For our second instalment ofTheVirus Lab series, we will be looking at Trojans. You may be familiar with the story of ancient Troy but, if not, here it is in a nutshell. The Ancient Greeks had been sieging the ancient city of Troy for roughly 10 years and were no closer to gaining entrance to the city. Odysseus, a Greek king, thought of building a giant statue of a horse (the symbol of Troy) as a fake gift for the city. Inside the hollowed out wooden horse, many Greek soldiers would be hiding. The people of Troy, thinking the Greeks had given up, took the Greek “gift” into the city, only to then have the Greek soldiers pour out and take over Troy.
But what do ancient tales have to do with modern computer woes? Read more →
We are happy to announce that FixMeStick is now available in all of Best Buy‘s 1,048 locations across the USA! This is exciting for us because purchasing a FixMeStick should be just like removing viruses: convenient and affordable, values that both FixMeStick and Best Buy share.
Have you recently noticed a new icon in your system tray? Don’t worry, it’s not a virus or anything malicious. It’s actually an icon from Microsoft that allows you to reserve your copy of Windows 10! Read more →
Traditionally the word virus refers to a small infection that thrives and infects another living organism through its cells. Not surprisingly, this medical definition resembles the definition of a computer virus. A computer virus is a software program that is able to get onto your computer and infect its surroundings. (For more information on how viruses get on your computer please click here) Similarly to a biological virus, a computer virus can replicate itself in order to infect a greater part of your computer or more computers. When viruses infect humans we are left feeling sickly and exhausted, your computer experiences the same effects but they manifest themselves a little differently: viruses take up power and space on your computer, slowing down startup and programs. Read more →
Staples is a store built upon the principle of convenience. Who doesn’t remember the catchy That was easy! slogan? This is why the FixMeStick and Staples are a perfect match! FixMeStick is all about you fixing your computer yourself, simply and cheaply.
So, we are very excited to announce that, today, the FixMeStick will become available in 1,536 Staples locations all over the USA. This means that more people will be able to use the stick in order to simply take back control of their computer! This means that you can now go to your local Staples and purchase either our regular full-year FixMeStick for $59.99 or our PRO version for $299.99
So make your life easier and head to Staples for a FixMeStick. You can find all FixMeStick retail locations by clicking this link to our store locator.
The FixMeStick is one of the most effective and uniquely designed external virus removal devices on the market. We consistently receive excellent reviews from our customers and computer experts (like the ones at PC Magazine). As an external device, the FixMeStick can easily and safely remove infections from your computer.
Since the stick is so unique customers are sometimes a little confused about exactly how and why it works. Here are a few of the most common misconceptions about virus protection and the FixMeStick: Read more →
It can seem as though the internet can be a somewhat scary place where no one is to be trusted, but this should not discourage you from using it! While it is true many threats are present online, there are many simple steps you can take to make your online life more safe, secure and comfortable. Read more →
What do you get for the tech dad that has it all? Virus removal with the click of a button!
With Father’s Day just around the corner, FixMeStick has the perfect gift for any dad to make this the best Father’s Day yet! All the great dads out there deserved to be treated like kings for all they’ve done for us. So it’s time to show your dad how much you appreciate him. Father’s day is only 24 hours but you can give the gift of digital security for a whole year!