Backup and Recovery ...

Backup and Recovery for your Data at Home It can and will happen just when you least expect it. From inconvienient to devastating the emotions of your computer crashing run the whole spectrum. Occasionally you will get some forewarning that its about to happen with your computer making some...

About

Hi, I’m Colum and I started OKComputer when I came to Canada in 2011 from Ireland. I studied Computer Science at University and have worked for some of the largest IT companies including Hewlett Packard, EDS, Ericsson to name a few. I like fixing computers and IT issues and making...

Repair Your Own Computer Jan29

Repair Your Own Comp...

When your computer goes wrong you may want to try the repair yourself and if so there are some very competent pieces of software which will help. Computer repair is often very do-able even for someone who considers themselves a non technical person. If you have a malware problem on your...

Malware Removal Jan19

Malware Removal

Malicious Software (a.k.a. Malware): The Diificulty of avoiding Malware. Always knocking on the door If you consider your computer as a house, then your connection to the Internet is a door. Continuously knocking and trying to get into your house is trhe unwanted intruder Malware. If you fail to properly secure your door it is effectively unlocked and the unwanted visitor will enter. Automated malware is constantly knocking on that door. Without a firewall, your computer can be compromised very quickly. However we sometimes invite the malware in unwittingly by downloading a piece of software or music or a movie. It is extremely common for...

North Calgary Computer Repairs

North Calgary Computer Repairs Do you live in any of these areas or nearby Hidden Valley, Macewan, Panorama, Harvest Hills, Coventry Hills, Country Hills, Beddington, Citadel, Edgemont, Evanston or Kincora? Operating from a base in Hidden Valley, OKComputer Repair Services these Northern Calgary Communities with the option to have the repair done at your home or collected and dropped off once fixed. I am able to remove viruses, malware, spyware and improve the speed of your machine so that it performs faster. I can upgrade your operating system to Windows 10 or indeed change your system to any version of Windows. Help with a whole host of...

Windows 8.1 Jan02

Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 This operating system is now over two years old and it is little more loved today than when it first came out. However I feel most people are put off by their initial experience with how difficult it is to find everything on the unfamiliar Metro Tile Screen. I felt the same way...

Slow Computer Dec14

Slow Computer

Slow Computer: There are a few universally accepted truths in regards to computers: 1. Data expands to fill the space available for storage 2. Storage requirements will increase to meet storage capacity In other words …. our computers eventually fill up. And when this happens they slow...

Internet Radio Nov15

Internet Radio

Internet Radio: Thousands of stations on your radio. No longer tied to the local AM and FM offerings we can tune into radio staions across the world with an Internet enabled radio. We can place these anywhere around our homes and connect over WiFi. I recently had a customer who wanted to...

Conduit Browser Hijack Nov03

Conduit Browser Hija...

Conduit Search One problem I see regularly on peoples computers is the Conduit search engine. This is a browser hijack that has found its way onto your machine. It can be particularly tricky to remove this successfully if you are not armed with the right tools to do so. It is often bundled in...

Panorama Hills Computer Repair Oct21

Panorama Hills Compu...

For Computer problems and computer repair in Panorama Hills, NW Calgary – OKComputer is your local, knowledgeable and friendly repair service for you to call upon. With over 15 years experience working on PCs, Laptops and Tablets there is not many problems that we haven`t seen before....

Hardware Setup Oct21

Hardware Setup

Hardware Setup Seems like almost everything we buy now can be connected to the Internet. The average is now up to 11 devices per household. We have cell phones, tablets, laptops, alarm systems, heating systems, desktops, printers, Smart TVs, PVRs etc etc. If you would like assistance with...

Kincora Computer Service NW Calgary Oct19

Kincora Computer Ser...

If you live in the community of Kincora in North West Calgary and are having any issues with your computer, laptop or tablet then help is close at hand. I am based in nearby Hidden Valley and have been fixing computers for over 15 years. This includes all the usual problems which include: If...

WiFi and Network Connection Problems Oct15

WiFi and Network Con...

Internet or Network Connectivity Issues (WiFi): Intermittent Connection . One day you are connected but the next day you can’t get online. You haven’t changed anything so whats the problem? This is an increasingly common issue and is often related to the increase in the number of...

Small Business Website Sep28

Small Business Websi...

It seems obvious that having a website for your business is very important in 2015 when google is the starting point for most people who are searching for a business or service in their local area. Astonishingly it would seem that as few as 50 percent of Canadian small businesses owners still...

Coventry Hills Computer Service Sep12

Coventry Hills Compu...

Finding a good, reliable and knowledgeable person to fix issues with your computer, laptop or tablet can be frustrating. If you live in Coventry Hills in NW Calgary then all you need to do is call me on the number above. I live closeby in Hidden Valley and have over 15 years experience...

Printer and Scanner Connections Sep10

Printer and Scanner ...

Printer and Scanner Connections Notorious for having connection issues, Printers and Scanners can cause a headache when you want them to connect and they wont co-operate. HP Printers seem to regularly lose their WiFi connection and require a bit of work to make them play nice again. However...

2.4 vs 5G WiFi Sep04

2.4 vs 5G WiFi

When Wi-Fi first became available, there were two versions: 802.11a and 802.11b. There wasn’t much difference between them from a users perspective. Devices that were based on 802.11b were typically less expensive and more easily available than 802.11a devices, so the b spec quickly became...

Parental Control Jul19

Parental Control

Parental Control Setup So we all know that letting our kids un-impeded access to the Internet is not a good idea. We should control access to the websites they can access and the times of day that they can go online. We may also want to limit the time that they can spend on the computer. So...

Hidden Valley Computer Repair Jul17

Hidden Valley Comput...

If you have computer service issues and live in Hidden Valley, NW Calgary I am able to help. I too live here and have been fixing computer problems for over 15 years.The common issues that most people encounter with their with your computer, laptop or tablets include the following: –...

Adding Signatures to Email Jun08

Adding Signatures to...

Adding Signatures to Email Recently I had a customer who was starting a new business and had a number of email accounts installed in her Outlook Email. She wanted a different signature for each email address and to remove an old signature. So I got her new business logo and resized it to fit...