| Computer Services Blog |
Tuesday, 15 March 2011
Now that most businesses have gone viral, there are a variety of services needed to support them. There’s the store used to purchase the devices, Internet or service provider, server maintenance personnel, web site design firm, and social media experts to help safely and effectively utilize computers to maximize a business’ exposure, reputation, and bottom line.
How frustrating is it when you have a computer question and hear, “We can’t fix that; you’ll have to call your ________ provider.” Yes, there are a lot of hands in the pot and it can get both confusing and frustrating to navigate your providers list and hold them accountable for their piece of the puzzle.
What if you could consolidate those providers so the left hand would always know what the right hand was doing? Would it save you time and frustration? Would it maximize productivity and help your systems flow better? How about reducing your costs and service call response time?
We’ve heard the call for consolidated, reliable services. The companies we service have asked for a one-stop shop for all of their computer needs. A company who is reputable and in touch, small enough to know them personally but large enough to bring experience to the table and get the job done right, on time, and on budget.
We are pleased to announce that Computer Pros has expanded its services in answer to the problem that faces the majority of our business customers. In addition to ala carte or continuous maintenance services, we offer web site build-outs, social media services, and a host of bundled services to save you time, money, and hassle.
What’s it worth to you to have your provider offer cross services and cross savings? All it takes is one call and a no-obligation consultation to find out how you can save your company time, money, and a whole lot of hassle.
That’s the Computer Pros way. What can we help you with today?
Thursday, 10 March 2011
Computers are an important part of our modern lives. This is why we always make sure that our computers are properly functioning by taking good care of them. When computers malfunction, we immediately make sure that they are repaired. One of the ways we do this is by asking for computer support every time our computers experience trouble. For many residents of Atlanta, finding the right firm or support service provider is very important. Here are some tips on how to find the right computer support Atlanta to take care of all your computer troubles.
The first thing that you need to look for in a computer support provider is their technical skill and ability to repair your computer. If you have a branded computer it is best to get support from a provider that is officially accredited by the manufacturer of your computer. This not only ensures that your computer is handled by a qualified and accredited professional, you can also save some money in repair fees especially if your computer is still under warranty. This is because warranty is usually only applicable if you have your computer repaired by accredited repair men. If you go with a non-accredited firm, not only will you void your warranty, you may also need to pay some fees.
The second thing to look for in a support provider is their work quality. You can easily verify this if you have friends or family who already had some computer support from the provider you are eying. You can ask your friends what they think about the work done by the provider. If you don’t know anyone personally who have worked with your intended provider, you can ask your intended provider for a list of their clients. Most firms or providers would be more than happy to provide you with their references as they value all business. Once you have acquired a list of clients, you can call these clients up and inquire regarding how they feel about the quality of support they get for their computers.
The third important quality of computer support providers is their customer service. Customer service is very important because the nature of the job requires a lot of customer interaction. By going with a firm that has good customer service, you can ensure that you have an excellent working experience with your computer support provider.
By picking the computer support service provider in Atlanta that has good technical skills and capabilities, good work quality and excellent customer service, you can ensure that you can get the best one available that can take care of all your computer support needs. By watching out for these three qualities you can ensure you can get the best computer support Atlanta provider.
Tuesday, 01 March 2011
By now we’re all privy to the basic rules of cyberspace. Don’t open attachments from strangers, don’t follow links from unknown sources, et cetera, et cetera.
But another form of attack may not be as simple to spot. Do you use Facebook or email? Hackers can permeate your system through messaging disguised as a friendly and plausible communication from someone you know.
It starts innocently enough. You regularly chat with friends on Facebook, view funny videos online, or follow reputable news links to catch up on pop culture. One day a friend sends you a link with a short message saying, “You’ve got to see this,” and you know you do because he finds the greatest material online.
And BAM! you find a worm unleashed on your computer and there’s no way to unstroke that key or unclick that last link---you just watch it take over the life you have stored on your computer and wonder why, oh why didn’t you raise your suspicion?
Worms like Koobface (an anogram for “Facebook”) and email hackers infiltrate a person’s contacts and send their circle of friends, family, business colleagues, and customers email scams, worms, or viruses disguised in a normal-looking message.
If you receive something you didn’t expect via email or through your social network, take a few cautionary steps before opening it. Is the message general or is it personalized specifically to you? If it’s unexpected or not personalized, can you contact the sender by phone, text, or in person to see if they actually sent it?
Conversely, you may be the one who is hacked and your contact list compromised. If that’s the case, you should attempt to change your password and inform the people in your email database that you’ve been compromised. You may need to revert to another email address and tell your circle to block your old address.
This is just another scenario that depicts why it is important to back up your data or simply print your address book on good ol’ paper a few times a year in case your computer is compromised.
It’s also a good reminder to business leaders that despite company rules, employees may use the company computer for a quick peek at their personal sites and open the gateway to intruders.
Please remember to follow safety guidelines when navigating the Internet and most importantly, have a reliable security program that will detect, prevent, and deter intruders.
If you have questions about your system’s configuration or safety settings, Computer Pros would be happy to help.
Tuesday, 01 March 2011
One of the most difficult and challenging tasks that many small time business owners encounter is attempting to manage the office computers and trying to keep them safe from a variety of technical errors and glitches which, due to some poor IT management, would affect their business operations. If no proper technical resources of the sort can be found and utilized, there’s a huge risk of failure that will forever haunt the minds of these aspiring businessmen looking to make their mark in the annals of history by way of great success. What’s important is that all office equipment must be assured of the proper small business computer support to further increase any chance of making the business a good source of income.
If you’re a little short of labor wages, and would like to save up a bit until you could hire an IT specialist to take care of your computer woes is to go for online tech support. You’ll see that such services can cater to all sorts of computer problems and can easily troubleshoot each one of them, regardless of how simple or complex the problem is. Tech support specialists are there at your service 24/7, and can easily diagnose your network or even the software and applications in your PC though online repair.
It’s definitely cost efficient to avail of online tech support services. Even from the most simple processes like installations can be taken care of, and in the event that there would be errors and you don’t know a thing about computers, they would easily educate you and navigate you through all the programs to get your PCs working properly. You might be experience a random occurrence of BSODs (Blue Screens of Death), therefore causing your computer to crash while you were writing up some important documentation. You won’t have to worry about them ever happening again, as these will all be fixed at the most reasonable and affordable prices.
Due to the great demand of such services, a lot of tech support companies online have made it a point to provide their clients with various service packages that are definitely easy on the pockets, as well as complete. Take for example, you can take advantage of a package that is customized to your liking, including which programs you’d like installed, the sort of anti-virus or anti-spyware program to be utilized, and the maintenance needed to be done on them. Small business computer support are great alternatives to the costly IT specialist who can demand as much as 4-5 figures for even such a simple task, and you can be assured that every computer problem you see will be taken care of immediately and effectively!
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