This weekend I had the opportunity to reunite with some old friends from more than 20 years ago. We had a great time catching up. Most computer techs will tell you that the average life of a business computer is 3 to 5 years.  You can extend the life of your computers with some preventative maintenance, but you should plan on replacing the computers before they fail. Of course, the failure will happen at the absolute worst time. We can help you by analyzing the processing power, hard drive and memory use for your specific tasks and give you a detailed report on what youRead More →

Hang up the phone! Microsoft doesn’t call people and offer to help them clean up their PC. In fact, I have received this same call numerous times and have asked them to identify which of my 4 PC’s they are referring to, of course they can’t tell me. The best answer is to hang up the [phone and call your friendly-neighborhood-Texas-speaking computer tech.Read More →

We are now your source for cables. Patch Cables – 1.5′, 3′, 5′, 7′, 15′, 25′, 50′, 100′ USB Cables – 6′, 10′, 10′ Extension HDMI Cables – 3′, 6′, 10′ Power Cables – 6′ If we don’t have it, we can usually get it the next day. We have some of the best prices in East Texas.Read More →

These two DLL files were just a couple of the infections that I found on a customer’s PC today using Hitman Pro while booted in safe mode. The customer’s complaint was that Internet Explorer would freeze while he was in their web app. Before getting to the point where I wanted to run Hitman Pro, I uninstalled all of the toolbars that the customer had inadvertantly installed. So, in just a few minutes, I was able to remove several Trojans, several toolbars, do a reboot, and voila! The user was all excited that he could get back to work. Hitman Pro is just one ofRead More →

Let’s talk about computer security. I’ll list a few things here that you should be doing regularly to keep your computer safe and sound. Perform regular backups. Periodically scan your computer for viruses, spyware, and other malware. Keep your Operating System up to date. Avoid opening email/attachments from people you do not know. DO NOT click on pop ups that say something like “Speed up your PC” or “Your PC has errors”. These are most likely coming from the website you are on and will actually infect your PC when you click on the OK button. We can help you develop your PC Security PlanRead More →

Did you know that you could link your website with Facebook, Google+, Twitter and many other social networking sites? Imagine writing a blog on your website and it automatically shows up on your social pages. Talk about maximizing your efforts! Some people follow your Facebook Page, others follow your Tweets, and yet others follow you on Google+. Now you can update all 3 (or more) when you submit 1 post. As I write this on my website, it will also show up on both the Facebook Page and the Google+ Page for Apollos Development. We would love to help you promote your business via Social Networking. CallRead More →