Most people know to stay away from bad neighborhoods on the Internet, but don’t realize it’s possible to get malware on your PC even from visiting legitimate websites. For example, if you’re on a website and a popup informs you to update your flash player or that you have to … [Read more...] about How Malware gets installed on your PC via legitimate websites
Use Control, Alt, Delete to Get Rid of Scareware Pop-ups
If you get one of the numerous scareware pop-ups that are circulating on the Internet (see photo at left) that say your computer is infected with malware and that you must call to get it unblocked, don't click on the X to close it. That usually doesn't work. Instead, … [Read more...] about Use Control, Alt, Delete to Get Rid of Scareware Pop-ups
How to Import Contacts Into Windows 10 Mail App
The other day a customer asked me how to import contacts into the Windows 10 mail app. Here are the steps you take: 1. Before adding your account to the Windows 10 mail app go to outlook.live.com. 2. Sign in with your existing Microsoft account or create a new one. … [Read more...] about How to Import Contacts Into Windows 10 Mail App
Free Local TV Channels!
I finally took the time to get rid of Time Warner cable and I couldn’t be happier. I’ve been a Time Warner cable and Internet customer for many long, expensive years. I’ve always thought their prices for cable TV were exorbitant, but I didn’t want to take the time to look for … [Read more...] about Free Local TV Channels!
Happy Birthday Computer Fixx!
Happy Birthday Computer Fixx! We’re celebrating our ninth year in business providing computer services in Wilmington, NC. Since our business opened on January 1, 2008, we’ve serviced thousands of computers, and we’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of the many … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday Computer Fixx!