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Mike Hurt

Store Manager

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Checklist for Finding a Good Cloud Service Provider

Posted by Mike Hurt on March 20, 2018

One of the most valuable and vital components of any business is the data that keeps it running. It’s essential that business owners back up this data effectively and comprehensively as part of ... Read More

Topics: computer security

My Laptop Won’t Turn On. Help!

Posted by Mike Hurt on February 24, 2018

You flip open your laptop to get some work done, expecting to see your login screen, but nothing happens. The screen is black, and there are no signs of life. What do you do when your device won’t power on? Here’s a checklist of potential problems to help you troubleshoot before calling in the professionals.

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Topics: computer repair

How to Safely and Easily Upload & Store Your Photos Online

Posted by Mike Hurt on February 8, 2018

One of the things most people use computers and cell phones for nowadays is taking and storing digital photos. This can be a giant step forward from the shoeboxes of yellowing Polaroids, or it can be a disaster waiting to happen. If you’re storing your digital photos and videos on your ... Read More

Topics: data backup

You Could Lose Everything If You Don’t Back Up Your Data

Posted by Mike Hurt on January 22, 2018

As the saying goes, nothing is certain except death and taxes. Our technicians, however, would beg to differ: hard drive failure isn’t a matter of “if” but “when.” Your computer’s hard drive won’t last forever. Unless you back it up regularly and properly, when it dies, it could take your data with it.

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Topics: data backup

Your Computer Hates Winter as Much as You Do

Posted by Mike Hurt on January 9, 2018

As the holiday decorations go up, you may find yourself dreading the onset of cold weather and wintery conditions. While you’re pulling out the winter coats, cleaning out the chimneys, and readying your home for the months ahead, don’t forget to consider how the winter ... Read More

Topics: computer repair, computer maintenance

How to Get the Most Out of Your Laptop Battery

Posted by Mike Hurt on December 20, 2017

Along with everything good about laptops and other mobile computing devices, there is also a question of whether the battery will be up to the test. If you use your mobile device for more than a couple hours, you will likely find it is running low on juice. Laptop ... Read More

Topics: computer repair, computer maintenance

What's the Deal with Computer Updates?

Posted by Mike Hurt on December 14, 2017

Updates are essential to your computer's performance and safety. Some updates are automatic, while others must be initiated by the user. Learn what, exactly, these updates are all about and why they're so important.

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Topics: computer maintenance

Should I Let My Kids Have Their Own Computers?

Posted by Mike Hurt on November 29, 2017

If you're a parent, your child has probably begged you for a computer at some point. Some kids are intent on getting the latest and greatest laptop or tablet to chat with friends, post photos, and search the web. Maybe you have a teenager who wants a ... Read More

Topics: buying guides, computer security

What Equipment Should I Choose for My New Home Office? (Part 2/2)

Posted by Mike Hurt on November 16, 2017

It's one thing to set up the basic elements of your home officeRead More

Topics: computer security

What Equipment Should I Choose for My New Home Office? (Part 1/2)

Posted by Mike Hurt on November 1, 2017

If you're planning to set up an office in your home, you should take some time to figure out exactly what you need. Setting up a home office can be more complex than you might assume. You'll need more than simply a computer and monitor. A home office that empowers you to work as effectively as possible requires ... Read More

Topics: business information