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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Windows XP has been one of the best operating systems ever created by Microsoft, only rivaled by Windows 7 in my opinion. But it is old…really old by tech standards. Windows XP came out in 2001 (13 years ago) and Microsoft has decided to pull the plug on it (on April 8 to be exact). Regardless of whether you want to continue using XP or you want to upgrade to a newer operating system, you will need to know your options. In this article, I Continue reading →
Five Year Anniversary It has been a great 5 years serving customers in Metro-Atlanta! To celebrate, we would like to offer our clients, new and old, some special offers. These services are perfect for tax time! Computer Tune-up for $29.99 We will clear the junk from your computer and get it running faster. Most computers need this on a yearly basis. Everytime you visit a website, your computer downloads the images, text, and cookies (which identify you personally). Besides being a privacy risk, these website Continue reading →