school is probably going to look a little different this year. With many schools opting towards online classes, back to school shopping is going to come with a whole new set up of problems, especially considering that education is among the top targets for cybercriminals. Keep reading to prep for back to school!

The Best Chromium Extensions to Use with Your StartMeStick

Google Chrome is a great web browser and is recommended as one of the top browsers for your online needs. It’s also one of the reasons we use Chrome as our designated web browser for the StartMeStick – it’s fast, secure, can bring an old computer back from the dead, and truly remarkable when you look into how much you can really do with it.

Have a Slow Mac? Try These 5 Tips

Calling all our Mac users! While most of our guides are designed for the average Windows PC user, today we’ve compiled guide for “How to Speed Up Your Slow Apple Mac Computer” for all our Mac users out there.

Whether you want ‘slow MacBook fixes’ or ‘how to speed up a Mac’, we have you covered! Continue reading for 5 things you can do when your Mac computer is running slow.

Speeding up a Slow PC

Does your computer take twenty minutes to turn on and even longer to open up your email? There’s nothing more frustrating than a slow computer. We get you and we are here to help!

Like your car, your computer requires regular maintenance to prevent slowdowns, crashes, and potential system failures. If your computer is slow because of viruses, you can try running a FixMeStick scan to speed things up.

However, if your computer is still slow after running your FixMeStick, below are some other things you can try to speed up your computer.

Should You Cover Your Computer’s Webcam & Other Privacy Questions Answered.

Have you ever searched online for an item you were thinking of purchasing only to be bombarded by ads for that same item the next time you went online? Should you cover your computer’s webcam? How do you protect those sensitive files saved on your computer?

In this blog, we answer some basic privacy questions to help protect your privacy online.

StartMeTip: Try a StartMeStick today to enjoy a fast, private, and secure internet session on ANY computer! Learn more here.