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Spam Filtering

SPAM Filter Service

Using a spam filtering service on your email is a useful tool to have in your business today. Spam filters block all those pesky unwanted, and sometimes vulgar, emails that clog up your inbox. Stopping these emails before they get to your inbox not only helps keep your inbox clean, it also frees up time […]


Windows 10 Media Creation Tool

Windows 10

Windows 10 Media Creation Tool (Upgrading to Windows 10 has already been proven to cause issues in some systems. Backup your system before upgrading and proceed with caution!) Microsoft just released Windows 10 and has made it free to upgrade Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. For those who have already reserved Windows 10, it should […]


New storage tech from Intel


New storage tech from Intel Tech Giants Intel and Micron have developed a new kind of memory technology that is reported to be 1,000 times faster than the current tech used in RAM and SSD Hard Drives. There are other companies that have talked about new memory tech but, Intel and Micron are going to […]




Trojan.Cryptowall is a Trojan horse that encrypts files on the compromised computer. It then asks the user to pay to have the files decrypted. The Trojan is mainly distributed through spam campaigns, compromised websites, malicious ads, or other malware. Several of our big clients have recently been infected with the Cryptowall viruses. This is a […]


Why is my computer slow?


Why is my computer slow you ask… Ever wake up one day and your computer just decides to skip its coffee that morning? What causes a computer to slow down like this? Well like all things in this world it’s caused by natural wear and tear. “But there’s no moving parts, it’s just electrical signals […]


Should you defrag a solid state drive?


Should you defrag a solid state drive? The short answer is NO. Files are stored on your solid state drives differently from how they are stored on a conventional hard drive. When a file is deleted, it leaves a space there. When another file comes along, that is bigger than that space, Windows stores part […]


Preventing Infection


While everybody who uses the Internet should have good anti-virus protection, all too often this is simply not enough.  When using the Internet everyone should be practicing safe browsing habits as well.  When it comes to the Internet there is no such thing as 100% protection, your computer is a tool and it is only […]


Intel’s Computer on a Stick


This TINY computer from Intel, running around $100, is meant for those that want to plug their computer into their TVs so that they aren’t limited to sitting at a computer desk to watch streaming video. About 4in long it’s got a lot of power packed into its small frame. Boasting a quad-core 1.4Ghz processor […]


Computer Repair Austin


There are many different options for computer repair in Austin. Here at Frankenstein Computers, we understand that you cannot be without your computer for long. We know that our repair services need to be fast and need to be done at a fair price. We take pride in our turnaround time and always keep our […]


Fake Microsoft Tech Support Scammers


People get scammed every day by fake tech support folks making unsolicited phone calls to technically-challenged victims, with the intention of exploiting their computer. Cyber criminals may claim to be “calling on behalf of” Windows Helpdesk, Windows Service Center, or Microsoft Support. Microsoft warned that these scammers will try to “convince you to visit legitimate websites and download software […]