Why cleaning your computer is important?

Dust is a natural enemy of electronic equipment. It can cause several problems, including overheating, reduced performance, and even permanent damage. One of the most important things you can do to protect your computer is to clean out the dust from its fans on a regular basis. Cleaning the dust from your computer’s fans is not difficult, but it is important to do it properly. Make sure to unplug your computer before you start and be careful not to damage any of the components while you are working. There are several ways to clean the dust...

MSP Services for your Small Business

Orca IT Solutions is a full-service managed service provider (MSP). We offer comprehensive monitoring and maintenance of your small business network so you can focus on business. Our services include security, speed, and reliability enhancements that keep your systems running smoothly. We take a proactive approach to IT management, proactively identifying and resolving issues before they cause problems. This results in faster speeds, improved security, and fewer disruptions to your business operations. Plus, our flat-rate pricing model means...

We build custom pc’s!

Are you still using an old, slow computer? If so, you're missing out on a lot of speed and power. Upgrading to a new, high-end PC can make a world of difference. Here are some of the benefits you'll enjoy with a newer, faster machine: - Speed: A new PC will be noticeably faster than an old one. Everything from booting up to opening apps will happen more quickly. - Windows 11: The latest version of Windows is much faster and more efficient than previous versions. If you're still using an older OS, upgrading to Windows 11 will be a big i...

It’s time for a remote PC/Mac Tune-up

Did you know that getting a tune up for your PC can help improve its performance? Here are some benefits of getting a tune up for your computer: Improve speed and performance One of the main reasons to get a tune up for your PC is to help improve its speed and performance. Over time, as you use your computer and install new programs, its performance can start to degrade. A tune up can help restore your computer to its former glory, making it run faster and smoother. Remove unnecessary files A PC tune up can also help remove unne...

Protecting Yourself From Ransomware

Ransomware is a type of malware that encrypts your files and demands payment to decrypt them. It can be very costly and time-consuming to get your files back, so it's important to take steps to prevent ransomware from infecting your computer in the first place. One of the best ways to protect yourself from ransomware is to backup your files regularly. If you backup your files to the cloud, you can be confident that your data will be safe even if your computer becomes infected with ransomware. You should also be careful about opening attachme...

Data Backup Plan

It's important to back up your computer on a regular basis, especially if you don't want to lose all of your data in the event of a hard drive failure or other disaster. Here are some tips on how to do backups and why they're important: External Drive: One way to back up your computer is by using an external hard drive. This is a physical device that you can connect to your computer in order to back up its data. external drives are relatively affordable and come in a variety of sizes, so it's a good option for those who want to create backup...

Brave Search is a new alternative to Google

Brave, makers of the privacy-focused Brave browser, launched a new search engine in public global beta on Tuesday (via TechCrunch). Brave Search, like the company’s browser, is meant to be a private and transparent alternative to Google’s offerings that doesn’t turn users into carefully surveilled targets for advertising. It also isn’t dependent on Google’s results — Brave Search uses its own independent index of the web to function. Using an entirely different index is kind of a big deal. Google obviously dominates the space (to...

Faster Internet Using Public DNS

Get faster Internet with better DNS Optimizing DNS can make your users happier, more efficient, and more productive. You might not think shaving milliseconds off the time it takes to look up websites via the Domain Name System is a big deal. Think again. By optimizing your DNS lookups, you can save real time and make life a bit more pleasant every day. As you know, DNS is the Internet’s master address book. DNS directs traffic to websites and email to your inbox by mapping a domain name you can remember, like google.com, to an IPv4 a...

TeamViewer – MacOS Setup

How to grant access when you aren’t presented with the dialog If you're using an older version of TeamViewer, and you're not presented with the Accessibility Access dialog asking you to grant access to TeamViewer – or if you had previously clicked the Deny button on that dialog – it’s still possible to grant access to TeamViewer. Additionally, in some cases, you can grant access to TeamViewer immediately after installing TeamViewer onto your Mac, before the first TeamViewer connection is made to your computer. Note that this is not...

Viruses, Spyware, and Malware: What’s the Difference?

As we've said all too many times, you absolutely need antivirus protection for your computers and other devices. But when we say that, we're not talking about a program that does nothing but protect against computer viruses. A proper antivirus recognizes and defends against any kind of software that's designed with malicious intent, not just viruses. That's what we're advising when we exhort you to install an antivirus. The vast majority of malicious programs aren't viruses, however. Why? Because malware coders want to make money, and it's h...
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