Finding the Best Anti-Virus Solutions

Posted on Dec 12 2022.
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Computer viruses got you down? Not to worry--there are plenty of anti-virus solutions out there promising to save the day. But how many of them actually keep those promises? Here's how to choose an anti-virus approach that can protect your business's computers (and everything on them).

PC Won't Boot? Start Here

Posted on Dec 5 2022.
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If your PC won't boot, you're probably in panic mode. The good news is that there are several things you can do to save the day. First things first: Take a deep breath and get ready to try out some IT support tips that might just make all the difference.

DIY IT Support: PC Won't Boot

Office technology is more important than ever--a way to keep everyone connected no matter where they are. But if your PC won't boot, you probably feel like you're on your own.

Your Guide to Computer Malware

Posted on Nov 21 2022.
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"Malware" is a scary word--and for good reason. It can cause all kinds of issues for your devices, networks, and company at large. That's why you need to know how to identify malware and what to do about it. Here's your guide to computer protection in today's risky world!

What is Malware?

Malware is the commonly-used nickname for "malicious software." It refers to a large number of software types, including:

How to Overcome Common WiFi Problems

Posted on Nov 14 2022.
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WiFi is an excellent tool and a critical part of our day-to-day lives. You probably don't think about it too much, though--except when it's not working properly. The good news is that most wireless issues can be solved with the right information and a little bit of know-how--so here are a few helpful answers to keep in your back pocket!

When a Hardware Upgrade Is Smart (and When It's Not)

Posted on Nov 7 2022.
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These days, everything can be upgrades: Your car, your phone, even your workspace. When it comes to hardware, are these upgrades always smart--or do they leave your company on the back foot? Here's what to know and how to plan your next hardware upgrade.

Fixes for a Slow Computer

Posted on Oct 24 2022.
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Does your computer wake up about as enthusiastically as a teenager on a lazy summer day? Do you find yourself waiting ages for apps to load or windows to open? If so, you may have office technology troubles--and today's tech tip (along with a little help from managed IT services) can make a big difference.

Why Employees Need 2 Monitors (Or More!)

Posted on Oct 17 2022.
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Have you ever seen a workplace setup where the worker has two or more monitors? It might look somewhat like the a control center, or even the cabin of a spaceship--but the truth is that it comes with a lot of benefits for the here and now. Let's take a look at why this office technology upgrade is a great fit for your business!

Your Guide to a Windows 11 Upgrade

Posted on Oct 10 2022.
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What is Windows 11? How different is it from Windows 10? When is the right time to upgrade? In today's tech tip, we'll tell you everything you need to know. Let's get started!

Welcome to Windows 11

Windows 11 is the latest version of Microsoft's operating system (OS), originally released in October 2021. While it may feel familiar to any long-time Windows users, it introduces plenty of new features--including a host of security updates that will help protect your data like never before.

When Should Hardware Be Refreshed?

Posted on Oct 3 2022.
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As you've probably noticed, the tech industry seems to "refresh" itself every few months. You don't have to wait very long for a new version of your favorite app, phone, computer, or even network solution. However, that doesn't mean you have to refresh at the same rate as the entire tech industry.

Here's a look at hardware refreshes--what they are, how often they should happen, and why managed IT and IT network services are a great place to start.

IT Security for Business Emails

Posted on Sep 26 2022.
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How many emails do you read and write in a single day? The number is probably pretty high--and if you're putting your company's data at risk every time you hit "send," you're opening way too many doors to IT security issues. The good news is that there are plenty of best practices to improve your email habits--and today, we're sharing all of our favorite tips. Let's get started!

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