Tired of Phishing emails? Here are 10 Tips to Spot Them.

An example of a phishing e-mail, disguised as ...

Phishing emails seem to always be slipping into your email when you least expect it, and typically more frequently around the holiday season. “Phishing” is not new – the term has been around since 1996. Yet, phishing emails continue to evolve and persist in our electronic communications because it is VERY profitable for the bad guys.

Phishing emails try to extract sensitive and…

Now Hiring! We Have an Immediate Opening for Computer Salesperson

Help wanted

We are a multiple award-winning computer service, repair and sales business located in Pleasant Hill, CA since 1998. If you’re the Computer Salesperson we’re looking for, you’ll be…

Outgoing, professional, focused, intelligent, and a self-starter…

You’d be described as being courteous, organized, having high standards, ambitious, and yet a trustworthy team player. You’ll b…

Cantrell’s Computer Sales & Service: Wireless Networks Can be Tricky

Wireless Networks Can be Tricky

Wireless network technology has advanced significantly over the last decade and its reliability has improved. However, it remains less reliable than wired networks and has additional challenges when setting up or troubleshooting. Sometimes the solutions are not obvious. This blog will discuss a few of the challenges that can be encountered when setting up or…

Microsoft Windows 10: Is Microsoft Windows 10 for You?

Is Microsoft Windows 10 for You?

Microsoft Windows 10 Technical Preview Evaluation
After much fanfare, Microsoft Windows 10 is upon us! Microsoft releases Windows 10 on July 29, 2015. First, lets share what  our Service Manager, Robert Alferez, has to say about working with Windows 10 for 6 months here in Pleasant Hill, CA. Then, we will discuss other considerations and give you our current recommendations based on what w…

Cantrell’s Computer Sales & Service: We Love Our Customers!

Since opening our business in 1998, we have been grateful to our many local and loyal customers for supporting us.  It’s you who help us grow through your feedback and referrals.  Yes, our business is centered around computer and laptop sales (both new and refurbished computers), computer and laptop repair, and malware removal (including removing computer virus, removing trojan virus,…

Time to Upgrade Windows Vista… Really!

Windows Vista is now approaching nine (9) years old and showing its age. Microsoft ended its mainstream support of this operating system in April 2012, and has stated that Windows Vista will reach end-of-life (and end support) in April 2017. Identical to what happened with users of Windows XP, end-of-life means that Microsoft will no longer release security patches to help protect t…

ASUS 27” PB278Q Extreme-Definition LCD Monitor, $469

We recently acquired a new, Asus 27” PB278Q extreme-definition monitor at a not-so-extreme price. In fact, we are selling this PLS (Plane-Line Switching) screen below market value, at only $469! We only have one that we are selling for this price, so don’t delay!

This Professional-Grade Asus WQHD LED-backlit monitor is one of the best 27 inch monitor on the market.  Most peo…

CCS&S invites you to attend “3 Weight Loss KEYS” with Author Trina Swerdlow

Join us for food/beverages and learn…
3 KEYS to “Lightening Up” in 2015
by Weight Loss Expert: Trina Swerdlow, CCHT
In our effort to continually provide value to our customers, Cantrell’s Computer Sales & Service is hosting its fourth health-related seminar Thursday, February 5th. You are invited to join us for food and beverage at 6 pm and a FREE SEMINAR with our Guest Speaker,…

Thank You Community Focus Readers for Voting Us Your Favorite in Computer Services!

Readers Favorite in Computer Services

Thank you to our loyal customers and Community Focus Readers for voting us your ‘Local Favorite’ in Computer Services for the 2nd consecutive year.  We  are honored and privileged to serve this wonderful community!

As a Thank You , we are offering 50% off of any computer service through 4/30/15. Please bring this coupon in for your…

The Case for Upgrading Your Computer to Solid State Drives

We find that we are upgrading an increasing number of our customer’s computers by replacing the original mechanical hard drives with the newer technology solid state drives (SSD). Converting to SSD storage offers many benefits over mechanical hard drives. The opportunity to convert to SSD storage is becoming easier as the price for SSDs continues to drop and the manufacturers make advances…


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Concord, California 94520

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