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Countdown to the End-of-Life ☠️ for Windows 7 🖥️ – Tips for Upgrading or Buying New

If you’re still running Windows 7, the End-of-Life (EOL) is January 14, 2020… less than 2-months from now, so if you haven’t thought about upgrading to a newer Operating System or purchasing a New Computer, the time is now. It is not a good idea to delay dealing with this past[...]
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Halloween 🎃 Treats: Teal is a fantastic color!

We wanted to let everyone know we are handing out candy 🍭 this Halloween, and everyone is welcome!   Why the teal pumpkin picture? Teal Pumpkins let people know that you have candies, treats, as well as non-food items (like toys, stickers, and other fun things) for those with food[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
Intel: Risk Inside

Security Vulnerabilities: Is it time for a new computer?

Intel announced in April that they are stopping work on microcode updates for certain older processors in regards to Spectre Variant 2 vulnerabilities. While that likely doesn’t mean much to most people, it does pose an interesting dilemma. Next, even though some older computers can run Windows 10, there could[...]
Free Computer Diagnostics and our Core Values: our 2¢ worth.

Free Diagnostics and our Core Values: our 2¢ worth.

We’ve been asked a few times over the years why we don’t offer a free diagnostic service. Many other companies in the area offer it for free, so why not us? There are actually a few reasons and it pretty much boils down to some of our Core Values as a[...]
Show your computer some love

Don’t forget to show your computer some love!

Love is in the air (and hopefully Spring is on its way as well). It may be odd to think about, but our computers could use a little love and some extra TLC right now. There have been a lot of new exploits, vulnerabilities, viruses, and the like coming out[...]

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