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Sometimes a computer runs slow, shuts down, won’t run programs, or in some other way it misbehaves. Do I have a virus? How can I find out?

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How to Organize Your Passwords – Step 3

The final step in the process to organize your passwords, is to actually go into accounts and change to your new, strong password.

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How to Organize Your Passwords – Step 2 – New Passwords

Once you have a list of all of the passwords you need, you will need to decide on new passwords. Here are some ideas for choosing new passwords.

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How to Organize Your Passwords – Step 1

The first step to organize your passwords is to figure out how many you actually have. Only then can you start to make sense of what they should be.

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How to Use Person to Person Payment Methods

Especially in these no-touch days, it is important to know how to use person to person payment methods. Learn how easy it is.

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Tips for Working from Home

At SDM, like so many other places, we have not been in our shop for the past two months, and over this time we have developed some tips for working from home.

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How to Compare Video Conferencing Choices

With the increasing use of video conferencing for businesses the offerings are becoming overwhelming. How to compare video conferencing choices?

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How to order a delivery with Amazon Whole Foods

There are ways to avoid the grocery store. Learn how to place an online order for grocery delivery with Amazon Whole Foods.

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What you should know about online shopping security

Now that people are doing much more of their shopping online, here is what should you know about online shopping security. Read on to learn more.

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"A 'user-friendly' business that is free to the public - couldn't be better!"

"This is great!"

"SDM is very helpful and I am so appreciative of the work you do with our community!"

"I am so happy you are here!"

"Thank you for what you do. You make computer life much easier."

I'm fixed!!

"My sister raved about the help she received."

"Great experience!"

"You seem to be doing everything right."

"I couldn't have done it without you!"

"I like the opportunity to have on-going questions that arise answered as my knowledge base increases."

"Great service!"

"I live in Senior Citizen housing and I’m spreading the news of how great you are!"

We are so lucky!!

"Thanks for all that you do!"

"You employee is efficient, patient and knowledgeable."

"I think your service is needed and great for the community."

"What a wonderful resource!"

"Great service for people who need advice and to learn their way around the systems."

"I feel much more confident."

"Thank you for what you do. You make computer life much easier."

"Prompt, pleasant, helpful."

"You have all the knowledge I would need."

You are changing people's lives!

"Great, as always!"

"Came in to fix an email problem.  They were able to correct the problem.  I have had others try, including the Geek Squad, and each thought they made the correction.  They had not."

Thank you! I hope not to see you again soon!

"Such a welcoming, relaxed pace. Thank you for everything!"

Meeting you made my day. I was thrilled to be here. Thank you for this incredible service. I am truly "grateful."

"This is a great resource!"

"I'm very excited that SDM is in town."

"I rate my service there a 10!"

"Wonderful staff!"

"My associate is a superb teacher with much patience and thoughtfulness of my many disabilities."

You really released my anxiety!

"I love to come here! It's such a happy place!"

"The employee made me feel that no question was too basic."

"I couldn't have done it without you!"

"Your employee was terrific! Clear, concise and well-informed!"

"That was a great program! Thanks. My daughter was even showing her younger brother what they did."

"That was fantastic!"

"Sometimes you're just so brilliant"

"You're all A+."

"You saved the day!"

"I am very thankful that you are so handy in downtown Melrose.  I’ve been looking for such a place forever so I don’t have to be bothering family and friends."

"Enjoyed the relaxed, comfortable atmosphere."

SDM is a gift to the community!

"A warm welcoming environment.  I’ll definitely be back!"


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SDM Foundation
465 Main Street | Melrose, MA 02176 | 781.606.2621

(Directions to our shop)



Monday through Thursday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm;

Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm;

Saturday: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm.

Sunday: Closed

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