March 25, 2015

Ask Dr. Z. : Do I have a Virus?

Dr. Z, I’m having a little trouble with my computer. It seems to be running slower than usual, and Apps move sluggish. My nephew came over this weekend and opened a PDF file in an odd email he received. The file turned out to be gibberish but I’m thinking that it may have given my PC a virus! What should I do? Ann in Pompton Plains   Hello Ann, first things first, you must be […]
March 25, 2015

Ask Dr. Z: Why is my laptop so hot?

Dear Dr. Z, my laptop is always running hot! I’ve had it for about three years, and for the past couple months it’s been loud and hot. I bought a fan for it, but it’s not really making a difference. What can I do? James in Pompton Plains Hello James, I understand your concern. Dealing with a loud, hot computer can be very annoying, not to mention harmful to the internal structure of your laptop. […]