Computer/ Internet Tips & News
March 2020
This Month: 

  • Remote service available!
  • How to clean and disinfect your computer and mobile devices
  • Computer Humor
  • Be proactive (not reactive) about computer maintenance
  • ICYMI - In Case You Missed It : Previous articles you may have missed from previous newsletters
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Remote service available!
Did you know that Computer Techs can fix most computer problems without the need to come out to your house? If we've serviced your computer in the past you most likely already have our "Computer Techs Support" icon (shown on the right) on your desktop which is used to begin a remote support session. For more information continue reading...
How to clean and disinfect your computer and mobile devices
Cleaning and disinfecting your screen – including the one on your smartphone or tablet – as well as your keyboard and mouse can be done with some common items that you most likely already have around the house.
Computer humor
Sent by a Computer Techs client
If you still have Windows 7, this one part in a new computer is 25x faster than your old computer

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 and making it increasingly dangerous to operate while connected to the internet.

One advantage of getting a new computer with Windows 10 is that solid state hard drives in today's computers are about 25x faster than hard drives in older computers.

If you're still operating Windows 7, here's what you need to do: Continue reading...
ICYMI - In Case You Missed It: Popular articles you may have missed from previous newsletters
What you may have missed on our news feed

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Be proactive not reactive to computer problems: Never worry about updates again with our Computer Maintenance Plan
It's time to be proactive about caring for your computer - rather than reactive and calling after computer problems build up. 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.

With our Computer Maintenance Plan we will 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: