All posts by anovelo

Do NOT Fall For Fake Pop Up Messages – Fake Tech Support

The fake pop up message telling you something is wrong with your pc is not a new scam, but I have seen a raise in calls reporting such a message in recent weeks. Let’s review some of the key details of the message and what you need to do if you come across such a situation.

How To Stop Phone Use At The Table (via IKEA)

Dinner at the table used to be where you ate and you talked about the events in your day with family members. Now its everything but that. The giant retailer IKEA has come up with a way how to stop phone use at the table.

Update Status For Tech Geek and More

Unfortunately, about a month ago, Tech Geek and More suffered a major hacking attack.  It has taken the past couple of weeks to get things cleaned up. We are now starting to slowly restore the site. We hope to have the site restored over the

Get Classic Start Menu On Windows 10

For those that do NOT like the look of the Windows 10 Start Menu. Here is what you need to do to get the classic start menu on your Windows 10 machine. I’ve installed Windows 10 on all my machines at home.  I don’t have any

OS X Error – An error occurred while preparing the install

Sometimes the most difficult issues have the simplest solutions. My current situation with a MacBook Pro just happens to be one of those situations.  When trying to reinstall OS X, getting error message “An error occurred while preparing the installation. Try running this application again”. 

Alert: Major Credit Card Data Breach

Landry’s Inc., who owns or operates some very well-known brands is reporting that they have been the victim of a data breach at some of its locations.  According to the information released by Landry’s Inc. the breach occurred during 2 different periods from May 4, 2014

Time Warner Cable Email Passwords Compromised

If you are a Time Warner Cable (TWC) customer, you really need to consider changing your password. It seems that the FBI has notified TWC that some of the TWC customer data including email addresses, and account passwords, may have been compromised.  According to Nathalie