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Got Tech Questions?

September 3rd, 2014 · No Comments

Do you have a Technology Question and don’t know who to ask? Jump on over to Ward Computers LinkedIn account, follow us and ask away!

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Tags: Backing up · E-Mail Issues · Hard Drives · Hardware · Internet · Malware · Networking · Optimizing · Purchasing · Security · Software · Speeding Up · Trojans · Virus · Wireless · Worms

Protecting your customers credit information

February 14th, 2014 · No Comments

This is a guest article by Mercury Payment Processing, a company I represent. The one comfort about large-scale data breaches is that there are often lessons that can be learned. In the case of Target’s breach, customer data was reportedly compromised by malware installed at the POS. Mercury’s Chief Information Security Officer Jim Maloney notes […]

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Tags: Internet · Malware · Non-Tech · Security

Microsoft and Google – are they big brother?

January 29th, 2014 · No Comments

When setting up a new computer or new accounts with either company they ask for a lot of information, and then in their user agreements, they take a lot of liberty with what they can do. Both insist upon your name, birthday, cell phone “in case you lose your password”, your zip code. Seems like […]

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Tags: Internet · Security · Soap Box

The Weekly Geek has gone .MOBI

September 19th, 2013 · No Comments

Now you should be able to access our site and articles on your tablet and phones. Let me know how this is working for you!

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Tags: Internet · Optimizing

Ninite, Installing needed programs the easy way

July 6th, 2012 · 2 Comments

So you are building a new PC or reinstalling your current computer. Great for you! Once you have installed Windows and the Motherboard / hardware drivers you know you need Adobe Reader, Flash Player, JAVA and a dozen other common programs. Well instead of spending the next 3 hours going to each web site and […]

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Tags: Internet · Software