Best Buy Geek Squad vs Fix my PC Store

April 11, 2013 | By | 2 Comments Best Buy vs Fix my PC Store

Best Buy Geek Squad vs Fix my PC Store Most of us have been there before. You arrive to work a few minutes early, ready to put a few solid hours into finishing a project. After sitting in your chair and taking a sip of coffee you move your mouse (Or for the sophisticated bunch you smash the space bar on the keyboard with the base of your palm. Don’t judge me.) to waken your computer from its sleep. But nothing happens. There are no lights blinking anywhere. The room is awkwardly silent without the fans buzzing inside of  your... Read More

A Better Footprint: Recycling Computers

March 22, 2013 | By | 2 Comments Recycling

A Better Footprint: Recycling Computers At Fix my PC Store we are doing our part by helping your recycle your electronics. Specifically your computers. Let’s slightly take a quick look at why this is necessary. According to UNEP (United Nations Environmental Program) the amount of electronic waste accumulated around the world each and every year is close to 50 million metric tons. 3.2 million tons of this particular electronic waste comes from the United States of America! This is according to the Environmental Protection Agency. This is because, as it turns out, the average state in the US has almost... Read More

Console Repair: Xbox 360 and more!

February 28, 2013 | By | 1 Comment Xbox

Diving into Console Repair: Xbox 360 Repair With new additions to our team Fix my PC Store has started to tune up game consoles. Need Xbox 360 repair? PS3 not reading? We’re here for you. In this article we’ll discuss some of the common Xbox 360 repair issues that our customers have been experiencing. There are several common Xbox 360 errors that you may receive over the life of owning the console; these errors are going to be indicated by flashing red lights around the power button. Depending on the error, there are different game console repair options to try,... Read More

FBI Virus – Beating the Scam

February 14, 2013 | By | 0 Comments FBI

FBI Virus Scam The FBI virus (also known as FBI Moneypack virus or Citadel Reveton) is a type of ransomware (a subcategory of spyware) which makes use of the Trojan Ransomlock R to lock down your computer systems. Being disguised as FBI, this virus claims that your computer was recently involved in an illegal activity (download or distribution of copyrighted material, access to child pornography, and so on), and demands you to pay a fee of $100 (or $200) in order to regain access to your computer. The virus asks you to pay via Moneypak cards in a maximum of... Read More