Dymin Blog

5 Warning Signs Your Computer Needs Repair

Posted by Mike Hurt on April 4, 2017

Not all computer breakdowns give warning signs in advance, but (fortunately) many of them do!

We all have a busy schedule, and computers have become irreplaceable tools in our lives. From keeping track of appointments to keeping in touch with old friends, keeping up with work to ... Read More

Topics: computer repair, computer maintenance

Why You Should NOT Be Running a Windows “Admin” Account

Posted by Mike Hurt on March 31, 2017

 

Both home users and business users alike can avoid up to 94% of Windows exploits and malware infections by one simple change: using a “non-Admin” User Account.[1] In this blog ... Read More

Topics: business information, computer security, computer maintenance

Does My Computer Have a Virus?

Posted by Mike Hurt on March 20, 2017

 

You’ve probably read about all kinds of threats to your computer, including viruses, spyware, ransomware, “Trojan horses,” and more (collectively called “Read More

Topics: computer security, computer maintenance, IT questions

How Often Should I Update My Computer Software?

Posted by Mike Hurt on March 7, 2017

 

Nothing lasts forever, and in the world of computers and electronics, lifespans seem to be getting shorter and shorter. New versions of devices and programs come out so frequently that it’s almost impossible to keep everything completely up-to-date. But there’s good news: you ... Read More

Topics: computer repair, business information, computer maintenance

Why Is My Computer Slow (and How Can I Fix It)?

Posted by Mike Hurt on February 21, 2017

 

 

One of the most frustrating things is when your computer runs slower than you expect it to—lagging when opening programs, struggling to load webpages, and worse. If you’re starting to develop an Office Space-worthy case of computer rage, the following explanations ... Read More

Topics: computer maintenance, IT questions

Want to Outsmart PopUps, Malware, and Internet Scams? Don't click YES!

Posted by Mike Hurt on February 7, 2017

You know malware, spyware, and viruses are bad for your computer system—they can slow down your performance, corrupt data, and even allow unauthorized access to your system and files. You know that you should have an Read More

Topics: computer security, computer maintenance

A Fistful of Dollars: The Cost of Using Old Computers

Posted by James Trow on November 28, 2016

IT has become an increasingly important investment for businesses, but computer technology can be expensive. As a result, the typical rationale when contemplating a replacement or upgrade of computer equipment is “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Although this rationale may work for some non-computer ... Read More

Topics: business information, computer security, computer maintenance

How Often Should I Change My Passwords?

Posted by Mike Hurt on October 31, 2016

 

Just like having a quality lock on your front door, a strong password is an essential part of preventing unauthorized access to your personal online data. But you may be confused as to how often you should ... Read More

Topics: computer security, computer maintenance

What IT Services Techs Say vs. What They Really Mean

Posted by Scott Breitman on October 10, 2016


IT is a high pressure industry, and the people that work in it must calm people when they’re most frustrated. Let’s have some fun with IT and lighten things up a little.

 

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Topics: computer repair, managed IT services, business information, computer maintenance

5 Tips You MUST Follow to Maintain Your PC (& 5 You Shouldn’t)

Posted by Mike Hurt on October 4, 2016

 

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Topics: computer repair, computer maintenance