Blog

Hello and welcome to my blog. My name is Jerry and I’m the Owner of Jerry’s Mobile Computer Repair. Every now and then I’m going to post things about computer repair that I think my customers might find interesting. So check back here every so often.

Surge Protection!!

Make sure your always using a surge protector when plugging in any electronics equipment in the home and at work. Any power surge can ruin your electronics equipment in an instant!

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Laptop tips

Just because it’s called a laptop you really shouldn’t use it on your lap! Why? You’re not giving the laptop a chance to cool down when it’s sitting flush in your lap.

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What kind of Security do I need for my home computer?

What kind of Security do I need for my home computer? 2 types! A really good Paid Anti-Virus and the Premium Version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.

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Restart that Computer!!

It’s amazing how many people don’t turn off their computer. They just let it go into sleep or hibernate mode. This is ok to do during the day but not a very good practice for overnight.

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Time to say goodbye to Windows XP Operating System (RIP)

In case you haven’t heard April 8, 2014 Microsoft will stop supporting the Windows XP Operating System. What does that mean to you? It means Microsoft will no longer issue Windows XP Operating System updates.

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You get what you pay for!

I have seen plenty of computers that have crashed due to worthless Anti-Virus programs installed. One Anti-Virus program especially comes to mind. AVG free Anti-Virus!

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Removing External Hard Drives and Thumb Drives (Flash Drives).

Have you ever wondered what’s the Best and Proper way to remove your External Hard drive or Thumb Drive from your computer when you’re not using it anymore?

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Computer Identity Theft

If your one of the unlucky people that have recently experienced Identity theft then you must ask yourself “How did they get my information?” The number one way I’m seeing the bad guys getting your information is thru unprotected computers!

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“SCAM Alert” for Online Computer Repair

I just can’t hold it in anymore! I have been trying to not bring up this subject of “On-Line Computer Repair” But I keep hearing from my customers over and over and its always the same thing.

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Backups

I was thinking of what subject to start with on my blog. This was an easy one for me! BACKUP! BACKUP! BACKUP! So many people have asked me “Can you repair my computer and get my data back?” Well the answer is sometimes.

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Christmas and Thanksgiving Door Buster Deals

Every year people go to the big department stores during the holidays for the Black Friday Door buster deals. Allot of people run to the electronics sections hoping to pick up a laptop or desktop computer at a great price.

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