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When you live in the Houston/Galveston area for just a short time, you realize you are subject to power surges, power outages and lots of storms.  Storms cause issues with our electronics.  A single power surge can destroy the power supply in a desktop computer requiring replacement. The power you get from the wall outlet […]
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Five Tips to Secure Your Facebook Account

Avoid the Risks Secure Your Facebook Account Maintain Security of Your Personal Information Online Profiles are Subject to Security Risks We have all heard it before – keep your online profiles secure. There are many ways to do this and today we will discuss Facebook online profiles.  It is important to understand ways to maintain […]
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Guest Gate – Guest Access to Your Wifi Network

Comcast Wifi Pro By now we are confident you have heard the commercials from Comcast about installing a “guest gate” on your current wireless network.  The offering suggests security for your personal or business data while providing guest access to your wifi connection.  The Comcast fee is only $20 per month for the installation. You […]
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Floki Bot: Zeus Trojan Malware – New Threat

A new ransomware virus called Floki has appeared which is capable of stealing financial information like credit card data and login information for financial websites such as a user’s bank.  Floki Bot “tricks” the computer user into providing the information by presentation of a “fake” website which looks precisely like the real thing or by […]
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Ransomware Prevention – The Best Protection for Your Business Data

. . . . RANSOMWARE PREVENTION REALLY IS THE BEST PROTECTION   LEARN HERE HOW YOU CAN PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS AND SURVIVE AN ATTACK WITHOUT PAYING A RANSOM! How do you know you’ve been attacked?  What does it look like?  With legacy attacks – typical to most hacking – the bad guys want to obtain financial […]
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I Broke The Internet: 12 Tips for Troubleshooting Your Connectivity

I Broke The Internet … Now What? “I broke the Internet.” This is just one of many statements users make when they experience problems with their home Internet networks and wireless Internet connections. Let me start by saying “Relax…you did not break the Internet.” You are likely experiencing issues with one of the most useful […]
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Selecting a Computer Service Provider

The Ten Commandments of Friendly Computers How To Choose A Computer Service Provider Yes, you do you want an honest computer services company.  Perhaps the term appears to be an oxymoron?  Just as the term oxymoron is not necessary, because everyone might not know that oxymoron is a statement which appears to contradict its self, […]
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Stopping the Windows 10 Upgrade Process

Learn how stopping the Windows 10 upgrade process for free can save you the frustration of dealing with this pesky, pushy upgrade! See Blog Article “Windows 10 Upgrade Popup – Somebody Get a Rope!” first before reading this continuation to the pesky Windows 10 Upgrade saga about a free way of stopping the Windows 10 upgrade […]
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