Should I use a solid-state (SSD) drive?

Sould I use a solid state drive?

Traditional hard disk storage devices in a computer are made of moving parts that can be damaged and will eventually fail.  Signs of a failing hard drive include clicking noises, grinding sounds, hissing, loss of power, etc.  Traditional hard drives are prone to slowing down as they age and are a major cause of overall … Read more

My computer won’t turn on. Why?

Computer Won't Turn On

There are many reasons why a computer will not turn on. There are different things to look for if you are running a desktop or laptop computer system. Desktop Computers If you are running a desktop computer, make sure that you have checked the connection to your power source. Is the power cord connected to … Read more

Best Computer Backup

Computer Backup

This question is asked very frequently and talked about often, but most people never get around to the task. I’ve heard people say, “I’m afraid to mess something up!”, “I thought the computer automatically backed up my data!”, “I don’t know how to back up my data!”, “I don’t have any important data!”, “I can’t … Read more

Viruses, Malware, and Spyware!  Oh my!

Virus, Hack, Hacker

Is your computer infected with a virus?  Are you experiencing pop ups?  Maybe you see unexpected web pages opening or your web searches are being redirected?  You might have malware or some other infection on your system!  Here are some commonly used terms that refer to digital threats: Virus, Worm, Trojan, Malware, Spyware, and Ransomware.  … Read more

Protect Against Online Threats

Online Threat Protection

How do I protect myself against online threats? The best protection against online threats would be to disconnect yourself from the internet. Let’s face it, this is not a very practical solution in today’s world. The internet is everywhere! It is showing up on our phones, watches, computers, TVs, cars, printers, refrigerators, thermostats, speakers, and … Read more

Understanding Wireless (WIFI)

Understanding Wireless - WIFI

FORT MYERS COMPUTER REPAIR Wireless communication is all around us.  This communication platform can be found in sophisticated devices such as a smartphone or satellite array.  It is also found in IoT (Internet of Things) devices such as smartwatches and even in modern children’s toys.  It’s available in televisions, automobiles, kitchen appliances, and entertainment devices.  Wireless … Read more