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Don’t Shoot Your Computer – Call Us 214-232-9503

TweetPromotional Video Announcement For Over a Decade I’ve Wanted to Do This It’s certainly been a long time that I’ve yearned to produce a promotional video featuring the wanton destruction of recalcitrant computers via large-bore firearms (stringing together some of my favorite terms into a single sentence here…) and a couple of weeks ago we Continue Reading

Don’t Let Your Computer Take Up Drinking!

TweetEveryone knows your computer shouldn’t drink, right? Never give your computer beer, wine or soda pop. Hard liquor might not be too bad – except for the possible fire… And milkshakes? Never. I’ve seen it and it’s not pretty. If you do happen to spill anything – even water – ESPECIALLY water into your computer, Continue Reading

Simple Steps to Protect Your Privacy

TweetI was reading Forbes today and they recently published a list of ten simple things you should do to protect your privacy. Given that Identity Theft is a rapidly growing problem, I thought this seemed like an excellent topic.  By this point in time, most of us either know someone personally – or ourselves have Continue Reading

Don’t Do This To Your Computer 8-31-15 Edition

TweetOver the years I have collected a pretty decent assortment of photos from the insides (and outsides) of computers.  Some of these represent basic issues regarding neglected periodic maintenance, normal wear and tear – and then we have the category of “What were you thinking?” Today’s image is from this last category.  Entitled Loose Power Continue Reading

If You Smoke, So Does Your Computer

TweetOver the course of 2+ decades in computer repair and service, we have seen a lot of things.  Nothing – and I mean NOTHING is as disgusting as having to open up the chassis of a computer used by a heavy smoker.  The photos in this gallery show the massive tar buildup on the components 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

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

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