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When Anti-Viruses Go Bad

When Anti-Viruses Go Bad

When Anti-Viruses Go Bad What happens when your anti-virus turns on you? The simple answer is your computer stops working. This was made evident in a recent update to Avira (ironically only affecting the paid versions of the program and apparently only in 32-bit environments). After the update, the AntiVirProActiv[...]
Tech Tip #2 - Defragment

Tech Tip #2 – Defragment

Tech Tip #2 – Defragment/Defraggler As files are changed, deleted and added to your hard drive, they become fragmented and can significantly slow down your computer. Defragmentation puts your files back together again, and makes them much easier to read. ——————- For assistance with this or any other Tech Tip, please[...]
Tech Tip #9 - Backup Your Important Data

Tech Tip #9 – Backup Your Important Data

Tech Tip #9 – Backup your important data Are there any files on your computer that are important to you? If so, you should have them backed up, whether to physical media or to a web-based backup system. Viruses/malware can destroy your hard drive and there is the possibility that[...]
Tech Tip #1 - Shutdown/Restart

Tech Tip #1 – Shutdown/Restart

Tech Tip #1 – Shutdown/Restart Probably the simplest Tech Tip there is. If your computer is bogging down or a program just keeps giving you errors on a regular basis, restart your computer and try again. This is also important to help clear and reset internal memory. ——————- For assistance[...]
Tech Tip #17 - Custom Install option

Tech Tip #17 – Custom Install option

  Tech Tip #17 – Custom Install option Pay close attention when installing programs. Uncheck the boxes that install the additional bloatware that you don’t want. ——————- For assistance with this or any other Tech Tip, please call us at 612-234-7237. Phone support Quick Tip Fixes/Help is $19.95 per issue.
Tech Tip #16 - Should I update Flash?

Tech Tip #16 – Should I update Flash?

  Tech Tip #16 – Should I update Flash? Yes, most updates are security updates, but make sure it’s from Adobe! ——————- For assistance with this or any other Tech Tip, please call us at 612-234-7237. Phone support Quick Tip Fixes/Help is $19.95 per issue.
Tech Tip #10 - Uninstall Unneeded Programs

Tech Tip #10 – Uninstall Unneeded Programs

  Tech Tip #10 – Uninstall Unneeded Programs Uninstall out-of-date programs or ones you no longer use. This helps to free up space, as well as can help decrease boot time by unregistering unneeded drivers/dll’s, etc, from loading during startup. ——————- For assistance with this or any other Tech Tip, please[...]
Tech Tip #5 - Cleaning

Tech Tip #5 – Cleaning

  Tech Tip #5 – Cleaning Make sure your computer is free of dust buildup and has proper airflow (DO NOT VACUUM!) ——————- For assistance with this or any other Tech Tip, please call us at 612-234-7237. Phone support Quick Tip Fixes/Help is $19.95 per issue.
Tech Tip #19 - Disk Cleanup

Tech Tip #19 – Disk Cleanup

Tech Tip #19 – Disk Cleanup/CCleaner Deleting Temporary Files can open up a good amount of space and increase performance. ——————- For assistance with this or any other Tech Tip, please call us at 612-234-7237. Phone support Quick Tip Fixes/Help is $19.95 per issue.
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