Wordpress Update Nightmare

Over the last two weeks I have endured just about every frustrating issue imaginable in WordPress.  One of my clients decided to change themes in his wordpress blog.  I said to him, “Sure, no problem, I know the exact theme that would be great for what it is you are trying to accomplish”!  Upon FTP’ing
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Wet Smartphone Fix

Many of us have found ourselves in a situation where we have either accidentally dropped our cell phone, cordless phone, Bluetooth or other electronic device in water! Some cases have even resulted in a complete submersion in water, i.e., a swimming pool, dishwater, bathtub or (heaven forbid) the toilet…… Well Tekknowgerl has had similar issues and
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Cell Phone Tracking

Technology has changed, remember when it only took 3 minutes for Columbo and his counterparts to trace a call for that “kidnapped” victim?,  and in movies they were always just a few seconds short of identifying where the call originated?, well today if you’re on the phone for 3 minutes they can tap you on
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Teach Senior Citizens to Use a Computer

Many times a year, my aunt calls me from Texas to ask me how to do various things on her computer. We spend hours on the phone surfing the net, sending emails, organizing files/photos, etc…  Also, I find that a few of my “senior” customers are quite apprehensive about learning new technology…so, while searching this
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Protecting Your Personal Computer

  Whether you use your personal computer for work or personal reasons, security and protection against malicious Trojans and viruses is incredibly important in ensuring that your computer not only performs as its best, but that your personal information is safe from prying eyes and hackers. Identity theft affects thousands of people each year, and
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I have had many, many, many email disasters.  Nowadays I check and double-check my work.  But no matter how hard I try, I find that sometimes I just get lazy.  So I’ve come up with a solution to my problem.  I made a list of all the mistakes I have made in the corporate world
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Tekknowgerl.com is a web blog designed to help the average computer user with tips, suggestions and “do-it-yourself” articles to lend knowledge, wisdom and experience in solving every-day computer issues.  It is my mission to provide customers/clients with good information that has a bit of a humorous edge to make learning fun and laughable.  We have
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On my blog from earlier days, a customer asks: “Is there a way I can get rid of viruses my computer has without having to have a repairman take a look at it?”  I say absolutely!! 1. The Diagnosis Say your computer is acting weird.  You think something is wrong and you may be dealing with
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