So you have seen an ad on facebook for a tech solution / product and think you may download it or buy it – well you really should think twice.

Here is an ad for a laptop / tablet

Apart from the spelling mistakes there is also the issue of price and the fact that they are trying to lure people into thinking it’s a Surface device.

Steer Clear

The other example is MacKeeper

The ad features a photo of a knowledgable looking person that is supposedly a Mac expert

Mackeeper

Unfortunately if you Google MacKeeper you will see that many around the world have issues with this product and it is all about removing it.

MacKeeper is a program that “appears ” on Apple laptops and desktops , promising all sorts of benefits for installing it but in the real world delivering few – so why would you actually go to there site and install it.

The big challenge is getting rid of MacKeeper and here are 3 links that can assist as it is not as easy as dragging it to the trash bin.

iMore – What MacKeeper is and why you should remove it from your Mac

Remove MacKeeper Part 1

Remove MacKeeper Part 2

Also – stop installing mystery programs in the hope that it will fix errors or provide a performance boost.

There is also a usb photo organiser product being advertised that claims by plugging it into your computer and running it , your photos will be organised , duplicates removed – unfortunately from people that have contacted me this does not work either

Do your research !!!

If you have issues removing these programs – contact me for an appointment 

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