Computer repair and networking for the Windom, MN area

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Daylight Saving Time . . . did your clock change?

This past weekend everyone in the area was moving their clocks forward one hour for Daylight Saving Time. While we have to do this with some electrical or battery operated clocks, our phones and computers and other smart devices take care of this automatically! It’s a nice feature to just have done instead of having […]

Another nail in the coffin for Windows 7

In the past we’ve indicated that coming in January 2020 Windows 7 will no longer be supported and will stop receiving security updates. Many customers have reached out to us about this topic to ask questions and some have upgraded to Windows 10 to get ahead of the curve. For those of you who are […]

Adding another user to Windows 10

Do you have just one computer in the house and everyone needs to use it, but they clutter up the desktop with their own icons, or they accidentally delete one of your files? Do you wish they had their own account on the computer to mess around with instead of yours? Like all other Windows […]

Apps and features in Windows 10

Do you have any apps (programs) on your computer that you no longer use, but you don’t know how to uninstall them? Do you want to change different program defaults so that certain items open up in a particular program? Both of these things and more can be done from the Apps section of the […]

Customize Windows 10

Most, if not all, Windows 10 machines come equipped with the standard background picture and color scheme. While this is just fine for most people, there are some who would like to have a special picture or color scheme on their computer that really appeals to them. To change some of these settings all you […]

Goodbye Google+

If you have a Gmail account (Google Account) you may have received an email saying that your consumer Google+ account will be shut down in April 2019. Now Google+ is different from your Google/Gmail account. Google+ was Google’s attempt to create a social media website that would rival Facebook, but it never really took off […]

How do we stop the scam pop-ups?

We wrote about this just a few months ago, but it bears repeating loud and often. Never call a phone number you get on a popup! We receive a minimum of 10 calls a week about how to get out of the pop-ups, and at least a few people per month who call the number […]

Do you need a night light?

If you are like me, you are usually staring at some sort of screen before you go to bed. Whether a TV, cell phone, tablet or computer, these devices with their default lighting can make it harder to go to sleep because of the blue light they emit. There is a way to lessen this […]

All about bits

You might have heard the word before, but most people don’t know what a “bit” actually is. It’s a unit of measurement for computers. A bit is actually just a one or a zero. That seems like it might not be useful, but a bit makes up everything we do on computers. Eight bits equals […]

Let the countdown begin

That’s right everybody, we here at iCitizen are already counting down to 2020! More specifically January 14, 2020. Reason being is that the very popular Windows 7 operating system runs out of extended support on this day. What does that mean for you? It means that your Windows 7 machine will no longer receive updates […]

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