Where am I?This corner of the site is a journal of my experiences and reflections as a computer repair technician. I'm hoping they provide some insight, or assistance, or maybe a laugh to all the other computer users of the world.
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Category Archives: Silly
For some time, Ctrl-Shift has been using Google Voice to route calls for a single business number to multiple mobile phones. This has the advantage of allowing technicians to answer the business phone wherever they happen to be and has worked pretty well for us. Google Voice isn’t perfect though, particularly in the handling of voice mail. Part of Google’s voicemail service is to transcribe the content of each message. Their system attempts to decipher … Read more
ComboFix is a well-publicized anti-Malware tool, renowned for its ability to extract some of the nastier infections in situations where resident anti-virus software has been rendered inoperative. It is continually updated to combat current viruses, trojans, worms, and rootkits with surprising effectiveness for an entirely non-commercial product. ComboFix is free to download at MajorGeeks and BleepingComputer, and many other places. Be warned: it is a powerful tool, it comes with no guarantee of your safety, … Read more