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Rescue Me

This franchisee saves homes and offices from computer viruses, crashes and other catastrophes.

By Devlin Smith

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From frozen home computers to infected office networks, David Meyer has fixed it all. He makes house calls, does consulting and works with IT staffers to solve any computer problems users may encounter.

Meyer, 34, became a Rescuecom franchisee in 1999, after working as an employee for the company for several years. "I really enjoyed the job, but I wanted to be on my own. It was time to have my own business," he says.

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