Tag Archives: Microsoft

The 5 Stages of Data Loss


” @!#$&!!! It’s all gone!” is a common phrase we hear when clients call with a horror story of losing information from one or more of their systems. Over the years, we have a had a pretty good track record … Continue reading

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Windows 10 creeps even closer to landing on your PC – CNET


Microsoft makes a status change that has implications for all you Windows 7 and 8.1 users. Source: Windows 10 creeps even closer to landing on your PC – CNET

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Cybersecurity experts warn of new ModPOS malware targeting retail payment terminals – Business – CBC News


U.S. retailers are hunting for evidence of new breaches leading into the holiday shopping season after a cyber intelligence firm privately warned them about payment-card-stealing malware that it said evades almost all security software. Source: Cybersecurity experts warn of new … Continue reading

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Are the medical devices attached to your network secured?


We have many medical clients including Dentists, Optometrists, Chiropractors, General Practitioners and Plastic Surgeons. One of the issues in servicing this market is working with medical device vendors.  There is a wide range of technology out there and these include … Continue reading

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Seriously, Microsoft is NOT spying on you


Honestly, I can’t believe we have to address this given the state the internet is in with the rise of cloud computing. For some reason, a lot of people are misreading Microsoft’s Terms of Service in Windows 10 and are … Continue reading

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How to Activate “God Mode” in Windows 10


We reported on this for Windows 7, but it is good to know that it is still there for Windows 10. How to Activate "God Mode" in Windows 10 – Geeks are Sexy Technology NewsGeeks are Sexy Technology News. If … Continue reading

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Why does my computer have a flat tire?


Over the years, I have dealt with many people and their computers. In the past, when computers were bulky, expensive and primarily used for business/work reasons, we had to explain to customers why the cost of computers varies so much … Continue reading

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Useful tech tricks you probably didn’t know about (12 Photos) : theCHIVE


Some cool little tips for you geeks who like to shortcut things. My favorite (which I verified) is #9:Create a folder named GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}. It will create a ‘God Mode’ folder that will give you access to everything. via (1) Useful … Continue reading

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Scumbag Windows [Comic] – Geeks are Sexy Technology NewsGeeks are Sexy Technology News


Scumbag Windows [Comic] – Geeks are Sexy Technology NewsGeeks are Sexy Technology News.

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Anatomy of a spam scam


We often get calls from clients in a panic asking about strange emails they’ve received and whether or not they are legit. We can usually answer just from a description of the email if it’s a fake scam or something real. … Continue reading

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