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Changing the Start Menu in Windows 11

I’m sure many people are now aware that Windows 11 has been released. One of the big changes in Windows 11 is the design and layout of the Start Menu. Any time that Microsoft changes this, people are split into two different camps. One camp seems to like the change, while the other seems to…

Windows 11: A First Look

If I were ever to write a list of topics I never expected to write about, a new version of Windows would have to be somewhere near the top. Those who remember the Windows 10 launch would know that Microsoft announced that it would be the last desktop version of Windows, and that any new…

Choosing the Right Game Hosting

Game hosting is something that many have considered in some form of another. Often the idea starts as a way of hosting a private server to play a particular game amongst your friends or family. It can sometimes also take the form of hosting a public or community server of sorts, where your server can…

Choosing A Good Password

I have written articles on password managers and multi-factor authentication before. There is a reason for this. There have been several databases of leaked passwords over recent years, and one of the things this has revealed is that people aren’t always very good at picking passwords. There are several reasons for this. With the number…

Using a Virtual Machine

GeekJabber is a site dedicated to casual gaming and tech enthusiasts. You may be querying why I am discussing the topic of Virtual Machines. After all, most people would first think of servers and infrastructure when talking about virtual machines. There is a reason why people would think this. The Virtual Private Server is of…

Using a Password Manager

When I wrote the article on Multi-Factor Authentication, I made a note of some of the issues with passwords. People are not always good at picking good passwords, and because of the number of different services people use, password re-use can be a problem. This has become a major issue as if someone is able…

Do I Need Antivirus Software?

Computer viruses and malware are both things that you need to be conscious of as part of owning a computer. It seems everyone has had to deal with some sort of malware infection at some point in their computing life. However with Microsoft Windows now coming with Windows Defender by default and claims of other…

Getting a Graphics Card in 2021

There’s been a lot of talk recently about how difficult it is to get hold of a graphics card at the moment. It’s true that, at the moment, prices on a high-end graphics card are unreasonably high. That’s assuming your retail outlet of choice even has them in stock. There are various reasons for this.…

How To Pick A Good Power Supply

A computer’s Power Supply, or PSU, is one of the most critical parts of your computer. Poor quality power supplies can cause issues with system stability and have a higher risk of failure. High-end gaming PC’s and workstations in particular have a much higher power draw, requiring a power supply that can deliver that power.…

Should I use Multi-Factor Authentication?

Multi-factor authentication, sometimes referred to as two-factor authentication, has been a pretty big buzzword over the last few years. It’s something that can provide additional security for many of your accounts, yet it can be extremely confusing. I hope to try and ease some of this confusion and help you understand what it is and…