Category Archives: Personal

2014 02 01 DVD Drive Destructed!

I believe I found why my DVD/CD drive wouldn’t burn a DVD. Looks like the last burn for this drive! — Dennis Strain Enclave Managed Networks Box 365, Smithers, BC, Canada V0J 2N0 dstrain@bcenclave.ca 877-877-8793 toll free phone & fax … Continue reading

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2013 11 05 Basic Defense Against Viruses & Malware

This blog post is not meant to be an exhaustive list of security practices, but a simple, bare introduction to some things you can do to help secure your computer remain uninfected by viruses and other malware. I urge you … Continue reading

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2013 10 05 Strengthening Families Together: Helping Canadians Live with Mental Illness

On Oct 2nd I began attending a program of study called Strengthening Families Together: Helping Canadians Live with Mental Illness.  This is a free 10 session introductory workshop brought to us by the Schizophrenia Society of Canada.  Their focus is … Continue reading

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2013 09 23 Nutrition & Physical and Mental Health

I conceived this blog regarding nutrition and mental health with the idea of helping my children and grandchildren.  It is my great hope they benefit from my study and personal experience.  So much the better if it helps others as … Continue reading

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Security Advise – External Drives

Many people habitually leave their thumb drives, external USB drives and other external drives attached to their computer all the time.  This is not a good idea.  Here’s why… Bad guys of all kinds attempt to access remote computers – … Continue reading

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2013 05 28 Hard Disk Recovery

One of the services I provide is data recovery from failing hard drives. Today I completed the recovery of the hard drive from my own main Windows workstation. I kept receiving alerts that indicated problems with my Windows 7 ntfs … Continue reading

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