October 7, 2016
Category: Blue Screen of Death

The Blue Screen of Death is a source of commentary related to the computer service and repair business. Within it you will find everything from rants to some sound (and not so sound) advice. The BSOD is maintained by Matt Sonnentag and it is his wish that his tombstone contain is own personalized stop code, burned into a CRT monitor.

What is a website supposed to do?

What is a website suppose to do?

Social media hasn’t always been my thing. Neither has ‘pretty’; functional and to the point has always been my thing. Think a nice flannel shirt and jeans for most social scenes. So when building a website for a customer I

WordPress Sites Getting Hacked

Wordpress hacks

We have seen a number of  WordPress sites compromised over the last few weeks.  In both cases the compromise was innocently installed with a valid plugin for the site.  The last plugin we found infected in this manner, was infected

What is a Botnet?

You may or may not have heard the term “botnet”, but if you get spam in your inbox it is probably what was used to send at least some of it. Botnets are a wide network of computers under the

Tagged with: , ,

Double Down on Password Protection

For those of you tired of or worried about having your social media accounts hacked into a number of sites now have something called “two step authentication” in place.  Basically this provides a second layer of protection if someone tries

Tagged with: , , , ,

New Expanded Store Hours

The Bitworks now has expanded hours to better serve you! Taylors Falls location: 8:30am to 7:00pm Monday thru Friday 8:30am to Noon on Saturday Forest Lake location: 10am to 7:00pm Monday thru Friday 10am to 2:00pm on Saturday

Should I Trash XP?

As of April 8th, 2014 Microsoft ended support after 12 years for Windows XP.  If you are still an XP user and are keeping up with the updates, your computer had a nice message from Microsoft on the 9th saying

Tagged with: , ,