SOFTWARE INSTALLS AND UPDATE SERVICES
Helping Your Choose the Software You Need to get your tasks done efficiently and quickly.
Want to use your computer, phone or tablet to accomplish a specific task but don't know what Software to use or maybe purchase? Let Bringing Your Tech to Life help answer questions, give advice and provide you the right tools to get the job done. We will install and configure the required software, register it with the developers and install any updates.
Software commonly requested include Anti-Virus Software, Office Productivity Suites, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Tools, Financial Software, E-mail Clients, and Multi-Media Applications.
If a tutorial is needed on how to use the software, well we can do that too!
The Microsoft Office suite, which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and a handful of other office productivity tools, has been a staple in the workplace for over 30 years. Traditionally, you were required to download the office suite to your Windows computer and run it offline, and some people still use Microsoft Office this way. But around 2006, Microsoft felt pressure from web-based document editors such as the Google Docs Editors suite from rival Google, so an online version of Microsoft Office now exists known as Microsoft 365. There are currently enough alternatives to Office with their own benefits that it makes sense to consider whether there’s a better option for you. If you want to learn more about Microsoft Office alternatives we've got you covered!
Financial Software can make balancing budgets, paying bills and tracking investments a breeze. Intuit QuickBooks as been the gold standard for many businesses for years and many home users are familiar with Intuit Turbo Tax. However, there are hundreds of software developers they make software to management your money. Depending on your needs and the platform it will be used in will determine what software or service will work best for you. Before you decide on making a purchase check with your banking institution and see if they already provide a tool with their online banking platform. You'll be glad you asked if it saves you some extra money to put toward that vacation next summer.
Communication is king and staying in touch with family and friends became vital in 2020 with COVID-19. Businesses jumped forward with software designed for teams to interact, colloborate and
Software not developed my the Operating System Developer or the Manufacturer of the Device would be considered third party. Every single user has third party software installed on the computer. Common applications include Internet Browsers (Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome), productivity tools (Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Data Backup Utilities), game engines (Steam, Origin) and financial software (QuickBooks, Peach Tree). These applications should always be checked for available updates as they often resolve security exploits or add new features. Bringing Your Tech to Life will run a report of any outdates software, perform updates were possible and notify you if an application installed as reached End of Life and a new version should be purchased.
Drivers are small pieces of software that tell the Operating System how to use a piece of hardware. Often times drivers need to be updated to to be compatible with new versions of Operating Systems or to resolve issues where the device may freeze or crash. Typically speaking drivers should only be updated if there is an issue with the computer or the manufacturer has provided an update for security reasons. Updating drivers can become a little more complex with devices that are more than three or four years old as the manufacturer has no incentive to release an update as the device is likely outside of any warranty period. When this arises technicians have to do more digging and reach out to the hardware component developer for an update.
Temporary Files included previous Operating System Updates that have already been installed, temporary files created for installing a program update, cached Internet Pages, cookies and more. System Clutter doesn't necessarily effect device performance on Hard Disk Drives unless your HDD has less than 15% free space and is unable to perform a Disk Defragment Service. Regarding performance with Solid State Drive
We're not saying your computer is a crime scene, but computer security experts often operate in the same manner as a detective on scene. We're trained to look for evidence of malicious attackers at play or remnants of bad attackers who left some evidence behind. A good technician is also going to check your digital footprint and let you know if you're only identity has been compromised due to a weak password or, if you're like most people, using the same password across multiple platforms and now you need to change all your passwords because one company was breached.