Cyber Monday – Protect Yourself
Looking forward to Cyber Monday? So are the cyber-crooks. Distracted shoppers willing to click on any ad or link provide ample opportunity to spread the holiday cheer of ransomeware, malvertising, and all sorts of attacks. Make no mistake, they are preying on you. See 6 Tips to protect yourself.
Equifax Hack – Update
Many clients are asking how to check if they’ve been compromised. Deal is, either way you ARE affected.
‘Superseded the Equifax Hack Check’
There’s much discovery still taking place regarding the Equifax hack. The fact is this is huge. Most hacks allow criminals to gather partial info on your personal identity, piecing together on the dark web. Hacking Equifax however is a gold mine. Your full legal identity details all packaged up nicely for fraudulent use. Rightfully so […]
Cyber Monday 2016 – Tablets, Laptops, TVs
There will be some deals that’s for sure. If your planning on spending some hard earned cash, here’s a couple thoughts on the techy stuff. TABLETS. Apple or Android? Lots of options out there but really comes down to that choice first. I could go on forever with pros/cons. To oversimplify this, if you currently […]
What Computer Should I Buy?
Since your business depends greatly on your computers, your choice of computer / brand / model becomes a key to your company profit. Beyond choice of computer, the method of setup used to configure the machine for your network and user needs also has huge impact on the reliability of the computer. One survey says […]
Can LCD’s be Fixed?
LCD’s do have many replaceable parts and have higher probably of repair than the old CRT box monitors. In Most cases a failed or broken Laptop Screen is worth the repair. 4 Common Issues: AC Adapter Power Inverter Backlight Bad Panel 1. AC Adapter The AC Adapter can be easily tested with a multi-meter. This […]
Remotely Access Quickbooks
How do I remotely share QuickBooks? First off, QuickBooks has cloud versions that do just that. They are a bit more expensive since you are paying for the service, but it’s simple and ready to go. However, most of the time you already have QuickBooks in use at your office. You may even […]
What’s in a Password?
So what’s the big deal if my password is 1234 ??? Well that depends on what the password is protecting. Passwords are like = Keys & Locks. A weak password is like a skeleton key. If your only locking the hallway closet, a skeleton key (or password of 1234) is probably fine. But if your […]
“netvsc” error with Hyper-V guest
We have many clients with Server 2008 running Hyper-V to virtualize the live servers. Virtualization has provided many benefits to our clients. (Reduced power consumption, increased uptime, added redundancy, server consolidation, hardware replacement for old servers while keeping the old server system OS, and much more) As always when using technology as a solution, you […]
How can I ‘Clean up’ my files?
So you want to give away your computer (how nice you are) or you just want to clean up your personal items. How? First, do you have any data to save? Documents Pictures Emails Favorites Easiest method is to copy them off to a flash drive, then to your other computer. Before you […]
IT as a Profit
We Declare that everyone's IT should be a PROFIT POINT and NOT an Expense. Our clients profit more than the IT Department investment. The methodology is...