Chronic Virus Problems and How to Stop Them for Good

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Why do I keep getting viruses? Over and over? Why am I getting viruses and adware even though I have protection? In this article, we will talk about how to stop getting viruses on your system and how to maintain secure protection in the future.  Why do I keep gettingRead the Rest…

Should I Build My Own Computer or Buy a New One?

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Should I build my own computer? Is it worth building a computer yourself? Or should I just buy a new one from the store? The answer to this question varies from person to person, mainly because of cost versus what the computer is being used for. Although we specialize in computerRead the Rest…

Where Do Viruses and Malware Come From?

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Viruses and malware are becoming more prevalent, and most of the time it’s impossible to tell where they came from. In this article we will discuss where viruses, malware, adware and spyware usually come from, and maybe shed some light on how to reduce your exposure to these malicious programs.Read the Rest…

What’s the Best Laptop Cooling Pad?

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What’s the best laptop cooling pad? What’s the best way to cool my laptop? In this article we will talk about buying a new cooling pad. We will explore the best cooling pads on the market and why they stand above the rest. We’ve been in the computer repair businessRead the Rest…

3 Simple Ways to Speed Up Windows Vista

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So you have Windows Vista still? It’s still ~$100 to upgrade to Windows 7, and Windows 8 isn’t all that great, so it may be a better idea for you to speed up your Vista system a bit and hold off the upgrade. Now, these steps won’t do the things aRead the Rest…

What Internet Browser Should I Use?

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As a local small business owner who provides computer repair in Temecula, CA, we get asked very often, “What browser should I use?” In short – Google Chrome. Download Google Chrome now.   Why? It’s Faster. Chrome is noticeable faster, especially when starting it for the first time. Test it forRead the Rest…

New Malware Targeting Small Businesses: CryptoLocker

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There’s a new virus out there that is directly targeting small businesses and organizations. It’s called CryptoLocker and its bark is just as bad as its bite – meaning everything it tells you is true. What is CryptoLocker? CryptoLocker is a piece of very harmful malware that works by essentiallyRead the Rest…

Outbreak: Ransomware Infections

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The FBI virus has been around for quite a while now, and we’ve mastered the art of removing the virus without a chance of the infection returning. It’s a complicated process but there is news on the FBI virus and related malware: It’s getting worse. With more and more ransomware infectionsRead the Rest…

How to Wipe a Hard Drive

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There are many reasons you may want to learn how to wipe a hard drive, but regardless of the reason, it’s an quick and easy process! This method also applies to flash drives and external hard drives and takes only minutes – sometimes even seconds – to complete. As aRead the Rest…

How to Download Any Song for Free – Safely!

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In this article, you will learn how to download any song free! We utilize 2 websites to get the MP3 file, which can be imported into any music player, including iTunes. As a local computer repair business in Temecula we often get asked if we know good ways to downloadRead the Rest…