About Kirk

Working with computers since the Commodore 64. He has been working with technology support ever since his mother asked for help on the computer in the early 80’s. Holding three college degrees places him far and above most in this field.

Able to articulate difficult solutions so the average user can understand them, Kirk is a great fit for your technology consultant needs.
Call 315-676-9096 for an appointment today.

Router and Wireless Setup

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you’ve been shopping for a new wireless router recently, you know of the issues in finding a good router let alone setting one up. Don’t rely on your internet service provider (ISP) to set this up for you either. If they do anything for you the most they’ll generally […]

Google SOS Alerts

Google added another new service last month, called Google SOS Alerts. SOS Alerts activate during the most major natural, man-made, or humanitarian disasters. During a crisis, you’ll see an SOS Alert at the top of search results when searching for the incident or location.

Remember that Google is a search engine company. […]

The Dangers of Repeating Passwords

If you’re like most people you’ve been forced to use passwords on various websites. The problem with being forced into doing something is that it makes people not want to do it. If I told you that you had to do the dishes before you ate, and you were really hungry, […]

HP Laptop Won’t Stay On

This is the second HP laptop that a customer has brought in which had power issues. The customer for this particular system told me that there was a boot error that Windows showed which needed to be repaired. He did not mention anything about a power issue. Why does this laptop turn on briefly, and then […]

Unlimited Virus Removals

Do you have problems constantly having your computers getting infected by computer viruses? Have you searched online too long to find virus removal costs? Have your kids installed software that is making your computers behave strangely? Stop searching, buy this service now!

I’m up front with my pricing. Everything brought in is flat rate! Always check […]

Upgrade Your Router With DD-WRT

If your internet is slow or you’re having issues with your router, whether at home or your small business, the router firmware may be the issue. The firmware is simply another name for the software the router uses. Sometimes routers have issues. They reboot on their own or internet and wifi access may be spotty. […]

No Internet AFTER New Internet Setup by Spectrum

Received a call from a customer today. The Spectrum/Time Warner Cable technician couldn’t get internet to work for my customer, who decided to upgrade from Windstream DSL internet service. This customer was on one of my prepay services, so was able to call with any issues. He handed the phone to the technician so I […]

Slow Internet? Upgrade Your Router

I test my internet speed all the time. There are several reasons for this. The top two reasons:

Having a home computer services business, I rely heavily on the internet. From downloading updates for clients to researching solutions to strange problems, a low internet speed would severely affect how fast I can get things done.
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Windows Updates Failing

Most computers running Windows operating systems are set to have Windows Updates applied automatically (usually around 3 AM). Those new updates are released by Microsoft generally on Tuesdays. Those updates contain security updates and other fixes (sometimes new features) that keep the operating system running smoothly, for the most part. The computer is set to […]