Computer/ Internet Tips & News
July 2019
This Month: 

  • Why you should never unsubscribe from certain emails
  • Listen to scam calls so you don't fall victim
  • AT&T changes email login procedure
  • Windows 7 to be retired January 2020
  • What you may have missed in our news feed
  • ICYMI: In Case You Missed It - Previous articles you may have missed
  • Tell a friend about us - get a $25 service credit
  • Never worry about updates again with our Computer Maintenance Plan
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Why you should never unsubscribe from certain emails
Spammers often use unsubscribe links in emails to track people that take the time to open email and click the “unsubscribe” link, then send more spam.

You should only unsubscribe from emails that you are absolutely sure that they came from a legitimate company. Some methods that you can use to help identify legitimately sent emails include:
Listen to scam calls so you don't fall victim
Please listen to our recordings of scam calls and messages that you’ll likely receive at some point in time, so that you can become familiar with the scams and not fall victim to them:  Scam calls on clyp.it
AT&T changes email login procedure
AT&T has recently changed the email login procedure when accessing an AT&T email address (@att.net, @sbcglobal.net, @prodigy.net) from a Yahoo.com website. When signing in from a Yahoo.com website you will be redirected to sign into your email account on an att.net webpage, then redirected back to mail.yahoo.com. If you’re having trouble accessing your AT&T/Yahoo email, continue reading...
Windows 7 to be retired January 2020
If you purchased a PC between 2009-2012 it most likely came with Windows 7. The operating system was released nearly 10 years ago and has since been replaced with Windows 10. Microsoft has decided to retire support for Windows 7 effective January 2020, thereby no longer releasing important security and reliability patches. Read more...
What you may have missed on our news feed

A Facebook account is NOT required to read the following news articles...
Think twice when prompted to install a browser extension . Do you trust an unfamiliar company that “can read and change all your data on the websites you visit”?

Official Equifax data breach settlement information: Scammers will likely use this news to send unsolicited emails or calls to "help" process your refund.

Social security scam calls are on the rise . Be aware, and just hang up!

ICYMI: In Case You Missed It: Popular articles you may have missed
Tell a friend about us - get a $25 service credit
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 $25 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.

When people search for Computer Support or Repair Services on the internet, they often search Google, YellowPages.com or Yahoo Local. Please consider letting others know about our service by posting a review at one or more of the following web sites:

Never worry about updates again with our Computer Maintenance Plan
Many of our clients don't have to worry about the seemingly constant barrage of updates, security patches and computer hackers - thanks to the peace-of-mind that our Computer Maintenance Plan provides.

With websites getting hacked on a daily basis, and the increasing chance of your personal information being compromised, it’s more important than ever to keep your computer up-to-date and maintained.

Now you can have Computer Techs maintain, update and check the security on your computer on a convenient schedule. Service takes about an hour and can be performed via a Remote Support session or on-site. Services include: