Author Archives: ryan

Drive-by Crypto virus attacks on the rise.

This has been an issue for a little while, but is getting bigger every day. What does this mean for you? In short, keep an eye out when browsing anything on the web. Lots of blogs and websites (including ours, and Ars Technica which I linked) are running on WordPress, and there are hackers […]

Lenovo Battery Recall

We recently learned that Lenovo has issued a Battery Recall on certain ThinkPad models shipped between February 2010 and June 2012. Please visit the RECALL SITE, and click the link that says “Determine if your battery is being recalled” to see if you are affected by the recall. The process should be entirely handled by […]

Series on hold temporarily

Due to the holiday weekend this week, and the projects I’ve got scheduled next week, and my vacation the 2 weeks after, I’ll be holding off on posting the next part of our series until possibly August. If I have the time, I will post the week after next, but that may not happen.

Pieces of your Home Network Part 1 – “What is a network?”

In this series of posts I’m going to explain just what each little part of your home network is, how they work, and why they do what they do. Each device has a purpose, and those purposes are often quite specialized, even if they are combined into one plastic box that looks simple. For starters, […]

Net Neutrality

If an opinion happens to sneak into this post, please be advised that this is the opinion of the author, Ross Weseloh, and not of a-i Computer Solutions as a whole What is it? It’s been in the news quite a bit over the last couple of years, but as with any story covered by […]

Website Redesign

Those of you who have visited us before may have noticed the changes to our site. We hope that it is even simpler to use and more readable than before! Please, if you find any problems with our site, send an email over to Ross at ross@

New Premises

You may have noticed a lack of blog posts, and after only 4 were written in the first place. This is due to our Watertown store being moved to a new location – something we initially found out about in the middle of July. Now, after 2 months of planning, we’re finally in the middle […]


I hope everyone had a good holiday weekend last week!   I spent the majority of last week (and a portion of this week) working with Ryan on server installation and maintenance. This takes a bit of work with a technology called RAID. Those of you who have a server in your business may very […]

About Public WiFi

Have you ever been out somewhere and wanted to connect to a wireless network with your phone or laptop, only to be overwhelmed by the number of signals you find? The use of wireless exploded in the early 2000s as equipment got cheaper and simpler to set up. Nowadays, if you’re in any city you’re […]

Encryption Viruses

In blog posts on our site, I will sometimes use Bold-Underline to indicate text that may need a bit of extra explanation. Hover over the text to see a definiton! -Ross You’ve almost definitely heard about Cryptolocker. Even if you’re not sure, when it first hit it was all over the news, so you probably at least […]