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What’s Best for Your Computer: Shut Down or Sleep?

January 7, 2019

Most homes are trying to reduce power costs by turning off lights and appliances, but do the same rules apply to computers? After all, it requires more than flicking a switch on your way out the door. Some people believe you should shut down after every use to save wear and tear, others believe you […]

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How to Stay Safe from Scams and Malware on Facebook

November 30, 2018

How to Stay Safe from Scams and Malware on Facebook At last count, Facebook has grown to over 2.2 billion users, which makes the platform more attractive than ever for scammers and hackers. While you may be logging in to share your latest family photos or catch up with friends, the chances of accidentally triggering […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

November 21, 2018

The opportunity to serve customers like you gives us joy and thankfulness every day of the year. We would like to wish you a peaceful Thanksgiving holiday and the time to truly enjoy it with your friends and family.  Computer-Repair-Now.Com   

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How to deal with spooky email messages

October 25, 2018

It is almost Halloween and most of us have grown accustomed to gruesome home decorations or being scared at your local haunted house.  How would you feel though if you received an email message containing your password threatening to contact all of your business and personal contacts through social media with your “dirty secrets”?  Spam and […]

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We still do computer hardware repair

July 3, 2018

In today’s disposable society it is becoming increasingly difficult to find local companies which still perform “on premise” component level hardware repair of desktops, laptops and all in one computers.  If you take your system into one of the “geeks” at a big box store they won’t be able to fix it there.  They always […]

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How to Make Your Photos Last A Lifetime (and Beyond)

August 11, 2017

Digital cameras are great, and thanks to smartphones, we have one with us almost all the time. We’re taking more photos than ever before, and building a lifetime of digital data. But despite the enormous value of these photos and videos, most people don’t have a backup. It’s time to shine a light on this […]

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Everything you need to know about Facebook privacy

July 31, 2017

    In this issue, we talk about how to lock down your privacy settings on Facebook. Finding the balance between Facebook privacy and Facebook fun can be challenging. It’s a double-edged sword that allows us to connect with friends no matter where they live, but it also publicly shares information that just a few […]

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ALERT: Your Anti-Virus May be Letting You Down

July 14, 2017

The best way to avoid a computer virus is by using common sense, but that doesn’t mean you’ll be safe from attack. Even the most careful user can find themselves infected in an instant and spreading the virus faster than a sneeze in flu season. It’s why antivirus software is still the first package we […]

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Windows Vista End-Of-Life: What this means for you

July 13, 2017

The clock has run out for Windows Vista users. On April 11th 2017, Microsoft ceased all support and security patching, just like they did with previous Windows versions.  Naturally, you’re rather attached to your current operating system and not exactly leaping for joy at this news! Unfortunately, the longer your computer goes without an upgrade, […]

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When is the last time you backed up your files?

November 7, 2016

At least a few times a week we work on systems that are inoperable to the point where data recovery is required.  Sometimes these situations can be resolved by advanced or “clean room” data recovery but that can get VERY expensive.  In most cases our customer doesn’t have any sort of data backup in place.  […]

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