All posts by: Josh Boyd

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August 26, 2019

Data Loss Prevention: Are Computer Backups Necessary?

Why You Should Backup Your Computer It’s a question we’ve all asked – do I need to backup my computer? The answer, in short, is yes. Even if you have a brand new computer, data loss can occur.  From unexpected power surges to hardware malfunctions, one disaster can wipe all the important data from your […]

July 9, 2019

Gearing Up For Tax-Free Weekend

  Everything You Need To Know About Tax-Free Weekend A weekend with no taxes, no lines, and no fuss? Sounds pretty great, right? That’s what tax-free weekend is! For one weekend only, computers and other electronics are tax-exempt, giving you sweet discounts on the items you want. At Computer PROS, we’ve gotten several questions about […]

June 27, 2019

What Is Malware, and How Do I Get It?

Understanding Malware and How It’s Downloaded Your computer has been running really slow lately, and pop-ups are polluting your screen. Suddenly, it crashes for no reason. What’s causing your computer to act out? The answer: Malware.    What Is Malware? Malware, short for malicious software, is software designed to damage your computer, server, or network. It […]

May 16, 2019

Managing Email in Microsoft Outlook Like a PRO

3 Email Management Tips for Microsoft Outlook Through Microsoft Outlook, you have the ability to manage your email by sorting your messages into folders. Some professionals use this feature to create multiple folders (a folder per client, per project, etc.), but important messages get buried under less urgent emails. Ever forgotten to respond to a […]

April 3, 2019

Tech Support Scams 101 – Identifying Illegitimate Support

  Spotting a Tech Support Scam Tech support scammers aren’t interested in helping you fix a problem with your computer…in fact, they pretend to see a problem that isn’t even there. What are they after? Your hard-earned cash. Scammers want you to believe that your computer is at risk. Often, this includes convincing you that […]