Category Archives: Hardware

Got Backup? Today is World Backup Day

This past week we worked with one of our many commercial customers. They operate a large plant and has several servers which operate equipment in their facility. They were not able to boot up a server which operated a BIG piece of equipment what was now holding up production. When we built their server several…
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WiFi Router Security: Firmware Concerns Continue

As much as we'd like it to be, some business and home internet equipment isn't "set it and forget it" hardware because of internet security issues. WiFi routers, like computers, do need regular maintenance. WiFi routers have firmware, the permanent internal software that's programmed into the on-board memory of the router. That firmware¬†can be exploited…
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Home and Business WiFi Security

Wifi, what is it and why is security important? WiFi. We've all heard of it, but do you really know what it is, how it works? It's definitely a safety thing that we need to pay attention to. Host: With us is Tom Vodak, Operations Manager with Madison Geeks, thank you for joining us. Tom:…
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Everything You Want to Know About Hard Drives

Hard Disk Drives, hard drives or HDD are a hardware device that stores and retrieves data on your computer. Data can be written, deleted and re-written to these drives. If you broke one apart and looked inside you'd see one or more platters to which data is written using a magnetic head. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CJ3nHvInJg&t=2s[\embed] Kahlal "KC"…
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Online Backup and Support Tips

Online storage is the best way to make sure you don't lose your critical files. With an internet connection all you have to do is store your files securely online. Plus use a trusted local company for remote computer support. Here are some tips. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ef4dIeAxna4&t=4s[/embed] Kahlal "KC" Cunningham of Madison Geeks appeared on a May…
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