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How to Check Your Network and Computer’s Security

If you are concerned about the security of your office network system and computers, there are things you can do to diagnose and test them.  But when the results conclude your security is vulnerable, determining a solution might require some...

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Why you should backup your cloud storage

  To save our personal and business files, cloud storage has become mainstream.  But what happens when your cloud storage goes down?  It’s a good question.  Most people assume their cloud storage provider has a plan, and...

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New Laptop but Slow WiFi? We have a solution

  With so many people working from home due to COVID-19, we have had a number of people contact RB’s Computer Service complaining their new or “newer” work laptop is “very slow” when using it to work from...

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Keep Your Computer Cooling Fan Clean

It will provide a long life span and help prevent unnecessary repairs RB's Computer Service can help.  Cleaning the cooling fan in your laptop or tower computer is critical to increasing the life span of your computer’s processor and...

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Time to Replace the Sticky Note for a Password Manager

I think everyone has jotted down a new password on a sticky note or scratch piece of paper, like for online banking, or when setting up a new account.  Then, sometime later you need to log-in and find you misplaced the sticky note and need to...

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How to Disinfect your Computer Keyboard

The worldwide Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has people scrambling to protect themselves, their homes, families, and businesses from potential contamination.  Regularly disinfecting your computer keyboard can help prevent the spread along with...

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Windows 7 End of Life Questions Answered

  Last year, Microsoft announced the “End of Life” for Windows 7.  This is the term that Microsoft uses to identify the period when the company will no longer support an operating system or application.  As a result, as...

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Phishing Scam Prevention 101

According to Verizon, 30% of phishing messages get opened by targeted users.  In 2018, experts predicted phishing scams would cause damages exceeding $9 billion. This is a huge increase from the $5.3 billion in damages that occurred in...

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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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