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Consider yourself a novice nerd?
We love to see people learning more about computers and repairing their own! We've collected some tips and tools to help you on your way.

A few tools…

MalwareBytes is a powerful anti-malware scanner. We recommend downloading it to your computer, running it once to scan your computer, and then scanning whenever you suspect your computer has been infected.
Microsoft Security Essentials is a security shield for Windows® Compuers that runs on your computer, and detects threats as they enter, capturing them and letting you know.
Adobe® Flash© Player is a common extension for computers that allows them to play the Flash© format, familiar as animations and intro videos to websites.
Java™ is another plugin for your computer that allows it to run Java applets. Java is a legacy programming language that powers many powerful online applications.

3 Things To Do Today To Protect Your PC

Keeping up with technology can be overwhelming, particularly when it comes to protecting yourself from viruses, hackers and online criminals.   Although you can carry out all of these steps independently, we highly recommend that you have a Nerd assist you with these, the biggest problem with changing your Operating System is the level of […]

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iPhone Hacks!

You may think that you understand the full power of your iPhone. But think again. People don’t actually realize how powerful their iPhones are. Many people never bother with the handy (and secret) hacks that make the iPhone even cooler! In case you aren’t a Nerd like us, here are some secret tricks for your […]

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DIY Home Security

From user-installed alarm systems to motion-sensor video cameras, is a do-it-yourself alarm system right for you? Let’s talk about the pros and cons, as well as some of the newest home security gadgets that could help keep your home safer. DIY means that you will be buying the equipment and installing it yourself. Also for […]

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Save Your Gadgets from Summer

You may love the sun, sand and surf of summer, but your electronics most certainly do not. Ryan Eldridge,  Nerds on Call is here to show us what you should and should NOT do to save your gadgets from summer.  

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Spring Cleaning Your Tech

  Spring has sprung, and if you’re just now gearing up to tackle your spring cleaning to-do list, Nerds on Call is here to make sure you don’t neglect your gadgets. After all, what else do you touch so often and clean so seldom? That precursory wipe you give your smartphone with the hem of […]

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Perfecting Your Selfie

  Wait! Before you post another blurry, duck face, bathroom mirror picture of yourself, we here at Nerds On Call would like to show you how to take the perfect selfie.  Hate it or love it, at some point in today’s digital age, we will all be tempted to take a selfie. What is it […]

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How To Prevent Cyber Bullying

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and for the youth of today, much of the bullying that they face can take place on the internet through cyber bullying. There are some great tools that Nerds on Call recommends to ensure that kids and parents alike have what they need to protect themselves and treat others with […]

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How to Improve WiFi Signal

We have all experienced that frustrating moment when Netflix suddenly stops loading and the room goes silent.  For some reason, the WiFi signal dropped again, and the binge watching is put on hold until this annoying issue is fixed.  Sometimes, just walking a bit closer to your router will revive your program, but what about […]

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Choosing the Best Back-To-School Laptops for Students

It is that time of year again; the weather is starting to cool off, the leaves are beginning to change colors, and the kids are going back to school.  With back-to-school season upon us, it is also time for parents to send their kids off right by setting them up with an effective laptop.  Though […]

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Easy Photo Edits

Digital photography has given us the ability to take a lot of photos. Sometimes we post shots that look like they came direct from a pro, other times…not so much. Sometimes their too dark, a little out of focus, or have too much of the background in them. You don’t have to be a professional […]

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