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Signs of a dying hard drive

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In light of the several hard drive failure issues that have came across my bench lately, I figured it’s a good time to talk about some of the warning signs. Read and be warned because it’s not a question of IF the hard drive will fail, but WHEN. Slow downs, freezes, and BSOD’s (blue screen of death) These are very unspecific signs that can be caused by a bunch of different things, but regardless of what the issue behind these symptoms is, it is recommended that you immediately make a backup. If these problems occur after a fresh installation or…

Black Friday Sale

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  From now thru Christmas, mention you seen this post on my website and I will deduct 10% off any iPhone or iPad screen replacement quote and I’ll install a tempered glass screen protector (iPhone only) for FREE! Limited time so contact me now to arrange a repair appointment. Rain-checks accepted for out of stock screens also.

Beware of FAKE tech support scams

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In light of several of my customers having fell for this type of scam recently, I thought it would be helpful for me to post this reminder with some helpful info to not get tricked into believing these scams. Tech Support Scams Some scammers call and claim to be computer techs associated with well-known companies like Microsoft or Apple. Other scammers send pop-up messages that warn about computer problems. They say they’ve detected viruses or other malware on your computer. They claim to be “tech support” and will ask you to give them remote access to your computer. Click the…