GeeksAKnockin Blog


Tech support and tips from Geeks a Knockin

Customer Service Support Numbers & Links

  Posted Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 at 11:41 pm

Here’s a printable list of common customer service phone numbers and websites you may be searching for.  As with any company the phone numbers or links may change with time and their support may not be free depending on your … Continue reading

Tags: , , | Leave a comment

More Email Safety Tips – .TIFF Files and Fake Emails

  Posted Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 at 8:36 pm

We wanted to make you aware of some more email scams we’re seeing, and pass along the information so you can keep yourself protected. One is involving “.TIFF or .TIF”  files. This is a picture format that is often used … Continue reading

Tags: , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cryptolocker Virus

  Posted Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 at 3:46 pm

We wanted to make you aware of a virus that is making the rounds and can have devastating effects on the data on your computer. The name of the virus is called Cryptolocker, and one of the ways we are … Continue reading

Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Scams When Using a Search Engine

  Posted Wednesday, August 28th, 2013 at 4:47 pm

You are in the middle of printing invitations to an upcoming birthday party and suddenly the printer stops working. You check the paper tray, pull open the ink drawer and replace ink, yet are unable to get it fixed. You … Continue reading

Tags: , | Leave a comment

Avoid Phone Scams

  Posted Tuesday, August 13th, 2013 at 9:41 pm

We are letting you know of a current scam that is affecting a lot of our customers recently. You may get a call from someone or a company claiming to be Microsoft, telling you they need to gain remote access … Continue reading

Tags: , , , , , | Leave a comment

Check out Firefox 4!

  Posted Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011 at 5:23 am

Mozilla released Firefox 4 today and it’s quite a nice upgrade. The big changes are under the hood, mostly around performance improvements. Mozilla claims the new browser is up to 6x faster than previous versions. There are a lot of … Continue reading

Tags: , , , | Leave a comment

Parental controls / Keeping kids safe on the Internet

  Posted Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011 at 5:57 am

Long lost are the days when parents could rely primarily on movie and music ratings for guidance on what their children could or could not watch and listen to.  And while these ratings are still in place, and now apply … Continue reading

Tags: , , , , | Leave a comment

If your computer crashed right now, would you be ready?

  Posted Friday, March 12th, 2010 at 3:27 pm

Imagine if you came in to your office tomorrow and found that your laptop/desktop/server had been stolen. How long could your business continue to operate without access to the information on those computers? How much would it cost to recreate … Continue reading

Tags: , , | Leave a comment