Computer/ Internet Tips & News
May 2017
This Month's Tips: 
  • AOL begins charging to use "AOL Desktop" software
  • Top 5 computing scams to be aware of
  • Why trust anyone else to service your computer?
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AOL begins charging to use "AOL Desktop" software

AOL has been notifying their users about a required update to their “AOL Desktop” software, that will require the payment of a $4 monthly fee. To avoid the fee you can access your AOL email and the rest of the internet via another web browser on your computer such as Chrome or Firefox, and navigate to mail.aol.com

Computer Techs can assist you with making the change to another browser, including importing any favorite websites that you may have stored in AOL Desktop. Contact us to schedule a convenient remote or on-site visit.

For more information about the change, continue reading…

Top 5 computing scams to be aware of

Please review, print and keep this information near your computer to remind you about the top 5 computing scams to be aware of...

  • Calls or pop-ups from "Microsoft"
  • Remote support scare tactics
  • Unusual/unexpected email from someone you know
  • Unusual/unexpected email from a business
  • Email account hacking

Click here to read and print the full article...

Why trust anyone else to service your computer?

If you're happy with our service, please let others know by recommending us to your friends and family, and/or by writing a review about our service. If you personally recommend us to a friend or relative and we help them, you get $20 off your next service call.

Why trust someone who "knows" computers and works on them in their spare time? Why trust someone who you called from a pop-up ad on your computer? You shouldn't! Computer Techs is a local business that works with computers and related devices on a daily basis and has been doing so since 2003. When you need help with your computing devices, you can trust Computer Techs to be there when you need us, and stand behind our service.

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