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Computer Repair – Look out for SCAMS!!!

 

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They’re out there ūüôĀ

 

This is a topic that I’ve never gotten around to talk about lately until now. I feel that everyone should be aware that their are websites that look legit but there goal is to collect YOUR information for personal gain.

Computer Repair Tips & Computer Repair Services Part 1:

I can count at least a handful of times going to a website that looks similar to the site that I selected only to find out it’s not a real site. Typically you will come across these results by either mistyping the name of a website or clicking on the wrong link by searching for the desired site.

 

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As you can see from the example above this Paypal site looks real however there is one detail that stands out the most. Lets see if you can guess what it is!!! Examine the picture carefully and check below for the answer.

I will list specific examples of each details to look for. You will have to pay attention to sudden clues that seems out of the ordinary from your usual visits to your websites.

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This is another example of the Paypal picture which have a realistic look but has the same identifying qualities of a fraudulent site.

So have you figured out what’s wrong with this picture?

I’ll display one more picture.

 

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In case you’ve guessed the main feature that is incorrect is the website name in the address bar. That’s usually the first thing you should notice if things don’t seem right.

Computer Repair Tips & Computer Repair Services Part 2:

First part of my post focuses more on misleading website names in the address bar however the content presented looks legit. The second part of my post focuses more on the content of a website. These types of websites can be easy to spot as false recreations of the original however as you can see from the pictures above they can be very convincing.

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This site is definitely a scam

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The main purpose of sites like the ones listed above is to take advantage of unsuspecting users online and steal there personal information for financial gain. Always stay alert and if something  sounds too good to be true then chances are it may not be.

I will make a part two of this post soon!!!

Thanks again for taking the time to check out this post, and I hope you all enjoy the information that I have provided here today. If you need help click here to contact me. For more computer repair & service information feel free to check out my other posts.

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Computer Repair – Want to go wireless?

 

Today I will go over the required equipment you will need to make your home into a ¬†network. For starters you will need an active internet connection whether it’s a Cable, DSL, or Satellite.

 Computer Repair Tips & Computer Repair Services Part 1: 

The first question to ask yourself is where should you position your wireless router in your home. This part is very important because wireless signals travels through the air and obstructions like walls weakens the signal. I would recommend choosing a spot that is the center point of your home.

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Computer Repair Tips & Computer Repair Services Part 2:

The reason why you want to choose a good location is so that you can go anywhere in your home or building and still receive a signal. Before choosing the right router for you make sure to check the specifications as far as the range and system requirements. 

Computer Repair Tips & Computer Repair Services Part 3:

If one router isn’t enough you can always add another for extended coverage.

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Computer Repair Tips & Computer Repair Services Part 4:

As I mentioned before purchasing a router make sure you look at the system requirement for the hardware and it’s specifications as far as it’s range and effectiveness.

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Look up any reviews that maybe helpful in choosing the right one. Once you have your router selected you can began by configuring it with the right settings.

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Computer Repair Tips & Computer Repair Services Part 5:

Overall the process of setting up a wireless device is simple but if you need further assistance feel free to contact me for additional help. One very important thing to remember when dealing with wireless networks is to setup a strong password for security. Try to avoid using easy to guess passwords, or very common ones.

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Computer Tips – MS-DOS

 

For today’s topic I want to briefly go over several Microsoft DOS commands that can be extremely helpful along with detailed information about each command.

At one time or another myself included I may have to use Microsoft DOS commands once in a while. Overall it’s a very helpful utility.

Computer Tips Number: One

When you are working with Microsoft DOS it can seem to be a bit overwhelming. However, DOS can come in handy if you are using an older computer that does not have windows 7 or newer installed.

Whether this is the first time you’ve found about Microsoft DOS you’ll be greatly intrigued.

Command

The command command starts a new instance of the command.com command interpreter.

Copy

The copy command does exactly that – it copies one or more files from one location to another.

Ctty

The ctty command is used to change the default input and output devices for the system.

Computer Tips Number: Two

Date

The date command is used to show or change the current date.

Dblspace

The dblspace command is used to create or configure DoubleSpace drives.

DriveSpace, executed using the drvspace command, is an updated version of DoubleSpace.

Debug

The debug command starts Debug, a command line application used to test and edit programs.

 

Computer Tips Number: Three

Defrag

The defrag command is used to defragment a drive you specify. The defrag command is the command line version of Microsoft’s Disk Defragmenter.

Del

The del command is used to delete one or more files.

The del command is the same as the erase command.

Deltree

The deltree command is used to delete a directory and all the files and subdirectories within it.

Dir

The dir command is used to display a list of files and folders contained inside the folder that you are currently working in.

The dir command also displays other important information like the hard drive’s serial number, the total number of files listed, their combined size, the total amount of free space left on the drive, and more.

Computer Tips Number: Four

Diskcomp

The diskcomp command is used to compare the contents of two floppy disks.

Diskcopy

The diskcopy command is used to copy the entire contents of one floppy disk to another.

Doskey

The doskey command is used to edit command lines, create macros, and recall previously entered commands.

Erase

The erase command is used to delete one or more files.

The erase command is the same as the del command.

Exit

The exit command is used to end the command.com session that you’re currently working in.

Expand

The expand command is used to extract a single file or a group of files from a compressed file.

Computer Repair Tips Number: Five

Fasthelp

The fasthelp command provides more detailed information on any of the other MS-DOS commands.

Fastopen

The fastopen command is used to add a program’s hard drive location to a special list stored in memory, potentially improving the program’s launch time by removing the need for MS-DOS to locate the application on the drive.

Fc

The fc command is used to compare two individual or sets of files and then show the differences between them.

Fdisk

The fdisk command is used to create, manage, and delete hard drive partitions.

Find

The find command is used to search for a specified text string in one or more files.

For

The for command is used to run a specified command for each file in a set of files. The for command is most often used within a batch or script file.

Computer Tips Number: Six

Format

The format command is used to format a drive in the file system that you specify.

Goto

The goto command is used in a batch or script file to direct the command process to a labeled line in the script.

Graphics

The graphics command is used to load a program that can print graphics.

Help

The help command provides more detailed information on other DOS commands.

Some of these commands you may use more than others while most may not be used at all.

Thanks again for taking the time to check out this post, and I hope you all enjoy the information that I have provided here today. If you need help click here to contact me. For more computer repair & service information feel free to check out my other posts.

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Computer Service РPrepare for the worst!!!

Most all of us have at one point in our lives howled in frustration at the fact that we just lost an important document. We may have accidently deleted it, the computer lost power without saving it there is all kinds of things that happen to documents.

I have lost plenty of college and high school projects that way and have had to deal with re writing everything….especially frustrating when you are just about done!

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Computer Service tip number 1:

There are ways that this is fixable. My fist suggestion as a “pro is to save, save and save! It does not matter if you are done editing, need to re-read your work; need to run the spell check.

Save that work every few paragraphs or more often! Save it EVERY time you walk away from the computer, you never know who will unplug it, if there is a power surge etc.

This can save a lot of heart ache in advance. You can always go back and edit and resave, but once it is gone it is scary that you may never get your work back although we will go over some ways to do so.

Computer Service tip number 2: Advanced approach

If you run into the situation where you have deleted a file, you first need to make sure that you do not run any program or file until you have retrieved the file. It may still be there but the computer considers this to be ‚Äúfree space‚ÄĚ that it can write over.

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You will need to download; preferably in advance of the incident free file recovery software such as Recuva (available at piriform.com) thesoftware will come with a ‚Äúwizard‚ÄĚ that will help you through the process. If the data is recoverable then usually the software will find it for you and restore it.

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Computer Service tip number 3: Novice approach

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Some computers will allow you to go back and retrieve the file from the recycle bin, Windows 7 allows you to search for the file there and follow directions to restore it.

Even those of us who are very careful with our work lose it sometimes. Your best bet is to be careful, but if a mistake is made most times the newer computer software is very forgiving and will let you fix it.

Thanks again for taking the time to check out this post, and I hope you all enjoy the information that I have provided here today. If you need help click here to contact me. For more computer repair & service information feel free to check out my other posts.

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Cleveland PC Service –¬†Refurbished computer

With so many options available in computers and new ones coming out every day it can be frustrating finding the right computer for you.

Once you find the right one, you discover a few weeks later that a newer better version has just come out. This leaves us with the question of whether or not to consider purchasing a refurbished computer.

Cleveland PC Service number 1:

Unless electronic equipment is damaged beyond all repair, it will normally end up being refurbished and placed back on the shelf, often at a much lower price point than a brand new item.

Of course, the price is a definite plus when considering a refurbished computer! Legally, these computers MUST be labeled as refurbished so you don’t have to worry when
you are purchasing a brand new computer that you will be getting a bad deal.

Cleveland PC Service number 2: What exactly is a refurbished computer?

Often times a ‚Äúrefurbished‚ÄĚ computer has actually never been used; the end consumer could have ordered the wrong thing, opened the box and returned it‚Ķ.without using it! So essentially you are getting an AWESOME bargain since it can‚Äôt be sold as brand new, but you will be able to pay the lesser price.

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Cleveland PC Service number 3:

Even if a computer has been used, it is put through a rigorous testing process before being sold.  It is wiped clean and any new parts needed are replaced. It is tested and retested to make sure that you are getting a quality product.

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Cleveland PC Service¬†¬†number 4: Pro’s & Cons Part 1

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The downside of purchasing refurbished is that it is not ‚Äúbrand new‚ÄĚ some people just HAVE to have the brand new car, brand new house, and brand new everything-it‚Äôs psychological.

If you get the heebie jeebies at the thought of using something someone else has, I would not suggest refurbished, no matter how broke you are since you probably will just not be happy using it.

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Cleveland PC Service¬†¬†number 5: Pro’s & Cons Part 2

Another downside may be that you may not be able to customize your computer. You also have to be careful to make sure that it‚Äôs not sold ‚Äúas is‚ÄĚ and that it has all the components such as usb ports that you might be looking for. Also if you are planning on connecting existing components such as a gaming system make sure that everything is compatible.

Cleveland PC Service  number 6: Final Thoughts

I would definitely consider purchasing a refurbished computer. In the long run you are saving money and getting an excellent product.

Do not be afraid to ask detailed questions about the computer before shelling out your hard earned money. Many store representatives will gladly help you toward getting the computer that meets your needs.

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