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From time to time we like to post little tid bits of information to help with your computer.

Backup your important data. Get a backup plan in place.

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It is almost tough to put into words just how significant it can be to backup your files. However, another thing is for sure: unless you want to lose your important files, ensure that you back them up. There are many reasons why we lose our files. Among them are data corruptions, viruses on the computer, human error, failure with the system or hardware, problems on the program or software and disasters. These instances are difficult to ignore and extremely difficult to prevent. This is why there is a need for us to support our data. Usually, the pros make use of real time at a backup so they really will be able to keep their files safe and protected.

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TuneUp Utilities 2013 Giveaway

Surfing around the internet today and look what we found!

 

TuneUp Utilities 2013 Giveaway

 

That’s right, FREE! Zip, Zero, Nil, Nada! Just click the button below to enter yourself for a chance to win this great piece of software. Our friends over at Craving Tech started a TuneUp Utilities 2013 giveaway just a few days ago. As of 11/8/2012 you still have 17 days left to enter. So rush over there today and get your entry in.

 

TuneUp Utilities 2013 Giveaway

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Securing your wireless network

Securing your wireless networkSecuring your wireless network is a rather important step in the security of your home network. Now this is not a new concept, but we’re covering this topic for a reason. From time to time while on service calls we scan the area and find unsecured networks everywhere.

 

So, doing our good Samaritan duty by telling people to secure their wireless networks.

 

The WHY is because an unsecured wireless network allows anyone close enough to your router to connect to it and access your network.

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