It really is just another name for The Internet. Various companies, Microsoft (One Drive), Dropbox, Box, Amazon (Cloud Drive) and Google (Google Drive) offer Cloud Storage - a place you can store your information on the Internet with accessibility all over the world.
Is my cloud-based backup system (Dr. Backup) safe and secure?
Yes! Dr. Backup encrypts your data to HIPAA standards and only you and we (Computer Solutions) have the encryption key.
Malware is another way to say Malicious Software. Viruses, Spyware, Adware, Trojans, Boot Sector viruses are all types of Malware.
Professional guidance is important when dealing with any type of technology that utilizes sensitive information online. If you are taking part in services such as online banking or online shopping, then you will need a professional to ensure that your sensitive information is secure from hackers.
We can ensure that your systems are running properly at all times, optimize your technology and network for your business needs, and ensure that your sensitive information is secure at all times.
Basic services can include setup, troubleshooting, virus protection, virus removal, data backup, data recovery, and more!
Absolutely. A professional can locate vulnerabilities and implement services to ensure your system is secure.
Always be skeptical of links, emails, and website downloads. If there is ever a time when you are unsure if something could be suspicious, consult a professional.
The only way to know for sure is to have a professional analyze your system and have additional protection added to your current technology.
You should focus on RAM, processors, and hard drive type/capacity.
Absolutely! We can analyze your current technology and then consult with you in order to provide the best technology for your specific business needs.
Cyber-crime and computer malfunctions can happen at any moment which could result in a loss of all of your data. If you backup your data, then you won’t have to worry about files that are lost forever after a hack or malfunction.
While data recovery is very effective, unfortunately it is not 100% effective. There are rare circumstances in which the data cannot be recovered which is why implementing a reliable data backup system is very important.
There are many different types of viruses that can easily infiltrate an unprotected system. The damage can be as insignificant as slower download speeds to side effects that are severe enough to require the entire device to be replaced.
Yes, it is highly recommended.
NO. Always consult a trusted professional or call Windows/Apple yourself to ensure that the support call is legitimate.
Yes, computes will need to be regularly maintained through virus/malware scans, basic cleaning, updating, and more.
Many computers will automatically download and install updates without the user approving them. However, there are more complex updates that you may need to consult with a professional prior to upgrading it.
Strange noises, damaged/missing/corrupted files, boot problems, random crashes, overheating, and power issues are common signs that a repair is needed.
The following are common signs that a replacement, instead of a repair, is needed:
The term desktop refers to a stationary computer that includes a desktop tower and an external keyboard, mouse, and monitor. Laptops tend to be larger than notebooks and have screens between 14 to 19 inches. Notebooks tend to be smaller than laptops and feature screens ranging from 10 to about 14 or 15 inches.
Poor performance, unusual advertisements/warnings, disabled security software, altered search/home page settings, and unfamiliar programs are very common signs of a virus.
A firewall is a great way to protect yourself from hackers. Along with an antivirus program, most security experts recommend at least a basic firewall to keep your computer secure, regardless of whether you are a home or a business user. A firewall can be a program installed on your computer, software integrated into your router, or a standalone piece of hardware that is installed on your network.