aRGee Computers



Your "On Call" Computer Specialist.

aRGee Computers is your Information Technology (IT) department for hire. We provide data recovery, onsite service and emergency technical support for clients throughout San Diego County.

Recent Adobe Updates may contain harmful viruses!

We have recently come across an issue where some of our customers are obtaining Viruses after they update their Adobe products. Because of this we are strongly urging you to wait until the Adobe updates have been confirmed to be virus free. If you need to update one of your Adobe products we  recommend that you visit the official Adobe website in order to download your update as opposed to clicking any pop-up windows or balloons that prompt you to update your software. If you are struggling with any issues you feel may have been related to this please do not hesitate to contact us as continuing to ignore a virus can potential lead to damages that may compromise the security of your personal files.

You can reach us by e-mail or by phone at (619) 462-2448.

Hello, this is just a friendly reminder from aRGee computers to inform you that keeping your computer up to date is the most crucial step in keeping it safe and virus free.

If you are in need of assistance please feel free to contact us and we will help you right away!

(619) 462-2448

Virus Alert: Rogue Antivirus

Antivirus 2009 is a new malware program, which is also a clone of Antivirus 2008 - a virus with various names and functions.

There are many of these programs infecting systems at a rapid rate, among them are System Antivirus 2008, Ultimate Antivirus 2008, Vista Antivirus 2008, XP Antivirus 2008 etc.
Antivirus 2009 uses trojans, such as Zlob or Vundo, to infect systems. These trojans lurk in various websites disguised as video codecs, and, upon entering the system, floods the user with popups and fake system notifications, supposedly to inform him of an infection.

Regardless of any previous infections, Antivirus 2009 will say the system is infected whether it’s true or not.

The point of this disinformation is to convince the user he is infected and therefore needs an antispyware program to dispose of the threat.

The user might click on one of the popups or notifications, all of which claim they will take him to a legitimate security tool, but try to make him purchase Antivirus 2009’s “licensed version” instead.

This program is malware and is a scam. Do NOT download it or attempt to purchase what it offers.

Currently CA security suite will remove this virus and its variations. You can purchase the software with 3 renewable licenses (3 Years worth of protection) from us for $65 or download it directly from the CA website for $69.99.

California Law Prohibits Cell Phone Use While Driving

California has recently passed a law effective July 2008 that motorists will no longer be able to use a cell phone while driving with out a hands-free head set. Lucky for you aRGee Computers has some highly recommended options available that will keep you in touch on the go.

We have several options for you depending on your Price Range! Here are a few examples.

Contact Us for Availability ! (858) 427-0805

Motorola H12Motorola H12 - $100

Plantronics Voyager 520 - $65

Plantronics Explorer 360 - $35

Fake Microsoft Security Email Bulletin

The email claims to come from Microsoft and includes a link to what is supposed to be a patch for the issue however it is actually a malicious browser add-on (BHO.)

Always remember that you shouldn’t click on links or open email attachments if you are not expecting the email and know and trust the sender. It’s always advisable to directly visit web sites, instead of clinking on a link in an email, to confirm that the information in that email is correct.

[SANS: Fake Microsoft Security Bulletin -> Malicious Browser Add-On]

MS Patch & hhctrl.ocx Error Fix.

The recent .ANI emergency patch issued by microsoft: MS07-017: Vulnerability in GDI could allow remote code execution causes an HHCTRL.OCX error that you may now be seeing when your computer boots.

You need to ‘patch the patch.’ Find it here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/935448.

The problem concerns users with Realtek Audio. “The problem may occur after you install security update 925902 (MS07-017) and security update 928843 (MS07-008).

The Hhctrl.ocx file that is included in security update 928843 and the User32.dll file that is included in security update 925902 have conflicting base addresses. This problem occurs if the program loads Hhctrl.ocx before it loads the User32.dll file.”

Continuing Update Trouble? If you have trouble with any of Microsoft’s security updates, and you live in the U.S. or Canada, there is good news: Free technical support is available from Microsoft Product Support Services. Call toll-free at 1-866-PCSAFETY.

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