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No Advertising Third-Party Consumer Technical Support with Google

Image Source: Google.com, Lenovo; Design by Patcoola 2019

May 2019, Google implements new policy to please Google partners. The “Third-party consumer technical support” policy prevents advertising for services provided by the computer services industry. Computer service providers cannot advertise their services with Google AdSense anymore. The new policy makes their services such as Repairs, Virus Removal, Password Resets prohibited. It’s no secret that the computer services industry is dying. Many countries are pushing for a “Right to Repair” law, and many people do not own a computer anymore in favor for a smart phone or tablet. However, this further demonstrates that manufacturers do not want their products fixed, and Google is anti-competition.

https://support.google.com/adspolicy/answer/6368711#691


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Tigarus Systems Website Launch

Projects: WiFi Connect

Projects: Auto Software Install

Data Recovery And Data Retrieval Don’t Be Fooled

A common mistake made by many amateur businesses in computer repair and services is to mistake Data Recovery with Data Retrieval.

Data Retrieval is nothing like Data Recovery. Data Retrieval is the act of retrieving data from an unharmed storage unit. Data Recovery is the act of recovering data from an erased or damaged storage unit.


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Remote Computer Repair Scams

You may have heard of services that claim that a computer technician can access your computer from a distance and fix your computer, but is this true, how does it work and is it adequate?

Computer repair services that claim they can fix your computer remotely are in-fact false. This technology is intended only for remote assistance “technical support” and is limited to troubleshooting. A fast high speed Internet connect is also required for this service.

Remote assistance is used for troubleshooting and can only solve minor problems such as misconfiguration. Remote assistance cannot help you with random restarts, aggressive viruses/malware, etc.


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Virus Removal Services and Methods [Computer Repair]

Once your computer has been infected by a virus it is almost impossible to remove.

I’ve often spoken about how one anti-virus isn’t enough and why they don’t work, but what about virus removal services how do they work and how do they differ?


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