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Should you buy or rent Office?

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In recent years Microsoft decided to offer a subscription based Office product. But does it really offer savings over purchasing the software outright? Let’s find out. In this comparison we will be looking at the 3 major versions of office: Student, Home and Business. These all come with the basic applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and […]

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IT Support Austin 2016

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Happy New Year 2016! I want to start by thanking all of our wonderful clients as we had another record year in 2015 growing our sales and service by 22%! We have added many new happy clients and also still love all of our longstanding ones. We still have many clients that started with us […]

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Mozilla Releases Firefox 64-bit for Windows

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Finally, Mozilla released a version of Firefox that has been optimized for 64-bit Windows systems. The new version will work on Windows 7/8/8.1 and 10.. You can find it on the “Firefox All Systems” page from Mozilla. This newest version will allow for added performance in applications and games. There may be additional plugins required […]

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Thank You for 16 Years!

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Thank you! Thank you for 16 wonderful years. Frankenstein got started back in October of 1999 in an office that was 6X10 over off of 53rd and Airport in an alleyway, by a dumpster. It wasn’t the nicest of offices but it was a start. We had ONE client! From there we moved to our […]

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Windows 10

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Window 10 I upgraded my Windows 8.1 desktop to Windows 10 two weeks ago. I did have to make some minor adjustments to drivers and had to uninstall an older program but I think I like it. One big thing to do is if you have the clamshell start menu for Windows 8 that needs […]

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What you need to consider before upgrading to Windows X

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Microsoft has released their latest and greatest creation called Windows X(10). What does this mean for you? For most of you nothing really, just install the free upgrade any time within the next year and enjoy the new features. However, if you have proprietary software that you use, you NEED to contact support before upgrading […]

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New storage tech from Intel

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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 […]

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Should you defrag a solid state drive?

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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 […]

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IT Companies

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We find that most of our competition worries more about the money or bottom line than they do about customer service. It amazes me how bad some IT companies treat their clients even though they charge more than we do. Frankenstein Computers always places the customer’s needs before our own. We will do whatever it […]

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Preventing Infection

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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 […]

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