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PC Guy strives to keep in touch with the ever changing information technology world.  We will be posting news update frequently which contain both PC Guy news and global IT news.  Please come back and check our our news page for updates!

Comcast Internet Outage

Midwest Comcast Outage

Monday, Nov 6, 2017 | Jeff Corrington

This issue has been resolved for all customers as of roughly 2:45pm CST. Comcast is experiencing an outage with internet services in the Midwest-US area.  Our e-mail server is effected by this outage & slowness issues.  We're working to resolve it as fast as possible, but at the mercy of the Comcast service.  We will update this post, when we know more. See https://twitter.com/comcastcares for more details. Thanks! Jeff Corrington PC …

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KRACK - Key Reinstallation Attack

KRACK - Key Reinstallation Attack

Security weakness in WPA2

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 | Jeff Corrington

Today (Oct 16, 2017) a new weakness in the WPA2 protocal was announced.  The weakness nicknamed "KRACK", which stands for Key Reinstallation Attack, was discovered and publicly announced by Mathy Vanhoef.   This security weakness can be used to steal information such as credit card numbers, passwords, chat messages, emails, photos and more.  Shockingly, the attack works against all modern protected Wi-Fi networks. A website has been created to announce …

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Redesigned Website

Redesigned Website

A new look and feel

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 | Jeff Corrington

It's finally here! Thanks to our friends at Cybernautic Design our newly designed website is up and running.  We hope to be able to utilitze it more with our customers, especially in the news section of our site. We would appreciate any feed back! Thank You! Jeff Corrington PC Guy

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Service Model Changes

Service Model Changes

Upcoming additional service model options

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 | Jeff Corrington

We at PC Guy are always striving to be better, more efficient, and evolve in the ever changing IT world.   Our business model has always been break-fix since our inception in 1998.  We've built a fun, challenging, and rewarding business upon that and have no plans to rid ourselves of that model.  However, we've also found that we're missing out on a market of business needs by not embracing …

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PC Guy Backup Services

PC Guy Backup Services

Upcoming changes to PC Guy backup services in 2018

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 | Jeff Corrington

PC Guy is always striving to provide the best service we can to our customers; one component of this is backups.  Our old backup software has been lacking in features and updates and we've decided it is time to move onto a better solution.  We are, and have, been slowly moving customers over to the new backup software these past months.   Starting Jan 1, 2018 we will be moving …

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