Beware Ransomware

Dawn/ April 28, 2017/ Alert

There are some particularly troublesome ransomware emails going around. One of our customers, in the course of business, opened an attachment that looked valid and found themselves victims of ransomware – software that encrypts all data with a virtually unbreakable key which they offer to sell at a very steep price. If you are required by your business to open

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Beware of Scam Emails!

Dawn/ April 10, 2017/ Uncategorized

If you open your email and see one that has this appearance (it may be for domain renewal or other services), it is a scam. We received emails for both domain renewal and other services this week. IF YOU RECEIVE ONE, call your host. DO NOT click on links in the email. DO NOT pay money to the sender.

Got Windows 10 yet? If you get a new computer, you must.

Robert, The Computer Guy/ January 15, 2016/ Uncategorized

According to an article on ZDNet, Microsoft has stated that new CPUs will require Windows 10. There will be a few systems that will temporarily support other versions (18 months only), but any new PCs built with new CPU chips will require Windows 10. Because Microsoft has supported previous Windows operating systems for 10 years after release, PC users often

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Windows 8 users, take note!!

Robert, The Computer Guy/ January 9, 2016/ Uncategorized

Microsoft usually supports its operating systems for 10 years; however, this is not true for Windows 8. Even though it has only been out for three years, support for Windows 8 is being withdrawn as of January 12. Following that date, there will be no more patches or updates. It is easy to get around this – updating to Windows

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More Power!

Robert, The Computer Guy/ November 23, 2015/ News, Product Recommendation

You might have upgraded your computer to be an awesome gaming computer – either by adding or changing parts, or by purchasing a newer, more powerful system – and you may be thrilled with its specs and performance… but you ain’t seen nuthin’ yet! Next year, according to PC World, Intel is looking at installing its “most powerful chip to

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