EXCEL February Newsletter

Meltdown and Spectre FAQ: How the Critical CPU Flaws Affect PCs and Macs

Massive security vulnerabilities in modern CPUs are forcing a redesign of the kernel software at the heart of all major operating systems. Since the issues—dubbed Meltdown and Spectre—exist in the CPU hardware itself, Windows, Linux, Android, macOS, iOS, Chromebooks, and other operating systems all need to protect against it. And worse, plugging the hole can negatively affect your PC’s performance.

15 Tips to Increase Performance on Windows 10

If your PC is running slow, use these tips to help speed up and increase the performance of Windows 10. If you think your PC is still slow after trying these tips, give us a call and we will assist further.

Get a Password Manager. No More Excuses.

You’re sick of hearing this. The exhortations didn't work in 2013 and they're not going to work now. Sure. But the truth is that you need a password manager, and it's worth it to take the time to set one up.

Automatic Repair Couldn’t Repair Your PC in Windows 10

You are facing problems with your Windows 10 computer and you or the OS decides to run Startup Repair. Occasionally Startup Repair fails with the following message, “Automatic Startup Repair couldn’t repair your PC.” Here’s what to do. Contact us if this still doesn’t solve your issues.