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.

July 2019

Refurbished Laptops Available

By |2019-08-10T21:29:51-04:00July 24th, 2019|iRecoverData Tech Blog|

These laptops have been completely refurbished, upgraded and some even have solid state drives! A solid state drive will make a system behave as if it were running on steroids! No moving parts for all your data means that programs run significantly faster while your laptop battery lasts longer. A few of these systems even […]

May 2019

Don’t Become a Victim of Ransomware

By |2019-05-20T22:48:10-04:00May 20th, 2019|iRecoverData Tech Blog|

ransomware message on screen ransomware screen sample

Last year the city of Atlanta was hit with a ransomware attack. The city’s computer systems were infected and encrypted. The hackers demanded $50,000 in bitcoin. Since the beginning of the year five industrial and manufacturing companies were also infected […]

November 2018

October 2018

Malware Loads Before Windows

By |2018-10-29T15:57:51-04:00October 29th, 2018|iRecoverData Tech Blog|


malware keyboard

New PC malware is so invasive, it loads before Windows. This makes things quite a bit more dangerous for those running any version of Microsoft Windows.

Even if your system is displaying no virus infection warnings, it could still be infected. This is called a rootkit or […]

August 2018

Fake Programs

By |2018-08-17T13:38:55-04:00August 17th, 2018|iRecoverData Tech Blog|

For several years there has been the threat of fake programs out on the internet that are masqueraded as legitimate software. With more money to be made however, the proliferance of such software has risen dramatically. Recently someone brought in a system that was infected with a program called Advanced Password Manager, an illegitimate password […]

Lenovo Computers – Not Impressed

By |2018-08-02T22:17:44-04:00August 2nd, 2018|iRecoverData Tech Blog|

Lenovo Computer

Recently a customer, let’s call him Steve, brought in a Lenovo desktop computer. When I met with Steve, he said the system stayed on for anywhere from a few seconds to a few minutes, then turned off. He initially was told by a local computer […]

March 2018

Best Laptops for 2018

By |2018-03-30T14:36:56-04:00March 28th, 2018|iRecoverData Tech Blog|

The best upgrade to any laptop is a SSD, or solid state drive. These are replacements for a standard moving parts hard drive. Having an SSD for a laptop makes sense as number one – it lowers the time it takes to read files. Your system may boot up and be ready in under 30 […]

January 2018

Slow Computer Performance

By |2018-02-27T15:04:22-04:00January 18th, 2018|iRecoverData Tech Blog|

slow computerSlow computer performance can have many causes. Windows could be needing a cleanup, your hard drive my be having issues, a virus infection could also be the culprit. As you can see, there is a vast difference in these possibilities. From hardware problems to a […]

Data Storage Device Not Being Recognized

By |2018-02-27T15:04:22-04:00January 18th, 2018|iRecoverData Tech Blog|

Have you recently been confronted with the message on your cell phone, data storage device not being recognized? Did you have all your photos and other data stored on your sd card? What you’re experiencing is possible data loss, and what is required is a service calledĀ data recovery orĀ cell phone data recovery.

Something has happened to […]

Lost Microsoft Office?

By |2018-02-27T15:04:22-04:00January 16th, 2018|iRecoverData Tech Blog|

microsoft office

Have you lost your Microsoft Office installation or lost your Microsoft office key? Recently restored your computer and no longer have Microsoft Office available on your computer? If you need this program for work or your daily activities on your computer don’t worry, there are […]