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Support for Windows Vista Ends Soon

Microsoft has announced that support for Windows Vista users will end on April 11th, 2017. Windows Vista is over a decade old, so it comes at no surprise that they want users to upgrade. What does this mean for current users? When Microsoft pulls the plug on supporting an operating system, they will stop providing […] read more »

Time to Uninstall QuickTime for Windows

Apple has decided to pull the plug on QuickTime for Windows. They will no longer be issuing security updates for the product on the Windows platform. Apple is recommending that users uninstall the software. [1] Trend Micro, a leading security company, has also issued two advisories ZDI-16-241 and ZDI-16-242 that detail two new, critical vulnerabilities […] read more »

Benefits of Buying From a Microsoft Registered Refurbisher

There are many people and places that sell used computers, but few of them are Microsoft Registered Refurbishers. With piracy on the rise and many shady computer shops and third parties selling computers with unlicensed software, purchasing from a Microsoft Registered Refurbisher is your best option. There are many benefits of buying a used computer […] read more »

iCloud Bypass Activation Scam

There have been a lot of people trying to bypass iCloud activation. iCloud activation is essential to protecting iOS devices. While there are a few legitimate reasons to bypass iCloud, such as a forgotten iCloud password, many people wish to bypass the security in order to sell or use stolen devices. The Jailbreak Community If […] read more »

Windows 10 Is Here

Windows 10 is finally here. If you are one of the first to try to download and install the new operating system, you know that the update has had a rocky start launch. With any new release there are going to be rough patches. Some of the more troublesome issues we are seeing here locally […] read more »

Are You Ready For Windows 10?

Microsoft will be releasing its newest Windows 10, July 29th. It is a free upgrade for any non-enterprise user of Windows 7 or Windows 8.1. The Basics Microsoft is making Windows 10 available as a free upgrade for qualified Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Phone 8.1 devices. You only have until July 29, 2016 to take advantage of […] read more »

Is Your Windows Genuine?

Piracy is an ever growing problem. We have heard reports of several computer repair shops in the area selling pirated versions of Windows and other software. What is software piracy? Software piracy is the illegal reproduction and distribution of software applications, whether for business or personal use. Illegal software copying and distribution not only hurts […] read more »

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