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Geeks on Tech will never, and I mean never ever, say something is good because we’re being paid to say it. If we like it, we’ll tell you. Our reputation is not worth a quick buck.
This isn’t to say that we aren’t trying to make any money. For example, we display ads on the site. These ads are clearly marked, and we don’t vouch for everything you see advertised. We may also use other affiliate programs from time to time.
Benjamin Franklin said that “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results”. Ben was a smart guy, but here at Geeks on Tech, we believe that when it comes to technology, the definition of insanity it doing the same thing over and over and expecting the same results.
After all, your computer has so many variables in it, once you toss in operating systems, patches, service packs, software versions, different hardware, and different firmware versions, that testing every possible combination would be technically impossible. Heck, Microsoft, Apple, and the other big guys can’t do it, and they spend millions of dollars trying to.
The advice and suggestions that we put on our web site come from decades of experience, information provided by software and hardware vendors, tinkering, experimentation, other peoples advice, and random chance. By following it, you are taking a risk, and may cause the damage or destruction of the hardware / software that you are working with. We can’t be held responsible for any damage or loss of data that result.
Just because something worked for us, or works 99.999% of the time, there is no guarantee that it will work in your case.
If you are unsure, we suggest that you seek the services of a competent technical specialist, who is insured, ordained, bonded, trusted, accredited, certified, and/or a member of your local better business bureau.
Steps to mitigate losses
Here at Geeks on Tech, we highly suggest that not only do you use frequent backups, but that you test those backups periodically to ensure that they work. We also suggest that you know your limitations, and don’t try to perform tasks that are beyond your understanding.