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Protect Your Computer During Summer Storms

Linda Lindquist, Computer and Internet Help, 239-567-0104 During the summer months, the biggest threat to your computers come from disturbances to the power in your homes.  This is most often caused by severe thunder and lightning storms, especially here in Florida.  Sometimes, the lightning seems to strike right outside in our yards!  Heavy rains and

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Anatomy of a Phone Call Refund Scam

By Linda Lindquist, Certified Malware Removal Specialist, Keeping Your Computer Healthy ** Pay attention – Do not be hacked by calling scammers ** 1: The caller claims that you are due a refund for prior tech support, because the company went out of business. 2: The scammer talks his way into your computer in order

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Updated Service Plans

Starting April 15th, in order to better serve our clients, Computer and Internet Help is making the following changes to our business practices. MORE REMOTE SERVICE Monday and Friday will be reserved for performing annual checkups and license renewals. They will be performed remotely using the TeamViewer software that was installed on your computer. PRIORITY

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Anatomy of a Phone Call Scam

ANATOMY OF A PHONE CALL SCAM By Linda Lindquist, Certified Malware Removal Specialist, Keeping Your Computer Healthy   ** Pay attention – Do not be hacked by calling scammers **   1: The caller ID on your phone reads “Comcast Cable”.  The caller has already called four times that day; out of curiosity, you pick

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IS IT REALLY MICROSOFT CALLING?

IS IT REALLY MICROSOFT CALLING? By Linda Lindquist, Certified Malware Removal Specialist, Keeping Your Computer Healthy SITUATION 1: You get a call from ‘Microsoft’? Your computer is sending out errors? Your Windows license has expired? Your IP address needs to be changed? You have a serious virus? The caller sounds foreign and there is chatter

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Seven Ways to Use Your Tablet or Smart Phone

By Linda Lindquist, Computer and Internet Help, 239-567-0104   You may still have a flip phone and insist that you don’t see any need for a smart phone or tablet.  While that may be so, you may want to consider how these devices can make your life easier.  You may just find that you have

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HOW TO SET GOALS AND ACHIEVE THEM IN 2019

By Linda Lindquist, Certified Malware Removal Specialist, Computer and Internet Help January is a time for new starts in the new year – or at least for revisiting and revising what you want to accomplish during the coming year.  Without goals, you may just drift through another year.  The problem with setting New Year’s ‘resolutions’

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GET READY FOR TECH BLACK FRIDAY by Linda Lindquist, Computer and Internet Help

Black Friday is a perfect time to save on new technology. But … who wants to venture out to the stores and stand in long lines the get the deals? You don’t have to! What, you say? I have learned to shop at Amazon.com and have the items delivered directly to my doorstep, sometimes the

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How to Select a New Computer

As your computer gets older, it may be time to replace it with a new one, especially if your operating system is XP, Vista or even Windows 7.  You may be surprised that the price is not as much as you think. There are three types of computers to select from: Towers All-in-ones Laptops  

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WRAPPING UP CYBER SECURITY AWARENESS MONTH

As a Certified Malware Removal Specialist, I am not only an expert on removing malware from your computers, I am also an expert in keeping it out of your computers.  I use a proven package of three security software products that work together to keep your computer healthy.   The Basic Healthy Computer package contains

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