Dymin Blog

My Computer’s Been Infected! What Do I Do?

Posted by Mike Hurt on May 31, 2019

We all risk accidentally downloading dangerous malware while browsing the internet. Malicious software can slow our computers, leak sensitive information, and even lead to heavy financial losses. While a few simple techniques can remove many viruses, malicious software is growing more sophisticated, and ... Read More

Topics: computer repair, computer security, IT questions

Shopping Tips for Buying a Refurbished Computer

Posted by Mike Hurt on November 27, 2018

We all need up-to-date computers for our professional and personal lives, but buying new can be incredibly expensive. With just a little research, you can buy a refurbished computer that will not only save you hundreds of dollars but can also be more reliable than a new one. 

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Topics: computer repair, computer recycling

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

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

My Mobile Device Broke! Now What?

Posted by Mike Hurt on August 22, 2017
If your mobile device broke, don't panic. There are a few different solutions for you to consider. Let's take a look at exactly what you should and should not do after your device ... Read More

Topics: computer repair, IT questions

Why Your Computer Hates Summer

Posted by Mike Hurt on June 27, 2017

The warm weather is finally here in Des Moines! This is fantastic news for those of us who like to spend time outside, soaking up the sun and enjoying the beautiful weather. However, the high temperatures are terrible news for your sensitive computer. Whether you own ... Read More

Topics: computer repair, data backup

Spilled Liquid on Your Computer? There’s Still Hope!

Posted by Matt Helland on April 25, 2017

 

We’ve all been there. You’re working on that project that needs to be done by morning.  Four cups of coffee deep, trying to stay awake, and then it happens: the coffee cup falls over and its contents run all over your computer.  What do you do?

Well, that is exactly what we will ... Read More

Topics: computer repair, data backup

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

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