Thursday, February 14, 2013

Why would a computer tech support tell someone to hold the power button for 4 minutes?

A Gateway tech told a friend of mine to hold their power buttin to do some kind of reset, has anyone heard of this? Not four seconds, but four minutes?

What is a VPN?


VPN is (Virtual Private Network) were first used by companies to enable their employees to securely access internal systems such as email remotely (e.g. from home or while on business trips). Today they are increasingly being used for personal use by individuals to protect their privacy while online in public places (e.g. when using the wi-fi connection in a cafe) or in a country where the internet is censored / blocked (e.g. China, Saudi Arabia…).

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