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Is Your Computer Sluggish?

Does your computer take a few seconds to catch up to your clicks or keystrokes?  Is it slow to startup?  Does it seem sluggish and take forever to retrieve a doc?  If the answer is yes, you are not alone.  RB’s Computer...

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70 State & Local Governments Hit by Ransomware in 2019

  Over the last couple of years, I have reported in my blog about ransomware attacks and offered solutions to prevent them.  In one blog I highlighted a local health care provider in the Elk River, MN (read blog) that fell victim to...

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Hire a Pro for Smartphone Screen Repair & Battery Replacement

How hard can it be to fix a broken smartphone screen or replace the battery?  From a Do-it-Yourselfer (DIY) point of view probably not so hard once you know what you are doing.  But what if you don’t have the time, ability, and tools...

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Checklist for Employees to Help Prevent a Hack

Phishing scams are constantly evolving to adopt new forms and techniques.  Businesses of all sizes need to take steps to protect themselves.  The average 10,000-employee company spends $3.7 million a year dealing with phishing attacks...

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4 Tips for Longer Laptop Battery Life

Sometimes you get caught needing to work without an outlet nearby.   Here's how to make your laptop battery last longer. Much like a missed opportunity for romance, once you lose it, you cannot get your laptop battery's lifespan back. You...

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Do Yourself a Solid: 5 Benefits of a Solid State Drive

Solid-state drive (SSD) installation has grown more popular in the "Want It Now" age.  The super-portable form factor has revolutionized expandable storage. It also makes it easier for users to boot up without having to wait a century...

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Checklist for Employees to Help Prevent a Hack

Phishing scams are constantly evolving to adopt new forms and techniques.  Businesses of all sizes need to take steps to protect themselves.  The average 10,000-employee company spends $3.7 million a year dealing with phishing attacks...

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