Before we answer that question first we have to know what exactly is a fixmestick?
In simple terms, it is a plug and play device that can be attached to your computer whether it is windows or mac, and is used to remove viruses from computers and mac.
It was first developed in 2011 by Mary Algire and Corey Velan to simplify the needs of their family and friends.
In 2013 Fixmestick earned its way into major retail markets in Canada. Their HQ is still in Canada. Till then it was only available for the Windows platform. After that in 2014, it was also launched for Mac OS for Apple devices.
In 2015 fixmestick became a major part of most of the major retailers like Walmart, Best Buy, staples, office depot, and sam’s club.
The fixmestick has been awarded a four-star review from PCMag as well in 2017.
If you ever need any help getting started or have other questions about the fix me stick you can contact the fixmestick customer care by dialing in the fixmestick customer service number.
|Release||May 9, 2012|
|Platforms||MacOS, Microsoft Windows|
|Available Lanuages||English, French, Dutch, German|
Plug ‘n’ Play
Plug it in and revive your old computer with this speedy, private, and secure operating system on a stick.
Connect Automatically to Internet
Everything you do online you can do with the StartMeStick, e.g. social networks, search, email, video, music, games, business apps, Zoom, etc.
Take it to Any Place
Clip it on your keychain and use it on as many computers as you like.
You have bought a fixmestick and now you are not sure how to use it.
It is very easy to use although it depends on the version of the OS you are using with your computer.
The steps written below are according to the latest Microsoft Windows 10. If you have any other version of Windows then you can check the official site for instructions regarding that.
Today we’re going to show you how to get a fixed me to stick scan started on your computer. Whether or not this is your first time using the fixed nice deck. This is always how we get the scan started. First, go ahead and plug the fix me stick into any USB port on your computer. Next, we’re going to open the file explorer. To view the files on the fixed stick.
There are many different ways that we can do this. We can click here on the file explorer icon at the bottom of the screen on the taskbar to get a yellow file folder with a blue handle. Or we can type File Explorer into the search bar at the bottom of the screen. Finally, we can right-click on the Windows logo in the bottom left corner and then select File Explorer. From the menu that appears. No matter which method you use. We now have the file explorer open. This is where all the files on your computer are stored.
To view, the files on the fix me stick. We’re going to click on fix me stick USB. On the left-hand side of the window. If you don’t see it. We can click on this PC. And then we can click on fix me stick USB in the middle of the screen. These are the files that are on your fixmestick. Start a scan. We’re going to double left click on the fixing stick application below the list of languages. These language folders, just contain getting started guide, each language, every screen will appear asking if you allow the fixmestick to make changes to your computer. We’re going to click on Yes, because we want the fix me stick to remove any viruses that you have the fix me stick program will appear on screen.
First, it will check for updates, and then it will restart to apply those updates. Once the program is ready. You’re going to see a screen that says, what happens next. All you need to do is click on reboot, and start fixing the stick. You will see that the fixed mistake in configuring your computer to run it. And then the computer will restart. Once the computer restarts, you’ll see the fixed nice stick logo on the screen. Then, the screen will go blank. You might see a little bit of code flashed by here, but that’s, that’s just the program getting started when it’s ready. You’ll see the fix me stick logo on screen again. And then it will disappear and the six steps of the skin look here on your screen. After finding an internet connection. If this is the first time you are using your fixed stick. You’ll be prompted to register your stick. This allows us to link into your account. Go ahead and enter your email and your first and last name, and then press OK.
The scan will continue on Step three, you’ll see a pop up that says you can go take a break. There’s nothing left to do now, but wait for the scan to finish. And that’s all there is to it.