Since Early 2016 I have been writing monthly articles which appeared in The St. Augustine Beaches News Journal and the Saint Augustine News Journal. The website for these newspapers is here.

It has been an honor and privildge to help hundreds of home users in addition to many local businesses who count on FCBC for First Class Service. The ability to provide insight and assistance to St Augustine and the surrounding community of computer users is a great joy.

Below are some of the published articles written specifically to assist with the computer problems and challenges that we all face.

Why is my computer so slow?

Back in the early days of personal computers, we accepted the fact that we would have to wait (and wait… and wait some more) for things to get done. Today we have little patience for having to wait and watch spinning wheels and slow response times.

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Spyware, Ransomware, Viruses….  Oh My!

Spyware, Ransomware, Viruses…. Oh My!

The news these days is full of global virus outbreaks. It reminds me of Dorothy, the Tin Man, the Scarecrow, & the Lion skipping down the Yellow Brick Road singing about all the evils that lie in wait for them just ahead. Many folks ask me, what is the difference...

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Fake News on the Internet

Fake News on the Internet

The way that these types of news stories play on emotions is powerful. Emotional responses are spur-of-the-moment and often cause us to drop our defenses. We have a “need to know more” response because of the headline… and we click on it to find out more.

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Early 2017 Scams

Early 2017 Scams

The IRS has a webpage that lists scams which are costing US Taxpayers millions of dollars.
One deeply disturbing “2 Stage” scam targets Tax Professionals, and then uses information stolen to scam the individuals that have used the Tax Pro.

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Tech-support scams on the rise

Tech-support scams on the rise

You may know someone that has been scammed by a phone call from someone saying that they are a Microsoft Tech Support specialist and that they are calling because the person’s computer is infected. Microsoft doesn’t make unsolicited calls.

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