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One Half Hour Free Till July 1

TweetFrom now until the last day of June 2015, receive one half hour consulting or repair time FREE Use this coupon toward: On-site service / repairs Free on-site diagnostic session Shop service / repairs Remote IT service Virus removal Performance tuning Hardware / software upgrades and installation Website maintenance Network design / maintenance / repairs Continue Reading

How Not to Kill Your Computer

TweetA word of warning. When your computer locks up and becomes unresponsive, try EVERYTHING first EXCEPT holding down the power button to force it to shut down. The laptop on the right is a new Toshiba to replace the 3 year old Lenovo where a client did exactly that. The results were a Windows environment Continue Reading

Art for Referrals Program

TweetTake advantage of our Art for Referrals Program How it works: You refer us to your friends For every successful conversion of a referral to a client, you receive a piece of art from our inventory Commercial clients earn you one signed and numbered limited edition framed or stretched print (value up to $400) Residential Continue Reading

It’s Lightning Season Here in North Texas

TweetWhat does this mean to you? It means you need serious surge protection. More importantly it means to fully protect your valuable electronics, you should disconnect all cables that go to the “outside world”. If you are at your home or office when a major electrical storm is coming, we recommend you unplug all power Continue Reading

The Latest Nigerian FBI Scam

TweetI was so fascinated by this email I had to share it.  This was snatched up by our mail server SPAM filter and it piqued my interest enough to open it up and read the whole thing (at the server level – not on my computer). These are the kinds of things that can either Continue Reading

Art for Referrals Program

TweetMost people who know me are aware that I am not just a Computer Wizard, but also a Fine Art Photographer. Unfortunately for me – but fortunately for y’all, I have a lot of inventory in a Frisco warehouse. So here’s what we are doing. For every residential client you refer to us that we Continue Reading

CryptoWall 3.0 Information

TweetRecently one of my clients had his computer massively infected.  What seemed to trigger this situation was an automatic upgrade to his AVG Internet Security software.  It seems that during the “upgrade” process, the system was left vulnerable just long enough to hose the system rather badly. After scrubbing it as clean as I could Continue Reading

SW Airlines Ticket SCAM

TweetAirplane Ticket SCAM is Coming Around Again! If you are invited by a friend to participate in this SCAM — DON’T DO IT! Follow the report link below for the details. This scam comes around every year with more people falling for it and reaping the “rewards” of believing they will actually get something for Continue Reading

BinkiLand Search and CutePDF

TweetToday’s PSA While working on a decent sized network yesterday, one of the users mentioned some nasty little program added into the applications that would not uninstall. Binkiland Search is the culprit. This is MALWARE and takes over your search function. Even Revo Uninstaller couldn’t see / remove this pest, so I had to manually Continue Reading

Malware and Content Filtering Only $8/Month!

TweetMalware protection news: Contrary to popular belief, all malware (viruses, trojans, etc.) protection products are not created equal.  Anti-malware / Anti-virus tools vary considerably from brand to brand.  Some are simply much better than others and we routinely find badly infected computers that were “protected” by competing products.  Also, no commercial anti-malware product is configured Continue Reading