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Back-to-School Special

Eeek! School is just around the corner. Make sure your computer is ready for the coming school year with 19% off our Computer Tune-up Service. While our focus here is updates and other things to help speed up your computer and potentially increase the longevity of your system… with this[...]
Firefox Vulnerability that gets people to unwittingly click on something so hackers can steal your info

Firefox Vulnerability – known about for 17 years

While many consider ditching Google, including its web browser Chrome, due to privacy concerns and in response to recent actions, Firefox has been one of the primary alternate options. A recent Firefox exploit demonstration that uses a combination of a malicious HTML file, ClickJacking, iframe and SSH bugs may change[...]
Windows Update 1903

1903 is here, what have we seen?

We’ve done numerous Windows 10 Build 1903 Updates, ranging from new machines just out of the box to systems that are several years old.   Biggest Tip for Keeping your Hair during the 1903 Update… The biggest factor we’ve seen that affects successful completion is the update status of the[...]
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VLC Media Player Security Flaw!

As more computers are being built without DVD drives and the associated DVD Player software, consumers are frequently downloading third-party programs to be able to play these and other higher quality video file types. One of the biggest and most trusted names is VLC Media Player. Last week (June 21st),[...]
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Happy Mothers Day!

Is your Mom frustrated with her slow computer – is it not working how it should, giving her attitude? Give her the gift of a better working computer with our Windows PC Computer Tune-up Service (Bring-to-us or Remote). Fine Print: Discount on Bring-to-Us or Remote versions of the service only.[...]
Barred from Google Ads - and why that's bad for consumers...

Barred from Google Ads – and why that’s bad for consumers…

If things weren’t already tough enough for small, local, independent businesses… Google just made it worse for independent computer repair shops like ours to reach potential customers. Google now bans “Third-party consumer technical support” providers (like us), and only allows companies that make the product or have signed agreements with[...]
Change your Facebook password now!

Change your Facebook password now!

Facebook has just admitted that it has found many places – hundreds of millions of places, maybe – where it saved users’ passwords to disk in raw, unencrypted form. In jargon terms, they’re known as plaintext passwords and it means that instead of seeing a password scrambled into a hashed form such[...]
Angie's List Super Service Award 2018 - Previous Years Awarded: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Psinergy Tech Earns 2018 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service Psinergy Tech is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA). This award honors service professionals who have maintained exceptional service ratings and reviews on Angie’s List in 2018. “Service pros[...]
LibreOffice & OpenOffice.org

Severe RCE Flaw Disclosed in Popular LibreOffice and OpenOffice Software — The Hacker News

  It’s 2019, and just opening an innocent looking office document file on your system can still allow hackers to compromise your computer. No, I’m not talking about yet another vulnerability in Microsoft Office, but in two other most popular alternatives—LibreOffice and Apache OpenOffice—free, open source office software used by[...]
There's a light at the end of the tunnel

Windows 7 and Planning for the Future

January 14th, 2020 is less than a year away. For many, this doesn’t seem to mean much, even though it should. Windows 7 is going End-of-Life on this date, meaning the end of extended support from Microsoft for this operating system. This doesn’t mean your Windows 7 computer will suddenly[...]

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