There’s a reason it’s called backup AND recovery

There is a saying in hang gliding, “never fly higher than you are willing to fall”. These days’ personal and business data can be as dear as life itself for some; the loss of which can be devastating. Therefore, we strongly recommend all of our customers install and maintain a good backup syst...

18 Years is a long time – QuickBooks upgrade

Eighteen years is a long time. In computer terms, it mean the difference between horse-drawn carriages and a self-driving car. Recently, a customer with an 18-year-old QuickBooks file on her 1998 Macintosh Performa computer had been looking to convert this file to the latest version of QuickBooks f...

STOP RANSOMWARE BEFORE IT ENCRYPTS

Ransomware has become the most devastating issue to hit computers. Imaging all of your data is gone and someone is taking money from you to return it. What makes this even harder to accept is that they cant be stopped by even the FBI. With the help of https://ransomfree.cybereason.com/ there is a ...

RANSOMWARE IS REAL

May 12th will be remembered as the day all IT people were vindicated. WannaCry ransomware ran wild as over 100 countries were found to have infected computers in a matter of minutes. Unpatched and basically unprotected computers were encrypted leaving data inaccessible. Microsoft has taken the nex...

AOL Desktop ending free usage

AOL is ending free use of their Desktop application. Email will still be free as long as you log onto their website at www.aol.com or at www.mail.aol.com AOL will offer a new version of their Desktop application for $3.99 per month with the 1st month as a free trial. This will be named AOL Deskt...

RANSOMWARE CRANNBEST@FOXMAIL.COM .WALLET

Ransomware has become the alligator in the water. If you connect to the internet and use email chances are you will at some point be exposed to RANSOMWARE. Panic is the 1st emotion when one opens a computer file and discovers the entire document is unreadable. The 2nd emotion comes comes when you re...

QuickBooks – “We Do IT Different”

QuickBooks accounting software is the most popular desktop and online computer based bookkeeping solution on the market today. It is intuitive, powerful and very versatile. Yet, most businesses use only a small percentage of its power. There is a big gap between what their CPA/Accountant will do fo...

Verizon email move to AOL

Verizon is leaving the email processing business but not as soon as expected. An early notification stated a drop dead conversion date of April 26 ,2017. This has been extended as per a Verizon employee who stated there is nothing to worry about if you have not received an email notification yet. A...

April 11 2017 Microsoft Patch Tuesday

A major patch for WORD must be installed. This will apply to all version of Microsoft Word. Don't open any emails with Word attachments unless you can verify this is real The downloaded file puts a decoy that looks like a document up on the screen, so users thinks they’re looking at a doc. ...

Verizon email conversion to AOL

Verizon email users have 90 days to convert to their AOL processing. Don't wait longer than 30 days to migrate to the new platform. Clients who have issues with the migration should call us at 973-248-9500  or email us at tech@computrsinc.com for immediate support....