How to Identify the Signs Your Computer Has a Virus

By |September 6th, 2018|Categories: Business|Tags: |

Do you know the telltale signs that your computer has been infected with a virus? If not, then you'll want to read this article where we explain how to identify the signs your computer has a virus. Signs Your Computer Has a Virus Causing random crashes, slowing down operation, and draining memory, there is nothing [...]

12 Point Server Maintenance Checklist for Modern Data Centers

By |September 6th, 2018|Categories: Business|Tags: |

In an effort to help you keep your servers running effeciently and securely, we've created this 12 point server maintenance checklist that you'll want to use to keep up to date with your server maintenance tasks. 12 Point Server Maintenance Checklist Do you regularly check up on your server? If you don't, it's time to [...]

5 Signs It’s time to Repair Your Computer

By |September 6th, 2018|Categories: Business|Tags: |

Do you know what signs to look for that indicate that it's time to repair your computer? No? Don't worry because we've created this guide which explains 5 common signs that your PC needs to be repaired. Hopefully, once you read this article, you'll be more aware of the problems when they're small and easy [...]

Help! Is it Better to Repair or Replace an Old Computer?

By |August 13th, 2018|Categories: Business|Tags: |

Even though computers have dropped in price significantly over the years, it's still a nice chunk of change to shell out when your old PC is on the fritz. Today, we're going to discuss the benefits of considering to repair or replace an old computer. You may be surprised by what you learn! A decade [...]

Five of the Most Harmful Computer Viruses in 2018

By |August 13th, 2018|Categories: Business|Tags: |

Just as technology continues to evolve, so do the computer viruses that ill-doers create. This article is going to take a look back at some of the most harmful computer viruses 2018 has seen, as well as an explanation as to why these particular viruses are so dangerous. Technology is growing at a rapid pace. [...]

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Outsourcing IT So You Don’t Have To

By |August 8th, 2018|Categories: Business|Tags: |

Are you a business owner who is contemplating outsourcing IT? If so, you've come to the right place. In this guide, we'll weigh the pros and cons of outsourcing so you can choose which option (outsourced or having a dedicated in-house IT team) is right for your business. Information technology (IT) has changed the way [...]

5 Data Protection Tips to Keep Your Sensitive Information Safe

By |August 7th, 2018|Categories: Business|Tags: |

It doesn't matter if you use your computer for work-related tasks or if you use it for leisure, you'll want to do what you can to keep your sensitive information safe. Here are 5 data protection tips that'll give you the peace of mind in knowing hackers won't be able to steal your sensitive info. [...]

How To Protect Your Business From Ransomware

By |April 14th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Business Owners The threat of Ransomware is very real. We've had to deal with multiple businesses that have been hit and all their data lost. Friendly Computers can help you stay protected and implement a disaster recovery plan for your important business data. Give us a call today at 509-315-9492 for a No Cost Site [...]

How To Stop Windows 10 From Using So Much Data

By |April 14th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Windows 10 is designed to be an always-connected, always-up-to-date operating system. It’s the most data-hungry version of Windows yet, but you can restrain it from going all-out on your home network with a few tricks. Check Per-Application Data Usage Despite all Windows 10’s automatic updates, the majority of data usage on your PC probably comes [...]