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Where NOT to buy your computer supplies!

September 24th, 2014

Recently I was visiting a client site and needed an Ethernet cable in a hurry. So I rushed out to the nearest big box electronics store to get one. Did they have what I needed?

Absolutely. BUT: the price was shocking. For a standard 15 foot patch cable, they charged $30. For comparison purposes, we charge less than $4 for the same thing!

It’s the same thing with printer toner or ink.

Ransomware

September 17th, 2014

Just when you think the whole virus / trojan / malware “thing” can’t get any worse, it does.

Recently one of our clients discovered that his critical database files were unreadable, so he called us. It didn’t take us very long to discover that his computer had been infected with a new form of Malware called Ransomware.

Why is my #%[email protected]^&# computer so slow?

September 17th, 2014

That question is all-too-common these days. That shiny, brand-spanking-new computer seemed to fly when you first got it. Now, six months later, it’s maddeningly slow, and everything seems to take forever.

What changed? Why does this happen? And why does it happen to every computer you own?

Unfortunately there isn’t a single, simple answer.