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About Tech MacGyver Solutions – In today’s world, business success is dependent on getting the Tech right. IT has evolved well beyond troubleshooting critical systems into being a key business driver where your IT assets and infrastructure should allow you to […]

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Tech Emergency – Handling Tech Emergencies Tech MacGyver is available 24×7 to support the technical needs of concierge clients – putting out the inevitable fires that start with the technology in our business and personal lives. SEO – Search Engine Optimization Have […]

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Consulting – We offer individualized technology and business solutions for our clients and we’re happy to discuss and determine your needs with you during a free 30 minute consultation. If we decide to work together, we generate an assessment to […]

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Latest Blog

Hybrid Backup – Reliable Restores & Backups

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What can small businesses, without the budget of a large corporation, do to protect their data? Watch this video to learn how Datto’s Alto 3 backup appliance may be the best solution for business continuity at your organization. A Hybrid […]

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Prevent Spyware & Malware with SpywareBlaster 6.0

SpywareBlaster® _ Prevent spyware and malware

Prevent the installation of spyware, malware, and other potentially unwanted software with SpywareBlaster 6.0. What we like: SpywareBlaster does not have to remain running in the background, so it’s passive and doesn’t eat up memory and CPU. It works alongside […]

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How to Create a Windows Update Shortcut

How to Create a Windows Update Shortcut

Why has Microsoft made it so difficult to get to Windows Update? An easier answer might be the winning lottery numbers… Don’t worry, it’s pretty simple once you create a windows update desktop shortcut. Procedure follows… How to create a […]

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Free Antivirus & Patching Options for Small Business, SOHO, & Entrepreneurs 2020 Edition

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PATCHING The majority of security exploits today are executed via old, unpatched software. This is the soft underbelly of the modern computing environment ever since Windows PCs began significantly hardening and locking down the core operating system against malware, viruses, […]

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Make Your Computer Run a Wee Bit Faster with some Kill Scripts Targeting Excess Processes

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Here are my basic scripts for closing some common software that runs in the background unseen but still hungry for your resources. I’ll add more as time/interest/testing permits. Adobe-Killer – this script assumes you have Windows Sysinternals PsKill utility in […]

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Windows 7 Support Ends. You Can Still Get Windows 10 Free! Download Tool for a Free Windows 10 Upgrade.

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A quick tutorial to show you how to obtain a free copy of Windows 10. Since Microsoft has ended mainstream support for Windows 7 (We might see occasional security patches to shore up a cataclysmic/high-profile/voting-hack event), it’s time to consider […]

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Protecting Data for Small Businesses by way of a Seamless Backup Solution

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What can small businesses, without the budget of a large corporation, do to protect their data? Watch this video to learn how Datto’s Alto 3 may be the best solution for business continuity at your organization. A business continuity solution […]

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Ransomware Mitigation

Tech MacGyver - Technology & Business Solutions for Sarasota-Bradenton - How to Prevent and Recover from a Ransomware Malware Attack

In a recent post at the The City Innovators Forum, they share how city leaders have several ideas on how to leverage protection and planning against ransomware attacks. As one city leader put it, when it comes to cybersecurity, “It’s […]

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Make Your Computer’s Display Adapt to the Time of Day

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What is f.lux? Software that fixes the color of your computer’s display to adapt to the time of day; warm at night and like sunlight during the day. It’s even possible that you’re staying up too late because of your […]

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Google My Business Seminar

There were some good takeaways at the Manatee Chamber of Commerce’s Google My Business seminar.

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