Our Most Popular Managed Services

If you need help deciding what services are best for your business let us know.


 Popular Services
 (347) 830-7322



Tekie Geek Blogs

Technology Basics: Wizard

Technology Basics: Wizard

The word “wizard” may not seem to have much to do with computing, besides calling someone a “computer wiz.” However, there is a particular type of program that serves a very similar purpose, referred to as a wizard as well. We’ll examine it in today’s blog.

What a Wizard Does
Be honest - what first comes to mind when you hear the word “wizard?” Most likely, an old man with a beard, robes, and a pointy hat, waving a wand around and casting spells. These characters often serve as mentors, serving as a guide and a resource.

This is the same purpose that the wizard program serves on your computer. Like Dumbledore instructed Harry Potter and Gandalf pointed Frodo Baggins in the right direction, a software wizard walks a user, step-by-step, to the successful completion some task or goal. This goal is usually the installation and configuration of a program, or possibly running a scan.

What Makes a Wizard?
A software wizard typically breaks up whatever process it applies to into steps, each step represented by a separate page. This allows the wizard to ensure each step is properly completed before progressing with its task. Wizards will often also display progress bars and the like when a process will take some time.

Many wizards today go by different names, or have had their functions absorbed by other programs. Virtual assistants and office assistants both help users in a similar way, but many applications and online forms emulate wizards for the benefit of the user.

When was the last time you saw a wizard? Tell us in the comments!

BaaS Lets You Take Decentralization for a Test Dri...
Your Backup Needs to Meet Some Prerequisites


No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Friday, July 20, 2018

Captcha Image

Mobile? Grab this Article!

QR-Code dieser Seite

Tag Cloud

Android Public Cloud Multi-factor Authentication Freedom of Information Google Calendar Content Business Technology Virtual Assistant Language Hack Firewall Virtualization malware Hard disk Thank You computer support Staten Island Bluetooth datto Automobile computer repair Cost Management managed IT services NYC Apple Cybersecurity BYOD Websites Samsung WiFi Settings computer repair Staten Island Supercomputer Unified Communications Company Culture G Suite Regulations IT support Experience Congratulations SaaS Recovery IT support Staten Islans Tip of the week Equifax Hard Drive Data Security Microsoft Office Conferencing Law Enforcement End of Support Printer Scalability Holiday Remote Computing Information Technology Staten Island computer support Streaming Media VoIP Accountants Alert Network Management Spyware Managed IT Services Processors Displays Managed IT Services Laptop Cloud Computing Advertising Virus Addiction Username Retail Bring Your Own Device Disaster Recovery Antivirus Unified Threat Management computer support firms Hardware Office Tips Documents Vendor Management Redundancy Nanotechnology Gamification Software License Cloud computing Staten Island Accidental deletion Miscellaneous Data Management Monitors IT support NYC IT Services Digital Distributed Denial of Service Webcam Private Cloud Software Going Green Travel Computer Care Hosted Solutions News Training Augmented Reality Tip of the Week Windows 10 Network Congestion Business Metrics Employer-Employee Relationship IT Management Google Wallet Computer Access Office 365 Google Drive computer services Flexibility Budget Mouse Machine Learning Cybercrime Screen Reader Gmail Windows 8 Cloud Privacy Staten Island tech support Managing Stress end-user files IT consulting Staten Island Government Unified Threat Management Computers Tactics Botnet Wireless Data Breach Website Tablet Business Continuity PDF Motion Sickness History Identity Theft Safety Telephony IT support New York City Touchscreen Paperless Office Software as a Service IT consulting firm Facebook Compliance Twitter today ’s organizations Devices HTML Mobile Devices Employer Employee Relationship Flash Tech Support Uninterrupted Power Supply Proactive IT computer services Staten Island LiFi Laptops Device security tech support Visible Light Communication Quick Tips Best Practices How To malware worms Domains Time Management Cryptocurrency Backup and Disaster Recovery Networking Windows Hardware Solutions data recovery Passwords Wireless Headphones Memory Analytics Excel Emergency email scam Word Drones Saving Money it support Hacker Notifications Money Health Sports CrashOverride managed services data loss IT consulting Staten island Automation DDoS ransomware attacks Social Engineering Society Securty Solid State Drive Mobile Technology eWaste Audit Internet of Things Managed Service Provider managed IT services staten island Service Level Agreement Hackers Staten Island IT consulting Computing Infrastructure Cabling Bitcoin Ransomware Internet Startup VPN Bandwidth Productivity Text Messaging tech support Staten Isalnd Collaboration Digital Payment Hosted Solution Piracy Managed IT Lithium-ion battery Data Protection Artificial Intelligence Specifications staten island managed services Tracking Information IT consulting NYC Browser Running Cable Google Docs Cache Hiring/Firing Music Server Google Business Management IT support firms Gadgets Fake News data recovery Staten Island Mobile Security Access Control Television communications Reliable Computing Customer Service Computer Malfunction Email computer support NYC Corporate Profile Printing Data Emails Deep Learning Work/Life Balance Microchip Upgrade Downloads Efficiency Social Politics VoIP IBM Mobile Device Google Maps Legal Remote Monitoring Virtual Desktop Education Save Money Hacking Meetings Encryption tech support Staten Island Upload Staten Island IT support Vulnerabilities Password Smartphones Business Update Multi-Factor Security Business Cards Lenovo Web Server Wi-Fi Phishing Outlook Operating System Productivity Virtual Reality Social Media Vulnerability Tech Term Small Business IT services New York City User Tips Mobility Start Menu Windows XP Apps Mobile Device Management Network Security Backup Microsoft Excel 3D Printing Legislation Blockchain YouTube The Internet of Things Innovation IT services Staten Island IT services NYC Staffing Vendor Mangement Network IT support Staten Island Malware Download Taxes Business Growth Spam In Internet of Things Chromebook Security Best Practice computer support Scam Powerful Technology Solutions Big Data CryptoLocker CCTV Data storage Data Backup Communication Downtime Workplace Tips Worker IT consulting firms Banking Relocation Patch Management Hacks Robot IT Consultant Windows 10 IT consulting company managed services Staten Island Rental Service Telephone Systems Content Filtering Hard Drive Disposal Project Management Tablets Writing Desktop Database Office Help Desk File Sharing Business Computing Cleaning Physical Security Comparison Wireless Technology Computing Disaster Search Business Mangement Administrator Microsoft Administration Knowledge Maintenance BDR SharePoint Outsourced IT Two-factor Authentication Document Management Black Market Tech Terms Technology IT Support Workstations Applications Smartphone Cortana IT consulting Trends Workers managed it services App

Newsletter Sign Up