Entries by CPRepair

10 Ways to Spot a Phishing Email

10 Ways to Spot a phishing email Phishing emails are quite prevalent these days. Below are some ways to spot malicious emails. “Phishing” is an attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and/or credit card details (and, indirectly, money), often for malicious reasons, by pretending to be a trustworthy entity in an email. [1] Phishing can also occur […]

Beware of Ransomware!

Ransomware is a common type of malware we remove for our customers in our Lexington, KY computer repair shop. Ransomware has become so rampant, that nearly every phishing email that gets sent today contains this form of malware. What is ransomware you may say? It is a type of malicious software, or virus, designed to block […]

We’re Hiring; $50 Giveaway; Windows 10 Upgrade; Water Damage Repair; Business IT Support & Other News

We’re Hiring! Congratulations to Blake on his new job with MVC Vehicle Components. And congrats to Seth on his teaching position in Shanghai! We are happy for both of them, but they will be greatly missed! We’re now looking for an experienced Apple computer technician, and an experienced on-site technician with a wide range of troubleshooting and […]

Should You Upgrade to Windows 10?

Should You Upgrade to Windows 10? After much anticipation and hype, Microsoft is finally launching Windows 10 on Wednesday, July 29th. As people become aware of this free upgrade, they will likely wonder, “is it worth the trouble?” For the long answer, visit PCWorld’s in-depth Windows 10 review. But here’s the short version. Windows 10 is a free upgrade for […]

Data Backups & Data Recovery in Lexington, Kentucky

Data Recovery, Hard Drive Replacement, & Data Backups – Lexington, KY Do you need to recover your data after a hard drive failure, replace a failing hard drive, or create regular backups of your data? Give us a call. We are glad to help. We offer the following services in our Lexington repair shop: Data recovery Hard drive replacement Backup […]

Virus Removal and Malware Prevention – Lexington, KY

Virus Removal – Computers Plus Repair Lexington Computer Virus Removal in Lexington KY The skilled virus removal technicians at Computers Plus Repair in Lexington have extensive experience and success in removing all kinds of computer viruses and malware. One of the most common computer services we perform is virus and malware removal, including removal of rogue security […]

Remove Cryptowall Trojan Malware

Remove Cryptowall & Restore Files A new piece of pesky malware is making its rounds. Often identified as “Trojan.Cryptowall”, it is a Trojan that encrypts your computer files making them inaccessible. It then requires payment to have the files decrypted and to remove Cryptowall. The threat typically gets installed by clicking links in spam emails, […]