Remote tech support installs malware on server?

JohnMHoyt Backup Solutions, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, security, Windows Server Leave a Comment

I received a phone call from a client last night who said that they could not browse the internet at their organization and that mail was down as well. Here are the initial observations: Their Cisco VoIP phone system was able to make calls and internal machines could ping outside servers by IP, but not by name, indicating that the …

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Upgrading RAM on new 21.5″ Apple iMac is “an exercise in disappointment”

JohnMHoyt Apple, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Lenovo, Mac, Microsoft, Partners, Sales, Technology 1 Comment

Thinking about getting a shiny new 21.5″ iMac for Christmas? The popular site, iFixit claims that the machine is right up there with MacBook Pro in the level of difficulty in repairing it. Previously, they stated that the MacBook Pro was “the least repairable laptop we’ve taken apart”. In fact, they both received a score of 3 out of 10 …

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The quickest fix for most of your IT problems is…

JohnMHoyt Android, Apple, Computer Repair, Computer Service, Computer Support, Fun Stuff, Homeland Secure IT, John M. Hoyt's Personal Stuff, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, OS X, Technology, Video Link, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

Here’s the quickest fix for most of your IT problems… If that doesn’t work… Call Homeland Secure IT at 864-990-4748 for real computer & server support and repair in the Greenville SC area! Share and Enjoy:

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How to save money on your Greenville & Upstate SC computer repair

JohnMHoyt Android, Apple, Business, Cisco, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Lenovo, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, Mobile, OS X, Partners, Sales, security, Symantec, Trend Micro, Windows, Windows Server 2 Comments

Are you wanting quality computer service performed by trained and experienced computer service professionals instead of someone found in the back of a newspaper? A service center you can depend on, that has fast turnaround, and has an outstanding reputation? Look no further than Homeland Secure IT in Greenville South Carolina! We offer sales, service and support both home and …

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Laptop LCD screen replacement for your broken notebook

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, iPad, Lenovo, Mac, Microsoft, Mobile, Windows 2 Comments

A frequent call we get here at Homeland Secure IT is the person who has a broken notebook in need of repair. The majority of the calls involve a the laptop LCD screen having been damaged or simply failing to operate correctly. Issues might include the backlight not illuminating the screen (IE: black screen), scrambled text and graphics, blank areas …

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We offer break-fix IT support in addition to managed services in Greenville / Upstate SC!

JohnMHoyt Business, Cloud Computing, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Office 365, Sales, security, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

More and more, IT support businesses are pushing managed services, and with good reason; many issues can be resolved before they happen, and the relationship is about maintaining an operational network instead of operating in a continual crisis mode. While we would love to move each client into a managed services agreement, it might not be right for everyone. That …

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Need computer repair, service, sales in Greenville SC? Call us!

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, Sales, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

I was talking with a friend of mine on Facebook today and they were explaining how their computer was giving them grief, and how if only he knew some computer repair business he could trust. To be honest, I was wondering if he was being sarcastic, hoping I would offer to work on it, or if he honestly didn’t know …

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New Apple MacBook Pro virtually impossible to upgrade or service by users

JohnMHoyt Apple, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Mac, Microsoft, Technology, Windows Leave a Comment

Many people are probably drooling over the new line of Apple products, including the MacBook Pro with its awesome retina display, however, many are voicing their opinion of Apple’s continued migration towards machines that are not user-serviceable. According to articles on iFixit and SlashGear, the new Apple MacBook Pro will pose a number of problems for those who like to …

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What else does Homeland Secure IT do besides computers, servers and networks?

JohnMHoyt Apple, Backup Solutions, Business, CCTV, Cisco, Cloud Computing, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Fun Stuff, IP Surveillance, iPad, iPhone, John M. Hoyt's Personal Stuff, Lenovo, Licensing, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Nexlink, nexVortex, OS X, Partners, Sales, security, SonicWALL, Symantec, Technology, VoIP (Voice over IP), WatchGuard, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

You know the elevator speech that you typical hear from people, where they pitch their services or wares to you? Mine goes something like this, “I’m John with Homeland Secure IT, and we provide small and medium businesses with computer, server and network support, service and sales here in the Upstate”. The person I am telling will usually walk away …

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SECURE IT ALERT: Mac malware making headlines (this is not a repeat)

JohnMHoyt Apple, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Mac, Microsoft, Office, OS X, Secure IT Alert, security Leave a Comment

Homeland Secure IT Alert for Tuesday, April 17, 2012 Flashback was so last month. The new hotness is SabPub, which actually has been around for a while now, but only recently making its appearance in the headlines. Even though SabPub has been around for around two months, it was not discovered in the wild until a few days ago. Not …

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