October 2021 PCSS Newsletter

Fall is gorgeous in Virginia. Temps are great with low humidity and beautiful sunny days. Enjoy
every day!

PCSS,LLC will be on vacation October 24-November 7. Let us know early in the month if you
need supplies or are considering a new hardware purchase.

We have some pcs in stock so check out our sales items on a first come, first serve basis.
Shortages remain in laptops, monitors and printers. We have received some back orders
recently! Technology experts say the shortages will be with us well into 2022. Prices have also
been ratcheting up.

Windows 11 is supposed to be released October 5. PCSS,LLC recommends you DON’T upgrade
at this time. Give us some time to check on the benefits and liabilities of the new Operating

We’ve been looking at many YouTube videos during the pandemic. One of our favorite
instructional video series is done by Leila Gharani. She is a Microsoft Office expert and has
videos focusing on Excel, but covering many Office products. Here is her website: Leila Gharani
In one of Leila’s videos she gave 10 of her favorite sites. We liked these web sites:
Ninite.com: This site lets you install and update many different PC apps (not sold by Microsoft!)
by just selecting the apps and then getting a link that will install them all on your pc!
Pixabay.com: This site has over 2.4million pictures that you can download & use royalty free. A
great source for those that need digital images. Just type in what you need!
AlternativeTO: Fed up with your software? Looking for free or better alternatives? Try this site
for suggested alternative software that could meet your needs.
Worried whether you login or passwords have been hacked? Try this site: HaveIbeenPawned?
Just put in your email address and it will let you know if your information has been hacked in
one of the recent data breaches.

Customer of the Month
Alleghany Printing in Covington has been a PCSS,LLC customer for many years. They provide
high quality printing solutions that are unique in the Alleghany Highlands. They can do just
about any print job and they do it with a smile! Give Vicki and Jim a call for all your printing
needs. (540) 965-4246

October Sales Items
HP 250 G8 laptop with 15.6” HD Display, i3 1005 processor, 8GB Memory, 256GB SSD Drive,
keypad, webcam, Windows 10 Pro 64-bit, 1 year HP Warranty – $675.00

Microsoft Surface Go Laptop with Intel i5 processor, 8GB Memory, 256GB SSD, 12.5” hD
Display, Windows 10 64 bit – $775.00

HP Elite Desk 705-G4 mini PC with AMD R3 processor, 8GB Memory, 256GB SSD, Windows 10
Pro 64 bit, 3 year HP Warranty – $699.00

Lenovo ThinkCentre M630e Tiny Desktop PC with Intel i3 8145 processor, 8GB Memory, 256GB
SSD Drive, WiFi & Bluetooth adapter, Windows 10 Pro 64-bit, 1 year Intel warranty – $645.00

HP DeskJet 4155 All in one inkjet Printer/Scanner/Copier – $145.00

Monitors; 22” – $140.00; 24” – $160.00; 27” – $199.00

Logitech S150 basic speakers – $15.00 Z213 2.1 Stereo Speakers $34.00

TP-Link AC1750 A7 MIMO gigabit Router – $66.00; TP-Link 5 port gigabit switch – $17.00;

Battery Back Up Protection CyberPower 550VA (20 minutes uptime) $59.00; CyberPower
750VA (60 minutes uptime) $89.00

MS Office 2019 with Word/Excel/PowerPoint for $145.00

PC Matic Pro Whitelisting Antivirus – $25.00 per year per PC.

Backup Drives for your photos, files, music and videos:
1TB USB Hard Drive – $59.00; 2TB – $79.00;
500GB SSD Drive – $95.00; 1TB SSD Drive – $159.00
USB Flash Drives – 16GB – $5.00; 32GB-$7.00; 64GB-$9.00; 128GB- $14.00; 256GB-$39.00

PCSS Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/PcssLlc/

Happy Halloween!

Nick Moga
(540)962-4650; Cell (540)691-7102

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