Archive for the ‘technology’ Category

Windows 10 Update Problems

Jan 11, 2018

It is amazing how long it takes Microsoft to tweak, update and patch their way to an operating system that will remain stable for more than a month at a time. Windows 10 is no exception! Windows 10 updates are causing a lot of problems for quite a few users. Not every problem affects everyone, […]

Read more >

Tip For November 2017

Nov 11, 2017

Lately many of my service calls have been centered around fake links and messages popping up on computer desktops. Some of these messages say things like “This is a message from Microsoft, your computer is in danger, please call the 800 number on your screen.” These messages vary, but the intent is to have you […]

Read more >

Your Buying Choices

Nov 9, 2017

It’s possible to save a lot of money, while at the same time getting a better quality product when you buy used. There are always those concerns about buying a used computer that may have some hidden problems. Here at the Computer Doctor Boise we look at things a little differently. We start by taking […]

Read more >

Buy With Confidence! Desktops and Laptops

Jun 14, 2017

Buying a used computer is a better option now than ever before. The quality of products just seems to constantly get worse year after year. Where there once was metal, now there is plastic. The constant push to buy newer products is always the most important important thing to computer manufactures. Do we really need […]

Read more >


May 29, 2017

Today some of the most common computer problems come from old out of date drivers as well as programs offering to update your drivers for free. The “For free” should be a good indicator to avoid these programs. Device drivers are what enables hardware and some software to communicate with the operating system. If a […]

Read more >


May 3, 2017

If you find yourself in the market for a computer or computer service where do you go? Big box stores like Best Buy or Staples have the name recognition that may lead many people to believe that they are more professional. I have been in some of the sales meetings at both of these stores; […]

Read more >