Author Archives: Sam The IT Guy

How to tell you have a virus…

How do you know you have a virus? A computer is a lot like a car in the sense that if your PC starts to operate different it may need a “check up”. Most viruses are fixable without losing your … Continue reading

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Email Safety

Ever get an attachment? Of course you have… How do you handle attachments? If you don’t know the sender, the answer is easy… DELETE IT!!!! What about when it’s from someone you know? (that’s the hard one) Proceed with caution… … Continue reading

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MACs and Viruses

Do Mac’s get viruses? This is the age old question. The short answer…YES. The long answer: Mac’s can get viruses, just like a Windows-based PC can. The difference is this: Mac’s don’t get viruses even close to as often as … Continue reading

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Websites

Do you have a business but no online visibility? Most businesses build up their storefront but don’t buildup their online front. Having an online presence is the cheapest and easiest way to bring in an additional stream of business. A … Continue reading

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Speed Up Tips

Here are some quick tips to speed up a slowing PC: Defrag the hard drive once a month. Restart your PC at least every few days. Run a check disk every month. Run a spyware scan every 1 to 2 … Continue reading

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UPS Virus

Be on the lookout for the UPS Virus. This virus comes as a fake email from what looks like UPS, the delivery company. This virus is extremely malicious! If you think you may have gotten it then delete the email … Continue reading

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Viruses and their implications

Viruses come in all types and target different area.  The one thing they share is this:  the faster you get rid of them, the less damage they cause.  Businesses are especially vulnerable to threats from viruses because of downtime and … Continue reading

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