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How to Avoid Tech Support Scams

Online tech support is becoming a very lucrative business for scammers. According to Microsoft, tech support scams are the #1 consumer complaint from their customers, especially from the older generation. At Boxaid, our IT support experts unfortunately see the impact of these tech support scams first hand. We often get calls from customers AFTER they …

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How to Stop Annoying Pop-up Notifications in Google Chrome

At Boxaid, our technicians do a lot of virus and malware removal. Sometimes that can be easy to remove a virus or a hijacked browser and sometimes it is a lot of painstaking manual effort. Every now and then our customers call in thinking they are infected with malware or a virus because of excessive …

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How to Fix Missing Office Shortcut Icons

Microsoft Office is an essential part of our professional life. All of the important documents, files, presentations, and data are usually planned, written and secured in Microsoft office products such as Word, Powerpoint and Excel. Among multiple technical problems regarding Microsoft office, we often run into a common issue which is missing Office icons (aka …

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How to Fix Jagged Poor Quality Fonts or Text on Windows

We have seen countless questions about screen resolution or graphics cards problems here at Boxaid online tech support. Some font issues are hardware related and some are software related. Some are more annoying than others and some can be ignored. Sometimes you have a font issue that can be isolated to a specific application like …

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