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5 Reasons Hiring RB’s is Better than DIY Computer Repair

Sometimes DIY computer repair makes sense.  For example, say you get a computer virus, and you have anti-virus software, but your subscription has expired.   Renewing it, updating it, and running a scan may be all that you need to get...

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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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Sync Work from Home with Office Network

Due to the COVID shutdown, many employees and small business owners are working from home.  When “Stay-at-Home” was implemented, most business owners and their employees scrambled to continue operating key functions of their...

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WhatsApp® Encrypts Your Text Messages

I have blogged extensively over the last couple of years about proactive security measures one can take to protect themselves from Ransomware and hackers using a commercial firewall router, VPN’s, and upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows...

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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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Smart Choices: Pre-Owned Commercial Grade Laptops

Many people in the market for a new laptop overlook the benefits of buying a previously owned commercial grade one.  It's easy to gravitate towards the attractive pricing in new consumer-grade laptops.  However, RB’s...

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RB's Managed IT Service Agreements for Business

If you are in the market to change, update, upgrade or protect your office network system and computers, determining where to start and what makes the most sense for your business often seems complex.  For even the sharpest CEO and small...

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