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December 2017 Newsletter

What to Do if Your Hard Drive Fails If your hard drive is going bad, chances are strange things are happening and you’re a little panicked. It’s where you put your digital memories, your household files and maybe that thesis you’ve been working on for months. As far as you’re concerned, that hard drive IS the computer and failure is not an option. Perhaps it [...]

By | 2017-12-11T18:45:55+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2017 Cyber MONTH Special!

Many people automatically go to a box store when it is time for a new computer, lured in by their low advertised prices, not considering the additional costs that they may incur. Some of these locations, once you have decided to make the purchase, then start suggesting additional things you need. And while many of these things are important to have, you end up paying MORE than if you [...]

By | 2017-11-26T11:35:15+00:00 November 26th, 2017|Specials|0 Comments

October 2017 Newsletter

How to Tell if Your Computer Has a Virus? Sometimes computers do wacky things that ring alarm bells and make us dive for cover. Next thing you know, you’re running scans on repeat and demanding everyone come clean about their browsing habits. Fortunately, not all weird occurrences are caused by a virus – sometimes your computer is simply overloaded, overheating or in desperate need of a reboot. [...]

By | 2017-10-01T17:24:10+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Newsletters|0 Comments

Special Update

URGENT ALERT: 143 million Customers Exposed in Financial Data Breach Urgent Alert : Credit reporting company Equifax has just revealed that its databases were hacked in a large-scale breach affecting millions across the US, UK & Canada. While no hacking event is ever good news, some are easier to ignore than others – this isn’t one of them. The sensitive nature of the exposed data now requires immediate [...]

By | 2017-09-11T16:50:53+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Newsletters|0 Comments

Are you backing up?

I feel like I'm often reminding people of this issue, but it's too important to ignore.  Is your data backed up? Implementing backup systems are no longer the chore it once was.   Backing Systems are easy Too many people assume that their machines will not fail, only to have the unthinkable happen to them and lose all their pictures, tax records, and other important documents. Backing up data [...]

By | 2017-08-11T17:35:12+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

One Day Closing

This is advance warning. C-Prompt will be closed for the day on Monday, August 14th, assuming I'm remembering the date right, which I hope I am because if I'm not then I have to edit the pretty graphic I made to go with this post because posts with an image get noticed more frequently. Anyway. I digress. C-Prompt will be closed on account of the primary tech being gone. [...]

By | 2017-08-01T17:17:56+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Facebook Posts|0 Comments

Camper Giveaway

Recently I saw a page that was promoting a camper giveaway. In order to enter a drawing to win one of 17 surplus 38 foot campers (sleeps 7!! All NEW appliances!!!!!) all I had to do was "like" the page, comment on the post, and share the post. Three easy steps to enter to win a camper. (Valued at $15,000!!!!!!!!) Sounds great, right? It seems pretty harmless, too. You [...]

By | 2017-07-22T18:52:57+00:00 July 22nd, 2017|Facebook Posts|0 Comments

July 2017 Newsletter

Everything You Need to Know About Facebook Privacy Finding the balance between Facebook privacy and Facebook fun can be challenging. It’s a double-edged sword that allows us to connect with friends no matter where they live, but it also publicly shares information that just a few years ago, we’d never dream of putting online. You can search for people based on where they went to [...]

By | 2017-07-07T13:43:35+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Newsletters|0 Comments