By now you may have heard that Microsoft is releasing the newest version of its Windows operating system, Windows 10. They will begin selling it online tomorrow, July 29, and will also start to roll it out to those that have indicated that they would like a free upgrade. Free Upgrade The free upgrade is available to most computer users as long as they are currently running Windows 7 or Windows 8. You may have already signed up for this by clicking on the windows Continue reading →
This update has caused a bit of a problem recently. The update is related to Internet Explorer 11 and is listed as a critical update by Microsoft. It patches a security vulnerability that can allow an attacker to gain control of a host computer. Obviously this is an important update. Many users have reported getting error 80092004 while trying to apply this update through Windows Update. On our computers here, we only have one Windows 7 computer that has this problem. The other computers running Continue reading →
Viruses, Trojans, Malware, Rootkits…they all spell disaster. The best way to deal with these threats to your data and computer access is to be proactive; using a multi-tiered approach. In this article, I’ll explain some of the ways viruses infect computers and the best methods for prevention and cleanup. Malware is the general term for unwanted/harmful software that is installed on a computer, typically without the user’s knowledge. Viruses, Trojans, and Spyware all fall into this category. The typical scenario involves a computer that functions Continue reading →
ATL Computer Repair recently began volunteering for Compmunity Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization located here in Smyrna, GA. I wanted to take a moment to plug their organization by describing what they do and how it benefits the community. Compmunity Foundation Compmunity Foundation’s mission is to take computers that would normally be headed for the landfill or recycling and refurbish them for use by people and organizations that do not have the financial resources to buy computers. Started in 2011 by Rolando Godoy, Compmunity Foundation Continue reading →
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