Computer Fixx blog is written by Glenn Caton who owns and operates Computer Fixx in Matthews, NC. He provides computer tips, answers questions, and writes about IT topics in general. If you have a specific question about something related to computers, feel free to email … [Read more...] about Computer Fixx Blog
Questions to ask yourself before deciding: How old is your laptop/desktop computer? If the computer is three years old or less it’s quite likely worth repairing. Is your laptop/desktop computer an Apple or regular PC? The Apple computers generally last quite a bit … [Read more...] about Should my laptop/desktop computer be repaired or replaced?
It’s the end of the line for Windows 7 and Windows 8. Microsoft’s support for these two operating systems just ended on, January 10, 2023. Surprisingly, Windows 7 still operates on more than 11 percent of desktop computers worldwide. Windows 8, which no one ever liked, still runs … [Read more...] about Windows 7 and Windows 8 Have Died
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I had two Macbook Air A1466 computers, both manufactured in 2016, in my shop in the last two weeks that had the identical problem of not working after login. Each computer required a different solution though they had the same symptoms. I used the same troubleshooting techniques … [Read more...] about Macbook Air A1466 Keyboard and Trackpad Don’t Work After Login
I recently worked on a Lenovo ThinkPad W540 laptop. The customer had upgraded this Windows 7 PC to Windows 10 a couple of years earlier and had never had any problems until recently when it started dropping off the Internet every 2 or 3 minutes. She had always used the laptop … [Read more...] about Lenovo ThinkPad W540 Wireless Connectivity Problems With Windows 10 Upgrade