Common Problems with Windows 10 1709 Update

While the “Fall Creator’s Update” 1079 for Windows 10 has been out and updating itself on devices since mid-October, the rampant issues associated with it are still rearing their ugly little heads. Since release day, this update has had issues...

Behind the Scenes at Mobile Computer Wizard

Here at Mobile Computer Wizard, our primary goal is to offer a solid, positive service and experience with all of our customers. Whether you are a veteran customer or a new one looking to use our services, it’s important to us that you understand what we offer...

Badrabbit Malware Attack

Good morning customers! It was brought to our attention yesterday that many businesses worldwide were hit with a new and particularly rough form of ransomware, dubbed “Badrabbit”. The majority of these ransomware attacks were centered in the USA, Russia,...

Malware Protection Made Simple!

One of the most common issues we find in our day-to-day repair work is the discovery of malware on a customer’s PC or laptop. Malware (short for malicious software) is a software specifically designed to damage, incapacitate or otherwise ruin computers and their...

Hurry, Windows 7, and 8.1 Users!

Microsoft will not be putting in the work necessary to make new hardware work with older versions of Windows. The old operating systems will lack the latest updates and they might not function properly. This new policy doesn’t mean that Windows 7 and 8.1 are no...

Google Takeout!…And possibly your photos.

I know we’ve all been there.  Trying desperately to get all the pictures out of someone’s iCloud account.  It’s frustrating.  Thankfully using the iCloud for PC app seems to work and we can, relatively, easily get those photos into a computer from...

Protect yourself from the WannaCrypt ransomware.

Microsoft pushes security update to older versions of windows, provides guidance to customers. Malwarebytes 3.0 and Malwarebytes Enterprise already protect against ransomware like WannaCrypt. MCW highly recommends either one of these version to stay safe online....