157 Elm Street · Marblehead, Massachusetts 01945 · 781-639-6070

COMPLETE COMPUTER SERVICES FOR HOME AND BUSINESS

Posts by StephenDoc

Signs Your Computer Has a Virus or Other Infection

By on May 25, 2017 | 0 comments

When your computer has a virus or malware, it could result in some serious damage like destroying all your files or your computer crashing. It’s important to know and understand the signs if your computer may be under attack. Here are signs that your computer might have a virus: Real or fake alerts: If you receive any virus alerts or error messages this could be an...

Read More
Safe Surfing

Safe Surfing

By on Mar 4, 2016 | 0 comments

It’s best to use the URL in the web address field instead of using a search engine like Google, Yahoo, or Bing to find the address of a website. A URL is the actually address of the website like www.amazon.com or www.facebook.com. To avoid being redirected to a questionable site, avoid typing your search queries into the search engine. However, if you need to search...

Read More
What Are Web Cookies?

What Are Web Cookies?

By on Dec 16, 2015 | 0 comments

A cookie is a tiny little file that’s stored on your computer. It contains the address of the Web site and codes that your browser sends back to the Web site each time you visit a page there. Cookies don’t usually contain personal information or anything dangerous; they’re usually innocuous and useful, but always surf...

Read More
Recognizing a Potential Virus

Recognizing a Potential Virus

By on Dec 8, 2015 | 0 comments

A virus is a piece of coding or a file that causes harm to your computer’s data or used to carry out criminal activity. Viruses can infect your computer through: Opening an infected email attachment such as a Word or Excel Document and other .exe files Opening an infected file, which could be from a file delivery service like Dropbox or YouSendIt By clicking on a...

Read More
Back Up, Back Up, Back Up!

Back Up, Back Up, Back Up!

By on Nov 16, 2015 | 0 comments

Know that sinking feeling when your computer crashes?  That stress of losing all of your music, photos, videos and important files?  Well, don’t let this happen to you!  You can stop worrying about losing any of your  files if you back it all up regularly.  Either use some type of cloud service (Carbonite, Mozy, Apple’s iCloud) or an external hard drive.  The...

Read More
RSS
Follow by Email
Facebook
Google+
https://thedigitaldocs.com/author/stephendoc
Twitter