Make Computer Security Day Part Of Your Holiday Season

by Social Media Specialist Social Media Specialist on ‎12-01-2017 03:45 AM (3,664 Views)

Computer Security DayWhile holiday shopping is taking up most of our time lately, it's important to take a moment to consider how secure your devices are.

This week included Computer Security Day which is great time to go over our five key steps for keeping your tech safe from our 
Geek Squad Agents.

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TRENDNet, maker of several IP Cameras, recently discovered a vulnerability in several of their SecurView cameras that allowed for online access in real-time by hackers. Fortunately the company released a quick firmware update to resolve the issue.

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Geek Squad eReader Set-Up Service

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎08-06-2010 03:14 PM (5,153 Views)

Blogs like Consumerist and Crunchgear continue to question services they don’t think our clients need.

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Is Your Blu-ray Player Ready for Avatar?

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎04-20-2010 03:26 PM (2,072 Views)

Firmware, if you have not encountered the term before, generally refers to the programs and files used internally in many devices to control that device’s functions. Think of firmware as something similar to the operating system (such as Microsoft Windows) that a PC uses.

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Seagate Firmware Bug Bites Barracuda Hard Drives

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎01-26-2009 11:20 PM (3,901 Views)

I experienced one of the worst feelings a computer owner can have last week. I sat down in front of my main computer and powered the system on. Like most people, I never really pay attention to the boot up process and involve myself with other things until I hear those familiar Microsoft Windows startup chimes. Except this time, there were no chimes. And no familiar Windows desktop waiting for me. Instead, I had a screen with white text informing me that my system could not find a startup disk. “Uh-oh,” I thought, “that’s not good.” I discovered that my Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1 terabyte hard drive was no longer being detected by the system.

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