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5 Reasons To Do An SSD Upgrade On Your Computer

5 Reasons To Do An SSD Upgrade On Your Computer

Before you throw out that old desktop or laptop, consider upgrading its storage. Whether your computer uses a hard drive or an older solid-state drive (or SSD) it’s probably time to upgrade it. SSDs are getting faster every year and replacing the storage in your old computer with a new SSD upgrade won’t cost you too ... Read More
 
Mac Not Secure Malware Attacks Up 270% in 2017

Mac Not Secure Malware Attacks Up 270% in 2017

  Reputable anti-malware security vendor Malwarebytes is warning Mac users that malware attacks against the platform climbed 270 percent last year. Be careful out there The security experts also warn that four new malware exploits targeting Macs have been identified in the first two months of 2018, noting that many of these exploits were identified by users, ... Read More
 
Introducing: Bitdefender, A New Type of Computer Security

Introducing: Bitdefender, A New Type of Computer Security

Bitdefender GravityZone Business Security is a bundle of security services designed for small and medium businesses, combining #1-ranked security with the simple centralized management of workstations and servers. We at The PC Works are excited to present you our customers with a new security option that we are really glad to get behind. That’s why ... Read More
 
Smartphone and Computer Blue Light Can Accelerate Blindness

Smartphone and Computer Blue Light Can Accelerate Blindness

Blue light from your smartphones and laptops can accelerate blindness, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Toledo say long periods of time exposed to blue light, the kind phones, tablets and televisions give off, can damage vision and generate poisonous molecules in the eye’s light-sensitive cells. The researchers suggest this could accelerate macular degeneration and other eye ... Read More
 
Google Will Block Your Website If You Don’t Move To An HTTPS

Google Will Block Your Website If You Don’t Move To An HTTPS

Be warned: by the end of July 2018, Google Chrome will begin marking sites without HTTPS as non-secure. If you have not done so already, protect your visitors and your site with an SSL certificate and migrate to (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure).   – What is HTTPS? HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure) is an internet communication ... Read More
 
Beware: Microsoft Popup Scams You Should Know About

Beware: Microsoft Popup Scams You Should Know About

Does this look familiar? Don’t fall for this scam! Microsoft and Apple do not send unsolicited email messages or make unsolicited phone calls to request personal or financial information or fix your computer. Treat all unsolicited phone calls or pop-ups with skepticism. Do not provide any personal information. These bogus Tech Support alerts are shown ... Read More
 
FBI Says Reboot Router, But That May Not Fix The Problem

FBI Says Reboot Router, But That May Not Fix The Problem

The FBI’s advice to reboot your router is just the first step to actually solving the problem. Rebooting your router disrupts the VPNFilter malware, but does not remove it. To wipe it completely, call us at 928-775-5475 or 928-445-6700 and let us clean and update your router and network! Last week, the FBI sent out a ... Read More
 
10 Ways to Keep Your Computer Cool!

10 Ways to Keep Your Computer Cool!

Your computer contains a lot of parts, almost all of which create heat when your computer is on. Some parts, like the CPU and graphics card, can get so hot you could cook on them. In a properly configured desktop or laptop computer, much of this heat is moved out of the computer’s case by several fans. If your computer ... Read More