HTTPS/SSL Solutions from CompuGeaux

SSL Certificates: If you don't have one, Google Chrome will tag your site as Not Secure.

On or around July 1st, Google will release an update to it’s popular Chrome browser. It is estimated that 60% of internet users are using Chrome for their regular browsing. This means, 60% of the people visiting your site will get the impression that it is not a secure website as their first impression. Is that the type of first impression you really want to make?

Get an SSL before July so your site doesn't get a Non-Secure warning.

A Not Secure label on your website can devastate your business. If your website does not run HTTPS by default, your visitors will begin to see a flag next to your domain name at the top address bar of the Google Chrome 68 browser showing that your website is not secure. Once they make the jump, other browsers will also begin to follow.

Part of the HTTPS Everywhere movement, internet browser Mozilla Firefox has already openly stated with Google that their intent is to make HTTPS the new minimum. As an example, in January 2017, Firefox implemented a policy that began marking form elements on HTTP sites as insecure, and they warn users that any login information could become compromised.

Get serious about data security and get the little green lock that shows visitors that you’re secure. CompuGeaux has partnered with GoDaddy and a number of other technology companies to provide custom SSL/HTTPS solutions for your business and website.

Get the Green Lock with an SSL/HTTPS Solution from CompuGeaux

The new requirements might not sound like a big deal for website owners that do not process payments or ask for information, but all websites should have HTTPS encryption and every website can benefit from an SSL certificate.

If you do not currently have an SSL certificate installed on your site, you are already missing Google’s automatic search ranking boost from back in 2014. In addition, Google de-prioritizes HTTP sites. With an SSL certificate installed, your site will have access to powerful API tools that users have come to expect in responsive websites, such as geolocation and audio/video streaming.

If that was not enough motivation, SSL certificates also unlock a significant performance boost by allowing your site to operate over HTTP/2, which by itself has the capability to improve your load times by up to 40 percent!

Today, visitors look for green locks on their address bars to feel secure before giving trust to a site. An SSL certificate shows legitimacy and professionalism by ensuring your users feel protected while browsing. No website is too small. No data is worthless. With Google Chrome 68, it will matter. Installing an SSL certificate could not be easier with the number of options CompuGeaux has for getting the job done.

So contact CompuGeaux now and speak to a Website Security Specialist today!

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Preventative Maintenance Computer Services

Happy New Year! 2016 is history and the new year has begun. How about starting 2017 off right with a preventative maintenance computer services (PMCS) plan from CompuGeaux.

What is PMCS?

CompuGeaux’s PMCS plans bring you affordable managed computer services at a cost lower than most. Available for business clients and individuals and families, we will perform troubleshooting, anti-virus and malware checks, and a list of other computer services for a year. Think of it as an oil change for your computer, with scheduled maintenance throughout the year.

You wouldn’t go over 3 months without changing the oil in your car, right? Well, why do you go longer without preforming routine maintenance on your computer? Like your car, you use it every day for business and fun. Also like your car, your computer has moving parts, a cooling system, and is in need of regular maintenance. Like your car, when your computer goes down, it will cost you money; money for repairs and also money lost in business. And with regular internet security breaches, you want to make sure your personal and business information is safe BEFORE there is a problem.

Scheduled PC Maintenance

Scheduled PC Maintenance

With CompuGeaux PMCS, we will get “under the hood” of your computer regularly, preventing both physical buildup and junk from software from slowing down your computer. In addition, we will check the security of your computer, protecting you from viruses, trojans, malware and spyware that put your personal and business information at risk. Wouldn’t you like to have the piece of mind that CompuGeaux PMCS can provide? Give us a call and we’ll get you started on a routine preventative maintenance computer services plan that is right for you. We’re here to help!

Start 2017 off right by scheduling preventative maintenance computer services

and troubleshoot before there is any trouble.

CompuGeaux: (225) 283-2676

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20% Off New PC Set-Up!

Got a new PC but have no clue how to set it up and get it going? No problem... CompuGeaux has you covered. Call now and get an Certified Technician come out to your home and get you going in no time!

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#RestartHome Recovery Installation Deal

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Did you lose everything and are rebuilding your life from scratch?

I can understand the impact of the recent flooding on those affected; I too lost my house and business. But as we move forward, we can rebuild together. This is why I put together the #RestartHome Recovery Installation Deal.

Call CompuGeaux and let us handle the installation of your Home Theater, Home Networking, and/or Home Security and Automation components and systems and Save 25% off the total cost! Consultation is included free with the installs.

So after you get your walls back up and your floor laid down, give CompuGeaux a call. Let us handle your tech install needs and you’ll be streaming Netflix in no time.

Contact Dennis for more information (225) 283-2676.

 

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20 Days Left

Windows 10 Free Upgrade Ends July 29th!
Windows 10 Free Upgrade Ends July 29th!

Windows 10 Free Upgrade Ends July 29th!

Time is running out, folks! If you haven’t already updated your PC running the Windows 7 or 8.x operating systems, then you have less than three weeks left to upgrade to Windows 10 for FREE! This new release is superior to all other releases of the Windows operating system. It gives you faster start-ups, a familiar yet expanded Start menu, and great new ways to get stuff done even across multiple devices. You’ll also love the innovative features like an all-new browser built for online action, plus Cortana, the personal digital assistant who helps you across your day. But the free upgrade ends July 29th! What are you waiting for? CONTACT COMPUGEAUX NOW!!!

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We at CompuGeaux will safely upgrade you to the new Windows 10 for a low service charge. We will ascertain that all of your documents and pictures are safely available on the new operating system, as well as your programs, music, and anything else you have on your computer right now. We will help you completely set-up Windows 10, including default programs used for browsing, sending an e-mail, etc. And if you mention this post, you will receive a 10% discount on the service fees.

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So what are you waiting for? The free upgrade ends July 29th, then you have to pay full price for both the software and service. CALL NOW and schedule a qualified computer tech to upgrade your Windows 7 to 8.x to Windows 10 today!

For more information on Windows 10, visit The Microsoft Store.

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Data Loss? CompuGeaux has Solutions

Imagine for a second, losing ALL of your data in the blink of an eye. Maybe it was caused by a hardware failure; maybe you dropped your laptop to the ground; maybe your child thought it was a good idea to prentend your computer was a boat; or maybe even something worse happened, like a fire or a tornado. What would you lose? Business owners would probably lose all of their customer information. Families and individuals might lose precious and irreplaceable pictures. Both grous can lose important financial information. All gone in the blink of an eye; an unfortunate daily threat in today’s technology age. But what can you do when you lose data… and how can you prevent it? CompuGeaux  recently partnered with two different companies in order to serve its customers with two different options for dealing with data loss.


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DATA LOSS RECOVERY

Let’s face it, things happen. And when stuff happens that cause you to lose your data, you are probably going to start to panic. That’s understandable; you just lost all of your data, permanently. It’s all gone. If you are a small business, this can be the death nail. About 80% of  small businesses will go out of business within just two years of a complete data loss. That’s a staggering number. data-recovery-your-computer-guyWhat if I told you there was no need to panic? You’ld probably look at me like I am crazy, right? You might think I’ve lost my mind. You might even smack me across my face.Well, friend; listen closely:

THERE IS NO NEED TO PANIC!!!

For over 30 years, our data recovery partners, DriveSavers Data Recovery has been proving that data loss is a temporary problem. With that experience, they have performed well over 500,000 data recoveries, and employ 30 full-time data recovery technicians working around the clock, every day. They are recommended and authorized by the world’s leading storage and computer manufacturers. This means that the work will never compromise your warranty coverage. Only DriveSavers can make this guarantee. DriveSavers also invested over $2 million to build the world’s most advanced Cleanroom to meet manufacturer standards. This dust and static free environment helps maintain the highest success rate in the industry.

DS_banner_300x100As an Authorized Reseller, CompuGeaux can offer you the services of our partners at DriveSavers Data Recovery for a discounted price. It’s our way of providing the best computer maintenace service in the area. Click here, message us on Facebook, or call CompuGeaux for information.

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CLOUD BACKUP

CompuGeaux has also become an affiliate of the cloud backup service, Carbonite. Carbonite won the 2015 PC Mag Business Choice Award in Cloud Computing Services  and the Carbonite Customer Care Team was awarded the 2016 American Business Awards Gold Stevie Award for Customer Service Department of the Year. As an affiliate of Carbonite, CompuGeaux can bring you the onoine backup services of the best in the industry at an afordable price.

logo-carboniteSo how does it work? Simply install the program. After installation, Carbonite scans the hard disk looking for files to back up. Carbonite automatically backs up all file types except executables (such as .exe and .dll), system files, temporary files and video files. However, any of the excluded file types can be manually added to the backup by right-clicking on the file and selecting “”Back this up”” from the Carbonite menu. Upon setup, Carbonite offers a wide array of options for customizing your backup, but 95% of Carbonite users prefer to stick with the default settings. Call CompuGeaux now for more information on the best in cloud  backup solutions.

CompuGeaux is determined to be the Baton Rouge area’s leading experts on data backup and recovery. Teaming up with the experts in each of those categories, we are now able to bring you quality data recovery and online data backup services at an affordable price. No longer do you have to play Russian roulette with your data and risk losing everything.

Got Data Loss? CompuGeaux has solutions. Call now for more information.

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Windows 10 Upgrade Offer Ending Soon!

Windows 10 Free Upgrade Ends July 29th!

Have you reserved your free upgrade of Windows 10 yet? If not, you should. The year-long free upgrade offer is nearing its end date of July 29, 2016. After that date, you’ll need to pay for a Windows 10 upgrade at the retail prices of $119 for a Home upgrade or $199 for the Pro edition.

If you were waiting for millions of others to test the stability and compatibility before you took the plunge, then there’s no reason to wait any longer. With increased support for gaming, a clever personal assistant, free updates, a new web browser and more, Windows 10 is looking to be the best – and possibly final – version of the operating system.

Have you upgraded to Windows 10 for FREE yet? If you haven’t, you should do so and do it SOON. Contact CompuGeaux and schedule an appointment before July 29th and we will upgrade your system and give you a 10% service discount when you mention this post.

For more information on Windows 10, check out The Microsoft Store.

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