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My Mobile Device Broke! Now What?

Posted by Mike Hurt on Aug 22, 2017 1:28:00 PM
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 breaks.

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Topics: computer repair, IT questions

Can Opening Email Harm My Computer?

Posted by Mike Hurt on May 30, 2017 11:26:00 AM

 

 

Viruses and malware are can slow down your computer, plague you with unwanted popups, threaten the security of your personal information, and/or attempt to gain unauthorized access to your computer, so it’s vital that you take aggressive steps to protect yourself. You may already know that one of the best ways to outsmart these nasty problems is to stop clicking “yes” or opening clickbait, but what about emails?

Can just opening an email message expose you to malware or other security threats?

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Topics: computer security, computer maintenance, IT questions

Don’t Turn Off Your Computer at Night—Do This Instead

Posted by William Stasak on Apr 20, 2017 10:16:54 AM

 

Computers have changed a lot in the last 30 years. Rather than one family PC, many families now have multiple computing devices, including tablets, smartphones, laptops, and desktop personal computers. The recommendations on how to care for your computers has changed as the technology has changed. Nevertheless, one of the most common questions computer technicians are asked is “Should I turn my computer off every night?

 

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Topics: computer maintenance, IT questions

Does My Computer Have a Virus?

Posted by Mike Hurt on Mar 20, 2017 10:20:00 AM

 

You’ve probably read about all kinds of threats to your computer, including viruses, spyware, ransomware, “Trojan horses,” and more (collectively called “malware,” or “malicious software”). How do you know if your system has fallen victim to a virus or malware? These malicious programs slow down your computer’s performance and potentially threaten your security. Here are five signs that you could have a virus or malware.

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Topics: computer security, computer maintenance, IT questions

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

Posted by Mike Hurt on Feb 21, 2017 10:40:00 AM

 

 

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 may help you understand (and solve) your slow computer problems.

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Topics: computer maintenance, IT questions

What You Need to Know About Windows 10 Licensing

Posted by William Stasak on Jan 10, 2017 10:09:00 AM

 

Windows 10 was an update to the operating systems of most non-Apple/Macintosh computers that Microsoft released in 2015. It had significant issues and caused a lot of confusion. One particular area that was especially problematic was how to upgrade a computer running a genuine copy of Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 operating system. Since software upgrades are usually available at reduced rates (or for free) to customers running older versions of the program, it’s necessary for users to input an identification marker to activate the upgrade upon installation.

 

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Topics: business information, IT questions