Computer and IT Advice for PA Businesses and Organizations

You may want to think twice about using your laptop or smartphone on unsecured, free, public WiFi at restaurants and other locations.  There are hidden pitfalls which could affect you regardless of whether you use your computer or smartphone on public WiFi in Uniontown, Connellsville, Greensburg, Pittsburgh, or anywhere in the world.

To learn how to avoid the dangers of public WiFi in Fayette County and beyond, click here!

Ransomware has been all over the news this year. The latest ransomware targets in Pennsylvania and all over the US have included businesses, city government, police stations, and other municipalities.

Click here to learn how to prevent ransomware for your Pittsburgh or Fayette County area business!

While it seems like a great idea to use the same password so you won’t forget it and not need to write it down, you really are just asking for trouble, because you are only one data breach away from hackers using your same password to hijack all of your accounts.

To learn more about why using the same password for everything your Fayette County business does online, click here!

Windows 7 will be end of life in just a few months, and that means no more security patches or other updates for your computer.

To learn more about what to do with your Uniontown business PC before Windows 7 goes end of life, click here!

Much like cancer, today’s ransomware attacks often go unnoticed during the initial stages of infection. But it’s too late once your systems are locked up and all your files are encrypted.

To learn more about modern ransomware attacks, as well as how ransomware has evolved during the age of the internet, click here!

Dust is an overlooked enemy of all electronics equipment.  It may seem harmless, but it acts like a blanket and can cause your equipment to run hotter, possibly overheat, and even fail catastrophically.

Don’t let dust kill your computer – click here to learn more!

Without backups your files are only one lightning strike or malware attack away from being lost for good!  Your computer can fail or become infected, and USB sticks can be lost or stolen easily.

To learn more about how to do proper backups the easy way, click here!

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  • Are you getting popups or struggling to browse the web?
  • Is your antivirus software failing to remove malware?
  • Does your wi- or network have connection issues?
  • Have you been the victim of ransomware or identity theft?

Hey all, it's not too late to register for our upcoming Cyber Security class!
It's free for Fayette Chamber members and only $10 for non-members!

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
10:00am - 2:30pm
Fay-Penn Business Event Center
1040 Eberly Way
Lemont Furnace, PA 15456

Register today by calling 724-466-4645 or send us an email with # attending and whether you're a chamber member or not!

Today we had a service call to repair a broken shortcut. This shortcut icon was supposed to open a folder full of files on a nearby computer. It stopped working this week, and there appears to be no clear explanation why.

But what if the computer with the files croaks?

We asked the client the same question. In this case, the client is interested in upgrading to a better solution!

Read more: Shared Folders Can Be Disasterous

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Business Computers and Servers

We would love to help you set up new computers or even revitalize older ones!  Whether it's a Windows server in need of an upgrade, or aging workstations which must be replaced, you can count on Apex IT!

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Onsite and Remote IT Support Plans

What we want most is for your business or organization's technology to function flawlessly, and we can help you strive for that through our onsite, remote, phone, and email support plans!

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Onsite and Offsite Secure Backups

There's nothing more important than your data, and there's nothing worse than losing it all.  Don't fall into the pitfall of "thinking" your files are backed up.  With Apex IT you'll know they are!

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Computer and Network Security

Ransomware, wifi hacking, spam emails, credit card fraud, online scams - these are daily dangers, but we can beef up your computer and network security to make it much harder for you to fall prey.