Infected Computer

Signs You Might Have an Infected Computer

Have you been wondering if it is time to get your computer in for once-over? Do you think you have an infected computer? If you are experiencing any of the below issues, you might want to consider getting that bad boy a checkup. Software crashes or malfunctions Hardware glitches Loud fans Boot failures Performance issues Slowdowns Pop-ups Running out of hard drive space New browser homepage, toolbars, unwanted website access Unusual messages Programs that start automatically Antivirus suddenly disabled Your friends/family/coworkers are getting strange emails from you Peculiar desktop icons …

Trend Micro Scam

Trend Micro Imposters!

Last week we received a call from one of our customers. They said someone claiming to be from Trend Micro contacted and stated Trend Micro was out of date.  The caller named Akeem gave our customer the phone number 817-386-4921. Some of our clients do have Trend Micro installed on their computer as their antivirus, and this was one of the customers. However, the software on their computer was already current and up-to-date. First of all, Trend Micro (or any of our vendors) would never call our customers directly. If …

Cryptolocker virus alert

New Virus ‘CryptoLocker’ On The Rise

This virus is circulating and demanding $300 to unlock your computer and files. We are asking everyone to practice caution with internet browsing and opening emails as this virus has already infected two of our customers and has been difficult to remove. Because the virus is new, anti-virus software is not able to detect and quarantine the infection yet.

windows 7 disappearing

Windows 7 Disappearing Quickly

While Microsoft support for Windows 7 in its various forms/versions continues, availability of new Windows 7 computers and upgrades (home to premium) is quickly evaporating.