Should I use a solid state drive? (SSD)

Sould I use a solid state drive?

Almost all modern computers are sold with a small capacity solid state drive and can be paired with a traditional hard drive for extra storage demands.  SSDs are available in varying capacities up to 4TB (from Samsung).  The cost of SSDs has decreased dramatically due to popular demand and competing manufacturers.  They are more affordable … Read more

My computer won’t turn on. Why?

Computer Won't Turn On

There are many reasons why a computer won’t 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 the … Read more

Best Computer Backup

Computer Backup | Lucas Tech Services

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

Computer Virus, Malware, and Spyware!  Oh my!

Computer Virus | Lucas Tech Services

Think you might have a computer 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 | Lucas Tech Services

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 many other devices. Firstly, it is recommended to … Read more

Understanding Wireless (WIFI)

Understanding Wireless - WIFI | Lucas Tech Services

  Wireless communication (WIFI) 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 technologies have … Read more