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September 12, 2018
Choice Technology Solutions, LLC

New Name, Same Great Service

As us and our services have matured so has our name.  Previously known as “The NMB Geek”, we are now Choice Technology Solutions, LLC.  The name “NMB Geek” was created almost a decade ago and does not sound as mature as our business and service offering now is.  Although not intentionally we were also often confused with Best Buy’s service, […]
March 21, 2018

Solid State Drive Performance Upgrades

Solid State Drives, aka SSDs for short, are usually the biggest bang for the buck upgrade in modern computers.  These days most high performance desktop and laptop computers and some mid-range devices ship from the factory with a SSD already installed.The average user however does not want or need to spend thousands of dollars on a high performance PC.  Maybe […]
March 12, 2018

Google Verification Phone Scams

First things first – Google does not randomly call you to verify a business listing.  Unless you have attempted to claim a business listing on Google Maps.  You will then be called while you are still on the page and asked to enter a verification code.  Anyone claiming to be calling from Google to verify your business listing is wasting […]
February 23, 2018

Model Number Locations

There are many places that manufacturers hide their device’s model numbers. It used to be a simple label printed on the bottom or side of your device that clearly listed everything is easily readable text. That was just too easy so manufacturers had to complicate things and seem to try and hide them now or make them almost illegible. While […]
November 15, 2017
Virus Removal

Virus and Malware Prevention Tips

1. Update Update Update! Your operating system (Windows or MacOS for most people), Java, Adobe Flash, and your web browser (Edge, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox, etc) are often the ticket for a virus to get onto your computer.  Updates often fix security flaws that have been found in your software.  Malware authors then reverse engineer these updates and create […]
November 2, 2017

Upgrading To Windows 10 (For Free!)

a period of time Microsoft heavily pushed its free upgrade to Windows 10. Many users declined this offer and stuck with the Windows they knew and loved.
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