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How To Avoid Getting Scammed
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February

Above is a funny video we came across, and wanted to share it with our customers. We have seen so many scams in the last 5 years. We are trying to educate our customers on how to avoid getting scammed. The biggest scam we see up here at our shop is, you land on a website that these people have hacked and it pulls up a screen telling you that you are infected and all your information is at risk. It wants you to call a phone number to “help solve the problem” They will then want you to go through steps to allow them into your computer, once they get in your computer they will show you a bunch of fake issues. In many cases they will create a password that only they know, which will block you out of your computer. They will try and scare you into thinking all your credit card information and identity is at risk. The only problem you are having is them! So below are just some things to help avoid this problem.

-Never allow anyone into your computer that you do not know or trust. Microsoft will never call you personally.

-If you see this pop up message hit the Control- Alt – Delete buttons which starts a task manager screen. End the processes of any programs that are open. This will remove your blocked screen.

-Never give any personal information out to people you do not know or trust.

We are here to help, and if you are ever not sure about something give us a call, and we can help you out. A lot of times people bring up there computer to our shop to go through and clean up any problems associated with this problem. The internet is a great and powerful thing, but it also opens us all up to every crook in the entire world. These people do not care what so ever to ruin your computer and steal money from you. It is a shame, and wish it could be stopped.

Click here to find more information about the computer phone number scam

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Piles Chevrolet
Piles Chevrolet
15:36 20 Feb 19
This is a great place to have your computer or laptop repaired. They are fast, honest and stand behind their work. I wouldn't go any place else. I recommend everyone to use this company. They give you pricing right up front. D. Hensleyread more
Joe Geiman
Joe Geiman
03:30 25 Aug 18
Always had a great experience dealing with these guys. My computer is running faster than it ever has after being repaired there. Would recommend them to anyone.read more
Penelope Kolb
Penelope Kolb
15:03 22 Aug 18
Community Computer Services provides a great services at affordable prices. Over the past 5 years I have had to replace lap top hardware and treat viruses. Every time the knowledgeable team at Community Computer Services has provided fast diagnostics with a menu of solutions for me to choose from. I highly recommend keeping your technology out of a landfill and going strong with the support of Community Computer Services.read more
B Bailey
B Bailey
01:20 22 Aug 18
I have received great service from these guys on more than one occasion. The prices are excellent as well. They have taken very good care of me over the years. Thanks!read more
Daryl Mullins
Daryl Mullins
04:08 28 Jul 18
My computer quit working just as my wife was in the middle of using it for Vacation Bible School last night. She was panicking. I began to look online and saw Community Computers near where I live. I checked the reviews and it had a great rating. I called this morning and explained my situation. I was told to bring my laptop in and he would see what he could do. When I took it in I also shared with him another issue I had been experiencing, my wireless connection was not working . He said he would really try to find out the issue so we would have it for Bible School. About 2 1/2 hours later he called to give the good news that the problem was just a bad cord. When picking it up he also told me he gave it a good checking over and tried to repair my non wireless connection for over an hour. He then told me instead of trying to go into the laptop to change a chip which could be costly, he sent me to Staples for a solution of a $30.00 wireless adapter. I was very impressed with my experience Community Computers. I would encourage anyone who has computer issues to check them out. You will not be disappointed. Also, the price I paid was very reasonable.read more
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