Just Mousing Around Newsletter ~ Volume 19 Issue 7 ~ July 2020
301 E 1st St, Ste 7 ~ McCook NE 69001 308.344.8884 www.pcswepartner.com
Service & Repair since 2001
Professional Computer Services LLC
Normal Office Hours: Monday through Thursday - 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Can’t find a convenient time for computer service? Let us help. If you've been putting off having some regular maintenance done (which we recommend once a year for most), your computer is running slow, or you’ve seen more popup ads lately and it never seems to be a good time to have it serviced, let us help. If you’re going to be away, it’s the perfect time to bring it in for service. While you’re gone, we’ll complete the service and have it ready for you on your return. You won’t even miss your computer. Call us at 308.344.8884 or stop by 301 East 1st St, Ste #7; let us make it easy for you.
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Quick Heal v18 now available! Quick Heal v18.00 update FREE for current subscriptions. For both Internet Security & Total Security versions. How do I upgrade to the v18 version? Upgrade at no charge. Go to Quick Heal Upgrades page http://www.quickheal.com/upgrade. Choose the download corresponding with your version of Quick Heal software. Visit the website for instructions.
Virtual Tai Chi classes in comfort of your own home via Zoom
thru No Excuses-McCook. Sign up on their No Excuses Facebook page!

For more info: Email us info(at)pcswebpartner.com Tai Chi can be a positive start for your journey to improving health & overall well-being.
Tai Chi classes at MCC
*on hold* Questions? Email us info(at)pcswebpartner.com If you have a group that would like to have a Tai Chi class please contact us as well.
301 East 1st St, Ste #7
(Door north Aphrodite salon entrance)
Customers with Windows 7 installed on their PC, please take note.
Support for Microsoft Windows 7 has come to an end. Microsoft announced that Windows 7 reached end of support Jan. 14, 2020.
Ok, I’ve decided to get a new computer. What if I want some of the data from the old one to the new one?
We can help with that. Over the years, we have helped numerous customers’ transition from an old computer to a new one. Give us a call or come talk with us at 301 East 1st St, Suite #7. We’ll try to help make this shift a little smoother.
If you would like to see more information regarding Windows 7 End of Support information you can visit Microsoft’s website: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windows-7-end-of-life-support-information
Stop by our office and pick up a FREE booklet to share with kids: Heads Up: Stop, Think, Connect (for kids 8-12+) or Net Cetera: Chatting with Kids About Being Online for parents, teachers, and other adults who spend time with kids from last months newsletter. While supplies last, limited quantity available. Stop by our location at 301 East 1st St, Suite 7 door north next to Aphrodite Salon--yes, we moved!
From the Workbench....
Since its summer & some vacations happening (or staycations), we still want to stay "connected" whether by email or social sites. From coffee shops, to airports, to restaurant, most public places offer WiFi for free. We wish they were everywhere. Yet using unsecured WiFi hotspots, exposes yourself to cyber crooks if we realize it or not. They could potentially capture login information & use the data, or launch a malware attack on your device. Below are some safety tips.

Safety tips for WiFi Hotspots

1. While accessing free, unsecured WiFi hotspots, avoid accessing sites where you have to login or give away your financial information, such as social sites, email accounts, online bank accounts, online stores, etc.

2. If you should login, then prefer websites with an 'https' address. However, be warned that although these web sites may be secure, they are not foolproof.

3. If you have to carry out an urgent online banking transaction, always prefer a secure WiFi network even if you have to pay for it.

4. Disable file sharing on your computer. This minimizes the risk of an attacker to barge into the personal data on your machine.

5. Create strong passwords - avoid using dictionary words, your name, birth date or pet's name. Use uppercase letters, special characters, meaningless words or phrases.

6. Use different passwords for every online account.

7. Avoid checking 'Remember me' or 'Keep me logged in' boxes.

8. Always manually select WiFi networks. Do not let your computer (or smartphone) automatically connect to them.

9. Turn OFF WiFi when not in use, and always remember to log out.

10. Ensure that your computer's antivirus software is up-to-date, and as well as operating system, software, and Internet browsers.

So, remember that free, unsecured WiFi hotspots can be ok if you're planning on just browsing sites. Stay safe!

Some newsletter info from: http://blogs.quickheal.com/wp/the-dangers-of-unsecured-wifi-networks/

Regarding Covid-19, We are following recommended guidelines. Wipe down your keyboard & mouse, just as we are. If you are not feeling well or have a fever, and/or other symptoms please do not come in. If you are needing service, call us to discuss some options. Keep positive. Our hope is everyone stays healthy & use common sense. Soon we'll all be on the other side of this.
Have a safe & Happy 4th of July