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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.

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”. 

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

Windows App Store Fix For Error 0x80070003

One of the newer functions in Windows 8 / 10 is the Windows app store. The Windows app store gives you access to 1000s of apps. However some people have reported issues  when trying to update apps in the Windows app store. If you look

How Legit Is The Facebook Malware Cleanup Message

As a tech, one of the most common questions I get about Facebook concerns people who get a pop up while on Facebook that their system needs to be cleaned. The question usually consists of “I got a message about my computer being infect on

7 Things You Can Do For FREE to Speed Up Your PC

As a computer tech, one of the most common comments I hear is “My computer is so slow!!!” Something about turning on your computer and then being able to go get some coffee, run some errands, make a few phone calls, before you finally get to your desktop.

7 FREE Steps to Speed Up Your PC

As a computer tech, one of the most common comments I hear is “My computer is so slow!!!” Something about turning on your computer and then being able to go get some coffee, run some errands, make a few phone calls, before you finally get