Recommendations From Our Team: How To Secure Your Devices

Some of our FixMeStick team members are stepping out from behind their computer screens and taking the spotlight. They’ve offered to share personal cybersecurity recommendations, as well as what inspired them to join the fight for cybersecurity. Let’s hear from the awesome people behind the products! Marty Algire, Co-founder and CEO What do you find…

6 Signs You're Speaking with a Tech Support Scam

6 Signs You May Be Speaking With a Tech Support Scam

Recently, the cybersecurity world was shocked by the exposure of a tech support scam that allegedly conned elderly folks out of over $1.3 million dollars. Believe it or not, these types of scams have cheated senior citizens out of approximately $2.9 billion annually! Keep reading to learn how to tell if you’re speaking with FixMeStick or a tech support scam.

What to Know About Backing Up Your Computer

What to Know About Backing Up Your Computer

When it comes to using computers, the most frustrating thing is encountering an unexpected error and suddenly losing access to all your stored information – photos, applications, documents, all lost because of a single malfunction, or even worse, ransomware locks your computer. In this article, we will outline the importance of backing up your computer, and the most secure methods to do so!

Should You Pay for Antivirus Software?

How to Choose Between Free and Paid Antivirus Software

The FixMeStick is the world’s best-selling virus removal device. But does that mean you no longer need antivirus software? No. The FixMeStick works in partnership with antivirus. So what antivirus should you use? Will a free software do the job or should you invest more? We answer all your questions below!

Is the StartMeStick Right for You?

Is the StartMeStick Right for You?

Whether you’re looking to replace your old, slow computer, or save money by breathing a new life into your computer, the StartMeStick is a great solution. You can keep your computer, save money, and reduce waste with the StartMeStick! We’re here to answer all of your questions so you understand what the StartMeStick does, and whether it’s right for you.

The Laptop Shortage Continues… When will it end?

Last year, as the world adjusted to the realities of working from home, many received a wake-up call when they went to buy a new laptop. Electronics retailers were facing a shortage of laptops due to the high demand. Now, the mad dash for work-from-home essentials seems to be over. So, why does it look like we will be facing a scarcity of laptops for years to come?

Why Is It Important to Run a FixMeStick Scan Every Month?

While a lot of FixMeStick customers run a monthly scan of their computers, some are left wondering why this is so important. We’re often asked, “How often should I run my FixMeStick?“. We’re here to give you the down-low on the importance of running regular scans, and to answer some of your other FixMeStick questions. Keep on reading to find out what you can do to make your computer fast, clean, and safe, and keep it that way!

How Our Team Uses The StartMeStick to Stay Secure Online

Since its release, we’ve heard from many of you about the inventive ways you like to use your StartMeStick. Whether it’s for a worry-free online shopping experience or breathing a new life into an old computer, the StartMeStick team wants to tell you how we use the StartMeStick – both in and out of the office.

Here are some of our favorite ways to use StartMeStick: