Working from home (telecommuting), using Remote Access is becoming more popular among small businesses especially with the recent outbreak of the Coronavirus. Remote access allows employees to work from home and get things done if they are home sick or ...
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March 17, 2020admin
What to do if you get a fake virus pop-up alert Are you getting a fake virus pop-up alert claiming to have scanned your computer and found evidence of virus or malware? If so, pay close attention to what security ...
February 11, 2020admin
Does your Business need a File Server? A File Server doesn't have to be overly expensive or complex for your business to benefit greatly. I'm sure you will agree that adding a file server to your network will add substantial value ...
January 14, 2020admin
Wi-Fi calling uses a wireless connection to make phone calls or send texts over the internet, instead of using cell towers owned by your cellular provider. If you have poor cellular signal at work, home or abroad Wi-Fi calling can be ...
December 17, 2019admin
Why replace your hard drive with an SSD (solid state drive) and upgrade to Windows 10? End of support for Windows 7 is fast approaching in less than two months. The 10-year-old system has been replaced by a much-improved ...
November 17, 2019admin
Cyber-crime has become an increasing threat to consumers and businesses. You might be wondering how you as a small business owner or individual can protect data and critical information in the connected world we live in. If you are, then your ...
October 15, 2019admin
What is Microsoft Exchange? Microsoft Exchange is Microsoft's business email solution. In layman's terms, it's a piece of software that runs on a server and manages all your emails, calendars, contacts and tasks on any device. Microsoft Exchange is the most preferred ...
September 10, 2019admin
If you have an older PC running important software, one of the best ways to give that PC new life is by virtualizing it and doing away with the old computer hardware. In this case its best to convert this ...
August 6, 2019admin
Proactive computer maintenance and monitoring is a simple and inexpensive way to keep your systems running at maximum efficiently. By being proactive problems are either prevented or caught early. In this issue we identify what proactive maintenance ...
June 14, 2019admin
Are you tired of waiting for your computer to keep up with you? Solid state drives (SSDs) deliver dramatic and a very noticeable performance increases compared to mechanical hard drives. Below are 7 reasons you should consider replacing ...
May 12, 2019admin
If you feel like your WiFi has gotten slow and sluggish to a crawl, below are some simple tips and ways to Boost your WiFi Signal to improve performance. This will make Web Browsing and streaming faster, improve dropped WiFi signals ...
April 2, 2019admin
Viruses are malicious software known as malware. Malware can delete files, steal personal information and damage your computer. Here are the top 10 Signs of an infected computer. Do you have any of these symptoms? 1. Computer is slower than usual Computers ...
March 5, 2019admin
Looking for a new IT Computer Consultant for your Small Business? As a small-business owner or office manager, you may typically wear many hats such as accounting, sales, marketing and the onsite IT person. Sure, you may know some ...
February 12, 2019admin
Windows 7 End of Support is slowly approaching in less than one year on January 14, 2020. As of December 2018 approximately 40% of Windows users are still using Windows 7, while another 40% are using ...
January 22, 2019admin
What will cities of the near future look like when a whole slew of new devices communicate with each other using 5G (Fifth-generation) cellular wireless? One thing is clear. 5G will fundamentally change the way the world lives and works. ...
December 10, 2018admin
What is Managed Services? Managed Services is the modern alternative to old-school computer break-fix services. Managed Services focuses on proactive monitoring and management of computers instead of waiting for devices to fail and then scramble to fix them. It's a ...
November 6, 2018admin
What is a Phishing email? Phishing is the practice of sending emails to lure individuals to a fake website in order to reveal personal information. The email is carefully crafted to look like its coming from a reputable company that you normally ...
October 2, 2018admin
Improve your Computers Performance and your productivity Nothing slows business down more than a sluggish computer. After a few months to a few years or so your computer can eventually slow to a crawl. If your PC is wasting what little precious ...
September 3, 2018admin
What are the 5 Layers to having proper Computer Network Security? In this article we will cover 5 layers to having proper computer network security for your small business or home network. Keep in mind that no one layer is enough, however ...
August 5, 2018admin
Why do you need to do backups? A savvy computer user knows if they don't do backups their luck is eventually going to run out and they will suffer data loss. In this article we will review various Backup Strategies to ensure ...
July 9, 2018admin
What is Ransomware? Ransomware is computer malware (a Trojan) designed and used to extort money and blackmail cyber victims. Once installed, Ransomware encrypts data on local hard drives as well as other media and connected network shares. Once data is ...
June 3, 2018admin