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Where to go for Tech Support?

Before going to hire an IT professional or your go-to tech genius, here are some places to check for tech support. You might be surprised that many tech issues can be solved, simply by searching the internet with your questions. There are also many helpful tutorial videos on YouTube and other video sites.

Consumer Reports 

Consumer reports put out a guide of where to go for your tech support. There is some good advice in this guide, but none for specific problems.

http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/magazine/2015/05/computer-tech-support/index.htm

Ask the "Tech Guy"



https://techguy.org/

This is a totally free website, supported by ads and donations, where you can post a question and get it answered by colleagues or tech professionals.

Geek Squad's Do-It-Yourself

http://www.geeksquad.com/do-it-yourself/

Not a bad general help guide with some good instructions on how to do some tech support yourself.

Where do the "Tech people" go when they need help?

I have signed up for a few social networks and email lists that I can contact if I need help, but my #1 resource has been....Google. Using Google search I have found a lot of helpful tech blogs, tutorial videos, tech tools, and other tech professionals to get help from. Before asking your techie, have you asked Google?

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