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Windows 8.1 Update Released

Microsoft has released the Windows 8.1 update for FREE to current owners of Windows 8. The new update adds back some old favorites like the Start Button and the ability to boot straight into the desktop background. There are many other interface tweaks and refinements included and it
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Backup with Carbonite

GEEKYGUYS is proud to announce that we’ve formed a partnership with Carbonite and will be offering Carbonite cloud based backup options to our clients for your home and business. Storing your data off-site is essential in case of theft, fire or other disasters. By using Carbonit
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Major Recall on APC Surge Protectors

Please check your surge protectors at your house and office for APC brand surge protectors. There was a major recall on some specific models of APC surge protectors. This is a serious threat. According to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, there have been over 700 r
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Windows XP Warning

We previously touched on the fact that Microsoft was dropping support for the now ancient Windows XP in April of 2014.  Experts are warning businesses to upgrade all their machines and now the University of Illinois has announced that it won’t allow any Windows XP computers on t
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Windows 8 Sale Extension

MANY of you took us up on our offer to upgrade to Windows 8 and rightfully so.  We’ve recently purchased more copies of Windows 8 so we could extend this sale. Another great reason to upgrade is that everyone with Windows 8 will receive a FREE update from Microsoft for Windows 8
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New Virus Holds Your Files Ransom

There is a new type of virus is going around that encrypts your files and holds them ransom until you pay the virus maker money.  At that point, the virus maker will take your money and give you a code to decrypt your files back to normal.  Current rate is $300.  Paying the $300 may w
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GEEKYGUYS Remote Support

For many years now we’ve offered Remote Support for clients so we can address issues in minutes as opposed to hours. Remote Support allows us to pull up your computer from our office and address issues you are having almost immediately. It has definitely been convenient not only
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Windows XP Deadline Looming

Microsoft will stop supporting Windows XP as of April of 2014.  Experts are warning businesses if you are planning on sticking with Windows XP systems past this April 2014 date that you are opening yourself up to not only security risks, but lawsuits as well. After the April 2014 date
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Windows 8 Summer Upgrade Special

GEEKYGUYS is offering a Summer Upgrade Special for those looking to upgrade their current Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7 computers to Windows 8. Let us upgrade your current system to Microsoft Windows 8.  Reimagined to be all about you. With Windows 8, you can put what matters most ri
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Windows Phone Wins SmartPhone of the Year

Since we last talked, the Nokia Lumia 920 Windows Phone has won many awards.  Most notably the Smartphone of the Year award from Engadget which is voted on by users.  The Nokia Lumia 928 which is Verizon’s version of the Lumia 920 also has the highest customer reviews of any oth
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