Christmas Scams

Ingram Computer Services wants to wish our valued clients a safe and happy holiday season. With Christmas approaching scammers are ramping up their efforts to take advantage of unsuspecting consumers.  We want to make you aware of some steps you can take to safe guard...

Alexa can now control your HP printer

HP has been working on bringing voice control to its printers, introducing Cortana and Google Assistant skills last year that let users tell their virtual assistants to print a variety of different documents for them. Now, as of this week, Alexa-enabled devices can...

Pwn Telemarketer

I ran across this on YouTube and I laughed so hard I cried. I just had to set it up on my FreePBX server. Listen to  the YouTube video below for an example of a Microsoft Scammer. I follow a series of videos from Crosstalk Solutions on YouTube. He has a video entitled...

Ransomware

Ransomware is about the worst thing to ever happened to computers. I can think of nothing worse. What is Ransomware? This is a nasty program that encrypts your files and then charges you money to get your files back. The last one I dealt with wanted $2500. Antivirus...

Storm Season

The storm season is upon us once again. I want to remind everyone about the risk of electrical damage. We have some severe electrical storms in our area. I have seen lightening damage not just the computers and network equipment, but HVAC units, coffee makers, TVs,...

SSD vs HDD

Recently we have been offering customers the option to install a Solid State Drive instead of the hard drive that was originally installed in their computer. So I thought I would do a post explaining the difference. Hard Disk Drives (HDD) are mechanical. A magnetic...